http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Republicans have Rejected the Republican Party http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/republicans-have-rejected-republican-party <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_159.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Now that John Kasich and Ted Cruz have dropped out, it’s pretty much official: Donald Trump is the 2016 Republican nominee for president.<br /> <br />The pundits never saw this coming, but they should have. The Republican Party has been running a scam on its base for decades now, and voters were bound to discover this scam sooner or later.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/republicans-have-rejected-republican-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/republicans-have-rejected-republican-party#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 19:47:06 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 95272 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday May 4th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-4th-2016 <div> </div> <div> <div class="views-field-nothing" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><div class="views-field-field</p> </div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-4th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-wednesday-may-4th-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 16:11:14 +0000 shawnt56 95249 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 3 May '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/tuesday-3-may-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Will Donald Trump Be the End of the Christian Right?</li> <li>Judson Phillips, Tea Party Nation: Will the GOP Choose Jobs Over God?</li> <li>The 411 on the TTIP... What You Need To Know</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/tuesday-3-may-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/tuesday-3-may-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 04 May 2016 15:55:30 +0000 SueN 95245 at http://www.thomhartmann.com How Donald Trump Could Defeat Hillary Clinton… http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/how-donald-trump-could-defeat-hillary-clinton%E2%80%A6 <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_78.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" />Back in February, workers at a Carrier manufacturing plant in Indianapolis were told that the factory, and their 1,400 jobs, were being moved to Mexico.<br /><br />That story was front-and-center ahead of today's Indiana primary, and it shows how trade has become the big issue of the 2016 election.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/how-donald-trump-could-defeat-hillary-clinton%E2%80%A6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/how-donald-trump-could-defeat-hillary-clinton%E2%80%A6#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 03 May 2016 19:45:48 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 95226 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-tuesday-may-3rd-2016 <div> </div> <div> <div class="views-field-nothing" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><div class="views-field-field</p> </div></div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-tuesday-may-3rd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-tuesday-may-3rd-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 03 May 2016 16:26:58 +0000 shawnt56 95210 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 2 May '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/monday-2-may-16-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Should Dole Get the Corporate Death Penalty?</li> <li>Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch: TTIP...New Docs Reveal It's Worse Than You Know</li> <li>Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel: The Latest News From the District Sentinel News Co-op</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/monday-2-may-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/monday-2-may-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 03 May 2016 15:55:37 +0000 SueN 95207 at http://www.thomhartmann.com We Don't Need Another Cable Giant. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/we-dont-need-another-cable-giant <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_78.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Thanks to the FCC, two-thirds of our nation's high-speed internet subscribers may soon be under the control of just two companies.<br /><br />According to a recent article over at CommonDreams.org, that agency has approved Charter Communication's $90 billion dollar takeover of two other cable providers: Time Warner and Bright House Networks.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/we-dont-need-another-cable-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/we-dont-need-another-cable-giant#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 02 May 2016 17:41:27 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 95177 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 29 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/friday-29-april-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/friday-29-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/friday-29-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 02 May 2016 15:57:30 +0000 SueN 95174 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday May 2nd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-monday-may-2nd-2016 <div class="views-field-nothing" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" s</p> </div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-monday-may-2nd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/05/daily-topics-monday-may-2nd-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 02 May 2016 15:35:13 +0000 shawnt56 95173 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday April 29th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-friday-april-29th-2016-0 <div class="views-field-nothing" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" s</p> </div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-friday-april-29th-2016-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-friday-april-29th-2016-0#comments Live Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:53:49 +0000 shawnt56 95125 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday April 29th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-friday-april-29th-2016 <div class="views-field-nothing" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" s</p> </div></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-friday-april-29th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-friday-april-29th-2016#comments Live Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:53:44 +0000 shawnt56 95124 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 28 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/thursday-28-april-16-show-notes <ul> <li>America First: Trump &amp; the New American Fascist Movement...</li> <li>Farron Cousins, Ring of Fire/Trial Lawyer Magazine: Generation Left...Shaping America's Future</li> <li>Thom's Best of the Rest of the News!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/thursday-28-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/thursday-28-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:59:48 +0000 SueN 95109 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Secretary John Kerry Makes History At The UN http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/secretary-john-kerry-makes-history-un <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_77.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />While much of the mainstream media was focused on 2016 election cycle, Secretary of State John Kerry was making history with his granddaughter at the United Nations. Last week, Secretary Kerry joined a gathering of the majority of the world's nations and signed on to the historic Paris Climate Accord. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/secretary-john-kerry-makes-history-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/secretary-john-kerry-makes-history-un#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:13:37 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 95105 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Will Millennials Be The Lost Generation? