http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Should our government have a “kill switch” to turn off cell phone communication? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/should-our-government-have-%E2%80%9Ckill-switch%E2%80%9D-turn-cell-phone-communication <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog"><img alt="Thom plus logo" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" border="0" align="left" height="156" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="156" /></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/should-our-government-have-%E2%80%9Ckill-switch%E2%80%9D-turn-cell-phone-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/should-our-government-have-%E2%80%9Ckill-switch%E2%80%9D-turn-cell-phone-communication#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:14:09 +0000 SueN 75789 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 28 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/thursday-28-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>America's Lawyer - Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio: issues of the day</li> <li>Peter Hanlon, Grace Communications Foundation: What's lurking in your tuna sandwich?</li> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>You Don't Know What "Libertarian" Means</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/thursday-28-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/thursday-28-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:08:53 +0000 SueN 75785 at http://www.thomhartmann.com You don't know what 'Libertarian' means... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/you-dont-know-what-libertarian-means <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_23.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />If you want to know what libertarianism is all about, don’t ask a libertarian, because most of them don’t know.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/you-dont-know-what-libertarian-means" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/you-dont-know-what-libertarian-means#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:34:18 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75760 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 27 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/wednesday-27-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Todd Gaziano, Pacific Legal Foundation DC Center: What to do with a do nothing congress</li> <li>Greg Palast, Billionaires and Ballot Bandits: Crime Scene - New Orleans</li> <li>Mitch McConnell's plan if he becomes Senate Majority Leader</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/wednesday-27-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/wednesday-27-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:35:28 +0000 SueN 75729 at http://www.thomhartmann.com A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/rising-tide-only-lifts-all-boats-when-everyone-has-boat <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_387.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />President John F. Kennedy once said about economic development that “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Kennedy was, of course, right, but he missed something really, really important: A rising tide lifts only lifts all boats when everyone has a boat.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/rising-tide-only-lifts-all-boats-when-everyone-has-boat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/rising-tide-only-lifts-all-boats-when-everyone-has-boat#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:59:59 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75718 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday August 27th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-27th-2014 <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value"> <div class="field-content"> <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-27th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-27th-2014#comments Live Blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:40:43 +0000 shawnt56 75713 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 26 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/tuesday-26-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH): Will you boycott the King?</li> <li>Stephen Cohen, The Nation Magazine: Could peace be a reality soon in Ukraine?</li> <li>Michael Okwu, Al Jazeera America: Toxic seafood...on your table?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/tuesday-26-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/tuesday-26-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:46:43 +0000 SueN 75702 at http://www.thomhartmann.com A Carbon Tax is Absolutely Essential http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/carbon-tax-absolutely-essential <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_386.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" width="156" height="156" />So, what do a major investment from Verizon Wireless and the melting of our polar ice caps have in common? A lot more than you may think. On Monday, America’s largest wireless provider announced that it will be making a $40 million investment in solar power at eight of its facilities across the United States.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/carbon-tax-absolutely-essential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/carbon-tax-absolutely-essential#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:17:02 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75679 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday August 26th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-26th-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-26th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-26th-2014#comments Live Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:10:53 +0000 shawnt56 75673 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 25 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/monday-25-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Gayle Trotter: "Stupid stuff" foreign policy?</li> <li>Thom rants on Ukraine - plus your calls during Anything Goes Summer</li> <li>Micro-biomes and autism - plus your calls on all the topics of the day!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/monday-25-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/monday-25-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:47:53 +0000 SueN 75667 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 22 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/friday-22-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Time for Bill O'Reilly to get real about white privilege</li> <li>The Huey Newton Gun Club</li> <li>Thom expands the conversation to Male Privilege - with your calls too!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/friday-22-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/friday-22-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:37:01 +0000 SueN 75631 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 21 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/thursday-21-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>Former Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-CO, 6th district): Tom Tancredo: "Impeach Obama If He Grants Executive ‘Amnesty’"</li> <li>Time for Bill O'Reilly to get real about white privilege</li> <li>America's Lawyer, Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio: How the UK police stop someone with a knife</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/thursday-21-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/thursday-21-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:30:25 +0000 SueN 75630 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Why are we letting Americans go hungry? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/why-are-we-letting-americans-go-hungry <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_385.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" width="156" height="156" />In the richest nation on Earth, tens of millions of Americans are struggling to find enough to eat. According to the new “Hunger in America” report from the organization Feeding America, 46.5 million people in our country rely on food assistance programs to survive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/why-are-we-letting-americans-go-hungry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/why-are-we-letting-americans-go-hungry#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:01:38 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75626 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday August 22nd, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-friday-august-22nd-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><em><strong>Be sure to check out our new video: <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">CARBON</a> - narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-friday-august-22nd-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-friday-august-22nd-2014#comments Live Blog Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:24:08 +0000 shawnt56 75544 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Earth's credit card has been maxed out! