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April 14 2008 show notes

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On the Program Today - April 15th 2008

In response to listener inquires, here are the documents. We'll discuss it more tomorrow....

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/10/20021002-2.html - resoution to use force in Iraq

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/03/20030319-1.html - Bush's letter

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2002/dec/20/iraq.foreignpolicy2 - UN Resolution 1441

CNN story just before the invasion of Iraq started:
http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/03/19/sprj.irq.bush/index.html

Hour One - What do food shortages around the world and war have to do with Poligamy?

Hour Two - David Bossie www.citizensunited.org Topic: Does outsourcing military contracts contribute to terrorism? What about the American jobs lost?

Guest: U.S. Congressman (D-NY) Timothy "Tim" Bishop www.timbishop.house.gov Topic: Beach Protection Act

Hour Three - Guest: Scott Horton www.harpers.org/archive/2008/04/hbc-90002819 Topic: Harpers article "A Tale of Three Lawyers"

pope

On the Program - April 14th 2008

Hour One - The Best of the Rest of the News...

Hour Two - Guest: Dr. Deal Hudson - McCain surrogate www.insidecatholic.com Topic: Thom is challenging Dr. Deal Hudson on his "white-wash" interview of Rev. Hagee.

Hour Three - Guest: Corey Powell www.discovermagazine.com Topic: "The Better Planet"...how we can all make a difference

Guest: Hannah Saona www.acluidaho.org Topic: Idaho rejects real id act

Dalai Lama

April 11 2008 show notes

  • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont.
  • Guest: Dr. Joshua Schank, Bipartisan Policy Center. What's going on with the airline industry?
  • Economic policy.
  • Iraq. Iran.
  • Lots of your calls.

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April 10 2008 show notes

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April 09 2008 show notes

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April 08 2008 show notes

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On the Program - April 11 2008

Quote: If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. - Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Anything goes Friday...listener calls

Hour One - Guest: "Brunch with Bernie" U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders http://sanders.senate.gov/

Hour Two - Topic: Joshua Schank jschank@bipartisanpolicy.org Topic: What's the real story behind the airline industry meltdown?

Events Coming Up… Seattle WA

April 12, 2008 - Seattle Green Festival - Washington State Convention & Trade Center - Thom is speaking on the main stage Saturday at 4pm on - Cracking the Code

cheney

Photo from McClatchey News Service of Dick Cheney's sunglasses. What's he looking at???

Thom Hartmann "On Air" Straw Poll April 10th 2008

3 Minutes - 50 calls

Obama - 42

Hillary - 8

McCain - 0

On the Program - April 10th 2008

Hour One - Topic: Olympics…should we boycott or go? It's time to settle the Michigan/Florida delegate situation?

Hour Two - Topic: Should Bush & company be prosecuted for war crimes?

Guest: James P. Hoffa General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters www.teamsters.org Topic: Working Class Convoy for Change

Hour Three - Guest: Madeleine Kunin, Former Governor of Vermont('85-'91) www.madeleinekunin.org Topic: Her new book - PEARLS, POLITICS, AND POWER: How Women Can Win And Lead

Guest: Cathy Zoi, CEO of the Alliance for Climate Protection, www.climateprotect.org Topic: Major new campaign

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

On the Program - April 9th 2008

"The 11th Hour" -- Available from BuzzFlash

THOM HARTMANN'S "INDEPENDENT THINKER" REVIEW OF THE MONTH
by Thom Hartmann

"The 11th Hour" or http://11thhouraction.com -- Available from BuzzFlash (A movie written, narrated, and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, also starting Stephen Hawking, Mikhail Gorbachev, Thom Hartmann, and others...)

Watch the trailer: The 11th Hour Trailer, click here

Hour One - Guest: Sidney Blumenthal, Former assistant and senior advisor to President Bill Clinton www.amazon.com/Strange-Death-Republican-America-chronicles/dp/1402757891 Topic: His new book "The Strange Death of Republican America: Chronicles of a Collapsing Party"

Hour Two - Guest: Jed Babbin, served as a deputy undersecretary of defense in President George H.W. Bush's administration www.humanevents.com Topic: Thom is challenging Jed - who is supporting the surge/Petraeus - how and when do we stop the bloodshed in Iraq?

Hour Three - Guest: "Everything You Know is Wrong" Tarek Saab www.buygutcheck.com Topic: The Peter Pan Complex: Today's Young Men Don't Want to Grow Up

Guest: Leila Conners Peterson and Nadia Conners wip.warnerbros.com/11thhour Topic: DVD "The 11th Hour" is Thom Hartmann's pick of the month at Buzzflash.com

April 07 2008 Randi Rhodes show notes

  • Immediately after his own show, Thom stood in for Randi Rhodes.
  • Guest: David Sirota. America's race chasm.
  • Guest: Carrie Lukas, Independent Women's Forum. What is causing the "Middle Class Squeeze"?
  • Conservative economics.
  • Guest: Larisa Alexandrovna, Managing Editor of Investigative News, Raw Story. Has Alabama become the new Soviet Union?

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

April 07 2008 show notes

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On the Program - April 8th 2008

Hour One: Guest: Gareth Porter http://www.fpif.org Topic: Today's article on Common Dreams "Petreaus Testimony to Defend False "Proxy War" Line"

Hour Two: Guest: Regina Herzlinger www.manhattan-institute.org Topic: Thom is challenging Regina on McCain's Healthcare Plan

Hour Three: Guest: U.S. Congressman (D-PA) Rep. Joe Sestak www.sestak.house.gov Topic: Petraeus and Crocker testifing on Iraq war

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