Politics Rumble - The Sequester Proves that Government Create Jobs!

Ben Cohen, The Daily Banter & Cherylyn Harley LeBon, former spokesperson-RNC & Patrick Howley, The Daily Caller. A growing number of polls are showing that - should the sequester go through - Americans will place most of the blame on the Republican Party. So - will the Republicans' refusal to save our economy from complete disaster come back to haunt them in 2014?

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Full Show 2/26/13: How to Stop the GOP from Stealing the White House

Tonight's "Big Picture Politics Panel" discusses the fast approaching sequester cuts, tomorrow's Supreme Court case challenging the Voting Rights Act and whether gun owners should be required to have liability insurance. Thom speaks with Reason Magazine's Brian Doherty and Bill of Rights Defense Committee's Shahid Buttar on the idea of having the government require all workers to have biometric ID cards, and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom calls for a national popular voting system that would, for the first time, give Americans the ability to directly elect our President.

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TSA Now Targeting Disabled Toddlers...

Going on a family vacation to Disney World as a toddler is supposed to be a fun and magical experience. It's not supposed to be a traumatizing nightmare. But thanks to airport security theater in America - a traumatizing experience is becoming the norm.

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Crazy Alert! A good ending to a porn theft....

Thom Hartmann's crazy alert

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The Good, The Bad, And the Very, Very Teleophobically Ugly...

The Good! "The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots." Activists around the world fear what could be a SkyNet future - if the worlds' militaries continue their embrace of fully autonomous weaponized machinery. The Guardian is reporting that activists plan to unveil this new campaign against killer robots in April at the British House of Commons. Pointing out the surge in the use of unmanned drones - and a recent report by Human Right Watch that warns about killer robots under development - "The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots" insists this isn't science fiction - and that already in America - more pilots are being trained on drones than actually aircraft. Keep an eye on this movement - it could be very important in the future...especially if the drones ever become...self-aware.

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Are Cats Leaving New Zealand for good?

Gareth Morgan, Cats to Go, joins Thom Hartmann. While the debate over climate change and global warming heats up - pun intended - a variety of solutions have already been proposed to help save our environment. But one environmentalist has proposed a new way to help save our planet - and lets just say it's a little outside of the "litter" box. So - if you think the cat purring on your lap is a furry friend - and not a little devil wreaking all sorts of havoc on our environment - then everything you know might be wrong!

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NRA's Newest Conspiracy Theory on Obama

Tommy Christopher, Mediaite, joins Thom Hartmann. While the Motor City faces economic disaster - Republicans in Michigan are doing all they can to subvert democracy - and rig elections. What can be done to protect the power of the people in Michigan - and stop the endless onslaught of Republican election rigging efforts?

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How gun violence & improving the economy go together...

Elizabeth Parisian, Stand Up! Chicago, joins Thom Hartmann. Is it possible to curb gun violence - improve the economy - and help rebuild the middle-class all in one step? A new report out suggests that it might be

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Will the GOP plan to rig elections in Michigan work?

Pastor D. Alexander Bullock, Rainbow Push/Detroit, joins Thom Hartmann. Over the weekend - Republicans attending Michigan's state GOP convention overwhelmingly approved a plan that would divy up that state's electoral votes. 14 of the state's 16 electoral votes would go to which candidate got the most votes in each congressional district - while the other two would go to the state-wide vote total winner

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Dr. Richard Wolf - DC's Dangerous Game

Dr. Richard Wolf, Democracy At Work, joins Thom Hartmann. Thanks to Republicans and their refusal to close a few tax loopholes for billionaires - it appears that the US is headed for the sequester and for devastating austerity. Given what's happened with austerity in Europe - why are Republicans playing this very dangerous game with our economy?

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Full Show 2/25/13: TSA Now Traumatizing Disabled Toddlers in Strollers

Thom talks with economist Richard Wolff on the parallels of Europe's austerity cuts and our looming sequester cuts. Also discussed: GOP electoral college rigging, how increasing the minimum wage will save lives and what the NRA is doing with a leaked White House memo on gun control. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses the latest war on terror victim courtesy of the TSA.

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It's Time to Bring Back the Draft for Men & Women

Next month marks the tenth anniversary of the beginning of our war in Iraq - and in these ten years - thousands of Americans have given their lives in the name of our country - while thousands of others are forever changed. How do we make sure a debacle like Iraq never happens again?

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What will Mitt Romney's new show on Fox be called?

Adam Bitely, Net Right Daily & David Pakman, The David Pakman Show & Marc Harrold, Observations of White Noise, all join Thom Hartmann.

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Rumble - Saint Ronnie wanted to cut tax loopholes for wealthy!

Adam Bitely, Net Right Daily & David Pakman, The David Pakman Show & Marc Harrold, Observations of White Noise, all join Thom Hartmann. Why won't Republicans come to the table to close the tax loopholes that let millionaires and billionaires pay less in taxes than hard-working Americans - many of whom are struggling to survive?

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Conversations w/Great Minds Eyal Press, P2

Eyal Press, Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times joins Thom Hartmann. For Tonight's Conversations with Great Minds...we examine the question of what leads people to stand up - dissent - and show true moral courage during times of crisis - especially when there's great risk in doing so. What's drives these resisters - whistblowers - conscientious objectors - who throughout history have tried to warn entire societies of the risk of succumbing to authority and convention. It's a question tonight's guest sought ought to answer - by going all the way back to World War 2 and telling stories of those who've defied the Nazis. And later - stories of those who defied their own communities and governments and set their guns downs rather than fight a way they didn't believe in. And those who today are taking on Corporate America. Eyal Press is a journalist and author whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and The Nation. He is a past recipient of the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. And he is the author of the book we'll explore tonight - Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times"

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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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