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.
The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.