Transcript: Thom and Senator Bernie Sanders on the Ft. Hood shootings, concentration of ownership, energy efficiency and sustainability. 06 November 2009Nov. 29, 2009 2:04 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: And it being Friday, of course, our first hour, actually today it’s only gonna be our first half hour because he’s gotta catch a plane. But senator Bernie Sanders taking, you’re in an airport Bernie?
Bernie Sanders: I am.
- Nov. 29, 2009 1:57 pmBy SueN
Should we bring back the era of big government?
What stands between us and the power of big corporations? There are only two things that stand between you and me and the Enrons of the world, and the United Health Cares of the world, and the, you know, fill in the blank. Even the Ford Pintos of the world: trial lawyers who will sue on our behalf and whip companies into behaving properly because it hurts them financially if they don’t, and big government.
- Nov. 29, 2009 1:53 pmBy SueN
I wanted to share with you a couple of news stories apropos of this whole conversation of left / right corporate control. What’s driving the tea party movement, what’s driving the so-called grass roots of the right, and what has happened to the grass roots of the left? See, on the left, we don’t have a Dick Armey. We don’t have a Koch Industries. We don’t have a Scaife Foundation.
Transcript: Thom riffs and talks to Jane Hamsher about Anna Eshoo's health care amendment, generic biologic drugs, evergreening. 21 October 2009Nov. 29, 2009 1:49 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Ok, who has as their top twenty contributors for this campaign cycle, Eli, among them, the American Health Care Association number two, the Eli Lilly & Co number three, Abbott Laboratories number five, tied with Allergan Inc, the American College of Cardiology, Amgen Inc, and Johnson & Johnson.
Transcript: Thom riffs on the health care lottery and Medicare Part E for Everybody, 21 October 2009Nov. 29, 2009 1:44 pmBy SueN
Are you ready for the lottery? The health care lottery? Yeah, it’s the “Wheel of Fortune.”
Transcript: Thom asks Floyd Brown,'Impeach Obama?! Why do conservatives have to resort to lies and exaggerations?' 19 October 2009Nov. 29, 2009 1:41 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: As his website, at ImpeachObamaCampaign.com points out, Floyd Brown himself says he was the guy behind the Willy Horton ad that sunk the Dukakis campaign, he was behind the Vince Foster hysteria that you know, 'the Clinton’s killed Vince Foster', that, oh, there was a really interesting quote here, that George Stephanopoulos said that he, well I can’t find it. In any case, you got some good enemies here, Floyd. Floyd Brown is here with us. He’s on Skype, coming in on Skype.
Transcript: Thom talks Michael Kirk about "The Warning". Will the markets crash again? 19 October 2009Nov. 29, 2009 1:38 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Welcome back to our program, Thom Hartmann here with you. You know, we get a lot of books and videos pitched to us to go on the show here, I mean literally a lot, we get about a cubic foot, sometimes two cubic feet of mail a day. And at least half of it is books and CDs. And it’s very rare that I pop one into my CD player and within 10 minutes am so mesmerized that I have to sit, I’m stuck in the chair for the hour. And that’s what happened to me with this Frontline report.
Transcript: Thom asks Dan Gainor and riffs about 'was Jefferson right when he said bankers are more dangerous than a standing army?' 07 October 2009Nov. 29, 2009 1:33 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: And greetings my friends, patriots, lovers of democracy, truth and justice, believers in peace, freedom and the American Way. Thom Hartmann here with you. The Financial Times reporting banks made 38 billion dollars. This is just US banks. Actually most banks around the world can’t do this, it’s illegal in most countries.