http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en How Funding the Vote, Schools & Police Could Change America http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-funding-vote-schools-police-could-change-america <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" /> One of the most amazing things about Donald Trump as a presidential candidate is his ability to say something interesting or at least hint at something interesting when he appears to be saying absolutely nothing.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-funding-vote-schools-police-could-change-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-funding-vote-schools-police-could-change-america#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:15:22 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98566 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday August 24th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-24th-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/2016/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-24th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-24th-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:10:58 +0000 shawnt56 98562 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 23 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tuesday-23-august-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Mark Ames, Radio War Nerd Podcast/Pando Daily/Going Postal: Rage, Murder and Rebellion from Reagan's Workplaces to Clinton's Columbine and Beyond: Are Millennials Going Libertarian?</li> <li>Chairman Dave Archambault, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Speaks Out</li> <li>Bill Moyer, Backbone Campaign: What is Solutionary Rail?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tuesday-23-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tuesday-23-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:37:19 +0000 SueN 98548 at http://www.thomhartmann.com We Are All Pharma-Bro Suckers http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/we-are-all-pharma-bro-suckers <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" /> "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli became one of the most notorious people in America for hiking the price of a rarely used life-saving drug by 4,000 percent in September of 2015.<br /><br />And nearly a year later, dozens of reports are now coming out about how Mylan Pharmaceuticals hiked the price of the very common life-saving EpiPen by over 450% since Mylan bought EpiPen in 2007.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/we-are-all-pharma-bro-suckers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/we-are-all-pharma-bro-suckers#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:42:22 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98541 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 22 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/monday-22-august-16-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Why Donald Trump MAY Get Elected...</li> <li>Al Gore: If You Care About the Climate Crisis...Don't Vote Third Party</li> <li>Why is Rush Limbaugh So Afraid of Lesbian Farmers?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/monday-22-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/monday-22-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:31:08 +0000 SueN 98521 at http://www.thomhartmann.com How Obama May Help Trump Become President http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-obama-may-help-trump-become-president <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" /> If President Obama doesn’t want to be followed by President Trump, he’s doing a poor job of showing it.<br /><br />For months now it’s been obvious that THE single biggest thing hurting Hillary Clinton’s chances of getting elected president is the Trans-Pacific Partnership.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-obama-may-help-trump-become-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-obama-may-help-trump-become-president#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:37:31 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98506 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday August 22nd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-monday-august-22nd-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/2016/08/daily-topics-monday-august-22nd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-monday-august-22nd-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:45:31 +0000 shawnt56 98495 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 19 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/friday-19-august-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Thom's news of the day - GOP governors killing people with their policies, plus the courts are calling out legislators!</li> <li>Native American prophecy - and the huge pipeline that's not named Keystone XL...</li> <li>Jared Yates Sexton, New Republic: The Word Trump Doesn't Want to Hear..."LOSER"</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/friday-19-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/friday-19-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:38:19 +0000 SueN 98485 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Transcript: Climate Change... The Madhouse Effect - with Michael Mann - 9 August '16 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/transcript-climate-change-madhouse-effect-michael-mann-9-august-16 <p><center><br /> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="660"> <tbody> <tr></tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" bordercolor="#663366" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" width="660"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" width="80%"> <!-- <h2>Transcripts</h2> --><!-- <h2>Transcripts</h2> --><p><!--<br /> <h3>Transcript: Climate Change... The Madhouse Effect - with Michael Mann - 9 August '16</h3> </p></td></tr></tbody></table></center></p><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/transcript-climate-change-madhouse-effect-michael-mann-9-august-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/transcript-climate-change-madhouse-effect-michael-mann-9-august-16#comments Transcripts Sat, 20 Aug 2016 16:18:03 +0000 SueN 98484 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Neonicotinoid Pesticides Are Killing The Bees http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/neonicotinoid-pesticides-are-killing-bees <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 Northern California, butterflies have been mysteriously disappearing for decades.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/neonicotinoid-pesticides-are-killing-bees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/neonicotinoid-pesticides-are-killing-bees#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 19 Aug 2016 21:38:18 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98474 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 18 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/thursday-18-august-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Which Is The Biggest Scam, Republicans Or Libertarians?</li> <li>The Best of the Rest of the News</li> <li>Trump hires most prominent white nationalist for his campaign</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/thursday-18-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/thursday-18-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:08:28 +0000 SueN 98469 at http://www.thomhartmann.com TiSA… Big Brother and Big Business Together http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tisa%E2%80%A6-big-brother-and-big-business-together <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" /> President Obama started a fresh push for the Transpacific Partnership on Friday when he sent Congress a draft Statement of Administrative Action.<br /><br />That action means that after 30 days, the White House will be able to present Congress with legislation on the TPP.