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Why Weren't the “Yeehawdists" Arrested Leaving the Compound?

Ron Hampton, Institute of the Black World/National Black Police Association, joins Thom. It's been 6 days since dozens of armed white conservative men seized control of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge - near Burns, Oregon. They took control of the refuge to protest the imprisonment of Dwight and Steven Hammond - even though neither of the Hammonds support the militia itself. Immediately after the group barricaded themselves in - they sent out requests on Facebook asking supporters for snacks and cold-weather socks. And since then - we've heard daily reports about how these "yeehawdists" - are ready to die for their cause. But yesterday a spokesman for the Oregon State Police revealed just how make-believe this whole stand-off has been when he told Talking Points Memo that "right now - they are allowed to come and go as they want"

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The Bundy Boys Want to Take Us Back to the Articles of Confederation

Militia types like Ammon Bundy say they love the Constitution - but they actually oppose everything it stands for.

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There’s Something Strange About the NRA’s Tax Filings

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (C.R.E.W.) joins Thom. Wow. Apparently - the NRA told the IRS it spent nothing on lobbying each year from 2008 to 2013.

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Full Show 1/6/16: Fox Host Goes Truther on Obama’s Tears

Thom discusses how time is running out to stop the TPP trade deal with Rep. Alan Grayson, how the NRA is dodging taxes with C.R.E.W.’s Noah Bookbinder, and in tonight’s Daily Take Thom discusses how the Oregon militiamen know nothing about the constitution. Tonight’s Rumble talks Obama’s “tears” at his gun control presser, Trump’s questioning of Cruz’s citizenship, and Bernie’s plan to break up the big banks.

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Rumble: Why Is Crying a Sign Of Weakness?

Gianno Caldwell, Caldwell Strategic Consulting & Rodell Mollineau, Rokk Solutions & Bryan Pruitt, RedState all join Thom. Another thing that came out of Obama's press conference yesterday was - according to right-wing hate radio - further proof that Obama is a weak man - because he cried over the murder of schoolchildren. Why does she seem so incredulous about his tears? Are the posts over at Fox so cold that they can't imagine anyone actually crying over children dying in America?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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Rep Alan Grayson - Where is the Media Discussion on TPP?

Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL, 9th District) joins Thom. There's only one week left for the public to submit comments about the TPP - and a vote will likely take place within a month's time. So - why isn't anyone in the media talking about this massive corporate giveaway - and what can we do to stop it from passing?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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Politics Panel: Bernie is Rejecting Socialism for the Banks

Jane Horton, Conservative Commentator/Veterans Advocate & Ari Rabin-Havt, -The Agenda/SiriusXM Progress/The Benghazi Hoax & Neil McCabe, One America News Network all join Thom. Bernie spoke out today about breaking up the banks - the banks need to be boring again. #BreakEmUp

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Would Bundy Be Dead or Alive If He Were Black?

Chauncey DeVega, Salon/Alternet, joins Thom. As far-right militia members continue their occupation of federal land in Oregon - new questions are being raised about how our and against who our government decides to use violence. Would police have killed these militia members if they were black or Muslim? What do you think is the proper term for this group of heavily armed white men? are they terrorists? traitors? insurgents?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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Politics Panel: Why are Obama’s tears drawing outrage from the right?

Jane Horton, Conservative Commentator/Veterans Advocate & Ari Rabin-Havt, -The Agenda/SiriusXM Progress/The Benghazi Hoax & Neil McCabe, One America News Network all join Thom. President Obama broke down and cried today as he announced new executive action to combat gun violence. But all emotional impact aside - his plan is still extremely modest. So why is it drawing so much outrage from the right?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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It's Hard Out There for an Adelson Pimp

Steve Collins, The Bristol Press (formerly)/Youth Journalism International joins Thom. What's the connection between The Bristol Press and Sheldon Adelson?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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How Corporate Greed Is Trashing the Commons & Harming Us

An atmospheric catastrophe of unprecedented proportions is unfolding just miles outside of Los Angeles. Engineers say it could be months before it's brought under control - but it should have only taken hours.

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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Full Show 1/5/16: Bernie Reveals Plan to Break Up the Big Banks

Tonight’s Politics Panel talks Bernie’s Wall Street reform speech that the mainstream media ignored, Obama’s new gun control executive orders, and the GOP candidate’s fear campaign. Thom discusses how the situation in Oregon would be different if the militiamen were black with political essayist Chauncey DeVega and in tonight’s Daily Take Thom discusses why hundreds of thousands of pounds of natural gas are spewing into the atmosphere every hour in California.

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Politics Panel: Bernie is Rejecting Socialism for the Banks

Jane Horton, Conservative Commentator/Veterans Advocate & Ari Rabin-Havt, -The Agenda/SiriusXM Progress/The Benghazi Hoax & Neil McCabe, One America News Network all join Thom. Bernie spoke out today about breaking up the banks - the banks need to be boring again. #BreakEmUp

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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Politics Panel: So why are Obama’s tears drawing outrage from the right?

Jane Horton, Conservative Commentator/Veterans Advocate & Ari Rabin-Havt, -The Agenda/SiriusXM Progress/The Benghazi Hoax & Neil McCabe, One America News Network all join Thom. President Obama broke down and cried today as he announced new executive action to combat gun violence. But all emotional impact aside - his plan is still extremely modest. So why is it drawing so much outrage from the right?

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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Here’s Why Progressives Can Never Be Silent

Greg Jobin-Leeds, WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World/Schott Foundation For Public Education. Greg explains the vital practices that make modern movements work and why he’s an activist.

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

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