January 2012

Should President Obama send in Navy Seal Team 6 to Rescue Dr. Arfidi ?

Dr. Shakil Afridi, The Pakistani who provided the Key information to the U.S. of A helped to locate and to positively identify Osama Bin Laden in advance of the successful Navy SEAL assault on Osama bin Laden's compound last May. this was acknowledged publicly by Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta on 60 Minutes (to be broadcast this Sunday). Dr. Afradi is now languishing in a Pakistani Prison, charged with treason, and God only knows what kind of abuse and torture.

Views from Indiana

I am a public school teacher in Indiana, not a good place to be right now. Thom talked about the Republican destruction of the Hoosier middle class and I am sad to report that Mitch Daniels has just about finished what he set out to do on the day he was sworn in to office in 2005. First executive order from Mitch was to eliminate collective bargaining for state employees. Union membership for state employees has dropped to an all time low of less than 10%. Throughout his tenure as governor of Indiana, Mitch has made it difficult for the teachers' union, the Indiana S

1: number of wild specimens left of the Franciscan manzanita, which finally won proposed protections in 2011.

Given the circumstances, Barac Obama is the worst environmental President ever!

special thanks to the Center for Biological Diversity

$3.7 to $53 billion: estimated value of bats' pest-control services in the United States.

$45 million: estimate of amount needed for white-nose syndrome response, over five-year period.

$1.9 million: amount allocated to white-nose syndrome in 2011 federal budget under Barac Obama

special thanks to the Center for Biological Diversity

Judge finds Obama and Erroll B. Davis’s BP GUILTY (NOT Transocean) of liability in Deepwater Horizon Mega Disaster that continues to kill the 99%.

You didn't see this in the Line up of News articles on Yahoo’s splash page

Campaign Promise for Obama: “I will never allow the Keystone Pipeline to be built ever – no exceptions.”

let's hear it, after all you can say it and be lying.

How is it “energy independence” to turn our Oil production over to British Petroleum in the Gulf and Shell Oil out of Paris, France in the Arctic?!?!?

i think the Washington\Oil and Gas Nexus needs a new buzz phrase

Its time for Salazar, Inouye, Baucus, Kerry, Schumer, Durbin, Pelosi, etc. to follow Hillary’s lead in getting out of politics.

And yes, you can add to that list: Geithner, Bernanke, Immelt and the rest of the Banksters.

It's our Country too.

Doug's Dozen video: 12 Subtle Differences Between Mitt and Newt (Doug's Dozen #76)

Some of the differences between Romney and Gingrich are glaring:

One is a smug, overprivileged millionaire. The other could buy and sell that smug, overprivileged millionaire a hundred times over.

One is two-faced, but at least the faces are normal scale. The other has just one face...that's the size of two.

One was disgraced by being greedy. The other feels disgraced for helping the needy.

One is a terrible speaker. The other was a terrible Speaker.

Come Cruise with Thom Hartmann in July 2020

Join me for an exciting Bermuda getaway aboard Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary and destination-focused cruise line. Set sail on the reimagined Insignia for 7 nights beginning July 25th 2020. Take advantage of Oceania Cruises’ OLife Choice promotion, where you can choose shore excursions, a beverage package, or onboard credit – Oceania Cruises also includes Wifi! You'll also receive complimentary gratuities, a $50 onboard credit and two exclusive cocktail parties. Did I mention we are planning special onboard events with yours truly? Prices start at $1199.

Reserve your stateroom today by contacting Keene Luxury Travel, and mention the Thom Hartmann Group 800.856.1155

or go to https://www.keeneluxurytravel.com/th-bermuda/default.asp

"The Saddest Thing Is This Won't Be Breaking News"

Thom plus logo As the world burns, and more and more fossil fuels are being used every day planet-wide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed 416 ppm this week at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. In the 300,000 years since the emergence of modern humans, carbon dioxide levels have never been this high.