Daily Topics - Wednesday April 19th, 2017

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Coming up today on The Thom Hartmann Program - Your Home for the Resistance:

- Have Your Quesetions Ready! Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District) is Taking Your Calls...

- If You Want to Run America Like the Taliban...What Are Your God's Demands? Thom asks guest, Matt Walsh, Unholy Trinity: Blocking the Left's Assault on Life Marriage & Gender

- Conservatives Now Want Sex for Rent? Thom talks with Libertarian Charles Sauer, The Market Institute

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