http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Daily Topics - Monday May 25th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-monday-may-25th-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-monday-may-25th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-monday-may-25th-2015#comments Live Blog Mon, 25 May 2015 14:30:44 +0000 shawnt56 84160 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday May 22nd, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-friday-may-22nd-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-friday-may-22nd-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-friday-may-22nd-2015#comments Live Blog Fri, 22 May 2015 17:12:09 +0000 shawnt56 84118 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 21 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/thursday-21-may-15-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Is This the Tipping Point for Fascism?</li> <li>Liz Shield, PJ Media: Should ID be required to buy ammo online?</li> <li>The Rise of the Super PACs...</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/thursday-21-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/thursday-21-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 22 May 2015 15:39:57 +0000 SueN 84114 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Can we make California the last oil spill? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/can-we-make-california-last-oil-spill <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_435.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />A state of emergency has been declared in California after crews realized that the Rufugio Beach oil spill was five times worse than original estimates. This week, the Plains All American Pipeline ruptured and dumped crude oil over a four-mile stretch of pristine California coastline. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/can-we-make-california-last-oil-spill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/can-we-make-california-last-oil-spill#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 22 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 84113 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Would Washington have asked for "Fast Track?" http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/would-washington-have-asked-fast-track <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_117.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />This week, it appears that President Obama got the Senate to give him “fast-track” authority for the Transpacific Partnership and the House isn't far behind.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/would-washington-have-asked-fast-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/would-washington-have-asked-fast-track#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 21 May 2015 16:15:47 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 84079 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday May 21st, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-thursday-may-21st-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-thursday-may-21st-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-thursday-may-21st-2015#comments Live Blog Thu, 21 May 2015 16:12:56 +0000 shawnt56 84078 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 20 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/wednesday-20-may-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Should men be excluded from the workplace?</li> <li>Neil McCabe, Townhall.com/The Washington Mercury: Is the TPP going to poison us all?</li> <li>Should we make the banksters homeless?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/wednesday-20-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/wednesday-20-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 21 May 2015 14:29:27 +0000 SueN 84070 at http://www.thomhartmann.com End the Banksters’ Get Out of Jail Free Card http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/end-banksters%E2%80%99-get-out-jail-free-card <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_91.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />If you want a lifetime guaranteed get out of jail free card, all you need to do is break the law while working for a giant transnational corporation.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/end-banksters%E2%80%99-get-out-jail-free-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/end-banksters%E2%80%99-get-out-jail-free-card#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 20 May 2015 20:27:46 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 84055 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 19 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/tuesday-19-may-15-show-notes-0 <ul> <li>Obama’s Pacific trade deal will not tame China</li> <li>Michael Sargent, Heritage Foundation: How Do We Prevent Another Amtrak Disaster?</li> <li>Ralph Nader, <i>Return to Sender</i>: Why Baltimore "Suddenly" Matters to the Media</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/tuesday-19-may-15-show-notes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/tuesday-19-may-15-show-notes-0#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 20 May 2015 19:33:04 +0000 SueN 84052 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday May 20th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-20th-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-20th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-20th-2015#comments Live Blog Wed, 20 May 2015 15:05:32 +0000 shawnt56 83994 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday May 19th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-tuesday-may-19th-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-tuesday-may-19th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-tuesday-may-19th-2015#comments Live Blog Tue, 19 May 2015 18:40:05 +0000 shawnt56 83965 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Pope takes on perpetual war! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/pope-takes-perpetual-war <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_116.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Once again, Pope Francis has spoken truth to power. At an event last Monday, the Pontiff spoke to 7,000 schoolchildren, and one of them asked him a question about war. In response, the Pope said, “Why so many powerful people do not want peace?</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/pope-takes-perpetual-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/pope-takes-perpetual-war#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 19 May 2015 18:36:09 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 83963 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 18 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/monday-18-may-15-show-notes <ul> <li>In for Thom today, progressive commentators Danielle and Shane-O</li> <li>John Nichols, The Nation Magazine: WI's Walker...Right To Work For All Americans?!</li> <li>Kymone Freeman, Black Lives Matter DC/We Act Radio: Obama's Plan to Combat Militarized Police</li> <li>Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH): There's Still Time to Defeat the TPP</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/monday-18-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/monday-18-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 19 May 2015 15:55:29 +0000 SueN 83947 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Indian Point could have been much worse... