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How the Republicans Stole the House

Attorney Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio, joins Thom Hartmann. When the newly elected Congress gets underway - the House will still be controlled by Republicans - and the Senate still controlled by Democrats. What did Republicans across America do in 2010 to keep as many Democrats as possible out of the halls of Congress - and what effect did it have on this year's election?

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Geeky Science! Your dog knows more about you than you realize

Thom Hartmann's Geeky Science! Your dog knows more about you than you realize

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Monopoly Endgame for the Global Economy

Remember sitting around for hours as a child playing Monopoly - trying to take away money and property from everyone else? Well - look around you - because the global economy has become one big game of Monopoly - and it's a game that's dragging us into economic collapse.

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Full Show 11/8/12: Time to Rethink Capitalism

Thom talks the politics of the looming "Fiscal Cliff" with Progressive Commentator Sam Sacks and Democratic Strategist Erikka Knuti. Also discussed: the role voter suppression and gerrymandering had on the 2012 election, why dogs look to their owners for guidance like children do with their parents and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses how our world economy is turning into the game Monopoly.

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Harry...Fix the Filibuster now!

Something is happening in this country and Harry Reid must seize on to it by passing filibuster reform to ensure that this progressive movement can freely march forward without Republican relics in the Senate obstructing it. And even if Republicans do take power in the Senate again in the future, and there is no filibuster, at least we'll know President Obama, when he had the chance, was able to put in place a strong flank of progressive judges that will last a generation. And those judges will serve for decades compared to a Republican majority which will only serve two years. In the long-run, it will still be better. Ultimately though, this election proves that progressivism is still alive, and the nation wants progressive judges to interpret law for the next generation. President Obama will have the power to do just that, but if Harry Reid doesn't kill the filibuster first so progressive judges can survive the nominating process, then we'll end up getting a bunch of Joe Liebermans on the bench...and that ain't progress.

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The Good, The Bad and the Very Very Muckibusously Ugly!

The Good! *Residents of Troy, Michigan* Voters in Troy, Michigan removed their mayor from office yesterday - because of her blatant homophobic comments over the past few years. Shortlly after New York passed marriage equality - former Troy mayor Janice Daniels posted on Facebook that she had thrown out her "I Love New York" shirt "now that queers can get married there." And - earlier this year - she told high school students that homosexuality is a "dangerous mental disease" and compared it to the dangers of smoking. Daniels' ouster is another victory for LGBT equality in our nation.

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Corporate Personhood Lost Big on Election Day

"We the People" say no to big $ - David Cobb, National Spokesperson-Move to Amend joins Thom Hartmann. At the polls yesterday - voters in 100 communities across America overwhelmingly said no to corporate money influencing our democracy. Is a constitutional amendment overturning Citizens United now on the horizon?

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A Republican Caller Calls Out Republicans

Your Take / My Take LIVE! Call Thom tonight at (202) 904-2134 LIVE from 7-8pm ET (check your local listings for details)

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Big Picture - Will the GOP ever join the 21st century?

Vince Coglianese, The Daily Caller & Tommy Christopher, Mediaite & Neil McCabe, Human Events all join Thom Hartmann.

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Big Picture - Democrats are pro-life - they want everyone to live to 80!

Vince Coglianese, The Daily Caller & Tommy Christopher, Mediaite & Neil McCabe, Human Events all join Thom Hartmann.

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What Karl Rove Promised the Billionaire Class & Couldn't Deliver

What Karl Rove Promised the Billionaire Class & Couldn't Deliver

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Full Show 11/7/12: The Obama Mandate

Thom talks the 2012 election results and what it means for the country with "The Big Picture Post-Election Panel." Thom takes your calls in our new "Your Take, My Take Live" segment and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom calls on Harry Reid to once and for all end the filibuster.

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Full Show 11/5/12: A Couple of Great Minds

In tonight's special edition of "Conversations with Great Minds" Thom talks with Director/Producer Sasha Reuther and food journalist and author Frederick Kaufman.

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On Election Day The Corporate Masters Will Come For Us...

First the corporate masters of the universe came for Greece, and we here in the United States did nothing. We watched with silence as corporate technocrats toppled the democratic government of Prime Minister George Papandreou and forced austerity on the Greek people against their will. We said nothing as unemployment rates spiraled out of control and suicide rates shot up 40%. We didn't flinch when a Greek pensioner walked up to Parliament and shot himself in the head, leaving behind a letter blaming austerity that read quote, "I cannot find any other form of struggle except a dignified end before I have to start scrounging for food from rubbish bins." This week, the Conservative Greek government unveiled a new round of austerity cuts for the Greek people, who've already lost their universal healthcare system to the banister masters. Pensioners and public workers will again be hit the hardest, just so these corporate masters can collect their returns on their failed investments. And none of us here in the United States are asking any questions as Greece descends into chaos. The main question being, "What's the point of austerity?" Austerity has nothing to do with paying down Greek's debt. After these new austerity measures, Greece's current debt ratio will soar from 165% of GDP to 190% of GDP, making it even more difficult in the long run to pay down any debts. On top of that, the economy is projected to contract 4.5% in 2013, compared to previous prediction of 3.9%. And ...

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The Rumble: HOT lanes only for the rich in traffic is now here

Marc Harrold, Libertarian Commentator & Adam Bitely, NetRightDaily.com & Sam Sacks, Progressive Commentator all join Thom Hartmann.

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The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

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