Ponte vs Hartmann - Are Republicans Afraid to Say Medicare Works?

Lowell Ponte, NewsMax, joins Thom Hartmann. Republicans aren't just trying to destroy Medicare - they're trying to get rid of Social Security too! But are Republicans only attacking Social Security because they're afraid to admit that it works?

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Secrets the GOP are Keeping about Medicare...

Richard Eskow, Campaign For America's Future, joins Thom Hartmann. Millions of senior citizens in the US rely on Medicare for access to life-saving healthcare - but Republicans in Congress don't seem to care. Why are they launching an all-out assault on Medicare - and what's the real motivation behind it?

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Is this a Todd Akin Moment for Gov. Snyder?

Attorney Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio, joins Thom Hartmann. Despite thousands of protestors packing the state capitol - Michigan state legislators today passed a highly controversial right to work for less bill. With more and more states passing right to work for less laws - what is the future of labor in America and are we witnessing it's slow death?

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Full Show 12/11/12: Labor Unions on Brink of Extinction?

Thom talks with Attorney and Radio Host Mike Papantonio about Michigan becoming the 24th "right-to-work (for less)" state. Also discussed: what Republicans plan to do with Medicare and Social Security, why we should help our nation's homeless and in tonight's "Daily Take" Thom details what Hostess executives decided to do with their employees' pension fund.

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Public schools - Get Ready for McTeachers & Evangelism...

More and more state governments are throwing their support behind for-profit charter schools - and that spells doom for the middle-class in America. In tonight's Daily Take - I'll tell you why maintaining our public schools is crucial for the survival of the middle class.

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Strip Clubs - The Good, Bad & Creepy

Jennifer Ward, Kinkly, joins Thom Hartmann.

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Wow! 9 million voters were suppressed in the last election

Greg Palast, Investigative Reporter-BBC News, join Thom Hartmann. While Republican efforts to steal the election for Mitt Romney may have failed - efforts to keep millions of Americans from having a voice in the election certainly succeeded. We'll talk to investigative journalist Greg Palast - and find out just how many Americans were denied one of their most basic rights

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Crazy Alert - Killer Catfish & Robotic Pigeons Unite!

Thom Hartmann;s crazy alert

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What's the legal limit for driving while stoned?

A stoned (5 times the legal limit) Steve Sarich, Cannabis Action Coalition, WA State, joins Thom Hartmann. Last month - Washington State and Colorado became the first two states in America to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Now comes the hard part. How will the states regulate the sale and use of the drug - and will the federal government let them be?

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Occupy Free Education

Victoria Sobel, student/activist-Cooper Union, joins Thom Hartmann. As tuition rates at colleges and universities across the country continue to skyrocket - tuition free universities are becoming relics of another age. How are students at one of this nation's last tuition-free universities fighting back against a first-ever plan to charge tuition?

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Admit it! Corporate Cash Changed Snyder's Mind on Union Busting...

Cindy Estrada, United Auto Workers (UAW) & Ryan Johnson, Parole & Probation Officer & Josh Eidelson, The Nation, all join Thom Hartmann. In February of this year - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder testified on Capitol Hill - saying that right to work for less laws weren't right for Michigan. So what changed over the last 10 months - and how badly will a right to work for less law hurt the Michigan economy?

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Full Show 12/10/12: The Ghettoization of Public Education

Thom discusses Michigan becoming the latest "right-to-work (for less)" state with United Auto Workers' VP Cindy Estrada and Labor Journalist Josh Josh Eidelson. Also discussed: a successful student protest in New York, how Colorado and Washington plan to implement their new marijuana laws and how millions of votes in last month's election were not counted. In tonight's "Daily Take" Thom details what privatizing our educational system will mean for the country.

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Was the Bangladesh Factory FIre Caused by a Cost-Benefit Analysis?

We now know that the death of 112 workers in the Tazreen garment factory in Bangladesh, just like the death of countless others around the world and right here in America, was the result of a cost-benefit analysis. This one was apparently largely done by Wal-Mart, although the practice is common across the corporate world.

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Conversations w/Great Minds - Chrystia Freeland - The Time America Grew Together Part2

Chrystia Freeland, Journalist/Author Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else joins Thom Hartmann. How did America's wealthy elite - the 1 percenters - rise to power - and what can be done to lower this nation's record high levels of income inequality?

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Conversations w/Great Minds - Chrystia Freeland - Are Liberals Persuasive Enough? Part 1

Journalist/Author Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else joins Thom Hartmann. How did America's wealthy elite - the 1 percenters - rise to power - and what can be done to lower this nation's record high levels of income inequality?

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50 Years Later - it's time for Medicare "Part E!"

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill that created Medicare and ensured that senior citizens would never again have to go without life-saving medical care.

And now, it’s time to reboot – and use a very, very, very simple message so all Americans can understand it.

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