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  • Daily Topics - Friday July 27th, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

    Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

    Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls

    Hour Two: 100 days to election day - Thom talks with actress/activist Blythe Danner about PA Voter ID

  • Capital One Bank is having a bad week...

    After it was the first bank to be hit by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for defrauding consumers and ordered to pay $165 million to customers in refunds, Capital One was just hit with another fine. This time – the Department of Justice has ordered the bank to pay out $12 million to members of the military for denying them their legal right under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to avoid foreclosures and high interest rates.

  • Daily Topics - Thursday July 26th, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

    Hour One: Why is Romney making out with foreign banksters?

    Hour Two: GOP Voter ID could keep almost HALF of all Philly voters out - Daniel Halper, The Weekly Standard / Plus, Geeky Science - did you know your night light can make you crazy?

    Hour Three: The man who invented too big to fail recanted...

  • It's been 500 days since the Fukushima nuclear crisis began in Japan

    And one thing’s clear – it’s still an extremely dangerous situation. A Japanese newspaper is reporting that plant operators still face a number of hurdles before they can decommission the plant and officially close the book on the crisis – and it could take decades. Those hurdles include trying to determine why 8 million becquerels of radioactive cesium still continues to pour out of reactor number 2 every single hour.

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday July 25th, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

    Hour One: Romney camp: 'put a white man back in the White House...' / Plus, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau turns 1 today - Elizabeth Warren

    Hour Two: Regulate the credit reporting industry? Malcolm Out Loud

    Hour Three: Conservative millenials & boomers are both being conned...

  • Police violence sparks civil unrest in Anaheim

    Civil unrest in America spread to Anaheim last night – where, for the fourth straight day, citizens took to the streets to protest police brutality and the killing the of an unarmed man by police over the weekend. As journalist Tim Pool reported, cops fired hundreds of less lethal rounds of rubber bullets and pepper balls into the crowds – wounding several demonstrators.

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday July 24th, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

    Hour One: Is Michelle Bachmann the new Joe McCarthy - Ryan Mauro, Radical / Plus, "You Don't Belong Here"...the Republican legacy of dog whistle politics

    Hour Two: Only Christian Aurora victims go to heaven? Bill Keller, Live Prayer

  • Big Brother is watching you!

    In an interview with Current TV on Monday, former NSA senior official Thomas Drake revealed that the NSA is not just monitoring international phone calls and emails as its been given the authority to do, but also domestic calls and emails. As Drake said, “a key decision [was] made shortly after 9/11, which began to rapidly turn the United States of America into the equivalent of a foreign nation for dragnet blanket electronic surveillanc

  • Daily Topics - Monday July 23rd, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE 3-6pm Eastern!

    Hour One: Does anyone in America really need an assault weapon? Noel Flasterstein, Gun Rights For You

    Hour Two: How to lose 800,000 jobs...Mitt Romney's tax plan - Curtis Dubay, Heritage Foundation

    Hour Three: Food fight...time to return to family farming?

  • Why does the US have such a high rate of gun murders?

    The shooter in the Aurora theater massacre, James Holmes, purchased more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition in the weeks leading up to the shooting, spending roughly $3,000 on his arsenal. He also purchased a bullet-proof vest and other tactical gear to mimic a SWAT team member, and high-capacity magazines that would have been illegal under the Assault Weapons Ban or any number of pieces of gun control legislation that have stalled out in C

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