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Senator Ted Kennedy - I will miss you

ted imagesSenator Kennedy died. I met Ted Kennedy in person twice in two milestones of my life.

Cash for Geezers? Lower the Retirement Age to 55 Now!

retirement imagesOne of the most powerful forms of stimulus we could apply to our economy right now would be to lower the current Social Security retirement age from the current 65-67 to 55, and increase the benefits back to where they were in inflation-adjusted 1960s dollars by

Highlights Friday August 28th 2009

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

Hour Three: Wendell Potter "Don't Drink the Co-Op Kool-Aid"

Highlights Thursday August 27th 2009

911-conspiracy-imagesHour One: "Who ARE the uninsured?" Thom spars with Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute

Hour Two: Pamela & Mary Anne Aden on the Economy - are we getting better or worse?

Highlights Wednesday August 26th 2009

universal-healthcare-now-imagesHour One: remembering Senator Ted Kennedy

Hour Two: Why should private health insurance companies exist? with Dr. Fred Shessel

Highlights Tuesday August 25th 2009

mercenaries-imagesHour One: "Obama Finally Gets It Right - Government Run Health Care Will Be Exactly Like the Postal Service" Thom debates Libertarian Wayne Allyn Root

Highlights for Monday August 24th 2009

more-humanity-imagesHour One - Who's winning the battle at the townhall meetings...public or "for profit" for healthcare? Thom mixes it up with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute

Dear President Obama,

medicare-for-all-images I understand you’re thinking of dumping your “public option” because of all the demagoguery by Sarah Palin and Dick Armey and Newt Gingrich and their crowd on right-wing radio and Fox.  Fine.  Good idea, in fact.

Friday August 21 2009

barrymore-imagesLive from the Barrymore Theater in Madison, WI - Get tickets at

Thursday August 20th 2009

fat-imagesOn Friday at 11am Thom will be "Live" from the Barrymore Theater in Madison, WI - Get tickets at
Today - Thom is broadcasting "live" from "Space" in Evanston. It's sold out.

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