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
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
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
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 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
Quote of the Day: Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. -- Robert Kennedy
FBI agents have seized a laptop and documents form the Chicago home of a Hatem Abudayyeh, a well-known anti-war activist and US citizen, in an "attempt to silence his advocacy," said attorney Jim Fennerty, Executive Director of the Arab American Action Network. As many as eight addresses in both Chicago and Minneapolis were searched by the FBI on Friday. Fennerty says, "The government is trying to quiet activists...this case is really s
Quote of the Day: Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself. — Charles DeGaulle, French general and president, founder of the Fifth Republic (1890-1970)
Quote of the Day: The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men. -- George Eliot
Hour One: Does capitalism kill competition and can the Fed save America? Plus, is there a movement in America to resegregate our schools? Reverend William Barber, President of the NAACP's North Carolina State Conference, will be here www.onenationworkingtogether.org
New York, September 23, 2010. The internationally syndicated Thom Hartmann Program is moving its base of operations to Washington, DC, from Portland, OR. Starting in October, Hartmann will be broadcasting his show from the nation's capital, building out a brand new radio and TV studio in a space contiguous with Talk Radio News Service.
The new GOP agenda for the house if they take charge is called "A Pledge To America" and it's really a pledge to big oil. The “Pledge to America” was written with oversight from Brian Wild, a House staffer who was a lobbyist for some of the nation’s most powerful oil, pharmaceutical, and insurance companies. Wild, who is on House Minority Leader John Boehner’s payroll, lobbied for AIG, Exxon Mobil, Pfizer Inc., and the U.S.