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tisa%E2%80%A6-big-brother-and-big-business-together" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tisa%E2%80%A6-big-brother-and-big-business-together#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:34:26 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98441 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday August 18th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-18th-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/2016/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-18th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-18th-2016#comments Live Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:55:05 +0000 shawnt56 98430 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 17 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/wednesday-17-august-16-show-notes <ul> <li>USA! USA! We're #1!! Or, Are we???</li> <li>Trump is not an anomaly - He's just a typical Republican...</li> <li>Dr. Michael Mann, Earth System Science Center-Penn State University/The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy: The Madhouse Effect is Driving Us to the Brink...</li> <li>America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio/Law and Disorder: Aetna's Plan to Hold Obamacare Hostage</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/wednesday-17-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/wednesday-17-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:09:29 +0000 SueN 98424 at http://www.thomhartmann.com How to Change Our Pathetic Green Infrastructure http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-change-our-pathetic-green-infrastructure <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" /> The United Kingdom, which is already world famous for its green gardens and even greener countryside, is about to get even greener.<br /><br />That’s because according to a new report from Japanese car maker Nissan, it could soon have more electric car charging stations than traditional gas stations.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-change-our-pathetic-green-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/how-change-our-pathetic-green-infrastructure#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:47:58 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98413 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday August 18th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-18th-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/2016/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-18th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-18th-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:22:54 +0000 shawnt56 98399 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 16 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tuesday-16-august-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Would Donald Trump Pass a Citizenship Test?</li> <li>Ryan Mauro, Clarion Project : Trump... Extreme Vetting?</li> <li>Sharon Kelly, DeSmogBlog: What Are the Koch Brothers Up To Now?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tuesday-16-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/tuesday-16-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:57:00 +0000 SueN 98396 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Aetna Proves That Single Payer Is The Only Way To Go http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/aetna-proves-single-payer-only-way-go <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" /> It's been over two years since the bulk of Obamacare went into effect, and American health insurance companies are making a great case for why it's time to adopt a single payer system and take the profit motive out of how health care is paid for once and for all.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/aetna-proves-single-payer-only-way-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/aetna-proves-single-payer-only-way-go#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:17:53 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98374 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday August 16th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-16th-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/2016/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-16th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-16th-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:57:19 +0000 shawnt56 98363 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 15 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/monday-15-august-16-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Why are We Allowing Nafta to Kill Us?</li> <li>Want to see what trade deals do? - Look at Detroit...</li> <li>China's financial mess - and the Crash of 2016...</li> <li>Stopping gun proliferation by encouraging "gun-free" businesses?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/monday-15-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/monday-15-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:21:37 +0000 SueN 98358 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Eco-Certified Wines Taste Better http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/eco-certified-wines-taste-better <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" /> It's time for some good news…<br /><br />It turns out that eco-friendly wines aren’t just better for the planet - <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160802171829.htm">they taste better</a>, too!<br /><br />As Science Daily reports - a new study out of UCLA and published in the Journal of Wine Economics looked at tens of thousands of California wines and found that:</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/eco-certified-wines-taste-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/eco-certified-wines-taste-better#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 15 Aug 2016 21:47:47 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98347 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday August 15th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-monday-august-15th-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/2016/08/daily-topics-monday-august-15th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-monday-august-15th-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:34:19 +0000 shawnt56 98337 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 12 August '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/friday-12-august-16-show-notes <ul> <li>What Does Being Patriotic Mean To You?</li> <li>Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers (AFT)/Hillary for America: How Stronger Labor Makes a Stronger America</li> <li>It's Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/friday-12-august-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/friday-12-august-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 15 Aug 2016 02:13:41 +0000 SueN 98331 at http://www.thomhartmann.com NASA Targets Asteroid Heading For Earth http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/nasa-targets-asteroid-heading-earth <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" /> And it's official - next month NASA will launch a probe to the asteroid <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/bennus-journey">Bennu</a> - which some astronomers think could smash its way into the earth sometime over the next hundred or so years.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/nasa-targets-asteroid-heading-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/nasa-targets-asteroid-heading-earth#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 12 Aug 2016 22:09:47 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 98312 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday August 12th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-friday-august-12th-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/2016/08/daily-topics-friday-august-12th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/08/daily-topics-friday-august-12th-2016#comments Live Blog Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:01:56 +0000 shawnt56 98302 at http://www.thomhartmann.com