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/will-millennials-be-lost-generation <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_76.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The expectation for many Americans has always been that one generation will do better than those who came before them. But, that may not be the case when it comes to millennials. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/will-millennials-be-lost-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/will-millennials-be-lost-generation#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:27:23 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 95088 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 27 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/wednesday-27-april-16-show-notes <ul> <li>How Do We Transform America?</li> <li>Jefferson Smith, Thank you Democracy-xray fm (91.1FM): What Do Campaigns Do When the Race Ends?</li> <li>Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich, Goldman School of Public Policy-U.C. Berkeley: Why Bernie should - and WILL - fight on!</li> <li>Thom's Geeky Science stack - plus your calls on the topics of the day!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/wednesday-27-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/wednesday-27-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:50:04 +0000 SueN 95071 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday April 28th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-28th-2016 <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><em style="fo</p> </em></p></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-28th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-28th-2016#comments Live Blog Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:07:09 +0000 shawnt56 95068 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Bernie’s R.I. Win is a Rebirth for the Democratic Party http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/bernie%E2%80%99s-ri-win-rebirth-democratic-party <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_75.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />So, last night didn’t go that well for Bernie Sanders.<br /> <br />Despite high hopes for a strong showing in the so-called “Acela primaries,” he managed to win just one of the 5 states at play -- Rhode Island. As a result, his path to the Democratic nomination, although still open, just got a lot slimmer.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/bernie%E2%80%99s-ri-win-rebirth-democratic-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/bernie%E2%80%99s-ri-win-rebirth-democratic-party#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:37:15 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 95043 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 26 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/tuesday-26-april-16-show-notes <ul> <li>What Do You Want the Democratic Platform to Say...What Do You Fear the GOP Platform Will Say???</li> <li>Karl Frisch, Allied Progress: BUSTED! Congressional Payday Pals Exposed</li> <li>Thom's Best of the Rest of the News - GOP members of Congress stopping funding to help the children of Flint...</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/tuesday-26-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/tuesday-26-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:20:35 +0000 SueN 95030 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday April 26th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-tuesday-april-26th-2016 <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><em style="fo</p> </em></p></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-tuesday-april-26th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-tuesday-april-26th-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:06:35 +0000 shawnt56 94983 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 25 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/monday-25-april-16-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Are Conservatives Causing More Americans to Commit Suicide?</li> <li>Robert Kraig, Citizen Action Wisconsin: Is the Health Insurance Industry Too Big To Fail?</li> <li>Scottie Nell Hughes, USA Radio Network/ROAR: The New Conservative Woman Speaks Out: What Happens If Trump Becomes a Democrat Again?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/monday-25-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/monday-25-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:06:09 +0000 SueN 94981 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Have you heard about the retirement income gap? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/have-you-heard-about-retirement-income-gap <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_74.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Low wages aren't the only reason that the poor are getting poorer and the richer are getting richer.<br /><br />According to new research from the Economic Policy Institute, high-income Americans are 10 times more likely to have retirement accounts than those at the low-end of the income spectrum. And, the national shift away from defined-benefit pension plans into 401(k)'s has left more and more older Americans retiring in poverty.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/have-you-heard-about-retirement-income-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/have-you-heard-about-retirement-income-gap#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:25:00 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 94977 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Reaganomics is Literally Making Americans Kill Themselves. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/reaganomics-literally-making-americans-kill-themselves <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_158.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Reaganomics is literally making Americans kill themselves.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/reaganomics-literally-making-americans-kill-themselves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/reaganomics-literally-making-americans-kill-themselves#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:08:30 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 94944 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday April 25th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-monday-april-25th-2016 <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></div> <div style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><em style="fo</p> </em></p></div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-monday-april-25th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/daily-topics-monday-april-25th-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:07:31 +0000 shawnt56 94931 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 22 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/friday-22-april-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Joe Madison, The Joe Madison Show/SiriusXM Urban View (ch.126): Tamir Rice Would Be Alive if He Were White</li> <li>Scottie Nell Hughes, USA Radio Network/<em>ROAR: The New Conservative Woman Speaks Out</em>: Will Trump's Sexual Hypocrisy Work Against the Clinton's This Time?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/friday-22-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/friday-22-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 25 Apr 2016 01:27:28 +0000 SueN 94923 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 21 April '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/thursday-21-april-16-show-notes <ul> <li>In for Thom today, progressive commentators Danielle and Shane-O</li> <li>John Nichols, The Nation Magazine: Why Do New Yorkers Hate Ted Cruz?</li> <li>How Can We Unify the Democratic Party With the Platform?</li> <li>Greg Palast, Billionaires &amp; Ballot Bandits: How To Steal An Election In 9 Easy Steps: Why Life in The Gulf is Anything But Normal 6 Years After the BP Disaster</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/thursday-21-april-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/04/thursday-21-april-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:24:54 +0000 SueN 94886 at http://www.thomhartmann.com