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  • Daily Topics - Wednesday - March 31 2010

    polar bear 2 imagesHour One - Have Americans become useful idiots for Koch Industries? William Yeatman www.cei.org

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday - March 31 2010

    pig imagesHour 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

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday - March 30th 2010

    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"

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday March 30th 2010

    global warming imagesIt does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds -- Samuel Adams

  • Republicans ruthlessly reshaped America to hold onto power - can Dems do the same thing to save it?

    Thom plus logo In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn't do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics.
    From Screwed:
    "Once again, Thom Hartmann hits the bull’s eye with a much needed exposé of the so-called ‘free market.’ Anyone concerned about the future of our nation needs to read Screwed now."
    Michael Toms, Founding President, New Dimensions World Broadcasting Network and author of A Time For Choices: Deep Dialogues for Deep Democracy
    From Cracking the Code:
    "Thom Hartmann ought to be bronzed. His new book sets off from the same high plane as the last and offers explicit tools and how-to advice that will allow you to see, hear, and feel propaganda when it's directed at you and use the same techniques to refute it. His book would make a deaf-mute a better communicator. I want him on my reading table every day, and if you try one of his books, so will you."
    Peter Coyote, actor and author of Sleeping Where I Fall
    From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
    "Right through the worst of the Bush years and into the present, Thom Hartmann has been one of the very few voices constantly willing to tell the truth. Rank him up there with Jon Stewart, Bill Moyers, and Paul Krugman for having the sheer persistent courage of his convictions."
    Bill McKibben, author of Eaarth