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September 1 2009 show notes

  • Today's newsletter has details of today's guests and links to the major stories and alerts that Thom covered in the show, plus lots more. If you haven't signed up for the free newsletter yet, please do. If you missed today's newsletter, it is in the archive.
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August 31 2009 show notes

As many of you will already know, I am now producing the free Thom Hartmann Program Newsletter each day which includes a list of the guests and topics and all the major links to articles etc. I send it out shortly after the show. You can see today's here and the archive here.

August 6 2009 show notes

  • Show live from Los Angeles.
  • Quote: "The only security of all is in a free press. The force of public opinion cannot be resisted when permitted freely to be expressed. The agitation it produces must be submitted to. It is necessary, to keep the waters pure." - Thomas Jefferson to Lafayette, 1823..
  • Apologies for last night's gig, so many turned up that many had to be turned away. People called out for how well Christine and Carl guest hosted.
  • August 5 2009 show notes

  • Carl Wolfson & Christine Alexander of KPOJ Portland guest host, as Thom is traveling.
  • Upcoming Events: Thom's book tour for "Threshold":

    Aug 5th - Santa Monica, CA - Santa Monica Library.

    Aug 17th - Minneapolis, MN

    Aug 19th - Chicago, IL

  • August 4 2009 show notes

  • Happy birthday to President Barack Obama.
  • Article: "Remember the last time Republicans sent Angry Mobs to Disrupt Something? by rni_mccoy.
  • Book: "The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.
  • August 3 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "Take not from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned." - Thomas Jefferson.
  • Show live from Green 960, San Francisco.
  • Article: "Spontaneous Uprising? Corporate Lobbyists Helping To Orchestrate Radical Anti-Obama Tea Party Protests by Lee Fang.
  • July 31 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges". - Benjamin Franklin.
  • July 30 2009 show notes

  • Show live from Seattle.
  • The blue dogs are hurting themselves, if health care loses, the same as in '94 with Clinton, Republicans will take seats from them.
  • VISA's profits jumped.
  • July 29 2009 show notes

    • Quote: "A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference." - Thomas Jefferson
    • "Is the media blowing America's health care crisis out of proportion?"

    July 28 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty." - Thomas Jefferson.
  • July 27 2009 show notes

  • Clip:

    ROBERTS: If your child is obese, morbidly obese in medical terms, are you responsible? Even more, are you criminally responsible?

    Well, in the case of Jerri Gray, the state of South Carolina says yes. And take a look why.

    Gray gave us this school photo of her 14-year-old son Alexander. He weighs 555 pounds. He is now in foster care and she has been charged with criminal neglect. She told "The Early Show" on CBS how he got this way.

  • July 24 2009 show notes

  • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont. His committee passed a bill, not single payer, but public option, putting lots of money into primary health care - more access to doctors, disease prevention, quality control, increasing coverage to tens of millions. The Baucus finance committee is focusing on negotiating with Republicans, none of whom is interested in public plan or negotiating with health companies.
  • July 23 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits." - Thomas Jefferson.
  • Article: Iron ore spot prices forge path to $100 By Javier Blas (click on the graphic for percentages).
  • July 22 2009 show notes

    • Quote: "The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better." - Christian Nevell Bovee.
    • Article: Conductor dies in aided suicide. He wasn't dying.
    • Should you have the right to decide when and how to end your life?

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