http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Thursday 1 December '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/thursday-1-december-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Bernie Sanders takes on the Trump Carrier PR stunt...</li> <li>Maimouna Youssef, Native American &amp; African American accomplished artist... just performed in Standing Rock: Standing Rock Water Protectors Are Now Being Starved Out...</li> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Issues of the day and your calls</li> <li>Investigative Journalist/Filmmaker Greg Palast, Rolling Stone Magazine/The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: Election 2016 - No-BS Guide to the Presidential Vote Recount</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/thursday-1-december-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/thursday-1-december-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:33:38 +0000 SueN 100547 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Trump's Drain the Swamp Scam Has Been Exposed http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/trumps-drain-swamp-scam-has-been-exposed <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Just a few months ago, Donald Trump was saying things about Wall Street and the big banks that sounded, well, downright progressive.<br /><br />During an appearance on CBS' <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-the-hedge-fund-guys-are-getting-away-with-murder/">Face the Nation</a>, for example, he accused the "hedge fund guys," as he put it, "of getting away with murder."<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/trumps-drain-swamp-scam-has-been-exposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/trumps-drain-swamp-scam-has-been-exposed#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:08:52 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100534 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 30 November '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/wednesday-30-november-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Does Everyone in the Media Have to Bow to Emperor Trump?</li> <li>Lee Fang, The Intercept/(formerly w/The Nation): Elaine Chao, Mitch McConnell &amp; the Family’s Shadowy Shipping Company</li> <li>Charles Sauer, The Market Institute: Trump's Agenda for Privatizing the Commons, What Would Libertarians Do?</li> <li>Ken Ward, Climate Disobedience Center, #ShutItDown: Activists Who Shut Off Oil Sands Pipeline In Solidarity With Standing Rock Water Protectors Facing 30 Years in Prison</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/wednesday-30-november-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/12/wednesday-30-november-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:23:53 +0000 SueN 100523 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Trump Wants Dissent To Be A Crime... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/trump-wants-dissent-be-crime <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Another day - another bizarre -- and frankly constitution-defying-- tweet from Donald Trump.<br /><br />At 6:55 yesterday morning -- a time when most Americans were either still sleeping or just getting out of bed -- the man who will in less than two months take over the leadership of the so-called free world sent out this message from his Twitter account:</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/trump-wants-dissent-be-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/trump-wants-dissent-be-crime#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:25:17 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100507 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday November 30th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-wednesday-november-30th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><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></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-wednesday-november-30th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-wednesday-november-30th-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:55:18 +0000 shawnt56 100492 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 29 November '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/tuesday-29-november-16-show-notes <p><!-- NL 20161129 Tue.html --><!-- NL 20161129 Tue.html --></p> <ul> <li>Trump Wants Dissent To Be A Crime - a crime with a worse punishment than murder. Banishment was the ultimate punishment in earlier societies...THIS is the BEGINNING!</li> <li>Blaine Winship, Moralnomics: Privatizing Schools is About To Go On Steroids</li> <li>George Goehl, People’s Action/People's Action Institute: the Anti-Trump Resistance &amp; Fighting Back Against Corporate Power</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/tuesday-29-november-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/tuesday-29-november-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:45:38 +0000 SueN 100489 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Transcript: Robert Kennedy Jr., "Trump Has A $2 Million Stake in the Dakota Pipeline" - 17 Nov '16 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-robert-kennedy-jr-trump-has-2-million-stake-dakota-pipeline-17-nov-16 <p><iframe width="598" height="341" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HI0vRptYlw0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <!-- 0:00 --><!-- 0:00 --><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-robert-kennedy-jr-trump-has-2-million-stake-dakota-pipeline-17-nov-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-robert-kennedy-jr-trump-has-2-million-stake-dakota-pipeline-17-nov-16#comments Transcripts Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:04:00 +0000 SueN 100478 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Here's How We Can Really Protect America http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/heres-how-we-can-really-protect-america <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> From Thomas Friedman to Barack Obama, from Mitt Romney to John McCain, it's fashionable among the "intelligentsia" and elites of both parties to ridicule "protectionism" as a way to rebuild America.<br /><br />Yet during his campaign, Donald Trump openly embraced the idea of slapping tariffs on imported goods.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/heres-how-we-can-really-protect-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/heres-how-we-can-really-protect-america#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:43:49 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100476 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday November 29th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-tuesday-november-29th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><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></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-tuesday-november-29th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-tuesday-november-29th-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:37:03 +0000 shawnt56 100466 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 28 November '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/monday-28-november-16-show-notes <ul> <li>The Trump Reality Show Just Elevated Voter Fraud Sky High</li> <li>A Day in the Life of Joe Republican - Revisited.....</li> <li>Mike Elk, Payday Report: Did the End of Unionization Kill the Tennessee School Bus Children?</li> <li>Valerie Ervin, Working Families Party: The Trump Resistance Is Growing! #NotMyPresident #TheResistance</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/monday-28-november-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/monday-28-november-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:57:00 +0000 SueN 100462 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Pat McCrory is Trying to Steal the DC Governorship! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/pat-mccrory-trying-steal-dc-governorship <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Republicans tried virtually everything to steal the election in North Carolina.<br /><br />They used Kris Kobach's <a href="http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/27009-voter-purges-alter-us-political-map">Interstate Crosscheck</a> system to throw hundreds of thousands of people off the voter rolls.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/pat-mccrory-trying-steal-dc-governorship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/pat-mccrory-trying-steal-dc-governorship#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:01:58 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100448 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday November 28th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-monday-november-28th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><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></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-monday-november-28th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-monday-november-28th-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:57:13 +0000 shawnt56 100436 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 22 November '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/tuesday-22-november-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Thom’s Rant: "We Thought We Were Free…"</li> <li>The Trump Reality Show Is Now Dictating “The Rules” To The Press…..Will they salute him?