http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Thursday 18 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-18-december-14-show-notes-0 <ul> <li>Is medical marijuana healing you?</li> <li>Neil McCabe, Guns &amp; Patriots Newsletter: What comes first...the chicken or the egg?</li> <li>Stephen Cohen PhD, The Nation Magazine: Politics, energy and the fragile world economy</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-18-december-14-show-notes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-18-december-14-show-notes-0#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:54:17 +0000 SueN 79009 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Death of the Middle Class was by Design... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/death-middle-class-was-design <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_426.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Even in the face of the so-called Recovery, poverty and inequality are getting worse in our country, and more wealth and power is flowing straight to the top. According to Paul Buchheit over at Alternet, this is the end result of winner-take-all capitalism, and this destruction of the working class has all been by design. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/death-middle-class-was-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/death-middle-class-was-design#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:19:50 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 79002 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Is George Zimmerman Right? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/george-zimmerman-right <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_43.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />It's time to listen to George Zimmerman. Seriously, and I'll explain in a minute. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/george-zimmerman-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/george-zimmerman-right#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:08:51 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78987 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday December 4th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-thursday-december-4th-2014-0 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-thursday-december-4th-2014-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-thursday-december-4th-2014-0#comments Live Blog Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:49:58 +0000 shawnt56 78977 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 18 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-18-december-14-show-notes <ul> <li>President Obama announces a new policy towards Cuba</li> <li>Bryan Fischer, American Family Association: who would Jesus torture?</li> <li>Dan Sisson, The Revolution of 1800: Thom Hartmann University Book Club - chapter 7</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-18-december-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-18-december-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:36:42 +0000 SueN 78975 at http://www.thomhartmann.com A Warren Run Would Change Everything http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/warren-run-would-change-everything <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_425.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Over the past few weeks, Elizabeth Warren has emerged as a leader of progressives on Capitol Hill. She led the charge against the part of the CRomnibus that gutted our financial regulations, and she is still fighting the White House over its nomination of bankster Antonio Weiss as Undersecretary of Domestic Finance in the Treasury Department.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/warren-run-would-change-everything" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/warren-run-would-change-everything#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:05:53 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78939 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 16 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/tuesday-16-december-14-show-notes <ul> <li>We thought we were free...</li> <li>Ambassador Alan Keyes, Loyal to Liberty: Left, Right...nobody likes 'fast track'</li> <li>Vincent Bugliosi, The Prosecution of an American President: Thom talks with renowned prosector</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/tuesday-16-december-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/tuesday-16-december-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:38:29 +0000 SueN 78928 at http://www.thomhartmann.com We Thought We Were Free... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/we-thought-we-were-free <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_42.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Are we really the land of the free and the home of the brave?<br /> <br />On Thanksgiving Day, 26-year-old law student <a href="http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/florida-cop-pulls-over-nwa-f-tha-police">Cesar Baldelomar was pulled over by a police officer in northwest Miami</a>. So what was the reason for his stop? He was playing the song “F**K Tha Police” by N.W.A on his radio.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/we-thought-we-were-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/we-thought-we-were-free#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:06:34 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78913 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday December 16th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-tuesday-december-16th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-tuesday-december-16th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-tuesday-december-16th-2014#comments Live Blog Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:15:50 +0000 shawnt56 78900 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 15 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/monday-15-december-14-show-notes <ul> <li>When it comes to torture, there is only one truth...</li> <li>Brent Skorup, Mercatus Institute: Are cops scanning your social media profile?</li> <li>Brad Friedman, The BradBlog: Election 2014 fallout continues</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/monday-15-december-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/monday-15-december-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:22:50 +0000 SueN 78884 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Scalia Is Dead Wrong On Torture http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/scalia-dead-wrong-torture <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_41.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Torture is about as immoral and unconstitutional as it gets, but that’s not how Antonin Scalia sees it.<br /> <br />During an interview with a Swiss radio station last week, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/12/antonin-scalia-constitution-torture_n_6316240.html?utm_hp_ref=politics">the Supreme Court Justice argued that it isn’t so clear that torturing people is wrong and ineffective</a>.</p> <p>He said,</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/scalia-dead-wrong-torture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/scalia-dead-wrong-torture#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:05:33 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78878 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday December 15th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-monday-december-15th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-monday-december-15th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-monday-december-15th-2014#comments Live Blog Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:39 +0000 shawnt56 78862 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 12 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/friday-12-december-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>Actress/Activist Mimi Kennedy, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) / Free Don: Don Siegelman to get day in court</li> <li>Mathew Schmid and Leila Conners, Total Freedom: Why it's time for a Basic Income for All</li> <li>Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/friday-12-december-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/friday-12-december-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:29:24 +0000 SueN 78859 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 11 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-11-december-14-show-notes-0 <ul> <li>The government should backstop our benefits...and NOT the banksters!