- Nov. 26, 2013 12:29 pmBy shawnt56
Hour One: What Would Jesus Do...with the banksters? Peter Schiff, The Peter Schiff Show / Plus, are spanked children more likely to be criminals?
Hour Two: What would you call this Do-Nothing Congress? David Bender, Progressive Voices
Hour Three: Absused by the TSA? There's an app for that - Rajdeep Singh, The Sikh Coalition
- Nov. 25, 2013 9:22 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
On Sunday, major world powers reached an agreement to scale back the Iranian nuclear program. In exchange, our nation and others will slightly lift some of the sanctions against Iran, but embargoes against Iranian banks and oil will remain in place. The interim deal was reached in Geneva, where the US, UK, France, Germany, China, and Russia crafted the diplomatic agreement.
- Nov. 22, 2013 10:24 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
Yesterday, majority rule finally returned to the U.S. Senate. After five years of Republican obstruction, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid invoked the so-called “nuclear option,” with 52 Democrats voting to reform the filibuster. Since President Obama took office, Republicans have used the filibuster more than any other time in our history.
- Nov. 21, 2013 8:40 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
On Tuesday, the Justice Department announced that JPMorgan has agreed to a $13 billion dollar settlement over the fraudulent sale of mortgage backed securities. But, that settlement is a fraud in and of itself. Four billion dollars of that figure was actually part of a settlement announced a month earlier, and the rest can hardly be considered a penalty against the big bank.
- Nov. 20, 2013 8:23 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued their first ruling of the term, refusing to block a new abortion law in Texas. That law imposes strict building standards on abortion clinics, blocks abortions after 20 weeks, and requires doctors that perform the procedures to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their facilities.
- Nov. 19, 2013 8:16 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
Our nation has seen the dangers of coal mining and drilling for natural gas, but few of us have heard of coal gasification. That's because it's a highly dangerous process of creating synthetic natural gas, by setting coal on fire and injecting it with oxygen and water. And, if an Australian energy company has their way, Americans may become very familiar with this dangerous process.
- Nov. 18, 2013 9:32 amBy THP Danielle
Over the weekend, a deadly string of nearly 80 tornadoes ripped through the Midwest. Meteorologists called the storms “a rare and very dangerous late-season weather outbreak” that came on quickly and gave people little time to find shelter. As of Monday morning, at least six deaths had been reported from the storms that spanned seven states, and the worst of the damage occurred in the town of Washington, Illinois.
- Nov. 15, 2013 10:02 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
This week, Americans got a peak behind the curtain of the Trans Pacific Partnership, and what we found is frightening. On Thursday, Wikileaks published a complete draft of the “intellectual property rights” chapter of the TPP, and it poses a serious risk to free speech and information access.
- Nov. 14, 2013 1:40 pmBy shawnt56
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Watch the video 'Last Hours' narrated by Thom Hartmann about the "time bomb" that is ticking underground, underwater and under ice… frozen methane that is now escaping and could trigger runaway climate change. www.lasthours.org
Hour One: Obamacare...what the numbers REALLY mean - Igor Volsky, Think Progress