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.
Tonight’s “Politics Panel” discusses the GOP’s continued sabotage of Obamacare, who in the Obama administration underestimated the ISIS threat and whether Obama will put boots on the ground in Syria. Thom discusses the release of audio recordings showing how federal regulators are still looking out for the big banks with Campaign For America’s Future Richard Eskow and the Supreme Court’s ruling against early voting in Ohio with SCOTUS Reporter Shane Farnan. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses how our planet is like the human body - everything depends on something else.
When Eric Holder eventually steps down as Attorney General, he will leave behind a complicated legacy, some of it tragic, like his decision not to prosecute Wall Street after the financial crisis, and his all-out war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.