June 2008

  • June 16 2008 show notes

  • June 13 2008 show notes


    • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont.

    • Rant on the Supreme Court's decision about Habeas Corpus rights for Guantanamo detainees. Transcript.

    • "Anything Goes Friday"

    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


     

  • Transcript: Supreme Court Habeas Corpus decision rant, 13 June 2008

    Thom talked about the Supreme Court decision yesterday that affirmed the right of those held at Guantanamo Bay to the writ of habeas corpus - the right to not speak against yourself, the right to bail, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to confront your accusers, particularly the dissents by Scalia and Roberts.
     

  • Monday - June 23 - notes from Copenhagen, Denmark...

    Interesting note - the John McCain campaign is encouraging (and paying, with "points") trolls to spam blogs!

  • June 12 2008 show notes


    Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


     

  • Transcript: Bob Barr. Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee. Jun 12th 2008

    Thom interviewed Bob Barr, Libertarian Party Presidential Nominee. They discussed the Supreme Court ruling on habeas corpus for detainees, impeachable crimes, the lack of oversight by Congress, how to deal with problems such as the contamination of tomatoes by E coli, doing away with federal programs, and balancing budgets - raising taxes vs. cutting spending.


     

  • Transcript: Marjorie Cohn. Supreme Court Decision on Habeas Corpus for Detainees. Jun 12th 2008

    Thom discussed the Supreme Court ruling that detainees at Guantanamo have the right to Habeas Corpus with Professor Marjorie Cohn.


     

  • Transcript: Ralph Reed. "Dark Horse", Iraq, Iran, poverty. Jun 12th 2008

    Tom interviewed Ralph Reed, GOP consultant (7 presidential, 88 Congressional and Gubernatorial races) about his new political thriller "Dark Horse", the need to repent for invading Iraq, Iran, and poverty.


     

  • June 23-27 2008 "live" from Denmark

    June 23-27 2008The Thom Hartmann Program will be"live" from Denmark in partnership with The Danish Broadcasting Network. Politicians to students will join in as we find out...Why is Denmark the happiest place in the world? What is the secret of  this small country with dreary weather, heavy smoking and drinking, and taxes between 50-70% that keeps the Danes so happy?  

    The Thom Hartmann Program - Why is Denmark the happiest place in the world?
    Weekdays Noon-3p ET "live"

     

    June 23 - 27  2008  Radio Guest Highlights for the Week - Special thanks to Lea Hjort from Danish Broadcasting Network who has been helping us with guests and will be a guest on the program next week as well. 

    Monday 

    Guest:  Peter Mogensen (In-Studio -Denmark), political commentator and Editor-in-chief Politiken. Peter hosts his own political debate TV show at TV2 News  Topic: How does Democratic socialism help build a middle class?

    Guest: Carl Pedersen (In-Studio -Denmark), Professor, Copenhagen Business School Topic: Holding dual citizenship of both the US & Denmark - he spells out the differences and what lessons we could learn. 

    Tuesday

    Guest: Henrik Bindslev (In-Studio -Denmark), director of National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy at the Technical University of Denmark where Denmark has achieved a leading position within such diverse fields as design, wind energy, biotechnology, electronics and telecommunication Topic: Is Denmark's wind energy program is a leading example of how government support can make alternative energy commercially viable?

    Guest: Mette Frederiksen (In-Studio -Denmark) - The Social Democratic Party's spokeswoman on social affairs. Former spokeswoman on cultural affairs and gender equality issues.

    Wednesday

    Guest: Terry Jeffrey  www.cnsnews.com Topic: Thom and Terry Jeffries look at the issues of the day through the lens of both conservative and liberal.  

    Guest: Kaare Christensen (In-Studio -Denmark), Scientist Health Research, University of Southern Denmark - the key author/study of 60 Minute’s story on Danish Happiness (feb. 2008). Topic: Why is Denmark the happiest place in the world? What is the secret of  this small country with dreary weather, heavy smoking and drinking, and taxes between 50-70% that keeps the Danes so happy?  

    Thursday 

    Guest: Yaron Brook www.aynrand.org Topic:  Doesn't  the "salmonella tomato" prove that we need more regulation - not less - of our food?

    Guest: Flemming Rose (In-Studio -Denmark Flemming is the Cultural Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. He published the cartoons that initiated the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy. Topic: Topic: How does Denmark deal with ethnic and religious minorities and how does the cartoon controversy play into that?

    Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News Under the Radar  

    Friday - Anything Goes! Friday

    Guest: Senator Bernie Sanders "Brunch with Bernie" www.sanders.senate.gov taking your calls 

     

  • On the Program - June 20th 2008

    Anything Goes Friday!

    Hour One  -  "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders

     

    Hour Two  -  U.S. Congressman (D-OR) Earl Blumenauer  Topic:  FISA

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