After months of going after President Obama's proposal to create an independent consumer agency to protect borrowers from abusive lenders, the nation's top big-bank regulator has reversed course. Robert M.
Hour Two: "Everything you Know is Wrong...about Factory Farming"
Thom talks with journalist/author David Kirby about his new book "Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy and Poultry Farms to Humans and the Environment" www.animalfactorybook.com
Hour One - Is America failing because we don't have enough socialism? Peter Ferarra www.theacru.org
Hour Two - Should citizen activism take the form of a coffee party or a shotgun?
Plus...Paul Loeb www.soulofacitizen.org "Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times"
In a decision that shows the extended impact of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down limits on contributions to political groups that spend money to support or oppose candidates.
"Brunch With Bernie" Sen. Bernie Sanders
Plus...Geeky Science Rocks - your mouth has a sweet tooth, but so does another part of you...do you know what it is?
When House Minority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) announced yesterday that his Richmond, VA office was shot at, becoming one of the first Republicans to say he was a victim of anti-politican populist rage, it appears that he was lying to the press and the American people.
Quote: “It demands great spiritual resilience not to hate the hater whose foot is on your neck, and an even greater miracle of perception and charity not to teach your child to hate." -- James Arthur Baldwin
Millions of American workers are jobless because China has manipulated its currency and abused trade agreements to flood America with artificially cheap goods. Congress is looking at legislation to penalize China for its currency manipulation to try to protect U.S. jobs.