Is it right to screw millions of Americans in favor of defense funding?

Neil McCabe, Human Events Online, joins Thom Hartmann. The United States spends more on defense then the next 15 closest countries COMBINED. Shouldn't we be cutting military funding - instead of the social security benefits that millions of Americans rely on?

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Full Show 12/20/12: Netflix Blacks Out the Revolution

Thom discusses how Obama may become the only Democratic President in history to cut Social Security. Also discussed: how raising the federal minimum wage will boost the economy, why only men are involved in shooting massacres and Thom talks with musician Sean Lennon on fracking, Newtown and the 32nd anniversary of his father's death. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom warns of a new law being discussed in Congress that would give Netflix the power to stop the revolution.

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I thought we voted for Democrats?

With just 13 days to go until America goes over the fiscal cliff - Progressives across America are asking why President Obama chose to put social security cuts on the bargaining table. Why is the president letting Republicans hack away at social security - instead of presenting progressive solutions that can help us avoid the cliff?

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

The Good! *Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)* Senator Boxer plans to create a "clearinghouse" on climate to help organize legislative efforts to address climate change. At a meeting yesterday - Boxer said, "We are going to review the latest information, we are going to work on supporting a major bill, we are going to work on various smaller provisions that we think will move us forward and focus on green jobs, energy efficiency and making sure that we get the carbon out of the air..." It looks like Congress might finally be getting its act together when it comes to combatting climate change and global warming. Let's hope they keep up the work.

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Your Take/My Take LIVE - Caller says Americans don't Understand 2nd Amendment

Your Take/ My Take with Thom Hartmann

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The Wikileaks Banking Blockade

Kristinn Hrafnsson, Official Spokesperson-Wikileaks, joins Thom Hartmann. For the last two years - banksters have been blocking donations to WikiLeaks - the organization responsible for some of the biggest news and information leaks in our history. How is WikiLeaks now planning to work around that blockade so it can continue revealing the truth to the world?

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Lone Liberal Rumble - about civil liberties...

Judson Phillips, Tea Party Nation & Adam Bitely, NetRightDaily.com join Thom Hartmann.

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Lone Liberal Rumble - Banning Automatic Weapons...

Judson Phillips, Tea Party Nation & Adam Bitely, NetRightDaily.com join Thom Hartmann.

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Gun Makers Handed a "Get Out of Jail Free" Card

Howard Nations, National Trial Lawyers Association joins Thom Hartmann. Even though their guns are responsible for thousands of deaths every year - the gun industry is largely shielded from any lawsuits related to the deaths and injuries their products cause. How'd we allow the gun industry to gain immunity - and is there any way for this absurd protection to be repealed? We went after Big Tobacco with a massive lawsuit in the 1990's - why can't we do the same against the gun industry?

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Full Show 12/19/12: Obama's Fiscal Cliff Failings

Thom talks with Attorney Howard Nations about why we can't handle the gun industry like we did the tobacco industry. Tonight's "Lone Liberal Rumble" panel discusses gun control, fiscal cliff negotiations, creationism and NDAA. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses how Obama is failing progressives during the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.

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The NRA has more blood on their hands than Al-Qaeda

Nearly 3000 Americans were killed on September 11th. Washington responded by launching two wars in the Middle East to rid the world of terrorism. Meanwhile - in the last ten years - over 300000 Americans have died from gun violence. It's clear gun violence is far more deadly than terrorism - but will Washington respond accordingly?

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Update - Don Siegelman...America's Political Prisoner

Dana Siegelman, Daughter of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, joins Thom Hartmann. Dana - has been working tirelessly to get her father out of jail - and cleared of all charges. Dana joins us now from our Los Angeles studio to give an update on her dad's status.

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

The Good! *Hasbro* The giant toy company has announced that it will begin selling a gender-neutral version of its popular Easy Bake Oven toy. For decades - the toy has only been marketed towards little girls - but the company has decided to make a change - after meeting with a New Jersey girl who advocated for a gender neutral version. Working to remove stereotypical gender roles from our society is a key step towards fully embracing the LGBT community. Let's hope more toy companies follow in Hasbro's steps - and decide to go against traditional norms.

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Crazy Alert! XXX Doggy Loveshack

Thom Hartmann's crazy alert

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Shift Change...How to create a democratic workplace

Melissa Young & Mark Dworkin, Co-Producers, "Shift Change," join Thom Hartmann. As Conservatives across America continue their all out assault on organized labor - powerful unions are suddenly becoming a thing of the past. As the influence of unions declines - could turning to co-ops be the solution for getting Americans back to work - and getting the economy back on track?

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Activism Works!

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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