Full Show 11/13/12: Canada: The New Home for Conservatives

Thom talks with radio host Joe Madison about Obama's second term and whether Conservatives will respect the mandate the election has given the president. Also discussed: Spain's efforts to prevent home foreclosure related suicides, an update on the Fukushima disaster and why slightly raising taxes on our nation's wealthiest will likely help, not hurt, small businesses. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses the more than 20 states that have made efforts to secede and how one town in Canada has opened their doors to these angry right-wingers.

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Thom vs. Applebee's CEO Meltdown

CEO's believe they have the right to abuse their employees - and deny them basic rights - like access to healthcare. How do we change this mentality in corporate America - so that workers are again treated like human beings?

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Conservative, "I unleashed my freak!"

Suzy Spencer, A Year on the Fringes of American Sexuality, joins Thom Hartmann. So - we all know that Conservatives in Washington are obsessed with controlling other people's body parts - and controlling what goes on in the confines of their bedrooms. As a result - you would expect a Conservative to be a downright prude when it comes to everything sex-related - and be far from willing to get a little wild. Surely - there can't be any Conservatives in this country that have a deep burning desire to get their freak on - and follow Hugh Hefner's playbook - right? Well - if you think that a Conservative can't become part of the sexual fringe in this country - then everything you know is wrong!

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Crazy Alert! Republicans get directions to move to Canada

Thom Hartmann's crazy alert

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Can You Drive Solo in the Carpool Lane with Incorporation Papers?

Jonathan Frieman, JD, joins Thom Hartmann. California law says that corporations are people - so shouldn't you be able to drive in a highway carpool lane - just you and your incorporation papers by your side?

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OWS launches Rolling Jubilee

Yates McKee, OWS organizer, joins Thom Hartmann. All across the nation - Americans are suffering from crippling amounts of debt - whether they're drowning in underwater mortgages or facing outrageous student loan bills. What is Occupy Wall Street doing to relieve all the pressure - and lift America out of the doldrums of debt?

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Is Prez Obama ready to allow people to roll the reefer?

Sean Dunagan, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), joinsThom Hartmann. Last Tuesday - Washington and Colorado became the first two states to legalize marijuana - much to joy of college students in both states. But - is President Obama ready to stop America's failed war on drugs - and allow college campuses to go "green?"

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Is Prez Obama the guy to restore faith in government solutions?

Former Senator, Tom Hayden, Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center, joins Thom Hartmann. What lessons should the Democratic Party take from Tuesday's election moving forward into fiscal cliff negotiations?

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America has NEVER! been a center right nation

When does the Democratic Party do best? When it champions the progressive policies and causes that will build a stronger America. With the fiscal cliff negotiations heating up - will Democrats heed the advice of FDR - and stick to the party's progressive roots?

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Full Show 11/12/12: Be Progressive.

Thom talks with author and activist Tom Hayden on the 2012 election and how Democrats need to be more progressive. Also discussed: what legalizing marijuana in Colorado and Washington means for the movement to end the drug war, what the Occupy Movement's doing to help end the debt crisis for the people and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses how a millionaire "job creator" is mad about having to offer his employees health care.

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Full Show 11/9/12: Climate Change: Debunking the Denial

In tonight's "Bigger Picture" discussion Thom talks with a panel of experts about Climate Change and the Right's refusal to believe in science. Tonight's "Big Picture Rumble" panel discusses raising taxes on the rich, implementing Obamacare, immigration and how voter suppression and gerrymandering effected the 2012 election. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses how America can turn into a third world nation in just four easy steps.

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Full speed ahead to the fiscal cliff...

Erikka Knuti, Democratic Strategist & Sam Sacks, Progressive writer/strategist both join Thom Hartmann. Will Republicans put partisanship aside to save the American economy - or are we just 48 days away from falling into total economic despair?

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Will EU nations turn over tax-and-spending sovereignty to Germany?

Professor Richard Wolff, New School University NYC, joins Thom Hartmann. Riots have again erupted in Greece - as the Greeks continue to protest the austerity measures that are destroying their country. Is America out of the woods when it comes to austerity policies - or is there a chance Republicans will still force the crippling policies down our throats?

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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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The biggest mass extinction in the history of the world was caused by carbon dioxide. That’s the conclusion of a shocking new study published last week in Science Magazine.

According to that study - the Permian Mass Extinction - which occurred 252 million years ago - started when a group of volcanoes erupted in Siberia - sending tons upon tons of CO2 into the atmosphere.

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