RT

America's future is the middle class

Congressman Steve Israel, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), joins Thom about the DNC.

Video Duration: 
254

Tea Party & The John Birch Society...One & the Same?

James Hoffa, International Brotherhood of Teamsters joins Thom Hartmann. How do working people get fired up to fight back - and crawl throught his avalanche of corporate spending?

Video Duration: 
364

Full Show 9/5/12: Wall Street Vs. The DNC

Thom gets perspective from the DNC with Senator Harkin, Rep. Edwards and James Hoffa. Tonight's "Lone Liberal Rumble" panel discusses the DNC and RNC platforms, the Kennedy/Romney debate from '94 and the auto industry's best sales month since 2007. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom looks at what the world's richest woman thinks is a fair daily wage for Australian miners.

Video Duration: 
3469

Are Cons Reinventing Labor Day into Billionaire's Day?

For thirty years - Republicans have been waging a war on labor - a war on working people. And they've been incredibly successful - with unionized workers now representing just a tenth of the workforce today - when they used to make up a third of the workforce a half century. Today in America - this war on labor is picking up steam. Republican Governors like Scott Walker in Wisconsin, John Kasich in Ohio, and Chris Christie in New Jersey have launched attacks on public sector workers - trying to deny them collective bargaining rights. Republicans are close to killing off the Post Office - throwing a half-million unionized postal workers out of a job. With the help of Conservatives in Hollywood - teachers' unions are under attack, as well. Tragically, the United States is no place to for organized labor anymore - and as a result - no place for the Middle Class, either. Which brings us to Labor Day - the reason why a lot of us had Monday off work. To Republicans - it's no longer about passing legislation to make it harder to unionize - or cutting spending so that unionized public workers get laid off - or endorsing smears against teachers' unions. They've already done all that - now it's about re-writing the history of America - ensuring the next generation doesn't even know that the United States USED to be a place where organized labor flourished.

Video Duration: 
351

Christine Pelosi - Are We Better off?

Christine Pelosi, Democratic strategist/author-"Campaign Boot Camp" joins Thom Hartmann. From the Democratic National Convention.

Video Duration: 
224

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

The Good! *Michael Hayden* Hayden - the former Bush administration NSA head and CIA director told the Israeli newspaper Haaretz that any attack by Israel or the US on Iran would only delay the country's nuclear weapons program - and would in fact push the country to develop a nuclear bomb sooner. The Bad! *Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne* Horne is on a mission to stop the use of medical marijuana in Arizona. On Thursday - Horne filed a suit with federal court - arguing that, "possession, distribution and cultivation of marijuna are all forbidden by federal law, and state authorization of these activities is pre-empted (by federal law)." and the Very Very Ugly! *Mark Harris* Harris was a Pennsylvania delegate at last week's Republican National Convention. Before the convention - he went on vacation with his wife to Disneyworld - where he noticed that an employee working at the America exibit at the Epcot theme park was of Mexican descent. And - he was so astonished that there was a Mexican employee at Disneyworld that he took to his blog to rant about it. In a blog post, Harris wrote that he and his wife were both "highly offended" that a "person from Mexico" was working at the America exhibit.

Video Duration: 
164

Crazy Alert! Charity Breast Touching?

Thom Hartmann's crazy alert

Video Duration: 
66

Your Take/My Take - Lynn, South Africa, asks Thom - What if the GOP wins?

Thom Hartmann answers your questions, comments and concerns.

Video Duration: 
214

DNC...will Anyone Mention War?

Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films, joins Thom Hartmann. Despite a lack of coverage on the mainstream media - the war in Afghanistan is still volatile - and far from over - as people continue to die every day. Can the US Government find a clean exit strategy for Afghanistan - or are we in store for more violence in the years to come?

Video Duration: 
392

How Many Times Will We Hear The Medicare Lie from the GOP?

Brian Darling. Heritage Foundation, joins Thom Hartmann. Paul Ryan told a lot of lies in his speech at the RNC last week - but his lies about Medicare were the most blatantly false. Are Americans really prepared to let Romney and Ryan lie their way right into the White House?

Video Duration: 
376

Is America better off than 30 yrs ago when the Reaganomics experiment started?

The Democratic National Convention kicks off this week in Charlotte, North Carolina. And already, we're seeing pretty stark differences between this week's DNC and last week's RNC. One week after Republicans unveiled the most radical major party platform in American modern history - Democrats have put forward their own political platform. Some of the planks include: a full embrace of marriage equality and a woman's right to choose, comprehensive immigration reform, the right for unions to collectively bargain, support for Obamacare, protection of Medicare as we know it, increased funding for the arts, and cutting off tax breaks or job outsourcers like Bain Capital. You might remember the Republican platform included things like a ban on pornography - a ban on marriage equality - and a ban on gays openly serving in the military. While there are too few differences between Republican and Democrats when it comes to the big issues facing the nation like war, free trade, and the corporate takeover of our democracy, there are still huge differences between the two parties as reflected in each platform. Differences that will affect millions of Americans. While Democrats want to keep moving the nation forward - extending civil rights and economic opportunity to more and more Americans - Republicans want to drag us all backward to the era of the Robber Barons.

Video Duration: 
334

Full Show 9/4/12: Better Off Than We Were 30 Years Ago?

Thom looks at what 30 years of Reaganomics has done to our country. Also discussed: The continued Medicare lie from the right, the setback in Afghanistan and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom looks at the Republicans 30 year war on labor unions and what it has meant for the middle class.

Video Duration: 
3472

Conversations w/Great Minds - Craig Unger - Karl Rove's Secret Kingdom of Power P1

Craig Unger, Journalist /Author, latest is "Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove's Secret Kingdom of Power" joins Thom Hartmann. Karl Rove plans to spend as much as half billion dollars this election to defeat President Obama and Democrats. What's motivating him - and what happens to America if he succeeds?

Video Duration: 
769

The Big Picture Rumble - Will Romney continue a content-free campaign?

Austin Petersen, FreedomWorks & SE Robinson, The Paul Revere Project/The Blaze & Nicole Williams, Attorney all join Thom Hartmann.

Video Duration: 
732

The Big Picture Rumble - The GOP effort to rig the November election

Austin Petersen, FreedomWorks & SE Robinson, The Paul Revere Project/The Blaze & Nicole Williams, Attorney all join Thom Hartmann.

Video Duration: 
756

Currently Chatting

Community Archive

Time to Rethink the War on Terror

Thom plus logo

When Eric Holder eventually steps down as Attorney General, he will leave behind a complicated legacy, some of it tragic, like his decision not to prosecute Wall Street after the financial crisis, and his all-out war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.

Syndicate content