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/indian-point-could-have-been-much-worse <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_115.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />It doesn't take an earthquake or tsunami to expose us to the risks of nuclear power. Last week, a transformer fire caused an explosion and oil leak at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in New York State. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/indian-point-could-have-been-much-worse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/indian-point-could-have-been-much-worse#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 18 May 2015 19:11:56 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 83920 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday May 18th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-monday-may-18th-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-monday-may-18th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-monday-may-18th-2015#comments Live Blog Mon, 18 May 2015 18:50:14 +0000 shawnt56 83916 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 15 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/friday-15-may-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/friday-15-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/friday-15-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 18 May 2015 15:55:52 +0000 SueN 83907 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 14 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/thursday-14-may-15-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Thom schools Republicans about infrastructure</li> <li>Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL, 9th district), Trade Treachery: Is treachery afoot with the TPP?</li> <li>Did Jade Helm just happen in DC last night?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/thursday-14-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/thursday-14-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 15 May 2015 15:48:05 +0000 SueN 83845 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Policy vs. Politics http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/policy-vs-politics <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_434.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />While many in the Democratic party continue to move towards the Right, some are working to get the party back in touch with our progressive roots. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/policy-vs-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/policy-vs-politics#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 15 May 2015 13:23:12 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 83840 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Gridlock isn't unique to Congress... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/gridlock-isnt-unique-congress <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_113.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The person in charge of our Federal Election Commission says she has pretty much given up hope of regulating the 2016 election. That agency has been unable to reach a conclusion on any key vote, because they are perpetually locked in a 3-to-3 tie along party lines.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/gridlock-isnt-unique-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/gridlock-isnt-unique-congress#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 14 May 2015 19:08:01 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 83662 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday May 14th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-thursday-may-14th-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-thursday-may-14th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-thursday-may-14th-2015#comments Live Blog Thu, 14 May 2015 15:57:01 +0000 shawnt56 83802 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 13 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/wednesday-13-may-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Reaganism caused yesterday's train crash</li> <li>Sheriff Richard Mack, The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association: What Makes You Conservative vs. Liberal</li> <li>Mary Nicol, Greenpeace USA: Arctic exposed to 75% chance of a LARGE spill</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/wednesday-13-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/wednesday-13-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 14 May 2015 15:54:41 +0000 SueN 83800 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Reaganism Caused Yesterday's Train Crash http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/reaganism-caused-yesterdays-train-crash <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_90.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />There used to be a time in this country when our elected representatives believed in America and its government.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/reaganism-caused-yesterdays-train-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/reaganism-caused-yesterdays-train-crash#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 13 May 2015 21:30:13 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 83774 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday May 13th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-13th-2015 <p><em>Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-13th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-13th-2015#comments Live Blog Wed, 13 May 2015 16:02:26 +0000 shawnt56 83748 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 12 May '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/tuesday-12-may-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC): Here's What's Wrong With the USA Freedom Act</li> <li>Who Does the Fertilized Egg Belong To?</li> <li>Ravi Batra, End Unemployment Now: How to Eliminate Joblessness</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/tuesday-12-may-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/tuesday-12-may-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 13 May 2015 11:32:27 +0000 SueN 83740 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The GOP’s Food Stamp Hypocrisy http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/gop%E2%80%99s-food-stamp-hypocrisy <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_89.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />We have a serious corporate welfare problem in this country, but Republicans would apparently rather spend their time trying to stop poor people from eating spaghetti sauce than do anything about it. Seriously, I’m not kidding.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/gop%E2%80%99s-food-stamp-hypocrisy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/05/gop%E2%80%99s-food-stamp-hypocrisy#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 12 May 2015 21:03:00 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 83722 at http://www.thomhartmann.com