Daily Topics - Monday June 23rd, 2014

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE noon-3pm ET!! Remember to join Thom in our chatroom during the program today!

Hour One: How Reagan and Clinton killed real news...

Hour Two: Detroit...welcome to 3rd world America - C. Edmund Wright, WTF? How Karl Rove and the Establishment Lost…Again / PLUS, Apartheid in Detroit? Pastor D. Alexander Bullock, Change Agent Consortium


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ckrob 7 years 31 weeks ago

Freedom of speech should be recognized as an individual right. (Like totin' a gun?) Everyone has one mouth and the quality of the ideas they express can be judged within a democratic debate. If money is considered speech, he who has the most money has the most speech. There is no longer a level playing field in which a democracy can function because some ideas can win, not on their merits but due simply to their volume. (Will the person who thinks political ads inform you, please raise your hand?)

Thom's Blog Is On the Move

Hello All

Today, we are closing Thom's blog in this space and moving to a new home.

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