The Homophobic Scouts of America

Horace Cooper, National Center for Public Policy Research joins Thom Hartmann. After coming under enormous pressure from religious groups - the Boy Scouts of America have decided to delay its vote on allowing gays to be members of the organization. Is this a civil rights issue to you? Couldn't you make the same argument against blacks not being allowed in private organizations?

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Drones - Do you support your party & its leader, right or wrong?

Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio joins Thom Hartmann on Drones. Now that we've set a precedent - what's stopping other nations or organization from using them against us?

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Drones - Obama vs. The Constitution

With the American public and Congress beginning to understand this nation's full use of drones - is the drone program in for a major change now that the secret's out? Given the choice between supporting the President or supporting the nation's Constitution, the Constitution comes first. In fact, the President's oath of office requires him to put it first, too.

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Full Show 2/7/13: Ayn Rand: Queen of the Universe

Thom talks drones and the John Brennan hearing with attorney and radio host Mike Papantonio, Boy Scouts and their policy on gays with Conservative Horace Cooper and Michigan's new mandatory transvaginal ultrasound bill with Progressive Sam Bennett. Thom takes viewer phone calls in "Your Take, My Take Live," and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom discusses how teaching Ayn Rand's philosophy to our nation's children is a very bad idea.

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Did Ronald Reagan kill 20 children in Newtown?

These are the names of the men who have committed some of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. But - putting aside weak gun control laws, the gun lobby and gun manufacturers - who really helped these men to pull the trigger - and take so many American lives?

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Drones...the ultimate stalkers

Imagine you're being stalked from the sky. Every time you go in or out of any building, it's recorded. Everybody you talk with. Everyplace you drive or take public transportation. Your sky-stalker can see through your windows, read your lips, and, using infrared cameras, can even see if you've lit a cigarette - of any type. Shouldn't this be illegal?

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Crazy Alert! Hair-Plug Loving Orangutan Wants Money

Thom Hartmann's crazy alert

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Why the US is suing the S&P

Richard Eskow, Campaign For America's Future joins Thom Hartmann. So this might be less about actually holding Wall Street suits accountable, and more about revenge for embarrassing our nation. Or - did President Obama get the message from the last election - which is the American people are sick of the crimes on Wall Street and actually want to see some suits thrown in prison?

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Big Picture Rumble - What's an "imminent threat"?

Karl Frisch, Democratic Strategist, & Cameron Seward, Heritage Foundation & Vince Coglianese, Daily Caller all join Thom Hartmann.

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Big Picture Rumble - Are you happy w/30 yrs of Reaganomics?

Karl Frisch, Democratic Strategist, & Cameron Seward, Heritage Foundation & Vince Coglianese, Daily Caller all join Thom Hartmann.

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Full Show 2/5/13: Drones: The Ultimate Stalkers

Thom discusses how Reaganomics led to our drastic wealth inequality which has led to all the recent mass shootings. Tonight's "Big Picture Politics Panel" discusses domestic drones, how household spending on gas is at a 30-year high and the idea of the government providing free internet to all Americans. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom applauds Charlottesville, VA for banning the use of drones in their town.

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Full Show 2/4/13: The NRA Enemies List

Guest host Sam Sacks is in for Thom Hartmann tonight and discusses how we can never be truly free with continuous war, the GOP's relentless efforts to rig the next presidential election and how getting vending machines out of schools is a good thing. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom details what a typical school day would be like in America if we listened to the NRA.

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Full Show 2/1/13: Chris Christie Hates Working People

Tonight's "Big Picture Rumble" panel discusses January's job numbers, how Chris Christie hates working people and whether we should legalize marijuana to solve our nation's prison problems. And in tonight's "Conversations with Great Minds" Thom speaks with Susan Cain, a former Wall Street corporate lawyer turned author, on why we should celebrate the introverts in the world.

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A Typical Day at School in NRA Utopia

Imagine going to school - putting your assault rifle in your locker - and instead of having 1st period English - having 1st period gun safety. This may sound crazy - but in the gun-loving world of Wayne LaPierre and his fellow gun nuts - this would be the typical school day in America.

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

The Good! *Geoffrey Stone* Stone - a professor of law at the University of Chicago - submitted a statement to Congress yesterday. And - that statement was signed by over 50 America's most distinguished constitutional law professors and scholars. All are in agreement that - despite what many on the far-right say - Congress has more than enough authority under the Constitution to enact legislation aimed at reducing gun violence. If America's best and brightest constitutional scholars say it's legal to save American lives by creating sensible gun control measures - then it's time for Congress to act - regardless of what the NRA and gun nuts will try to say.

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“Rebooting the American Dream.”

Thom Hartmann Here with an excerpt from my book “Rebooting the American Dream: 11 ways to rebuild our country.”
My radio show has a mission statement. We don’t say it on the air, as it sounds a bit pompous, but it’s the metric against which we measure our work: Saving the world, by awakening one person at a time.

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