January 2010

  • Transcript: Thom Hartmann discusses Haiti and right wing comments with Bill Fletcher. 14 Jan '10.

    Thom Hartmann: Bill Fletcher is on the line. He runs a website called BlackCommentator.com, he’s known as the black commentator. Bill welcome to the program.

    Bill Fletcher: I’m really glad to be on the program, thanks.

  • Transcript: Thom Hartmann discusses Haiti and the International Republican Institute with Max Blumenthal. 14 Jan '10

    Thom Hartmann: What’s really going on in Haiti? Here we have a country that has been absolutely devastated by a major earthquake. Now this earthquake was shallow and was strong. If it hit Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, god forbid, or any other city in the world it would do major damage.

  • Daily Topics - Monday, January 18th 2009

    Quote: A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Blow Up the Fillibuster....

    fillibuster imagesThe White House looks at passing health care without a new Senate vote if GOP wins in Massachusetts. The likeliest scenario would require persuading House Democrats to accept a bill the Senate already passed.

  • Transcript: Thom Hartmann discusses the history of Haiti and how it came to be so poor with Amy Wilentz. 14 Jan '10

    Thom Hartmann: Disaster in Haiti. We’ve been talking about this last hour and we will continue throughout the program but I want to give you the story that you’re not gonna get on the evening news, the story that you’re not going to get from the corporate media.

  • Transcript: Thom Hartmann asks, is the country so divided that the right wing can’t support the crisis and devastation in Haiti? 14 Jan '10

    Is the country so divided that the right wing can’t support the crisis and devastation in Haiti? Is there anyone on the right being truly compassionate? This is a serious question here. Pat Robertson, back, you know, he has a long history of talking weird. Here’s Pat Robertson on Hugo Chavez for example:

    “You know I don’t know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we’re trying to assassinate him I think that we really oughta go ahead and do it. It’s a whole lot cheaper than starting a war. And I don’t think any oil shipments will stop.”

  • Transcript: Thom Hartmann talks about "Rethink Afghanistan" and Haiti with Robert Greenwald 14 Jan '10

    Robert Greenwald is with me, in fact I’m very pleased to have him here in the studio with us here in Portland. He’s here in Portland, and this particularly for our listeners on AM 620 KPOJ here in Portland, because tonight he’s doing a special screening of his movie "Rethink Afghanistan" plus a discussion with Robert Greenwald. It’s 7 o'clock at the Clinton Street Theater which is at 2522 SE Clinton Street in Portland, although if you live here you know where it is.

  • Community Archive

    The Founders Created the Electoral College to Prevent a Foreign-Influenced Candidate From Winning - It Didn't Stop Trump, so Let's Scrap It

    Thom plus logo It's time to take another step forward in fine-tuning our republic and abolish the Electoral College.

    America's Founders and Framers thought they could use the Electoral College to prevent somebody like Donald Trump from ever becoming president. Unfortunately, they were wrong, and now we're paying the price.