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Should the Internet Be Reclassified as a Utility?

Craig Aaron, Free Press, joins Thom Hartmann. In a surprising move - President Obama has come out in favor of real net neutrality. But with Republicans set to take over the Senate in January - could it be too little - too late?

The Electronic Voting Madness The MSM Didn’t Report On

Brad Freidman, The Brad Blog, joins Thom Hartmann. New reports suggest that there were widespread voting irregularities on election day. So - isn't it time for us to say goodbye to this electronic voting madness once and for all?

Argh! Obama Wants to Approve TPP - The Job-Killing So-Called Free Trade Deal

John Nichols, The Nation Magazine joins Thom Hartmann. Unfortunately - because the TPP is being negotiated almost entirely in secret - we don’t know a lot about it. What we do know about it - though - comes almost entirely from leaks - and those leaks paint a pretty scary picture. Check this out.

Would Conservatives Nail Jesus To a Cross Today?

Frank Schaeffer, Why I am An Atheist Who Believes In God, joins Thom Hartmann. Go to just about any church service in America - and chances are you'll hear Jesus cited a lot. But - times have changed since Jesus' days - and religious teachings have continuely changed and evolved. As result - we've reached a point today where many church teachings and core beliefs are no longer accurately reflecting those of Jesus. So - if you think that Jesus could make it as a pastor in many of today's biggest churches - then everything you know is wrong.

The Good - The Bad - and the Very Very Ensiformly Ugly

The Very Very Ugly - George W. Bush! During an interview on CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday - Dubya said he has “no regrets” about the Iraq War. Seriously - If that doesn’t get your blood boiling - I don’t know what does If that doesn’t get your blood boiling - I don’t know what does.

Why America is Now a Constitutional Monarchy - Not a True Republic

With its decision to take a case that is a blatant attempt to sabotage Obamacare - the Supreme Court has shown once again that we live in a constitutional monarchy - not a true republic.

Politically Corrected - Fox So-Called News Pundit Andrew Napolitano

Oh no - the poor cable companies! How will they screw over their customers now!?

Full Show 11/10/14: The Supreme Court is Destroying Our Democracy

Thom discusses the latest TPP news with “The Nation’s” John Nichols, Obama’s support of net neutrality with Free Press’ Craig Aaron and voting irregularities and machine malfunctions with Brad Blog’s Brad Friedman. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses why judicial overreach by the Supreme Court is destroying the American democracy.

Conversations w/Great Minds - Melvin J. Goodman - How do we move beyond militarism?

Melvin J. Goodman, Center for International Policy / National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism joins Thom Hartmann. President Eisenhower warned us about the dangers of a military-industrial complex 53 years later - it's pretty clear we didn't listen. Why is that? And what can we do to make sure that we heed Eisenhower's warnings?

Conversations w/Great Minds - Melvin J. Goodman - Has America always had the imperial impulse?

Melvin J. Goodman, Center for International Policy / National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism joins Thom Hartmann. President Eisenhower warned us about the dangers of a military-industrial complex 53 years later - it's pretty clear we didn't listen. Why is that? And what can we do to make sure that we heed Eisenhower's warnings?

Big Picture Rumble - GOP admits Citizen’s United helped midterms

Horace Cooper, National Center for Public Policy Research & Neil McCabe, Guns & Patriots Newsletter & Adele Stan, The American Prospect all join Thom Hartmann. The disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision helped propel Republicans to victory Tuesday night. As David Bossie - chairman of the Citizens United conservative group that filed the lawsuit said yesterday that Citizens United "helped level the playing field" and contributed to the successes that Republicans had on Tuesday.

Big Picture Rumble - Why the NYPD is quietly scaling back "buy and bust"

Horace Cooper, National Center for Public Policy Research & Neil McCabe, Guns & Patriots Newsletter & Adele Stan, The American Prospect all join Thom Hartmann. The NYPD is quietly scaling back its efforts to catch marijuana dealers through so-called "buy and bust” efforts.

Full Show 11/7/14: Stephen Colbert rips climate change denier James Inhofe

Tonight’s “Big Picture Rumble” discusses why Senate Democrats didn’t run on the economy, how Republicans are admitting the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision helped them Tuesday and what New York City is doing about marijuana. In tonight's “Conversations with Great Minds" Thom talks with the Center for International Policy’s Melvin Goodman, author of the recent book “National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism.”

Dems Duped by the Caucus Room Conspiracy

Back in January of 2009 - Republican leaders invested in a plan to sabotage the Obama presidency at every chance possible. On Tuesday - they got a pretty good return on that investment

Florida is Going to Pot

America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio joins Thom Hartmann. As Democrats lick their wounds from Tuesday's electoral defeats - many progressives are asking what they can do in the next election cycle to ensure a liberal victory. But will the party establishment listen to them?

Why Chelsea Manning Is Going Free


In his eight years in office President Obama has waged a devastating war on whistleblowers, prosecuting more people under the Espionage Act than every single president - combined.

But that war on whistleblowers took a possible step towards armistice today when the President commuted the prison sentence of former US Army private Chelsea Manning.

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