http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Daily Topics - Thursday July 2nd, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/daily-topics-thursday-july-2nd-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/2015/07/daily-topics-thursday-july-2nd-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/daily-topics-thursday-july-2nd-2015#comments Live Blog Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:28:30 +0000 shawnt56 85404 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Bernie Sanders Could be the Next FDR http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/bernie-sanders-could-be-next-fdr <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_124.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Tuesday night, <a href="http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word">I appeared on the Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell</a> to talk about Elizabeth Warren, the rise of progressives within the Democratic Party, and what this means for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.<br /> <br />At one point in our discussion, the conversation turned to whether Bernie represents the closest thing to an Elizabeth Warren candidacy. </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/bernie-sanders-could-be-next-fdr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/bernie-sanders-could-be-next-fdr#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:48:30 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85400 at http://www.thomhartmann.com You Too Can Buy a Congressman… http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/you-too-can-buy-congressman%E2%80%A6 <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_123.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Ever wonder what the best investment you can make is?<br /> <br />I’m not in the business of giving financial advice - but I wanted to share with you this secret that every billionaire and large corporation in this country knows. The best investment you can make isn’t gold or some revolutionary technology.<br /> <br />The best investment you can make is to buy a politician!<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/you-too-can-buy-congressman%E2%80%A6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/you-too-can-buy-congressman%E2%80%A6#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:37:28 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85366 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday July 1st, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/daily-topics-wednesday-july-1st-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/2015/07/daily-topics-wednesday-july-1st-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/07/daily-topics-wednesday-july-1st-2015#comments Live Blog Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:18:20 +0000 shawnt56 85364 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday June 30th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-30th-2015-0 <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/2015/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-30th-2015-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-30th-2015-0#comments Live Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:30:45 +0000 shawnt56 85329 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday June 30th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-30th-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;" width="50" height="50" /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-30th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-30th-2015#comments Live Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:26:36 +0000 shawnt56 85328 at http://www.thomhartmann.com An Appeal from Thom Hartmann http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/appeal-thom-hartmann <p>Dear Friend,</p> <p>I’m writing you today because the network on which my show airs, Free Speech TV, is only a few days away from the end of its fiscal year. </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/appeal-thom-hartmann" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/appeal-thom-hartmann#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:28:01 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85294 at http://www.thomhartmann.com What Happens If A Tornado Hits a Nuclear Power Plant? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/what-happens-if-tornado-hits-nuclear-power-plant <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_122.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The nuclear power plant in Braidwood Illinois narrowly avoided a direct hit from a tornado on Monday.<br /> <br />Braidwood provides electricity for much of Chicago. And even though it’s built to take a direct hit from a tornado - the plant did suffer damage to some of its power lines and utility poles.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/what-happens-if-tornado-hits-nuclear-power-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/what-happens-if-tornado-hits-nuclear-power-plant#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:38:53 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85264 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Bill O’Reilly and America Need to Be De-Programmed http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/bill-o%E2%80%99reilly-and-america-need-be-de-programmed <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_121.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />On Tuesday’s episode of the O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly got in a huge fight with liberal guest Kirsten Powers.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/bill-o%E2%80%99reilly-and-america-need-be-de-programmed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/bill-o%E2%80%99reilly-and-america-need-be-de-programmed#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:01:24 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85225 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Confederate Flag is a Backlash to the Civil Rights Movement http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/confederate-flag-backlash-civil-rights-movement <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_441.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Why don’t we call racists unpatriotic?<br /> <br />The “Confederate flag” has become the focus of national attention in the aftermath of the nine murders at the Emanuel A.M.E. church in Charleston. The controversy centers on the fact that the terrorist killer posed in several photos with the flag, and the flag is also part of a Civil War monument located on the ground of the state capitol.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/confederate-flag-backlash-civil-rights-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/confederate-flag-backlash-civil-rights-movement#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:52:21 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85189 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Pope Francis takes down GOP talking points on climate change! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/pope-francis-takes-down-gop-talking-points-climate-change <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_103.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Pope Francis doesn't take his cues from Rick Santorum.<br /><br />Not only did the Pontiff flat-out ignore the 2016 Republican hopeful's comments about leaving climate change to the scientists, the Holy Father just obliterated Republican talking points on the climate.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/pope-francis-takes-down-gop-talking-points-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/pope-francis-takes-down-gop-talking-points-climate-change#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:13:40 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85166 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Unregulated Capitalism is Destroying the Planet http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/unregulated-capitalism-destroying-planet <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_102.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />We are in the middle of the first great mass extinction since the end of the age of the dinosaurs. That’s the conclusion of a shocking <a href="http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/5/e1400253">new study published Friday in a journal called Science Advances</a>. