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The Big Picture, a no-holds-barred talk show created and hosted by Thom Hartmann will appear on RT
Thom Hartmann, bestselling author of Screwed: The Undeclared War Against The Middle Class and We The People: A Call To Take Back America and network radio personality is going into partnership with RT television.

Daily Topics - Wednesday October 13th, 2010

Quote of the Day: "In every religion, there are those who would drape themselves in the mantle of belief and faith only to distort it’s most sacred teachings -- preaching intolerance and resorting to violence." -- Hillary Clinton

Hour One: The French are protesting, why is the American press missing the "cash for geezers" angle?

A CoffeeParty ForumOn Corporate Personhood 7pm - NYC - Friday

SHOULD CORPORATIONS DECIDE OUR ELECTIONS?

A CoffeeParty ForumOn Corporate Personhood
Friday, October 15, 2010 All Souls Unitarian Church
7:00 pm—9:00 pm 1157 Lexington Avenue (at 80th St.), NYC

With panelists: Thom Hartmann, Lawrence Lessig, & Zephyr Teachout
Moderated by: Laura Flanders of GRITtv

So conservatives make great religious leaders...but lousy civic leaders.

Republicans are showing their true colors. Rand Paul took a tough line against Bill Clinton on Monday, going after him with a below-the-belt attack focused on Clinton's encounter with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Responding to Clinton's campaign efforts for his Democratic rival Jack Conway earlier in the day, Rand Paul said, "I'm not sure I would trust a guy who had had sexual relations with an intern.

Daily Topics - Tuesday October 12th, 2010

Quote of the Day: I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.-- Abraham Lincoln

Hour One: News you need to know - How extreme will the GOP get?

Hour Two: Ayn Rand conservatism at work...should the "private" fire department be sued for allowing pets to die? Thom challenges Don Watkins from the Ayn Rand Institute www.aynrand.org

Daily Topics - Monday October 11th, 2010

Quote of the Day: When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, "Ours." ~Vine Deloria, Jr.

Hour One: Has the Republican Party turned into the old John Birch Society? Plus, how to make change and have fun at the same time! OR State Rep Jefferson Smith, founder of the Oregon Bus Project for hands on democracy, will be here www.jeffersonsmith.com

Daily Topics - Friday October 8th, 2010

Quote of the Day: "The time is always right to do what is right." --Martin Luther King Jr.

"Anything Goes on Townhall Fridays!"

Hour One: Brunch With Bernie - Senator Bernie Sanders spends the hour with Thom talking about the issues of the day and taking your calls www.sanders.senate.gov

Hour Two: "Tea & Crackers: How corporate interests and Republican insiders built the Tea Party monster" - Rolling Stone Magazine Investigative Journalist Matt Taibbi will be here www.rollingstone.com

Daily Topics - Thursday October 7th, 2010

Quote of the Day: "The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy." -- Montesquieu

Hour One: Is there an "enthusiasm gap" or are we all whiners now? Journalist/author David Sirota, host of the morning show on AM760 Colorado's Progressive Talk will be here www.davidsirota.com

Daily Topics - Wednesday October 6th, 2010

Quote of the Day: "I have an idealistic view of science as a liberalising and progressive force for humanity." -- Paul Nurse, British Scientist

Daily Topics - Tuesday October 5th, 2010

Quote of the Day: For target shooting, that's okay. Get a license and go to the range. For defense of the home, that's why we have police departments. -James Brady

Daily Topics - Monday October 4th, 2010

Thom Hartmann isn't on air today and Nicole Sandler is filling in. With the on-going work with the new studio, we regret that it is not possible to provide either an audio or video feed to the website.

Quote of the Day: "Clean water and health care and school and food and tin roofs and cement floor, all of these things should constitute a set of basics that people must have as birthrights." -- Paul Farmer

Daily Topics - Friday October 1st, 2010

Quote of the Day: Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. -- George Washington, American Founding Father and war hero, first U.S. president (1732-1799)

Please enjoy a special edition of "Thom Hartmann Recycled"

President Obama is Asking for Help from the Professional Left

President Obama called on progressives yesterday to get out and get active ahead of the midterm elections. The President, speaking at the University of Wisconsin, told the cheering crowd "we cannot sit this one out. We cannot let this country fall back because the rest of us didn't stand up and fight." The President continued, "progress is going to come, but you've got to stick with me. You cannot lose heart." Given that he has so often c

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