Quote of the Day: "Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets." -- Abraham Lincoln
Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - special Wednesday edition! Senator Sanders spends the hour talking about issues that affect us all and taking your calls too www.sanders.senate.gov
Hour Two: Birthright citizenship vs. coporate personhood...good trade? Thom has a rumble with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Intstitute www.businessandmedia.org
You Need to know this! An ugly scene took place outside the Kentucky Senatorial debate Monday night. A man who appears to be supporter of Republican candidate Rand Paul was captured on TV by a local news affiliate literally stomping the head of a member of MoveOn.org into the pavement. The MoveOn volunteer, Lauren Valle, went to the hospital and was still there last night, according to another MoveOn member.
Quote of the Day: "A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people." -- John F. Kennedy
Hour One: Have the tea partiers become like Cyberdyne's Skynet in The Terminator?
Hour Two: Alaska's 3 way senate race heats up - Thom talks with Alaska Senator Mark Begich http://begich.senate.gov; Plus, Alaska candidate for U.S. Senate, Scott McAdams will be here www.scottmcadams.org
Quote of the Day: Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress. ~John Clapham, A Concise Economic History of Britain, 1957
Hour One: News for sale...where is accountability in the corporate media? Thom talks with Reporter Lee Fang of Think Progress www.thinkprogress.org
Hour Two: Kill tax breaks for the rich, not the middle class? Thom has a rumble with Curtis Dubay of the Heritage Foundation www.heritage.org
According to a Center for American Progress report, there seems to be a common goal among all these shadowy PACs that are spending tens of millions of dollars in our elections this year -- they want to protect polluters' profits!
Quote of the Day: Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson
"Anything Goes on Townhall Friday"
Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders spends the hour talking issues of the day with Thom and taking listener calls www.sanders.senate.gov
Hour Three: House for sale? U.S. Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR, 4th district) talks to Thom about the huge coporate funds pouring into right wing campaigns www.defazioforcongress.org
Quote of the Day: I am sorry to say there is too much point to the wise crack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours. --- John F. Kennedy
Hour One: Six months after BP poisoned the Gulf, are we back to April 19th and business as usual? Thom confronts Alex Epstein of Ayn Rand www.aynrand.org
Remember when I told you that the tens to hundreds of millions of dollars that billionaires and transnational outsourcing corporations are spending in this election was really just practice for 2012? I even suggested that these big funders let some whackos in to play, people with room-temperature IQs who will parrot a line regardless of how ridiculous it is, like Sharon Angle, Joe Miller, Rand Paul, and Christine O'Donnon, just to see how much money i
Quote of the Day: The hungry world cannot be fed until and unless the growth of its resources and the growth of its population come into balance. Each man and woman--and each nation--must make decisions of conscience and policy in the face of this great problem. -- Lyndon Baines Johnson
Hour One: Get ready for President Palin?! Thom talks with Reporter Lee Fang of Think Progress www.thinkprogress.org
Congratulations to GOP State Legislator Calvin Hill of Georgia who won his Republican merit badge for hypocrisy. Last Year, Hill led a movement in the state to prevent public universities from teaching sexual health and gay history classes claiming, “Our public colleges are not the place for our young adults and future leaders to experiment and experience these types of sexually explicit behavior.” Has Mr. Hill ever been to a college?! Well, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, even though Mr.
Quote of the Day: Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. --
Quote of the Day: All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent. -- John F. Kennedy
Hour One: Need to know...does FOX News have blood on their hands and should they remove news from their name? Plus, Labor Segment - How are Unions helping to keep kids engaged in the classroom? Dennis Van Roekel, President of the National Education Association, will be here www.nea.org
The Big Picture on RT with Thom Hartmann. Looking for a better way of life? How about a place with more Fortune 500 companies than the US, China or Japan, not to mention world class health care that costs about half of what we pay? Thom explains why EU Democratic Socialism is beating US capitalism. And during the 2008 presidential Barack Obama drew record crowds of young voters to the polls. But it seems his well of popularity has hit a dry patch. Could MTV be the key to saving the president?
Evidence is mounting that humans are having a profound effect on the health of our planet. A World Wildlife Fund report points out that the world's population - particularly in the industrialized West - is using more resources than our planet can sustain -- 1 ½ times more. And it's getting worse; consumption has doubled in the last 40 years leading to declining animal populations around the globe and a 60% decline in the tr