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Mitt Romney just couldn’t beat Santa Claus

At least that’s how he’s spinning his landslide loss to President Obama in last week’s election. According to the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, Mitt Romney convened a conference call with donors on Wednesday and blamed his loss on a President who was “very generous” and promised to give away “big gifts” to women, minorities, and the poor.

After meeting with labor leaders in the White House on Tuesday...

President Obama is putting forward a big number when it comes to raising revenue ahead of “fiscal cliff” negotiations. The White House is proposing $1.6 trillion in new revenue from letting the Bush tax cuts expire for the top 2% wealthiest Americans and closing deduction and loopholes.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 13th, 2012

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Hour One: Secession...what's it all about? Thomas Naylor, Second VT Republic / Plus, An Open Letter to Secessionists...

Hour Two: Who's better for business...liberals or conservatives? Mike Slater, Host-The Mike Slater Radio Show

Hour Three: Paul Ryan..."lost because of the 'urban' vote"

Spain has had enough of bankster-assisted suicide

In the last month – two homeowners facing eviction in Spain have committed suicide prompting the Spanish banking association to freeze all eviction orders in cases of “extreme hardship” for the next two months. As one judge said, “This cannot be allowed to go on. It’s a problem which has been talked about for some time.

Daily Topics - Monday November 12th, 2012

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Hour One: Thom vs. Applebee's franchisee's meltdown / Plus, can you drive solo in the carpool lanes with Inc. papers? Jonathan Frieman,JD / And...AZ is still counting ballots?! Dr. Mike Newcomb

Hour Two: Thom has a conversation with Newt Gingrich about the election and his new book "Victory at Yorktown"

It’s time for the Democrats to be that Party again...

And Republicans are openly acknowledging they have a much weaker hand post-election. One of the top Conservative thinkers, the Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol, criticized his party on Sunday morning for its obsession with defending tax cuts for the rich.

Daily Topics - Friday November 9th, 2012

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Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

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

Hour Two: Stage 4...the cancer stage of a superpower

Republican House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa...

Has launched witch-hunt after witch-hunt against the Obama administration since taking the gavel in 2011. But now, someone needs to be investigating him. The organization Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington – or CREW – is accusing Issa of violating House Ethics rules.

Daily Topics - Thursday November 8th, 2012

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Hour One: The election is over and the work begins - Tom Hayden, Peace and Justice Resource Center / Plus, the democratization of public media - Tavis Smiley, The Tavis Smiley Show/Smiley & West

It’s Time To Tax The Rich

That’s the essence of what Vice President Joe Biden said following the Democrats’ big wins on Election night. Speaking to a pool of reporters on Wednesday, Biden said Democrats clearly have a “mandate” on tax reform. And this issue of taxes will have to be settled soon, as Congress returns for its lame duck session next week and the so-called fiscal cliff looms at the end of the year.

Daily Topics - Wednesday November 7th, 2012

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Obama wins! Today is all about your reactions...call Thom at (866) 987-THOM (8466) or (866) 745-2667!

The American People Gave President Obama A Second Term...

With a landslide election victory Tuesday night. Like every election, it was all going to be determined in the battleground states. Shortly after 11pm, the key battleground state of Ohio was called for President Obama - pushing him over the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. But he didn’t need Ohio.

Daily Topics - Tuesday November 6th, 2012

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Election Day 2012...do you know where your vote is?

Hour One: Voter intimidation in Ohio - Cliff Schecter, Libertas LLC / Plus, get out the vote - Actress Lynn Whitfield, Obama 2012

Romney, Richard Nixon, and Las Vegas Cash: A Hidden History Repeats Itself - By Thom Hartmann and Lamar Waldron

A hugely-wealthy casino tycoon--whose empire is the subject of government investigations and media scrutiny--pours huge sums of money into the presidential campaign of the Republican nominee, while the ostensibly anti-gambling Mormon church looms in the background. Sound familiar?

Daily Topics - Monday November 5th, 2012

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Hour One: The secret behind the GOP's plan to paint the country red on Tuesday - Victoria Collier, Harpers Magazine

Are We Going To Have A Shutdown?

The more things change - the more they stay the same.

Just under 100 days into the Trump era, our government is once again lurching towards shutdown, and it's all because Donald Trump wants American taxpayers - not Mexico - to pay for his precious border wall.

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