</li> <li>Republican Pat McCrory lost his reelection as Governor of North Carolina - now, he's trying to steal the election...</li> <li>Lamar Waldron, The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination: Has Trump Added Treason to His Ever-Growing List of Similarities to Richard Nixon?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/tuesday-22-november-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/tuesday-22-november-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:51:58 +0000 SueN 100432 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Transcript: How Do We Take Back The Democratic Party? - 15 November '16 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-how-do-we-take-back-democratic-party-15-november-16 <p><iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fRjF3gs2-oQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <!-- 0:00 --><!-- 0:00 --><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-how-do-we-take-back-democratic-party-15-november-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-how-do-we-take-back-democratic-party-15-november-16#comments Transcripts Sun, 27 Nov 2016 21:07:01 +0000 SueN 100431 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Transcript: If We Don't Fight Like Hell On Climate, We're Screwed! - 18 November '16 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-if-we-dont-fight-hell-climate-were-screwed-18-november-16 <p><iframe width="598" height="341" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/L38joOIOBJ8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <!-- 0:00 --><!-- 0:00 --><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-if-we-dont-fight-hell-climate-were-screwed-18-november-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-if-we-dont-fight-hell-climate-were-screwed-18-november-16#comments Transcripts Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:25:57 +0000 SueN 100420 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday November 23rd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-wednesday-november-23rd-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><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></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-wednesday-november-23rd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-wednesday-november-23rd-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 23 Nov 2016 19:06:06 +0000 shawnt56 100409 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Are We Going To Do Away with The Electoral College? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/are-we-going-do-away-electoral-college <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> If the United States was a real democracy, Hillary Clinton would be president-elect right now.<br /><br />So far she has nearly 2 million more votes than Donald Trump, and when all the votes are counted it's expected she'll have won by well over 2 million.<br /><br />Similarly, Al Gore got a half-million more votes than George W. Bush in 2000.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/are-we-going-do-away-electoral-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/are-we-going-do-away-electoral-college#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:56:02 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100391 at http://www.thomhartmann.com They Thought They Were Free http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/they-thought-they-were-free <p>Book by Milton Mayer</p> <p>Review by Thom Hartmann, originally published at <a href="">buzzflash.com</a> on November 7, 2005.</p> <p>"They Thought They Were Free" is an intensely personal book for me. Although I was born after Hitler was five years dead, the horrible dance between fascism and democracy has fascinated me since childhood. And, through a series of odd coincidences, my adult life has been heavily intertwined with those of both Nazis and the victims of Hitler's Nazis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/they-thought-they-were-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/they-thought-they-were-free#comments Thom's Blog Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:06:50 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100384 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday November 22nd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-tuesday-november-22nd-2016 <div class="views-field-field-show-header-value" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-content" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><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></p> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-tuesday-november-22nd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-tuesday-november-22nd-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:24:42 +0000 shawnt56 100378 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 21 November '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/monday-21-november-16-show-notes <ul> <li>John F. Kowal, Brennan Center for Justice: Democracy vs. the Electoral College</li> <li>Author/Activist Judy Wicks: Latest on Standing Rock Standoff</li> <li>Aaron Scherb, Common Cause: Trump's Secret Weapon...?</li> <li>Michael Brune, Sierra Club: Fighting Back Against the Coming Attacks on Our Climate</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/monday-21-november-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/monday-21-november-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:41:37 +0000 SueN 100375 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Trump's Cabinet of Deplorables http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/trumps-cabinet-deplorables <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> After he met with President Obama the day after the election and actually behaved himself for more than an hour, some people out there -- people who apparently have not been paying attention for the past year-and-a-half -- began to talk about how Trump might not be that dangerous after all.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/trumps-cabinet-deplorables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/trumps-cabinet-deplorables#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:03:53 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100351 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday November 21st, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-monday-november-21st-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><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></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-monday-november-21st-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/daily-topics-monday-november-21st-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:32:45 +0000 shawnt56 100340 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 18 November '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/friday-18-november-16-show-notes <p><!-- NL 20161118 Fri.html --><!-- NL 20161118 Fri.html --></p> <ul> <li>Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL, 9th District): How the NOTA Act Could Revolutionize Voting</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/friday-18-november-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/friday-18-november-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:45:51 +0000 SueN 100336 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Transcript: Eamonn Fingleton - The Man Who Predicted Trump Now Predicts He Will Fail - 14 November '16 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-eamonn-fingleton-man-who-predicted-trump-now-predicts-he-will-fail-14-novemb <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7eIWpKn6Yew" width="640"></iframe></p> <!-- 0:00 --><!-- 0:00 --> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-eamonn-fingleton-man-who-predicted-trump-now-predicts-he-will-fail-14-novemb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/transcript-eamonn-fingleton-man-who-predicted-trump-now-predicts-he-will-fail-14-novemb#comments Transcripts Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:56:32 +0000 SueN 100326 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Democrats' New Strategy Against Donald Trump http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/democrats-new-strategy-against-donald-trump <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> In the week-and-a-half since election day, there's been a lot of talk about where Democrats need to go next.<br /><br />Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald Trump was probably the most crushing defeat in Democratic Party history - and a lot of progressives think that they now need to resist the incoming administration at all costs.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/democrats-new-strategy-against-donald-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/11/democrats-new-strategy-against-donald-trump#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:28:07 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 100318 at http://www.thomhartmann.com