https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en GOP Is Going To Pull A Reagan On Healthcare… I'll Explain https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/gop-going-pull-reagan-healthcare%E2%80%A6-ill-explain <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> As more and more Republicans come out against the Senate GOP's so-called healthcare bill, is it even going to pass?<br /><br />As the Senate Republicans move to delay a vote on their murderous healthcare bill, the White House says it's optimistic that changes will be made.<br /><br />But will those be real changes?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/gop-going-pull-reagan-healthcare%E2%80%A6-ill-explain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/gop-going-pull-reagan-healthcare%E2%80%A6-ill-explain#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:17:18 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104122 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday June 28th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-28th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-28th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-28th-2017#comments Live Blog Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:53:44 +0000 shawnt56 104117 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 27 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/tuesday-27-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Austin Petersen, Former Libertarian Candidate for President: GOP Has Their Panties in A Wad Over Planned Parenthood</li> <li>Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United for Separation of Church &amp; State: GOP &amp; SCOTUS Eroding Separation of Church &amp; State</li> <li>Richard Manning, Americans for Limited Government: If Government Can't Restrain Billionaires - Who Can?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/tuesday-27-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/tuesday-27-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:05:38 +0000 SueN 104115 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The "Morally Bankrupt" GOP https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/morally-bankrupt-gop <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> The Congressional Budget Office has released its score of the Senate Republican healthcare bill.<br /><br />According to the CBO, the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act would cause 22 million people to lose their health insurance.<br /><br />Which - when you really think about it - is pretty weird.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/morally-bankrupt-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/morally-bankrupt-gop#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:07:31 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104105 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 26 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/monday-26-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Ben Wikler, MoveOn.org: The New GOP Age Tax</li> <li>How Republicans Are Born...</li> <li>How Republicans Are Trying to "White Out" America's First Black President...</li> <li>Is the stock market really as healthy as it seems? Or is it due for a crash?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/monday-26-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/monday-26-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:00:08 +0000 SueN 104101 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday June 27th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-27th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-27th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-27th-2017#comments Live Blog Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:47:57 +0000 shawnt56 104100 at https://www.thomhartmann.com TrumpCare Is Monstrous! https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/trumpcare-monstrous <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> How can Senate Republicans possibly defend their healthcare bill when it's so obviously a ploy to pay for tax cuts for the rich by cutting Medicaid?<br /><br />Even Republicans are now coming to the realization that the Senate Republican healthcare bill is terrible.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/trumpcare-monstrous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/trumpcare-monstrous#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:06:53 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104090 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday June 26th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-monday-june-26th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-monday-june-26th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-monday-june-26th-2017#comments Live Blog Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:49:51 +0000 shawnt56 104085 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 23 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/friday-23-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Igor Volsky, TrumpcareToolkit.org/CAP &amp; CAP Action Fund: Fight back on Trumpcare w/This Toolkit</li> <li>Morris Pearl, Patriotic Millionaires: Patriotic Millionaires: "Senate Health Care Bill is Morally Bankrupt"</li> <li>Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN, 5th District), DNC: Healthcare, Trump &amp; Resistance Summer!</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/friday-23-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/friday-23-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:08:53 +0000 SueN 104083 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The Secret On TrumpCare Is Now Out https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/secret-trumpcare-now-out <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /><br /> The Senate Republican healthcare bill is secret no more.<br /><br /></p> <p>There's just one problem - it's not really a healthcare bill.<br /><br /></p> <p>Don't let Mitch McConnell fool you.<br /><br /></p> <p>Contrary to what you might have heard - Senate Republicans DID NOT unveil a healthcare bill yesterday.<br /><br /></p> <p>They unveiled a tax cut for the rich DISGUISED as a healthcare bill.<br /><br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/secret-trumpcare-now-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/secret-trumpcare-now-out#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:44:00 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104058 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday June 23rd, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-friday-june-23rd-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-friday-june-23rd-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-friday-june-23rd-2017#comments Live Blog Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:12:41 +0000 shawnt56 104052 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 22 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/thursday-22-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>How Badly Are Republicans Going to Screw Americans for Tax Cuts to the Rich?</li> <li>Industry Very, VERY Generous w/13 Senators Now Drafting TrumpCare &amp; Lobbyists Have Already seen the Bill...</li> <li>Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: How Karen Handel Suppressed the Vote</li> <li>Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Non-Violence/Afghan Peace Volunteers: We Cannot Kill Our Way To Victory in Afghanistan</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/thursday-22-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/thursday-22-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:59:28 +0000 SueN 104047 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Another Special Election Loss - Is It Time for Democrats To Move Left? