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If at first you don't succeed, bribe, bribe again...

The Republicans’ top oligarch, foreign casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, is already plotting how he can buy the next election and protect himself from criminal prosecution. Adelson spent $150 million on Republicans in the 2012 election, more than anyone in any American election in history.

Daily Topics - Wednesday December 5th, 2012

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Hour One: Should Texas be forced to secede? Mike Papantonio, Attorney/Co-Host, Ring Of Fire Radio

Paranoid delusions swept across the floor of the United States Senate...

On Tuesday as a group of Republican Senators blocked ratification of a UN treaty to help disabled people around the planet. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities requires signatory nations to provide for disabled populations in the same way the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act does. The treaty would require absolutely no changes to current U.S. law. It was originally signed by President George W.

Daily Topics - Tuesday December 4th, 2012

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Hour One: The Dracula Strategy...the REAL loss of sovereignty?

Hour Two: Will the GOP let homeowners fall over the fiscal cliff? Tanya Marchiol, TEAM Investments

Hour Three: Jobs, the economy and the fiscal cliff...oh my! Thom has a conversation with Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

Hey GOP... In case you hadn't noticed, YOU LOST!!

Someone needs to remind Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner and his Party that they lost the election in November. On Monday, House Republicans presented their proposal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff and – as you’d expect – it’s a giant kick in the gut to working Americans.

Daily Topics - Monday December 3rd, 2012

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Hour One: We found Reagan's welfare queen...

Hour Two: We put an end to the fast poisoning of Americans...now, how about the slow poisoning? Julie Gunlock, Independent Women's Forum

Hour Three: 1956 Republicans vs. 2012 Republicans...which direction?

Is fracking responsible for killing off an alarming number of livestock around the nation?

Authors of a new report looked into 24 different case studies in six different states where hydraulic fracking is taking place, to find out why livestock is getting sick and dying. Their conclusion: it’s the fracking chemicals! For example in Louisiana, the study found 17 cows that died after being exposed to spilled fracking chemicals for only one hour.

Daily Topics - Friday November 30th, 2012

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Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

Hour One: API...exposed - Lee Fang, The Nation Magazine

Hour Three: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls

President Obama fired the opening salvo on Thursday...

In negotiations over the so-called “fiscal cliff.” In a plan presented to Republicans by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, the President is asking for $1.6 trillion in new revenue by letting the Bush tax cuts expire on the richest 2% of Americans, and by increasing capital gains and estate taxes, which are mostly paid by very wealthy Americans like Mitt Romney.

Daily Topics - Thursday November 29th, 2012

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Hour One: Karma for Saxby Chambliss...

Hour Two: Obama helps Rupert Murdoch rule America... / Geeky Science Rocks - are robots plotting the demise of the human race?

Hour Three: Time for Grover Norquist to go over the fiscal cliff... Ana Marie Cox, The Guardian

It’s not exactly the corporate death penalty, but it’s a start

On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is barring BP from receiving any new federal government contracts due to the foreign oil corporation’s “lack of business integrity” following the 2010 Gulf oil spill. BP recently agreed to pay $4.5 billion in fines for the environmental catastrophe, which will only put a slight dent in their corporate money chest.

Daily Topics - Wednesday November 28th, 2012

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Hour One: Have the Republicans put Santa Claus in front of the firing squad?

Hour Two: "Conversations With Great Minds" - William Hogeland, Author-"Founding Finance"

Hour Three: When is enough...enough? Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, aka The Minimalists / Plus, fixing the filibuster - Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

The race-baiting and hyper paranoid conspiracy theories continue...

From the “three amigos” in the Republican Party. Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte continued their attacks against our UN Ambassador Susan Rice on Tuesday after the three met with her in a closed-door meeting.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 27th, 2012

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Hour One: Goldman Sachs domination...global coup d'etat?

Hour Two: Tiny tots with their machine guns all aglow...? Noel Flasterstein, Gun Rights For You

Hour Three: Will religion kill Obamacare? Ethan Rome, Health Care for America Now

Goldman Sachs domination...Global Coup d'etat?

On Monday, the Bank of England named former Goldman Sachs investment banker Mark Carney as its new chief – adding to the long list of former Goldman Sachs bankers who've seized positions of immense power all around Europe and the rest of the world. As Europe descends into an austerity-induced economic crisis, Goldman Sachs is making sure it gets all of its failed investments back.

How the GOP Is Going After ObamaCare Now

With House Republicans reportedly putting the finishing touches on a compromise deal, the GOP healthcare plan is officially back from the dead.

But don't get your hopes up - the new Trumpcare is just as bad as the old Trumpcare.

In fact - it might even be worse.

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