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Highlights on the Show...March 8 - 12, 2010

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Hour Two: Privatize the USPS?! Thom has a rumble with Tad DeHaven of the Cato Institute www.cato.org

Daily Topics - Friday March 5th 2010

bernie imagesHour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions ww

Even Mountaintop Miners can love Cats and Dogs

cat imagesAppalachian activists are very upset that the U.S. Humane Society has announced that it will give its “2009 Humane Legislator of the Year” to the greatest congressional defender of mountaintop removal — House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall (D-WV).

Daily Topics - Thursday March 4th 2010

healthcare is right imagesQuote:  “Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence.

Janitor vs. CEO

janitor imagesMinneapolis janitor Rosalina Gomez said she didn't get it at first that she was cleaning up the offices of the CEO of the bank that had her foreclose her d home. The CEO is Richard Davis of Minneapolis-based

Green Jobs here?...or in China?

A group of Democratic senators is concerned that the Obama administrations efforts to promoting economic stimulus, aimed at financing renewable energy, is creating jobs in foreign countries. The four senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, wrote to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Tuesday to request a moratorium on the Recovery Act program.

Daily Topics - Wednesday - March 3 2010

on the road imagesQuote: “The only questions worth asking today are whether humans are going to have any emotions tomorrow, and what the quality of life will be if the answer is no.” -- Lester Bangs (American Writer, 1948-1982)

Green Jobs here?...or China?

china imagesA group of Democratic senators is concerned that the Obama administrations efforts to promoting economic stimulus, aimed at financing renewable energy, is creating jobs in foreign countries. The four senators, led by Chuck Schumer of New York, wrote to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geit

Thom is speaking in NYC : 19 March 2010

Bullies?

hard core con imagesIn the current Congress, Senate Republicans are using the filibuster “at a record-setting pace.” Last year, “there were a record 112 cloture votes.

Daily Topics - Tuesday - March 2 2010

gun imagesQuote: "If we doctors threw all our medicines into the sea, it would be that much better for our Patients and that much worse for the fishes." Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendel Holmes, MD

Apple Inc. and Slave Labor?

Apple Inc. has reported that some of its suppliers hired underage Asian workers to help build the iPhone, iPod and Macintosh computer last year. In China, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Philippines and the U.S.

Daily Topics - Monday March 1st, 2010

kLouisemiddle finger imagesQuote:  Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us. -- William Orville Douglas

Apple and Slave Labor?

labor imagesApple Inc. has reported that some of its suppliers hired underage Asian workers to help build the iPhone, iPod and Macintosh computer last year. In China, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Philippines and the U.S.

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"The Saddest Thing Is This Won't Be Breaking News"

Thom plus logo As the world burns, and more and more fossil fuels are being used every day planet-wide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed 416 ppm this week at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. In the 300,000 years since the emergence of modern humans, carbon dioxide levels have never been this high.
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