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Geeky Science: Here's Why You Get Pot Munchies

You know that feeling when you're eating and you start to get full? Well - that's your brain telling you to stop eating. More specifically - it's a set of nerve cells that release chemicals that turn off your hunger and suppress your appetite Well - according to a new study in the journal Nature - smoking marijuana interferes with those neurons - here’s how.

Conversations w/Great Minds P2 - Steven Brill - The Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

Steven Brill is an American lawyer and journalist-entrepreneur. He’s the founder of Court TV. Brill’s most recent reporting and book is concerned with healthcare costs - America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System.

Rumble: Why the GOP Wants to Ban AP US History Class

Kris Ullman, Conservative Commentator/Activist & Ben Cohen, The Daily Banter & Shelby Emmett, Project 21 all join Thom. They claim that it only teaches students "what is bad about America.” Apparently Republicans are in denial about America's history being two and a half centuries of progressivism...

Rumble: A Twisted View of the American Dream?

Kris Ullman, Conservative Commentator/Activist & Ben Cohen, The Daily Banter & Shelby Emmett, Project 21 all join Thom. Why do Conservatives support an elitist American Dream - yet use anti-elitist rhetoric?

Conversations w/Great Minds P1 - Steven Brill - The Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

Steven Brill is an American lawyer and journalist-entrepreneur. He’s the founder of Court TV. Brill’s most recent reporting and book is concerned with healthcare costs - America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System.

Full Show 2/18/2015: The Twisted American Dream

In tonight’s show, Thom breaks down Republican’s twisted view of the American dream. Kris Ullman, Ben Cohen and Shelby Emmett join Thom on set to talk about the right’s twisted view on Washington’s weed, AP history in Oklahoma, Georgia voting laws, Scott Walker and the teachers union, payday lending, the death penalty and the FCC.

Politics Panel: GOP Screwed Up Pot Legalization in DC

Tommy Christopher, The Daily Banter & Neil Sroka, Democracy for America both join Thom Hartmann. Legal marijuana is coming to the nation's capital in just over a week - but thanks to Republicans in Congress - no one knows where they're going to buy the stuff. Could this mark a turning point in the push to end modern-day prohibition?

Another oil train explodes

Kyle Ash, Greenpeace USA joins Thom Hartmann. With oil train explosions becoming a common occurence - isn't time for us to ask ourselves if continuing our toxic addiction to fossil fuels is really worth it?

Our New Banking Public Option?

Richard Eskow, Campaign for America's Future / The Zero Hour joins Thom Hartmann. Payday loans cost working and poor Americans billions of dollars every year. Could postal banking put a stop to this predatory practice?

Does the GOP want to starve poor people?

David Laska, New York State Republican Party joins Thom Hartmann. At the very least - Republicans want to drastically shrink the size of the food stamps program - which could leave millions of Americans without access to food. Republicans love to say that Americans who are on food stamps are "abusing the system" and that they're "freeloaders" who don't want to work. Well, the facts seem to say otherwise.

Politics Panel: Caucus Room Conspiracy is alive and well

Tommy Christopher, The Daily Banter & Neil Sroka, Democracy for America both join Thom Hartmann. Late last night - a George W. Bush-appointed judge in Texas blocked a key part of President Obama’s immigration executive action - which was scheduled to go into effect Wednesday. As result - hundreds of thousands of immigrants who could have applied tomorrow to get their deportations deferred are now stuck in legal limbo. Naturally - Republicans in Congress are trumpeting Judge Hanen’s ruling as the beginning of the end for President Obama’s immigration plan.

Threat of deadly pathogens on the rise with global warming…

Imagine a virus that's been dormant for tens of thousands of years coming back to life - and causing a massive epidemic. No - that's not the storyline for a new thriller. Thom will explain why it could become reality in tonight's Daily Take.

Full Show 2/17/2015: Climate Change Unleashes Deadly Virus

On tonight’s Politics Panel, Tommy Christopher of the Daily Banter and Neil Sroka, Communications Director for Democracy America, join Thom on set to debate Republicans attack on immigration, the Caucus Room Conspiracy, Scott Walker as the new Reagan, DC pot legalization, Jeb Bush’s Iraq war dismissal and the war against ISIS.

Look out - GMO Mosquitoes To Be Let Loose in America

Alexis Baden Mayer, Organic Consumers Association joins Thom Hartmann. A British company plans to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. Why is the company doing this - and could genetically modified mosquitoes be an even bigger nuisance than regular ones?

Confronting Terrorism without War?

Norman Solomon, Roots Action/Institute for Public Accuracy / War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death joins Thom Hartmann. Earlier today - the Egyptian military attacked ISIS controlled sites in Libya - in response to ISIS' brutal executions of 21 Egyptian Christians. Isn't it time for the US to avoid another all-out war - and let nations in the Middle East deal with ISIS?

So you think You'll Get a Tax Break, or tax cut? Really?

A letter was sent out recently by the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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