Daily Topics - Wednesday May 6th, 2015

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mathboy 7 years 21 weeks ago

I think the fear-mongering is going the way of religious doomsday predictions and ancient sacrificial practices. When the predicted Obama dictatorship, or any aspect thereof, fails to materialize, the Republicans will just say they managed to fight it off rather than admit that it was never going to happen in the first place.

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mathboy 7 years 21 weeks ago

Thom was asking why, if there are good cops, they don't testify against the bad cops. The answer is, the police have their own "don't be a snitch" meme in their culture, and it's just as detrimental as the one prevalent in high-crime neighborhoods.

I've seen on Facebook a graphic (the sort of thing people think is a meme) that says, "I'll believe in good cops when they start turning in the bad ones." I have to agree.

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Atu 7 years 21 weeks ago

Adam Curtis documentary "The Mayfair Set" and article "Financial Markets Now Control Everything"

Links to these I mentioned on your program today. Both are time well spent and very enlightening.

The Financial Markets Now Control Everything


The Mayfair Set episode 1- Who Pays Wins


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Dot 7 years 20 weeks ago

Regarding PBS caller:

The Capitol Steps, noted the changes in their 2006 CD 'I'm so Indicted' song for PBS titled 'GOP-BS'. This was because GW put one of his tools in charge (can't remember his name) to head this left wing station.

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