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?

Legalization - What to Expect

Erik Altieri, NORML, joins Thom Hartmann. Voters in two more states and the District of Columbia have given their stamp of approval to legal marijuana. What can they learn from Colorado and Washington about going "green" the right way?

How To Have Sustainable Happiness...

Sarah van Gelder, YES! Magazine, Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference, joins Thom Hartmann.

Geeky Science: Can Alzheimer's Be Prevented w/Turmeric?

Can Alzheimer's be prevented with turmeric?

The MidTerms Were all About the Keystone Pipeline

The midterm elections were all about the Keystone Pipeline, thanks to the Koch Brothers.

The Fatal Flaw with Democracy...

In tonight's Daily Take, Thom Hartmann discusses the fatal flaw with democracy...

Stark Warnings From The UN on Climate Change

Helena Norberg-Hodge, The Economics of Happiness / International Society for Ecology & Culture (ISEC) joins Thom Hartmann.

The Investigation on Dark Money

Brendan Fischer, Center for Media and Democracy joins Thom Hartmann.

Full Show 11/6/14: Marijuana & the Midterms

Thom is joined by Mike Papantonio, host of Ring of Fire Radio, to talk about the midterms, marijuana and voter restrictions. Erik Altieri, from NORML, joins Thom to talk about the future of marijuana legalization and the battle over pot in the nation’s capital. Thom takes a look at a novel new use for drones – filming porn. Addressing the eternal question of whether money can buy happiness, Thom talks with Sarah van Gelder, author of Sustainable Happiness: Live Simple, Live Well, Make a Difference. In Your Take My Take Live, Thom answers your questions and comments on midterms, wimpy Democrats, and those electronic voting machines. Finally, in his Daily Take, Thom presents an open letter to Debbie Wasserman Schultz about where the Democrats went wrong in these elections.

Full Show 11/5/14: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Thom discusses the midterm election results with “The Nation’s” John Nichols, the Center for Media and Democracy’s Brendan Fischer and Veteran Union Organizer Stewart Acuff. Thom talks the new UN Climate Change Report with Author and Filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge and in tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom discusses the most depressing thing from last night’s election.

Welcome to TrumpCare...

After years of anticipation, Trump and the GOP have finally begun to unveil their healthcare agenda - and to paraphrase CBS' chief Les Moonves: it might not be good for America, but it sure will be good for the insurance companies!

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