Daily Topics - Friday August 4th, 2017

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

- Are F-Bombs & Lying Now the Norms for Presidents?

- Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN, 5th District) Talks Issues of the Day w/Thom and Takes Your Calls...

- What Are We Going to Do About China?

- If You Love Moms - Then Why Would You Support Texas Letting Them Die?

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Does Donald Trump Only Believe Stuff He Gets From Right-wing Email Chains?

Does Donald Trump only believe stuff he gets from right-wing email chains?

It's starting to seem like it.

A terrorist drove a van down a busy pedestrian street in Barcelona, Spain yesterday, killing at least 13 people and injuring as many as 80.

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Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

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