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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.

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

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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Having Trouble Streaming Thom?

Air America is Redesigning their Website...

Alternative Radio Stream - while Air America is fixing their stream

KPOJ - www.620kpoj.com/pages/listenlive.html

KTLK - http://2005.progressivetalk1150.com/pages/streaming.html

KPHX - http://1480kphx.com/stream.php


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?

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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

April 04 2008 show notes

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The Emerging Liberal Tea Party

Over the weekend, protesters took over town halls held by Republican lawmakers in New York and South Carolina.

They shouted slogans and demanded their elected representatives protect - and not repeal - Obamacare.

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