The Thom Hartmann Program - Weekly Report Sep 15-19 2008

September 15th - 19th 2008 Radio Guest Highlights for the Week

Monday –
Thom does his show “live” from Peru – Where he just returned from – the archeology site of Caral - the most ancient city in the Western Hemisphere.
Guest: Mark Weisbrot http://www.cepr.net/index.php/bolivia-page Topic: Is Eva Morales about to be overthrown? CEPR has issued a statement today which "called on the U.S. State Department to release information detailing whom it is funding in Bolivia
Guest: Chalmers Johnson Topic: In a new Mother Jones article Chalmers claims - Thanks to the policies of the Bush administration these past eight years, large majorities in numerous countries are now strongly anti-American

Tuesday –
Guest Host - KPOJ’s Carl Wolfson is filling in as Thom flies back from Peru

Wednesday
Guest: Brad Miner Topic: Thom is challenging Brad on his book Smear Tactics: The Liberal Campaign to Defame America
Guest: Terry Jeffrey www.cnsnews.com Topic: The issues of the day through the lens of both conservative and liberal

Thursday
Guest: Mark Krikorian www.cis.org/NewCase Topic: The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal and Illegal
Guest: “Taking our Country Back” Jeff Merkley www.JeffMerkley.com Topic: Jeff Merkley running for the U.S. Senate for Oregon against Senator Gordon Smith
Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News under the Radar

Friday –
“Brunch with Bernie” – Senator Bernie Sanders taking your calls

Events with Thom Hartmann Coming Up….

September 15th – Thom does his show “live” from Peru – Where Thom just returned from – the archeology site of Caral the most ancient city in the Western Hemisphere for research on a book he’s writing.

September 17th and 18th – Thom is recording a several TV show specials f
or Link TV– times and topics to be announced

September 19th San Francisco - Green960 Radio
presents and evening with Thom Hartmann and Norman Soloman location and time TBA

October 3-4 Palm Springs Thom is speaking at The Evolution of Revolution... Shining Dawn's Early Light on Spirit, Science and the System conference at
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa Indian Wells, California

October 18 – Thom is participating in a panel of both conservatives and liberals at Hebrew University in LA details TBA

October 19 – Booksigning at Powells Book Store 7p Cracking the Code

November 16 – 22 – Air America Cruise to Belize

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Even as Donald Trump's surrogates are re-tweeting photoshopped images of Hillary Clinton in blackface, Trump himself is trying to win the black vote by simply asking black Americans "What the hell do you have to lose?!"

And in response to the news that NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin had been shot in Chicago, he sent out two tweets talking about how bad the crime rate is getting.

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From Cracking the Code:
"No one communicates more thoughtfully or effectively on the radio airwaves than Thom Hartmann. He gets inside the arguments and helps people to think them through—to understand how to respond when they’re talking about public issues with coworkers, neighbors, and friends. This book explores some of the key perspectives behind his approach, teaching us not just how to find the facts, but to talk about what they mean in a way that people will hear."
Paul Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Through compelling personal stories, Hartmann presents a dramatic and deeply disturbing picture of humans as a profoundly troubled species. Hope lies in his inspiring vision of our enormous unrealized potential and his description of the path to its realization."
David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy, The Great Turning, and When Corporations Rule the World
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann channels the best of the American Founders with voice and pen. His deep attachment to a democratic civil society is just the medicine America needs."
Tom Hayden, author of The Long Sixties and director, Peace and Justice Resource Center.