May 21 2009 - Thursday

cheney-imagesTopic: "Dick Cheney won?!" Thom mixes it up with Reagan biographer Craig Shirley, President of Shirley & Bannister Public Affairs

Topic: "News Under the Radar" Christy Harvey of the Center for American Progress visits with Thom

Topic: "Geeky Science Rocks" our weekly update from the world of science

May 14th 2009 Thursday

geeky-imagesHour One: Has Dick Cheney won?

Hour Two: Should the photos be released or not?

Hour Three: "Torture...prosecute or pardon?" Thom speaks with constitutional law expert, Bruce Fein, an associate deputy attorney general under Reagan

May 6-8 2009 Thursday

radio-live-images1Peter B Collins (Wed & Fri) and Portland KPOJ's Morning Crew "Carl Wolfson with Christine Alexander"(Thu) will be filling in Wed - Fri while Thom is home for his mother's funeral and to be with family.

April 30th 2009 Thursday


pig-imagesHour 1 - Should we regulate the hedge fund and financial services industries like the Europeans are doing?

April 23 2009 Thursday

Hour 1 - Torture: Is the FBI the Smoking Gun?

Hour 2 - "Everything you Know is Wrong"  Phil Chalmers Topic: Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer

Topic - Geeky Science Rocks!

Hour 3 - Is it time to end the prohibition of Pot? with Norm Stamper, former Chief of Police Seattle 


April 16th 2009

conservatives-imagesHour 1 - Thom asks Ibrahim Hooper ( "How can we help Islam purge violence?" 

Halima Karsai (  joins Thom to talk about Afghan woman pelted with stones for protesting rape law.

April 9th 2009

Topic: Whistleblower Iris Mack is with Thom today - Harvard Derivatives Whiz Fired For Emailing Larry Summers About "Frightening" Trades

Topic: "Mexican Drug War + More Gun Control = Solution?"  Thom debates Erich Pratt of Gun Owners of America

April 2 2009

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Hour 1: The Best of the rest of the News
Hour 2: Monsanto and the battle for a safe food supply - Thom speaks with Dr. Andrew Bosworth, author of "biotech-images The Future of Food, Pills and Sex"

March 19th 2009 On the Program

Tonight in Chicago - Dial-Global syndicated talker Thom Hartmann will go one-on-one tonight in Chicago with Salem Radio Network host Michael Medved. The “Great Debate” — centered on “important issues facing our nation” — will be held at an already sold-outMeadows Club in suburban Rolling Meadows, IL.

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On the Program - Feb 12th 2009

Quote: "The fact of evolution is the backbone of biology, and biology is thus in the peculiar position of being a science founded on an improved theory, is it then a science or faith?" Charles Robert Darwin (1809—1882)
Happy 200th birthday to both Abraham Lincoln Charles Darwin!!
Hour One - Thom's take on news of the day
Hour Two - Ray Comfort Topic: Darwin's birthday, theory of evolution...and his book "You Can Lead An Atheist to Evidence But You Can't Make Him Think"
Guest: Dr. David Loye "The Darwin Project" (also Darwin's 200th Birthday
Hour Three - Thomas V. Girardi Topic: toxic torts and battling corporate America (Host of Champions of Justice radio show and client of Greg Garber's at KTLK)
Topic: Geeky Science Rocks

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