July 11-13: At Netroots Nation

The Hidden History of Guns and the 2nd Amendment Book Tour Is Coming...

Thursday, June 6: NEW YORK, NY 7:30pm

Location: The Strand (2nd floor), 828 Broadway, NYC

Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

Location: Frugal Muse, 7511 Lemont Rd. #146 (Chestnut Court Shopping Center), Darien

Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

Become a Thom Supporter- Click the Patreon button

June 2011

Inspection- That's Not "Health Care"

the richest people

I sometimes feel that the richest want to return to the past. There were the kings, their royal family, dukes lords, and their serfs (slaves) In trying to kill the middle class, not help the least among us, I really feel that those are the days that they want to return to.

Ron Paul Wants Delegates at the Republican Straw Poll

A few days ago, Ron Paul came to town. I motored downtown to attend his event. As I walked into the venue, I thought, "Damn! I forgot to bring my camera!" OK! I didn't get a picture of him. So I got a shot of the free Ron Paul sign they pressed on me. Alright? Quit complaining. I threw the sign in the trash shortly after.

Rage Against the Machine

Allowing Bush tax cuts for the "rich" to expire is a very bad idea

Allowing Bush tax cuts for the "rich" to expire is a very bad idea. My reason is actually very simple because it will be a tax hike for the middle class. Tax laws in the US are very complex and just because your taxable income for 1 year is over $250,000 does not mean you are alway this highly paid. Here's a scenario.

Supreme Court Justice Alito: our nation's constitution is a "living document"

The concept of a living constitution that has only one interpretation, and that interpretation was engraved in granite in the 1780s, is rejected by none other than SCOTUS Justice Samual Alito ... listen hear (sic).

Necessary and Proper

Another clause in the Constitution which applies to the debate about the scope of Congress' power is the last clause of Article I Section 8. This was included to cover those actions that Congress might have to take which the Founders could not anticipate, but would be necessary to carry out the powers that were enumerated to Congress.

Here's How Nigerian Got Through TSA Checkpoint at JFK

He wasn't dressed as a 95 year old cancer patient.

I can't get food stamps because I don't have a job??

So, I am a college student who receives barley enough financial aid to cover for my living and schooling. It is summer now and I could not find a summer job STILL, because I live in Missoula MT. Anyway, I was denied for SNAP benifets because I don't work a minimum of 20 hours a week or do work study program which requires FAFSA to be completed in Febuary. Unfortunately even though I havent lived with my parents in years, I cannot complete FAFSA without their tax info.

Mitch McConnell Mouth Brain Disconnection

It's people like Mitch McConnell that give Human Beings a bad name. The word JERK must have been coined just for him.

A BIG thanks to Martin Bashir for bringing this information our way so we can see McConnell's manipulation of the truth for ourselves and for telling this JERK that he should seek help.

Sign Up For The Thom Hartmann Newsletter Now

  • Discover the Videos of the Day
  • Get The Daily Stack - Each & Every Article that Is Researched for the Program
  • Read Thom's Daily Blog

How our republic could die in the age of Trump - in a stunning parallel to the fall of Rome

Thom plus logo The American republic could die, just like Rome. Wavering for some time on the verge of becoming a complete oligarchy, America is on the verge of flipping from a democratic republic to a strongman or autocratic form of government, something that's happened to dozens of democracies in the past few decades, but never before here.