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Canada has better Health then the US...

Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal has found that Canadians are living longer and healthier than Americans. David Feeny, from Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Oregon, on the Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, said, "Canada and the US share a common border and enjoy very similar standards of living, yet life expectancy in Canada is higher than in the US.

Daily Topics - Thursday April 29th 2010

Hour One - Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, Pima County, AZ www.pimasheriff.org Arizona Immigration law...do AZ police consider this law sound or stupid?

Plus....It's 2010...do you know where your birth certificate is?

Hour Two - Matthew J. Brouillette
www.commonwealthfoundation.org When did shooting guns become an appropriate form of political speech?!

Is a Federal Reserve Audit Getting Closer?

An interesting group is forming in the Senate with plans to fight for an amendment to the Wall Street reform bill that would expose the Federal Reserve to a serious audit by the Government Accountability Office. Sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders, the language is modeled after an amendment that passed the House and was sponsored there by Reps. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) and Ron Paul (R-Texas).

Daily Topics - Tuesday - April 27th 2010

Hour One - What the hell is going on on Wall Street? Chris Hayes Washington, DC Editor of The Nation Magazine www.thenation.com

Plus...Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) http://brown.senate.gov on the Financial Hearings today and reform

Hour Two - Steven Hill author of "Europe's Promise: Why the European Way is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age" www.newamerica.net

The Real Conflict Behind Refried Beans & Swastikas...

The conflict over the all encompassing crackdown on illegal immigration in Arizona heated up Monday as vandals smeared refried beans in the shape of swastikas on the state Capitol's windows. People are upset in America because 30 years of Reaganomics has destroyed the American Middle Class, most of the problem being with Romney-style Private Equity firms buying American businesses, saddling them with debt, stripping them down, movin

Financial Reform: Is the entire American empire are at stake?

It's being reported that although Senate Banking Committee Chris Dodd and Richard Shelby continued to hint at a possible bipartisan deal, President Obama and House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank have personally asked Dodd *not* to cut a deal with Republicans.

Daily Topics - Monday April 26th 2010

Hour One - Is the Immigration issue in Arizona a smoke screen for Republican supression tactics? Greg Palast www.gregpalast.com

Plus....Kevin R. Johnson - What should immigration reform looks like? www.law.ucdavis.edu/faculty/Johnson

Is it a Breast Cancer Death Panel?

Reuters is reporting that WellPoint routinely targets breast cancer patients. None of the women were aware of the others, but they all had something in common. The women had all paid their premiums on time. Before they fell ill, none had any problems with their insurance. Initially, all believed their policies had been canceled by mistake.

Daily Topics - Friday April 23 2010- Brunch with Bernie!

"Anything Goes on Townhall Fridays!"

Hour One - "Brunch With Bernie"
Senator Bernie Sanders www.sanders.senate.gov

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