- Jun. 21, 2010 7:34 amBy louisehartmann
Rhode Island Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, just after Rep. Joe Barton's "off the wall" apology to BP, laid out how deeply "corporate tentacles" have reached into our regulatory agencies in Congress. He said, "The scope, the extent, the insidious nature of corporate influence in regulatory agencies of government--this question of regulatory capture--is something we should attend to here.
Transcript: Thom Hartmann talks to Jean-Michel Cousteau about the oil disaster and his new book on his father Jacques Cousteau. 08 Jun '10.Jun. 21, 2010 6:52 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Well, the oil spill continues as I mentioned earlier. There’s at least one scientist who is a member of the president’s panel that is trying to determine the flow rate, the Flow Rate Commission, who says that based on what they’re seeing in satellite photos, the current flow rate, since they cut the pipe, could be 100 thousand barrels a day, of which about 10 thousand are being vacuumed up, whatever, by BP right now. Nobody knows, really. Maybe BP knows and they’re not telling.
- Jun. 21, 2010 6:49 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Can Obama seize the energy moment? Will we get our CO2 levels back down below 350 parts per million? Bill McKibben on the line. In fact, Bill, first of all, welcome Bill.
Bill McKibben: Good as always to be with you Thom.
Transcript: Thom Hartmann talks to Aaron Swartz about the Arkansas primary runoff and progressives vs. conservadems. 07 Jun '10.Jun. 21, 2010 6:47 amBy SueN
Now there is a primary happening tomorrow. A lot going on politically right now. And all over the United States. It’s going to decide a lot of things. For example in Nevada it’s going to decide whether the chicken lady or another one of the tea party crazies is going to go up against Harry Reid which should be very interesting.
Transcript: Thom Hartmann talks to Gayle Haggard about her book and asks if she thinks it is OK to be gay. 04 Feb '10.Jun. 21, 2010 6:43 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: You know how sometimes you know what you know and sometimes you know what you don’t know and sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know and sometimes what even as the Firesign Theatre says, everything you know is wrong. “You know that you’re wrong but you fear you’re right, you suspect you’re out of sync. You think that you’re out of your mind. Everything you know is wrong.” Is it possible to pray away the gay?
Transcript: Thom Hartmann asks Andrew Langer, who really sucked the life out of America's workforce? 04 Feb '10.Jun. 21, 2010 6:40 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Okay so who are the real vampires, you know, you’ve got vampire movies, and vampires all over the place, who are the real vampires? I would submit to you that we have some and they are by and large economic. We have with us Andrew Langer, he’s the president of the Institute For Liberty, a conservative think tank, InstituteForLiberty.org the website. Andrew, welcome to the show.
Andrew Langer: Thanks Thom. Are you gonna confront me about being a vampire?
Transcript: Thom Hartmann talks to Shane Brooks about his protesting the tea party convention. 04 Feb '10.Jun. 21, 2010 6:38 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Shane Brooks is with us, Shane has been on the program before, OperationPitchfork.blogspot.com. Shane, you are a self-avowed tea partier. I have that right?
Shane Brooks: Yes, sir.
Thom Hartmann: Okay, welcome back. And as a Texas-based tea party activist, you are, you were planning on going to Nashville to protest what’s going on there. Did you get out there? Or are you still in Texas?
- Jun. 18, 2010 8:14 amBy louisehartmann
Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), along with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), introduced a bill called, The Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act, last week that would permit the President to effectively shut down the internet by emergency decree.