http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Daily Topics - Friday February 27th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-friday-february-27th-2015 <p>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/2015/02/daily-topics-friday-february-27th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-friday-february-27th-2015#comments Live Blog Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:03:36 +0000 shawnt56 81109 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 26 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/thursday-26-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio: issues of the day</li> <li>How to run a state - the Minnesota turnaround by Gov. Mark Dayton</li> <li>Craig Aaron, Free Press: Historic FCC vote on net neutrality</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/thursday-26-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/thursday-26-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:51:30 +0000 SueN 81107 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Activism Works! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/activism-works <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_101.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />When he was elected, President Obama told us to push him. Well, it looks like we may have pushed hard enough when it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/activism-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/activism-works#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:18:14 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 81106 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday February 26th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-26th-2015 <p>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/2015/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-26th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-26th-2015#comments Live Blog Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:52:31 +0000 shawnt56 81081 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Obamacare is not some socialist marxist leftist plot... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/obamacare-not-some-socialist-marxist-leftist-plot <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_100.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Obamacare is not some crazy communist, left-wing, socialist plot. It’s a Republican plot.<br /> <br />Back in 1971, then President Richard Nixon was extremely concerned that he would have to face then Senator Ted Kennedy in the 1972 presidential election. At that time, Senator Kennedy was pushing a proposal for a national single-payer healthcare plan that would extend coverage to all Americans.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/obamacare-not-some-socialist-marxist-leftist-plot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/obamacare-not-some-socialist-marxist-leftist-plot#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:09:41 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 81077 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 25 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/wednesday-25-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>John W. Dean, former White House counsel (Nixon Admin) / <i>The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It</i>: Republican Scott Walker...more Nixonian than Nixon?</li> <li>A Day in the Life of Fox News Producers</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/wednesday-25-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/wednesday-25-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:20:42 +0000 SueN 81065 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Real Cost of Corporate Power... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/real-cost-corporate-power <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_99.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />When I say that it's time to make corporations pay their fair share, you're probably thinking taxes. But, if corporations paid back their full debt to society, they'd be paying each of us about $10,000 bucks a year. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/real-cost-corporate-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/real-cost-corporate-power#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:57:03 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 81046 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday February 25th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-25th-2015 <p>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/2015/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-25th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-25th-2015#comments Live Blog Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:27:42 +0000 shawnt56 81043 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 24 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/tuesday-24-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>The science of white privilege</li> <li>Anything goes Tuesday</li> <li>Chief Justice Roy Moore, Alabama Supreme Court: The fight against judicial activism</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/tuesday-24-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/tuesday-24-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:35:29 +0000 SueN 81017 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 23 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/monday-23-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Why do conservative hate American history?</li> <li>Stephen Cohen, The Nation: Did Europe and the UK underestimate the Ukraine?</li> <li>Dr. Michael Mann, The Hockey Stick and The Climate Wars...Dispatches From the Front Lines: What's really behind the polar vortex?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/monday-23-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/monday-23-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:25:17 +0000 SueN 81015 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Today's Supreme Court has turned its guns on we the people http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/todays-supreme-court-has-turned-its-guns-we-people <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_62.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The Supreme Court doesn’t give a rat's patootie about you and me..<br /> <br />Today, Republicans in the Senate sent a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline to President Obama’s desk. President Obama has repeatedly said that he will veto that bill, and we can expect that veto later today or tomorrow.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/todays-supreme-court-has-turned-its-guns-we-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/todays-supreme-court-has-turned-its-guns-we-people#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:02:01 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 80997 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Conservative Attempt to Re-Write Our Progressive History http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/conservative-attempt-re-write-our-progressive-history <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_61.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Oklahoma isn’t the only state where Republicans are waging war on high school history class.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/conservative-attempt-re-write-our-progressive-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/conservative-attempt-re-write-our-progressive-history#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:32:57 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 80961 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 20 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/friday-20-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/friday-20-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/friday-20-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:50:11 +0000 SueN 80942 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday February 23rd, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-monday-february-23rd-2015 <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value"> <div class="field-content"> <p>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/2015/02/daily-topics-monday-february-23rd-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-monday-february-23rd-2015#comments Live Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:48:58 +0000 shawnt56 80941 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 19 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/thursday-19-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Is WW-III about to begin?