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/another-special-election-loss-it-time-democrats-move-left <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Poll after poll shows that America is a democratic socialist country.<br /><br />So why do Democrats like failed Georgia congressional candidate Jon Ossoff continue to run on a Republican-lite message? Is it time for Democrats to move left?<br /><br />After this week's disappointing loss in the special runoff election for 6th District of Georgia, Democrats are looking for answers.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/another-special-election-loss-it-time-democrats-move-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/another-special-election-loss-it-time-democrats-move-left#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:56:39 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104039 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday June 22nd, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-thursday-june-22nd-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-thursday-june-22nd-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-thursday-june-22nd-2017#comments Live Blog Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:01:57 +0000 shawnt56 104028 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 21 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/wednesday-21-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Happy Summer Solstice 2017</li> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Georgia 6 Special Election and Issues of the Day</li> <li>Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution<br /><br /> - Jacob Smith, Waking the Sleeping Giant<br /><br /> - Kai Newkirk, Democracy Spring/99Rise</li> <li>Libertarian Charles Sauer (The Market Institute) Vs. Thom!: FDR vs Reagan…a role reversal debate!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/wednesday-21-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/wednesday-21-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:46:16 +0000 SueN 104026 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Can The Democrats Blockade TrumpCare? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/can-democrats-blockade-trumpcare <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /><br /> With a vote on the still-secret Republican healthcare bill scheduled for sometime next week, Democrats are finally taking action to try and stop Mitch McConnell and the GOP.<br /><br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/can-democrats-blockade-trumpcare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/can-democrats-blockade-trumpcare#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:41:10 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104020 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday June 21st, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-21st-2017 <p>Happy Summer Solstice 2017</p> <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-21st-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-wednesday-june-21st-2017#comments Live Blog Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:46:08 +0000 shawnt56 104015 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 20 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/tuesday-20-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Supreme Court Just Let Off Bush Era Criminals</li> <li>The Death of Democracy - Billionaires Now Get to Decide on the Public Good</li> <li>Mark Coryell, President-AFGE Local 3907: How Science-Based Solutions Contribute to the Economy</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/tuesday-20-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/tuesday-20-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:54:24 +0000 SueN 104013 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Is This Any Way To Run A Democracy? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/any-way-run-democracy <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> As they begin slowing the Senate down to a virtual halt to protest the secret GOP healthcare bill, are Democrats finally learning what it means to "resist"?<br /><br />With healthcare for millions hanging in the balance, senate Republicans are STILL refusing to hold hearings on their secret bill to repeal Obamacare.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/any-way-run-democracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/any-way-run-democracy#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:49:42 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104002 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 19 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/monday-19-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax/Right Wing News/Politichicks: Deplorable Ad By Pro Trump PAC Is Why We Need $$ Out of Politics</li> <li>JFK Historian Lamar Waldron, Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA: New Facts Revealed on Watergate Anniversary</li> <li>Danny Goldberg, In Search of the Lost Chord: How &amp; Why the Legacy of 1967 &amp; the 'Summer of Love' Lives On Today</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/monday-19-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/monday-19-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:50:38 +0000 SueN 103994 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday June 20th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-20th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-20th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-tuesday-june-20th-2017#comments Live Blog Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:19:57 +0000 shawnt56 103993 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Will Republicans in Congress actually impeach Trump? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/will-republicans-congress-actually-impeach-trump <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> With an obstruction of justice investigation into the president now more or less confirmed, will Republicans finally dump Trump?<br /><br />Or are they craven enough to stick through this circus to the end?<br /><br />Donald Trump has officially admitted that he's under investigation.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/will-republicans-congress-actually-impeach-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/will-republicans-congress-actually-impeach-trump#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:01:17 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103980 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday June 19th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-monday-june-19th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-monday-june-19th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/daily-topics-monday-june-19th-2017#comments Live Blog Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:11:18 +0000 shawnt56 103974 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 16 June '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/friday-16-june-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: Report: More Voter Suppression in GA's 6th District</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/friday-16-june-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/friday-16-june-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:55:57 +0000 SueN 103972 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Is Trump dumb enough to fire Mueller? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/trump-dumb-enough-fire-mueller <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Is Donald Trump about to send us into a constitutional crisis?<br /><br />It turns out Donald Trump is under investigation after all.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/trump-dumb-enough-fire-mueller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/06/trump-dumb-enough-fire-mueller#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:49:35 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103958 at https://www.thomhartmann.com