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Monday 06 March '23 show notes

  • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, Host - Democracy Nerd podcast...
  • What is a conservative? Is Donald Trump still relevant to "true" conservatives?
  • Fresh Start Monday...What Do You Want to Get a Fresh Start On?
  • Is Fox News the Biggest Threat to American Democracy?
  • How Can We Do Better? PLUS, Speed Round...!

Friday 03 March '23 show notes

  • What Will Happen To Everyone Who is Not White, Straight, & Male If We Don't Speak Out?
  • How the Murdaugh trial shows off privilege in America
  • Pregnant refugee women are on the run in the US
  • Russia appears to have a plan to attract 7 million conservatives - Does it appear to be working?
  • Jim Crow is Alive and Well in Mississippi
  • It looks like the WI supreme court is using antisemitism to win
  • Leaked audio is showing a very ugly side of rail management
  • It's Anything Goes Friday!

Thursday 02 March '23 show notes

  • What Do the GOP Seditionists Offer Us Other Than Ripping America Apart & Oligarchy?
  • Republican Operatives Increasingly Say The Quiet Part Out Loud, "We Must Ban Transgenderism Entirely"
  • How do we fix the FBI? They undermined the Russia investigation and tried to block Mar-A-Lago search
  • Veteran War Correspondent Phil Ittner, on the ground in Kyiv, Ukraine - Phil Ittner, Veteran War Correspondent in Kiev, Ukraine Youtube
  • A Florida woman has to suffer with a doomed baby in her uterus because Republican politicians are all about the cruelty
  • How to achieve a Universal Healthcare plan - Kathryn Lewandowsky, BSN, RN, Whole Washington - Board Vice-Chair / One Payer States - Treasurer, about Universal Healthcare
  • Some senators are stepping up for expanding SCOTUS
  • Geeky Science! A new study shows tropical deforestation YUGELY reduces rainfall

Wednesday 01 March '23 show notes

  • National Progressive Townhall Meeting - Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District) / Member & Former Co-Chair-Congressional Progressive Caucus / (Committees: Appropriations / Also, Education & Labor)
  • In Praise of Inefficiency - Should We Serve the Economy or Should It Serve Us?
  • The wealthy with cushy desk jobs want YOU to work until you're 70
  • Crazy Alert! Georgia GOP has plan to allow affluent Atlanta neighborhood to secede from Atlanta
  • Excessive Wealth Disorder, student loan forgiveness, economic reform & taxing the wealthy - Gabriela Sandoval PhD, Executive Director, Excessive Wealth Disorder Institute (EWDi)
  • Here's one way to get to one party rule - just "cancel" the democratic party
  • A shocking new bill proposed in Texas would force internet providers to block access to any website that carries information about abortion medication or tells women how get an abortion.
  • Tweet of the Day - Hate it when that happens....

Tuesday 28 February '23 show notes

  • East Palestine's crisis proves Trump should have never deregulated big rail - Regulations work! - Julio Rivera, Editorial Director - Reactionary Times / Contributor - Newsmax, American Thinker &
  • Did Godless Gays Cause the Ukrainian War? Is Putin Right?
  • 6 Bombshells from new evidence in Fox News defamation suit
  • Surprised? Trump spied on the Biden campaign with help from Fox News
  • 'Stupid" Dilbert creator killed his career because of a highly flawed right-wing poll analysis
  • The impact of banning mifepristone exposed - Monifa Bandale, Senior Vice President - MomsRising
  • How big insurance is profiting massively from Medicare privatization

Monday 27 February '23 show notes

  • Do Religious Sadists Want To See "Sinning" Women Suffer?
  • Do the $100m Jesus ads show how the religious right has damaged religion?
  • Why is America tolerating anti-Jewish hate right out front?
  • Father of QAnon believer tells all: 'Don't have any idea how bad this is" - William "Will" Sommer, Politics Reporter - The Daily Beast / Host-Fever Dreams podcast / Author of the brand new book (just released 2/21/23) Trust the Plan: The Rise of QAnon and the Conspiracy That Unhinged America
  • The ongoing right-wing takeover of FL schools continues
  • How can you call yourselves news when you don't allow your reporter to report the news?
  • Is, as Ralph Nader explains, Elon Musk the biggest welfare queen masquerading as a capitalist business man?
  • Reality bites far right gun loving Oregon town
  • In Good News! World's First Mass-Scale Sodium-Ion Battery Plant to Debut in Michigan

Friday 24 February '23 show notes

  • Progressive Town Hall - Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District) / Author of 2 books, his latest Dignity In A Digital Age: Making Tech Work For All Of Us
  • Putin's Mein Kampf - Greg Palast, Investigative Reporter / Author & Filmmaker - latest film is "Vigilante: Georgia's Vote Suppression Hitman" - produced by Martin Sheehan & George DiCaprio. Narrated by Rosario Dawson
  • It's Anything Goes Friday!
  • Are Republicans Facing a Branding Crisis?
  • The text of DeSantis' higher education bill has been released. It's terrifying.
  • Democrats honor Blue Slips while Republicans don't!
  • What is America going to do about it's white Supremacist problem?
  • Speaking of the white supremacists - Trump's white supremacist dinner date put on No Fly List after threatening to strangle flight attendant

Thursday 23 February '23 show notes

  • Snow day! Epic Snow in Portland...hope you enjoyed today's best of Thom Hartmann.