</li> <li>Welcome to the polar vortex brought to you by...global warming</li> <li>Senator David Zuckerman, VT State Senator: Will VT pave the way for state legislatures to legalize pot?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/thursday-19-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/thursday-19-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:18:19 +0000 SueN 80883 at http://www.thomhartmann.com It's time to make Postal Banking a reality! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/its-time-make-postal-banking-reality <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_60.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Millions of Americans are being ripped off by payday lenders and check cashing stores, and the United States Postal Service could put a stop to it. Mark Dimondstein, the president of the American Postal Workers Union, says that offering basic banking services at post offices is a win-win for the public and postal workers.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/its-time-make-postal-banking-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/its-time-make-postal-banking-reality#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:15:30 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 80873 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 18 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/wednesday-18-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>What world do conservatives live in?</li> <li>Neil McCabe, Townhall / The Washington Mercury: Our new banking public option?</li> <li>Dual competing laws in Washington State about medical marijuana</li> <li>Progressive Commentators Danielle and Shane-O: In for Thom for the last segment...</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/wednesday-18-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/wednesday-18-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:40:00 +0000 SueN 80834 at http://www.thomhartmann.com What Happens When Big Business Takes Over Government http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/what-happens-when-big-business-takes-over-government <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_98.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />What happens when an industry sets out to take over a government? Just ask the good citizens of Canada.<br /> <br />This past weekend, a train carrying an unknown amount of crude oil derailed in northern Ontario, Canada, spilling oil and causing a large fire. Twenty-nine of the train’s 100 cars derailed and at least 7 caught on fire.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/what-happens-when-big-business-takes-over-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/what-happens-when-big-business-takes-over-government#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:13:28 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 80832 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday February 19th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-19th-2015 <p>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/2015/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-19th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-19th-2015#comments Live Blog Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:50:57 +0000 shawnt56 80813 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 17 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/tuesday-17-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Today's show was a best of, as it was a snow day in DC.</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/tuesday-17-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/tuesday-17-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:32:16 +0000 SueN 80783 at http://www.thomhartmann.com What world do Conservatives live in? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/what-world-do-conservatives-live <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom%2520and%2520logo_179_97.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />You need to know this…. Conservatives live in a fantasy world, and nowhere is that more clear right now than in Washington State. <br /> <br />Right now, the Evergreen State is trying to streamline its policies on medical and recreational marijuana. Back in 2012, Washington State voters approved the creation of a legal recreational-marijuana market. That market is now heavily regulated and taxed.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/what-world-do-conservatives-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/what-world-do-conservatives-live#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:07:09 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 80781 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday February 19th, 2015 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-19th-2015 <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value"> <div class="field-content"> <p>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/2015/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-19th-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-19th-2015#comments Live Blog Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:31:39 +0000 shawnt56 80770 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 16 February '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/monday-16-february-14-show-notes <ul> <li>President's Day</li> <li>The difference between American conservatives and European conservatives</li> <li>Professor Harvey J. Kaye, The Fight For The Four Freedoms: What Made FDR And The Greatest Generation Truly Great: Great presidents are great radicals</li> <li>Are the Koch Brothers really liberal on social issues?</li> <li>Jeff Stier, National Center for Public Policy Research: The battle over butter</li> <li>Dr. Michael Greger, Nutrition Facts: is fat the new tobacco?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/monday-16-february-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/monday-16-february-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:38:43 +0000 SueN 80746 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Threat of deadly pathogens on the rise with global warming... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/threat-deadly-pathogens-rise-global-warming <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_59.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Climate change is quickly becoming an infectious disease’s best friend. <br /> <br />Yesterday, after six long months, students in Liberia returned to their classrooms. Schools across Liberia had been shut down since the height of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. But, while schools may be reopened, they are taking plenty of precautions. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/threat-deadly-pathogens-rise-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/threat-deadly-pathogens-rise-global-warming#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 17 Feb 2015 21:03:42 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 80739 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Big Difference between the European and American Right http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/big-difference-between-european-and-american-right <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_58.jpg" style="height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; width: 156px; margin-right: 5px" height="156" width="156" />If you were to ask most Americans what the word “conservative” stands for, they’d probably tell you that it stands for someone who believes in small government.<br /><br />When comes to the U.S., that definition of conservative is actually spot on.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/big-difference-between-european-and-american-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2015/02/big-difference-between-european-and-american-right#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:05:25 +0000 SueN 80692 at http://www.thomhartmann.com