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/earths-credit-card-has-been-maxed-out <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_384.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />If Earth's resources were a credit card, we have already maxed out our entire allocation for this year. The think tank Global Footprint Network announced that August 19th was “Earth Overshoot Day,” meaning that all the resources we use after that day exceed what our planet can produce in a single year.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/earths-credit-card-has-been-maxed-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/earths-credit-card-has-been-maxed-out#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:58:57 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75540 at http://www.thomhartmann.com It’s Time for Bill O’Reilly to Get Real about White Privilege http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/it%E2%80%99s-time-bill-o%E2%80%99reilly-get-real-about-white-privilege <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_22.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />It’s time for white America to get real about white privilege. Last night, Bill O’Reilly came from back vacation early to host a special edition of “The Factor”, one that he said would “tell the truth” about what’s going on in Ferguson, Missouri.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/it%E2%80%99s-time-bill-o%E2%80%99reilly-get-real-about-white-privilege" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/it%E2%80%99s-time-bill-o%E2%80%99reilly-get-real-about-white-privilege#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:28:59 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75521 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday August 21st, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-21st-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-21st-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-21st-2014#comments Live Blog Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:34:12 +0000 shawnt56 75509 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 20 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/wednesday-20-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Bin Laden calling out from his grave...</li> <li>Neil McCabe, Guns and Patriots Newsletter: Militarization vs. community policing</li> <li>Bishop Council Nedd II, Project 21: Conservatives push out myth on immigration</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/wednesday-20-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/wednesday-20-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:44:52 +0000 SueN 75505 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Keystone would be way worse than we thought! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/keystone-would-be-way-worse-we-thought <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_383.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" width="156" height="156" />We already know that the Keystone XL pipeline is a disaster waiting to happen. But, it turns out that the impact of that tar sands pipeline could be even worse than we thought. According to a new study by the Stockholm Environmental Institute, Keystone could add four times more carbon pollution to our atmosphere than the State Department originally estimated.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/keystone-would-be-way-worse-we-thought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/keystone-would-be-way-worse-we-thought#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:40:48 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75474 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday August 20th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-20th-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!<br /><br /><strong>Hour One</strong>: <strong>Bin Laden calling out from his grave...</strong><br /><br /><strong>Hour Two</strong>: <strong>Militarization vs. community policing</strong> - Neil McCabe, <a href="http://www.gunsandpatriots.com">Guns &amp; Patriots Newsletter</a><br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-20th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-20th-2014#comments Live Blog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:37:58 +0000 shawnt56 75457 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 19 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/tuesday-19-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Michael Dozier, PhD, TeaParty.org: Ferguson...instant race riots?</li> <li>Dr. Alex McFarland: Humanists undermining the constitution...what??</li> <li>More on Ferguson, MO - plus your calls</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/tuesday-19-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/tuesday-19-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:46:08 +0000 SueN 75452 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Ferguson Effect On Our Great Grand Children http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/ferguson-effect-our-great-grand-children <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_21.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;" width="156" height="156" />A few weeks ago, Congressman Paul Ryan released his latest proposal for tackling America’s poverty epidemic. Unfortunately, the plan does very little to combat poverty in our country, and instead, continues the devastating austerity policies that Ryan himself helped to create. Thanks to those policies, entire communities across America are underwater, and struggling to survive in tough economic times. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/ferguson-effect-our-great-grand-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/ferguson-effect-our-great-grand-children#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:21:40 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75436 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday August 19th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-19th-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!<br /><br /><strong>Hour One</strong>: <strong>Ferguson...instant race riots? </strong> Michael Dozier, PhD, <a href="http://www.teaparty.org">TeaParty.org </a><br /><br /><strong>Hour Two</strong>:<br /><br /><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/images/Talk%20Radio%20logo.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" width="50" height="50" /><strong>Talk Radio News</strong><br /> - Victoria Jones<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-19th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-19th-2014#comments Live Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:51:24 +0000 shawnt56 75434 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 18 August '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/monday-18-august-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Peter Callahan, The Zero Hour Radio Show on WeAct Radio: reporting from Ferguson</li> <li>Joe Madison, The Joe Madison Show: Ferguson, MO explodes again...</li> <li>Peter Kornbluh, The Nation / Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations Between Washington and Havana: The new Cuba/Russia alliance</li> <li>Anything Goes Summer - plus your calls on the unrest in Ferguson, MO</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/monday-18-august-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/monday-18-august-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:54:43 +0000 SueN 75420 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Stop Complaining About Big Government & Embrace It http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/stop-complaining-about-big-government-embrace-it <p><img alt="" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_20.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Bigger government means bigger smiles – but don’t tell that to Republicans. It’s nearly impossible to go a day in Washington without hearing a Republican complain about the horrors of “big government.” That’s because they love to blame “big government” for all of our nation’s problems, big or small.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/stop-complaining-about-big-government-embrace-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/08/stop-complaining-about-big-government-embrace-it#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:29:34 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75405 at http://www.thomhartmann.com