January 2013

  • Daily Topics - Thursday January 3rd, 2013

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    Hour One: The case against billionaires... Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute

    Hour Two: Do we need to arm teachers? Noel Flasterstein, Attorney & Host-The Gun Show / Plus, Geeky Science - Hitting streaks in baseball may be contagious

    Hour Three: 2013...extreme austerity here we come

  • Ignoring the lessons in Europe...

    The United States is set to jump into an austerity economic death spiral this year. Already – thanks to Republican hostage scenarios forcing deep spending cuts, the United States is set to swallow $348 billion in austerity measures in 2013. That includes $200 billion in spending cuts and an additional $125 billion from the expiration of the payroll tax cut.

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday January 2nd, 2013

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    Hour One: Django - Tarantino tells the South to screw itself

    Hour Two: Is Frankenfish far less scary than fast food? Dr. Arthur Caplan / Plus, Thom talks filibuster reform with Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

    Hour Three: Will filibuster reform cause the Democrats to lose the House in 2014?

  • So-Called Deal on the So-Called "Fiscal Cliff"

    The House of Representatives needed overtime – but late Tuesday night, they agreed with the Senate and passed legislation to avert half of the so-called “fiscal cliff.” And despite President Obama and some Democrats declaring victory after Republicans were forced to sign on to a small tax increase for the wealthiest Americans, this fiscal cliff deal is actually a dream come true for billionaires and banksters.

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