Daily Topics - Monday July 28th, 2014

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Hour One: Isn't it time to abolish the death penalty once and for all? Nadra Enzi, Project 21

Hour Two: Why this Republican Mayor just walked 350 miles for medicaid expansion - Mayor Adam O'Neal (R-Bellhaven, NC)

Hour Three: Does the powerful Paul Ryan feel empathy?


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ckrob 7 years 18 weeks ago

I was recently reminded of the incident in which billionaire Bill Gates was surprised when his vaccination program (charity) for Africa wasn't working. Why? They didn't have electricity and refrigeration to keep the vaccines viable. Gates had never noticed that his wealth was based on his company's use of our nation's commons. He was boggled by the fact that the infrastructure the reich-wing doesn't want to pay for is a necessary condition for a functional society.

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ckrob 7 years 18 weeks ago

On another note, what do we call the areas the Palestinians of the West Bank and Gaza are required to live in?

A ghetto.

Have we ever before seen an oppressed people take on the tactics of their oppressor?

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