You need to know this about Afghanistan. The old joke used to be that we couldn't bomb the country into the stone age, because most of it is already there. It's one of the poorest countries in the world, only about a quarter of Afghans can read or write, and there's no national radio or TV infrastructure - large parts of the country don't even have electricity. So when 9/11 happened here, nobody told the Afghans.
Quote of the Day: "For one true measure of a nation is its success in fulfilling the promise of a better life for each of its members. Let this be the measure of our nation." - President John F. Kennedy
Hour One: Afghanistan...we're killing them and they don't know why
Hour Two: Is Obama a one term President?
DiCaprio to star in JFK tale...based on the book about the John F. Kennedy assassination by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann.
DiCaprio to star in JFK tale
Assassination story based on book 'Legacy of Secrecy'
By DAVE MCNARY
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in and produce the feature "Legacy of Secrecy," based on the book about the John F. Kennedy assassination by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann.
You need to know this about the Bush tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires – the American people don’t want them. A new CNN poll shows that 64% of the population does not want to see tax cuts extended for millionaires and billionaires. Now – it looks like Democrats in Congress are starting to listen. After a meeting with President Obama – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid said they are both planning to hold votes that
Quote of the Day: Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. ~Louis Brandeis
If you're hungry, are you free? According to Republicans, over 17 million more Americans are free because of 30 years of Reaganomics. You need to know this: The US Department of Agriculture is reporting that 17.4 million households in the country had trouble finding enough food to eat last year. In fact – in one out of every eight homes – someone went hungry at some point throughout the year. Children in single parent house
Quote of the Day: “Just what is it that America stands for? If she stands for one thing more than another it is for the sovereignty of self-governing people.” -- Woodrow T. Wilson
Please welcome David Sirota of AM 760 Colorado's Progressive Talk in for Thom today
Quote of the Day: "Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything." -- Benjamin Franklin
Please Welcome David Sirota of AM 760 Colorado's Progressive Talk in for Thom today!
Quote of the Day: “In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.”
Crazy Alert! A British Politician was arrested yesterday after taking to twitter and asking someone to stone a liberal journalist to death. Gareth Compton – a member of the Conservative Party - tweeted that he, “shan’t tell Amnesty if you don’t, it would be a blessing really,” if Yasmin Alibhai-Brown was stoned to death. It seems Mr.
Quote of the Day: The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all. -- John F. Kennedy
"Anything Goes on Townhall Friday"
Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom talking about the important issues of the day and taking your calls www.sanders.senate.gov
Quote of the Day: In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. ~José Narosky
Hour One: Why aren't our soldiers getting the help they need? Thom talks with Army Infantryman Jeff Hanks, soldier who went AWOL to get help for stress and anxiety, and is turning himself in today www.ivaw.org
Is the Many of you may remember back in 2008 - as our economy was heading into full meltdown - there was also a food crisis hitting the entire globe. The price of wheat skyrocketed - creating panic around the world. 2008 became the first year in human history that the population of those who went hungry increased - an increase of more than 250 million people - in a single year! More than a billion people bordered on starvation.
Quote of the Day: The corruption of journalistic integrity is always bad, but it becomes obscene under conditions of extreme media concentration as now exist. - Robert McChesney, Rich Media, Poor Democracy 1999
Hour One: Have the Banksters taken down another country? Financial journalist Max Keiser, host of "The Keiser Report" on RT, will be here http:maxkeiser.com
You need to know this about our nation’s grim labor market. In Florida – a cash strapped mother of a newborn tried to sell her baby for $30,000 to pay off legal bills and buy a new car. Luckily the person she tried to make the sale to was an undercover cop and she was arrested. This case highlights a disturbing situation in our country though. Welcome to America – the home of a desperate underclass with no hope of finding a jo