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/unregulated-capitalism-destroying-planet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/unregulated-capitalism-destroying-planet#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:58:55 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85120 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday June 22nd, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-monday-june-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/2015/06/daily-topics-monday-june-22nd-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-monday-june-22nd-2015#comments Live Blog Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:01:47 +0000 shawnt56 85111 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 19 June '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/friday-19-june-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL, 9th district): TPA vote yesterday / TPP</li> <li>Sonali Kolhatkar, Uprising With Sonali/KPFK 90.7FM/Free Speech TV: Endless War &amp; Illegal Surveillance... Our New Normal?</li> <li>Baboon democracy - plus your calls on any topic you choose!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/friday-19-june-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/friday-19-june-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Sun, 21 Jun 2015 01:00:18 +0000 SueN 85090 at http://www.thomhartmann.com This White Shooter Was A Terrorist http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/white-shooter-was-terrorist <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_120.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The gunman who killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church will probably face prosecution for a hate crime.<br /> <br />The shooter was definitely fueled by hate when he murdered nine people last night.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/white-shooter-was-terrorist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/white-shooter-was-terrorist#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:21:15 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85037 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 18 June '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/thursday-18-june-15-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): Brunch With Bernie (special edition)</li> <li>Domestic Terrorism...Trump...Trade Treachery...and the Pope Calls For Climate Action NOW...</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/thursday-18-june-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/thursday-18-june-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:22:42 +0000 SueN 85019 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Media Won’t Tell You the Truth About the Media, So I Will. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/media-won%E2%80%99t-tell-you-truth-about-media-so-i-will <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_101.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />If you want see everything that’s wrong with our media and how it covers elections, just check out this clip from <a href="http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/hugh-hewitt--clinton-a-dreadful-candidate-465981507760">Wednesday’s episode of Morning Joe on MSNBC</a>. <br /> <br />Amazing, right? <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/media-won%E2%80%99t-tell-you-truth-about-media-so-i-will" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/media-won%E2%80%99t-tell-you-truth-about-media-so-i-will#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:09:55 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 85005 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday June 18th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-thursday-june-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/2015/06/daily-topics-thursday-june-18th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-thursday-june-18th-2015#comments Live Blog Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:53:17 +0000 shawnt56 84990 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 17 June '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/wednesday-17-june-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Bankers Bail, You Can't Swear, &amp; Phyllis Schlafly has joined us!</li> <li>Neil McCabe, Gravis Insights/Townhall: 2016 GOP Candidates...And Trump Makes 12</li> <li>Swearing a crime? - another form of Jim Crow</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/wednesday-17-june-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/wednesday-17-june-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:53:24 +0000 SueN 84988 at http://www.thomhartmann.com IMF: Inequality is the "defining issue of our time" http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/imf-inequality-defining-issue-our-time <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_100.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />According to the International Monetary Fund, income inequality is the “defining issue of our time.”<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/imf-inequality-defining-issue-our-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/imf-inequality-defining-issue-our-time#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:37:54 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 84960 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday June 17th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-17th-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/2015/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-17th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-17th-2015#comments Live Blog Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:09:02 +0000 shawnt56 84943 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 16 June '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/tuesday-16-june-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Mayor Adam O'Neal, Republican Mayor of Belhaven, NC: Why Mayor Adam O'Neal Walked 300 Miles to DC Again!</li> <li>Bob Zellner, <i>The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement</i>: Walked With Mayor Adam O'Neal</li> <li>Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, Interfaith Power &amp; Light: The 'Church Lady' speaks out on climate change</li> <li>Stephanie Miller, The Stephanie Miller Show/<i>Sexy Liberal: Of Me I Sing</i>: Everything You Know Is Wrong: About America's Sexiest Liberal</li> <li>Trickle Down has failed, plus there's more on Rachel Dolezal</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/tuesday-16-june-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/tuesday-16-june-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 17 Jun 2015 00:35:13 +0000 SueN 84927 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 15 June '15 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/monday-15-june-15-show-notes <ul> <li>Is Rachel Dolezal Trans-Black?</li> <li>Jeff Stier, National Center for Public Policy Research: Transfat Ban...What It Means For Our Food</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/monday-15-june-15-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/monday-15-june-15-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 17 Jun 2015 00:15:47 +0000 SueN 84923 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Only Government Can Solve the Climate Crisis http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/only-government-can-solve-climate-crisis <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_99.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />California’s renewable energy revolution is a model for the rest of America. The state is now getting nearly a quarter of its power from renewable sources - and in 2014 it became the first state to get more than 5 percent of its energy from the sun.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/only-government-can-solve-climate-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/only-government-can-solve-climate-crisis#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:31:18 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 84915 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Billionaire Alliance That Wants to Handpick the Supreme Court http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/billionaire-alliance-wants-handpick-supreme-court <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_98.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />A specter is haunting America, the specter of the Koch-Adelson alliance.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/billionaire-alliance-wants-handpick-supreme-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/06/billionaire-alliance-wants-handpick-supreme-court#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:54:03 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 84871 at http://www.thomhartmann.com