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July 01 2008 show notes


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


June 30 2008 show notes


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


June 27 2008 show notes


  • Thom is in Copenhagen all this week. The show was "live" from the Danish Broadcasting Network.

  • Danish TV did a special on Thom.

  • FISA Roll Call.

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

  • Guest: Ravi Batra, professor of economics at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. The economy is approaching a disaster.

  • Guest: Mogens Lykketoft, former member of the Danish parliament, former tax minister, former finance minister, former foreign minister, leader of the Social Democratic party. How to make a country work, particularly with regard to trade?

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


June 26 2008 show notes


  • Thom is in Copenhagen all this week, broadcasting from the Danish Broadcasting Network.

  • Guest: Flemming Rose, Cultural Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. He published the cartoons that initiated the Jyllands-Posten Mohammed cartoons controversy.

  • Guest: internationally renowned, progressive architect Bjarke Ingels.

  • Guest: Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Institute.

  • Guest: David Miller, chairperson, Democrats Abroad Denmark.

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


On the Program - June 30 - July 11 2008


June 30 - July 4 2008 Radio Guest Highlights for the Week


Monday - Guest Host Marc Maron filling in for Thom


Tuesday - Guest: Dinesh D'Souza www.dineshdsouza.com Topic: Thom and Dinesh will debate FISA - Security vs PrivacyGuest: US Congressman (R-TX) Rep. Ron Paul www.paul.house.gov



Wednesday - Guest Host Marc Maron filling in for Thom


Thursday & Friday "Thom Hartmann Recycled" include: Thom's gun debate with Stephen Halbrook; The "Wild West" state of Healthcare; The Role of Race in the Election debate with Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson; Should Terrorists get the Death Penalty? with Frank Gaffney; and Thom asks the question - Have We Made Profits more Important than Humanity?


It's the 4th of July week - here's a video from the 1940s that's still relevant today:


http://www.archive.org/stream/DontBeaS1947/DontBeaS1947_256kb.mp4



July 7- 11 2008 Radio Guest Highlights for the Week


Monday


Guest: Thom will be moderating a debate between the President of the Brady Campaign, Paul Helmke and pro-gun Dr. John Lott on the impact of the supreme court's ruling on guns

Guest: Barry Siegel www.barry-siegel.com Topic: His new book "Claim of Privilege" uncovering the foundation of the "States Secret Privilege"

Tuesday


Guest: Dr. Edgar Browning author of Stealing From Each Other Topic Thom is challenging Mr. Browning on his statement "No country has ever redistributed its way to prosperity, and Obama's plan to increase taxes on America's wealthiest 5% won't work!"


Wednesday

Guest: Terry Jeffrey
www.cnsnews.com Topic: Thom and Terry "shake it up" Who should raise children... parents or government?

Thursday

Guest: Tom Hayden, Activist and former California state senator
www.tomhayden.com Topic: Election, politics, progressive issues and his new book "Voices of the Chicago Eight: A Generation on Trial"Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News under the Radar

Friday - Anything Goes Friday


Guest: Senator Bernie Sanders - "Brunch with Bernie"


June 25 2008 show notes

June 24 2008 show notes

June 23 2008 show notes


  • Thom is in Copenhagen all this week, broadcasting from the Danish Broadcasting Network.

  • Guest: Peter Mogensen, political commentator and Editor-in-chief Politiken, host of his own political debate TV show at TV2 News. How does Democratic socialism help build a middle class?

June 20 2008 show notes


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

  • FISA passed in the House of Representatives 293-129. Roll call.

  • 'Anything Goes' Friday.

  • The show will be broadcast from Denmark all next week.

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


June 19 2008 show notes


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


June 18 2008 show notes


  • Guest: Congressman Peter DeFazio. The Republicans' meme of a "ban" on offshore drilling. Transcript.

  • Guest: CNS Editor-in-Chief Terence Jeffrey. Drilling for oil. Transport.

  • Guest: "Everything You Know is Wrong": Jessica Valenti, Executive Editor, Feministing. "He's a Stud, She's a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know".

  • Guest: Larry Scott, founder and Editor of VA Watch Dog.

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


June 17 2008 show notes


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


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.


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

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

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