</li> <li>Congressman Peter DeFazio, U.S. Congressman (D-OR, 4th District): budget bill</li> <li>Sheriff Richard Mack, Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association: Why is America in decline?</li> <li>Dick Cavett, Brief Encounters / The Dick Cavett Show: What would Dick Cavett ask George W. Bush?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-11-december-14-show-notes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/thursday-11-december-14-show-notes-0#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:51:53 +0000 SueN 78810 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday December 12th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-friday-december-12th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-friday-december-12th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-friday-december-12th-2014#comments Live Blog Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:12:38 +0000 shawnt56 78801 at http://www.thomhartmann.com How could Democrats vote for the "Cromnibus"??? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/how-could-democrats-vote-cromnibus <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_424.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Last night, with only hours to go before the government shut down, the House of Representatives passed the so-called “Cromnibus” bill to keep government running. As usual, Republicans used the looming deadline to force through massive cuts and more deregulation. And, once again, far to many Democrats went along with the Republican hostage-taking. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/how-could-democrats-vote-cromnibus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/how-could-democrats-vote-cromnibus#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:01:54 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78799 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday December 11th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-thursday-december-11th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-thursday-december-11th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-thursday-december-11th-2014#comments Live Blog Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:10:56 +0000 shawnt56 78777 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Is the Koch Brothers' Curriculum Coming to Your Child's School? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/koch-brothers-curriculum-coming-your-childs-school <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_40.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The Koch Brothers are trying to re-write history. Caitlin MacNeal over at TPM is reporting that the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has “encouraged” state high school teachers to start teaching a curriculum that was drafted by a Koch Brothers-funded group. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/koch-brothers-curriculum-coming-your-childs-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/koch-brothers-curriculum-coming-your-childs-school#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:08:02 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78775 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 10 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/wednesday-10-december-14-show-notes-0 <ul> <li>"We are awesome"...</li> <li>Matthew Heimbach, Traditionalist Youth Network: Does free speech extend to your license plate?</li> <li>Dan Sisson, <i>The Revolution of 1800</i>: Thom Hartmann University book club - chapter 6</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/wednesday-10-december-14-show-notes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/wednesday-10-december-14-show-notes-0#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:39:38 +0000 SueN 78763 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Torture is Not an American Value http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/torture-not-american-value <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_39.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Conservatives are freaking out about the Senate torture report, and nowhere are they freaking out more than on Fox So-Called News. Host Andrea Tantaros, for example, went on a crazy rant after hearing that the report was being released and <a href="http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/fox-host-cia-torture-america-awesome">repeated “America is awesome” over and over again.</a><br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/torture-not-american-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/torture-not-american-value#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:58:12 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78738 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday December 10th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-wednesday-december-10th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-wednesday-december-10th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-wednesday-december-10th-2014#comments Live Blog Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:57:19 +0000 shawnt56 78724 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 9 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/tuesday-9-december-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senate releases the torture report...should we pardon the torturers?</li> <li>Kyle Ash, Greenpeace: Latest from U.N. Climate talks in Lima, Peru</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/tuesday-9-december-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/tuesday-9-december-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:05:20 +0000 SueN 78718 at http://www.thomhartmann.com This is NOT who we are… http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/not-who-we-are%E2%80%A6 <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_38.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />“The character of our country has to be measured in part, not by what we do when things are easy, but what we do when things are hard.” Those were the words of President Obama, when he was asked over the summer about the CIA’s use of torture in the months and years after 9/11. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/not-who-we-are%E2%80%A6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/not-who-we-are%E2%80%A6#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:01:47 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 78707 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday December 9th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-tuesday-december-9th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-tuesday-december-9th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/daily-topics-tuesday-december-9th-2014#comments Live Blog Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:04:42 +0000 shawnt56 78695 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 8 December '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/monday-8-december-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Have we lost our democracy?</li> <li>David Morris, Institute for Local Self Reliance / The New City States: What can we learn from Alaska?</li> <li>Shane Davis, Fractivist / Groundswell Rising: How one fractivist is fighting back</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/monday-8-december-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/12/monday-8-december-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:30:38 +0000 SueN 78693 at http://www.thomhartmann.com