Wednesday 22 February '23 show notes

  • 'I don't think you will be shocked,' Georgia grand juror says of possibility of Trump indictment
  • Death is the new Republican badge of honor
  • National Divorce? Just like Jan 6th - Fox News is helping to blow up America
  • Nicky Haley's despicable white-washing of racism - Dean Obeidallah, Host of Dean Obeidallah show weekdays 6-9PMET @SXMProgress Radio Ch127 / Columnist - / Contributor - The New Republic
  • The Fascism experiment in Florida continues - DeSantis introduces bill to reconsider press freedom
  • Trump's peril from fraud prosecutions just increased...
  • Shelby County v. Holder...10 years later - Kathay Feng, National Redistricting Director - Common Cause
  • Why is Trump visiting East Palestine? Is he returning to the scene of his crime?
  • While Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene continue to support Putin's slaughter in Ukraine, some Republicans are doing the right thing!

Tuesday 21 February '23 show notes

  • Does Fox News Merit Criminal Prosecution for Sedition or Reckless Endangerment?
  • Did McCarthy put party over America by handing Jan 6th video to Tucker?
  • Crazy Alert! America now has a secessionist on the Homeland Security Committee- are we safer?
  • Debate: Why red states have poor health & poor credit - is it because they have libertarian leadership that doesn't believe in using tax dollars to build infrastructure and a social safety net? - Charles Sauer, Libertarian / Economist & President - The Market Institute / author of Profit Motive: What Drives the Things We Do / podcast Pardon My Parsing
  • Is religion learning from the far right wing that "the ends justifies the means?"
  • Will the MI GOP become extinct or just more fascist like Florida?
  • It's costing us peanuts to defend Ukrainian democracy and kick Putin's ass
  • Desantis and GOP embraces fascism over democracy - now you know where he stands...

Monday 20 February '23 show notes

  • The GOP Is Just Obnoxious - It's why the party keeps losing elections - David Frum, Staff Writer - The Atlantic / Author of 10 books, most recently "Trumpocalypse: Restoring American Democracy" / former speechwriter & special assistant to former President GW Bush
  • Jimmy Carter Reflects the Best of America
  • One of my friends Richard Belzer (Law & Order) died - his last words were so Belzer.....
  • Is the WI SCOTUS race the most important election in America to set the stage for 2024? - Ben Wikler, Chair - Wisconsin Democratic Party (WisDems)
  • The GOP Plan to drive more American deeper into poverty revealed and why....
  • Has MTG Become a very useful "Troll" for Keven McCarthy?
  • How corporate hooked American on the myth of the "magic of the marketplace" - Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science-Harvard University / Co-Author w/Erik Conway - "The Big Myth: How American Business Taught Us to Loathe the Government & Love the Free Market" (Their previous book was " Merchants of Doubt".)
  • Crazy Alert! Fox Thinks diversity is the cause of OH train derailment & Alex Jones warns everyone liberals are eating babies...
  • Geeky Science! What will America find out about the first GMO trees planted?

Friday 17 February '23 show notes

  • Depression is more common than we think and may be built into our DNA - Fetterman is helping to remove the stigma
  • It's Anything Goes Friday!
  • The Outrageous New Way Big Pharma is Trying to Rip Us All Off
  • Pharmacist refuses to give Covid booster- Why does anyone work at a pharmacy if they don't believe in science? But wait! There's more.... How about being charged with a crime for giving an mRNA shot against Covid?
  • How the Senate if REALLY getting behind and fine-tuning minority rule
  • Geeky Science! Can preventing dementia and cognitive impairment just be a few thousand steps away?
  • Has the Michigan GOP been taken over by a coup of the militant far right? What to do?
  • Whoa! Armed community groups are protecting drag queens from so-called christian fascists?
  • Crazy Alert! Ann Coulter welcomes Nikki Haley to the 2024 prez election "Go back to your country"

Thursday 16 February '23 show notes

  • What the Supreme Did to America When They Legalized Political Bribery
  • How a Mississippi bill would carve out a separate judicial district for 80% of whites in a majority black city
  • Israeli contractors claim to have hacked & sabotaged 30 elections around the world
  • on the ground in Lviv, Ukraine - Phil Ittner, Veteran War Correspondent in Kiev, Ukraine
  • In good news the Biden administration is requiring carchargers to be built in the United States immediately, and with 55% of their cost coming from U.S.-made components by 2024...
  • New Kentucky law says abortion is murder - does that mean women may soon die by lethal injection?
  • Doesn't the OH train derailment reveal the risks of plastic pollution?
  • Is Gov. Ron DeSantis adopting a Donald Trump tactic to manipulate the public's attention away from real problems Floridians suffer?
  • A new report is out on extremist Christian terrorists luring & killing cops

Wednesday 15 February '23 show notes

  • Will democracy survive in this land of its modern birth? Will we take seriously the threat of those who proudly called themselves "Cultural Warriors?"
  • Trump says 2024 battle: "It's going to be a life or death election." How much more un-accountable violence will Trump be allowed?
  • Our mass shooting problem is very simple - It's about the access to guns. Where is the media?
  • That toxic mushroom cloud over Ohio - Will Bunch, National Opinion Columnist - Philadelphia Inquirer, / Author of several books including his latest,After the Ivory Tower Falls: How College Broke the American Dream and Divided the Nation, and How to Fix It
  • Marjorie Taylor Greene is complaining that not enough money went toward rail safety in the bill she voted against - How twisted can you be?
  • Crazy Alert! Charlie Kirk claims Ohio train derailment is proof of a 'war against white people'
  • Jared Kushner's cozy ties with the Saudis
  • Geeky Science! Microsoft's new ChatGPT AI starts sending ‘unhinged' messages to people - Remember Hal?
  • New report says Russia is holding 6,000 Ukrainian kids for re-education

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