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Make Love not War

make love imagesIn a telephone survey of 3,003 U.S. adults conducted by Thomson Reuters - they found effective healthcare reform crossed party lines. 78 percent of Democrats were willing to pay higher taxes, as well as 64 percent of independents and 48 percent of Republicans.

Tue and Wed September 29th & 30th 2009

Carl Wolfson and Christine Alexandra (morning crew Portland's Progressive AM 620KPOJ) are filling in Wednesday - Roman Polanski Justice? Healthcare? Join Carl & Christine with guests Congressman Peter DeFazio (Any hope for public option?), Ken Davis (banned books) and more.....

Thom is traveling to and attending the funeral of Gottfried Mueller...Peter B. Collins is filling in Tuesday with guests Dennis Kucinich, Congressman Joe Sestak, Norman Soloman, Les Leopold and Mark Crispin Miller.

Citizens United v. Federal Election

corporate psersonhood imagesThe Supreme Court could let loose restrictions on the influence of money in politics after it hears Citizens United v.

Dear President Obama,

medicare-for-all-images I understand you’re thinking of dumping your “public option” because of all the demagoguery by Sarah Palin and Dick Armey and Newt Gingrich and their crowd on right-wing radio and Fox.  Fine.  Good idea, in fact.

The Great Tax Con Job

taxes-1-imagesRepublicans are using the T-word - taxes - to attack the Obama healthcare program. It's a strategy based in a lie.

Fox News Military Analyst Continues to Blame the Troops on the Thom Hartmann Program

fauxnewsYesterday on Fox News TV Lt. Col. Ralph Peters said, “I want to be clear, If when the facts are in, we find out that through some convoluted chain of events, he really was captured by the Taliban, I’m with him.

Friday - July 24th 2009

under-the-radar-1images1Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov

Gun toting, veggie-eating, liberal mama!

Don't mess with Louise.

Time to Restore Accountability

wanted-bush-imagesThere are three important stories in the news about the Bush administration.

THOM ON FIXED NEWS

Thom discusses Rush Limbaugh and the GOP. Watch the video.

A letter from a Republican to Thom

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Will Obama Reboot Capitalism Anew?

capatalism-images1Over six million people are now out of work, and unemployment figures released today show that now-record number is continuing to climb. Meanwhile, still-profitable American corporations manufacture goods for American consumption using Chinese labor and pay virtually no income tax by keeping their profits offshore.

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Book Events - The Hidden History of American Oligarchy: Reclaiming Our Democracy from the Ruling Class with Thom Hartmann
Powell’s virtual event, in conversation with David Korten
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Town Hall Seattle virtual event
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Books & Books virtual event, in conversation with David Korten
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A "Jimmy Stewart Filibuster" Would Pass HR 1 & Save American Democracy

Thom plus logo HR1, the For The People Act, is probably the most consequential piece of legislation of the century. Consequential, at least, in the positive sense: with GOP voter suppression efforts spreading across the country, the future of both the Democratic Party and democracy itself is on the line.
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