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Here’s the Citizen's United Impact 5 yrs later

Ian Vandewalker, Brennan Center for Justice, New York University joins Thom Hartmann. Wow - Most dark money comes from 1% of the 1%.

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Politics Panel: Carly Fiorina & Scott Walker Running for Prez

Jennifer Kerns, Washington Times / The Blaze & Neil Sroka, Democracy for America & Dr. Day Gardner, Project 21 / National Black Pro-Life Union / The Day Report

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#BlackLivesMatter - Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Today is MLK Day - a day for us to look back at the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr - and at the changes that he helped usher in to America. What would Dr. King say about the state of race relations in the country today - and how can we make sure that his legacy never dies? Joe Madison, Hilary Shelton, and Flavia Jimenez all join Thom.

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Terrorism fear mongers profiting from mainstream media

During an appearance on CNN this Sunday, The Intercept co-founder Jeremy Scahill called out the mainstream media for giving a platform to people who profit from terrorism fear-mongering.

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Dr. Richard Wolff Explains Our Staggering Level of Inequality

The wealthy elite are getting even richer, and a new report says that by 2016, the top one percent will control more than half of the world's wealth. What explains this staggering level of inequality, and is there any way to buck this trend?

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Fox pushes faulty numbers on GItmo

Last week, five Yemeni detainees at Guantanamo Bay were transferred from the controversial prison. Four were sent to Oman, while the fifth was released to Estonia. Naturally, Republicans immediately lashed out at the Obama administration, claiming that the released detainees will target America.

Meanwhile, over at Fox-So-Called-News, a number of pundits repeatedly misstated that 30 percent of released Gitmo detainees return to a life of terrorism.

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Fox-so-called-news

Welcome to Your Take My Take LIVE. If you want to get in on the conversation and ask me a question or make a comment - you can send a tweet to "at Thom_Hartmann" using the hashtag #Talk2Thom or post a message on my Facebook page.

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Four ways Republicans are bringing back Jim Crow

Although it depicts events that happened 50 years ago - the new movie Selma is as relevant now as it ever will be.

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Full Show 1/20/2015: Thom’s State of the Union Address

In tonight’s State of the Union Special, Thom delivers his fourth State of the Union Address and discusses his plan to get America back on track. Joining Thom in the Politics Panel are Jennifer Kerns, Contributor at the Washington Times & The Blaze, Neil Sroka, Communications Director at Democracy for America and Dr. Day Gardner, President of the National Blacl Pro-Life Union and hos to “The Day Report.”

Ian Vandewalker, Counsel at the Brenan Center for Justice talks about the Citizens United decision five years later and the lasting, harmful impact on our country.

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Full Show 1/19/2015: Seven ways the GOP is trying to turn back the clock to the Jim Crow era

In tonight’s Martin Luther King Day Bigger Picture Politics Panel Special, Thom talks with Joe Madison, Host of Joe Madison radio, Hilary Shelton, NAACP Washington Bureau Director and Flavia Jimenez of the Advancement Project about how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would feel about modern day race relations.

Economist Richard Wolff talks with Thom about the soaring Swiss Franc, uncertainty in the Eurozone, Pres. Obama’s new tax on the rich, and the 1% controlling half of the worlds wealth.

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Big Picture Rumble - Should BP Get The Corporate Death Penalty?

Bishop Council Nedd II, Project 21 / Episcopal Missionary Church & Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel & Patrick Hedger, American Encore joins Thom Hartmann.

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Conversations w/Great Minds P2 - Norman Lear Goes After the Media

Norman Lear, (Pt. 2) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People For the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes. Shows like "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" didn't just shatter ratings charts - they changed the way we thought about American society. Why is that - and what can that tell us about the power of socially-conscious art? I'll ask legendary television producer Norman Lear - the man behind "All in the Family: and "The Jeffersons" - in tonight's Conversation with Great Minds. His new book is Even This I Get to Experience.

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Conversations w/Great Minds P1 - Norman Lear "You Matter, Whoever the Hell You Are"

Norman Lear, (Pt. 1) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. As a political activist, he founded the advocacy organization People For the American Way in 1981 and has supported First Amendment rights and progressive causes. Shows like "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" didn't just shatter ratings charts - they changed the way we thought about American society. Why is that - and what can that tell us about the power of socially-conscious art? I'll ask legendary television producer Norman Lear - the man behind "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" - in tonight's Conversation with Great Minds. His new book is Even This I Get to Experience.

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Big Picture Rumble - Why Is the GOP Letting Bridges Fall Down?

Bishop Council Nedd II, Project 21 / Episcopal Missionary Church & Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel & Patrick Hedger, American Encore joins Thom Hartmann.

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Full Show 1/16/2015: The Iconic Norman Lear

In tonight’s Conversations with Great Minds, Thom talks to iconic television and movie producer, Norman Lear, producer of American classics such as “Good Times”, “Sanford & Sons”, “The Jeffersons", "All in the Family", and the Princess Bride.

On the Big Picture Rumble Panel, Bishop Council Nedd II, Project 21 Founding Member, Sam Sacks Co-Founder of The District Sentinel, and Patrick Hedger, Policy Director at American Encore discuss America’s deteriorating infrastructure, BP & the corporate death penalty, Pres. Obama’s local internet push, Wyoming Governor Mead’s Medicare support, paid sick leave and how the Healthcare act is saving American’s money and lives.

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When he was elected, President Obama told us to push him. Well, it looks like we may have pushed hard enough when it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline.

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