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Would a Military Draft End War?

David Selig, Selig Associates debates Thom Hartmann. Thomas Jefferson warned us about the dangers of having a standing army filled with career soldiers - and unfortunately - we've largely ignored him. So - isn't time to listen to Jefferson - and bring back a national draft?

Why the House of Representatives Doesn't Represent Americans

If you're looking for an answer as to why Congress never seems to represent the progressive values of everyday Americans - just know this: it's all about the Benjamins...

Full Show 3/30/15: Indiana Legalizes Discrimination

Thom discusses Indiana’s new pro-discrimination law with democratic strategist Karl Frisch, whether Obama can do anything to make corporate donations more transparent with Public Citizen’s Lisa Gilbert, and Rep. Charlie Rangel’s call to reinstate the draft with conservative commentator David Selig. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses how our representatives no longer represent us.

Full Show 3/27/15: Wall Street Bullies Threaten Dems

Guest host Mike Papantonio is in for Thom Hartmann tonight and discusses the political power of big oil with “Rolling Stone’s” Antonia Juhasz, the dangers and risks of shipping oil via train with Public Citizen’s Tyson Slocum, how police departments nationwide are criminalizing black people to pay their bills with “The Nation’s” Chauncey DeVega, and whether Sanders’ and Warren’s stance on Wall Street will hurt the Democratic Party with Radio Host Richard Eskow. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses why Elizabeth Warren should run for president.

Why did a record 346 inmates die in FL prisons last year?

Maya Schenwar, Truthout / Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better joins guest host Sam Sacks to talk about the rampant inmate abuse at the hands of prison guards inside Florida's corrections system and...the abuse is much more widespread than just Florida.

ALEC...now too toxic for BP

Dr. Peter Frumhoff, Union of Concerned Scientists and Brendan Fischer, ALECexposed / Center for Media and Democracy join guest host Sam Sacks to talk about why so many companies are dumping their affiliation with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)...the latest participant to break ties is none other than petroleum giant BP.

Full Show 3/26/15: Your Cheap Wine May Be Killing You

Guest host Mike Papantonio is in for Thom Hartmann tonight and discusses how transvaginal mesh continues to severely injure women with Attorney Robert Price, how the cheap wine you’re drinking may contain high levels of arsenic with Attorney Michael Burg, whether the Supreme Court will end redistricting with Attorney David Haynes, and why the left loves Ted Cruz with journalist and author Cliff Schecter. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses how Rand Paul running for President would help progressives.

Full Show 3/25/15: GOP Always Listens to the DOD (Except When they Say Climate Change Is Real)

Guest host Mike Papantonio is in for Thom Hartmann tonight and discusses how the GOP budget ignores the Pentagon’s climate change warnings with Trial Lawyer Magazine’s Farron Cousins, how Dodd-Frank has done very little to reign in the big banks with Securities Attorney Peter Mougey, how U.S. troops are returning from combat with their houses foreclosed on with Attorney David Haynes, and the history of Wall Street’s ties to Washington with journalist and author Nomi Prins. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses how the banksters have already set up the crash of 2016.

Full Show 3/24/15: #TBT: Utah Brings Back Firing Squads

Guest host Sam Sacks is in for Thom Hartmann tonight and discusses BP’s leaving of ALEC just weeks before the fifth anniversary of the Gul oil spill with Union of Concerned Scientists’ Peter Frumhoff and Center for Media and Democracy’s Brendan Fischer. Tonight’s “Big Picture Rumble” talks firing squads, whether torture photos from Iraq & Afghanistan should be released, and Justice Kennedy’s criticism of mass incarceration. And in tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom discusses how Republicans want to continue austerity measures like the ones that took down Greece.

Full Show 3/23/15: Don’t Draft Warren. Boost Bernie!

Guest host Sam Sacks is in for Thom Hartmann tonight and discusses Ted Cruz’s presidential announcement, how Elizabeth Warren supporters should support Bernie Sanders because he’s actually running, and how Obama says he won’t sign a budget that doesn’t fix the sequester. Sam talks Florida’s prison problems with Truthout’s Maya Schenwar and in tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom details how Obamacare doesn’t go far enough.

Full Show 3/20/15: FEMA to States: You Want Money? Then Admit Climate Change Is Real

Tonight’s “Big Picture Rumble” discusses Obama’s thoughts on mandatory voting, McConnell’s continued love for the coal industry, and how FEMA is calling out climate science denying Governors. In tonight’s “Conversations with Great Minds” Thom talks social security with Social Security Works’ director Nancy J. Altman, author of the new book “Social Security Works!”

The Brutal Winter That Wasn’t

The East Coast is ready for spring - after what seems like one of the most brutal winters in history. As it turns out - this winter was record-breaking - but not in the way you think.

Iraq War Anniversary - Where's the Accountability?

Marianne Williamson, SisterGiant3, joins Thom Hartmann. 12 years after the invasion of Iraq - the Middle East is a much more violent and dangerous place. So why do so many supposedly very serious people in Washington, D.C. still think war is the answer?

Students Protest Over Honor Student Police Beating

Ron Hampton, National Black Police Association / Institute of the Black World, joins thom Hartmann. The University of Virginia has been the scene of large protests over the past few days following the beating of Martese Johnson - an honors student who was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly using a fake ID at a local bar. Images like THIS one of Johnson's arrest have jolted the UVA community into action - and now new video has captured the moment he was taken into custody.

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