Marcy Wheeler, ExposeFacts, joins Thom Hartmann. Ronald Reagan was a revolutionary. His presidency marked an important point - and really a turning point - in American history. According to newly released documents obtained by the ACLU - one of those things is substantially broaden the foreign spying powers of the NSA.
Thom talks with Investigative Journalist Marcy Wheeler (aka @emptywheel) about the ACLU’s new report detailing how President Reagan authorized NSA spying via an executive order in 1981 and California’s banning of plastic bags with Environment America’s Aaron Weil. Tonight’s “Lone Liberal Rumble” discusses the latest school shootings, Rand Paul breaking from his party by wanting people to vote and whether we’re seeing the beginning of the end of ALEC. In tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom discusses Radio Host Michael Savage’s fake hysteria over Ebola.
Shane Farnan, Talk Radio News Service, joins Thom Hartmann. Without argument, without full briefs, without amici - and with NO decision - the Supreme Court has pronounced from on high, that Ohio may suppress the vote.
NPR is supposed to be our national public radio, but they're barely covering climate issues that are in the public's interest.
Only one month ago, a national New York Times/CBS News poll found that half of all Americans think that global warming is already having a serious impact. Sixty percent of those surveyed even said that protecting our environment should be a priority “even at the risk of curbing economic growth.”