- Jun. 7, 2010 8:42 amBy louisehartmann
As the president again visited the Gulf, reports that come up that President Obama was first briefed in April on how bad the spill would be and how difficult it would be to plug the hole. Largely Republican critics have pummeled President Obama for being too slow to seize the political responsibility for combating the BP oil spill in the Gulf Coast, now widely thought to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.
- Jun. 7, 2010 8:14 amBy louisehartmann
Quote: "When people refuse to obey, then democracy comes alive." Howard Zinn
Welcome! to our latest Thom Hartmann Program radio affiliate...WCWP 88.1 FM on Long Island airing all three hours of the program starting today!
- Jun. 4, 2010 5:01 amBy louisehartmann
Thom is "live" from the United Nations...in NYC
Senator Bernie Sanders is here "Brunch with Bernie" http//sanders.senate.gov
- Jun. 3, 2010 8:59 amBy louisehartmann
BP CEO Tony Hayward told the Financial Times that It now is looking like BP did not have all the equipment it needed to stop the leak from its Macondo well in the Gulf after the oil explosion six weeks ago. Hayward said, "What is undoubtedly true is that we did not have the tools you would want in your tool-kit,” and added it was “an entirely fair criticism” to say BP was not fully prepared. Meanwhile, Gov.
- Jun. 2, 2010 8:18 amBy louisehartmann
The Obama administration announced yesterday that it has started civil and criminal investigations into the volcanic oil spill in the Gulf. AG Eric Holder says he will "prosecute to the fullest extent of the law" any people or companies that have broken the law. BP’s market value plummeted $21.1 billion yesterday as the Florida panhandle is bracing for oil slick expected to hit shore today.
- Jun. 2, 2010 8:06 amBy louisehartmann
Quote: "Our oceans are dying, and without life in our oceans, life on land will perish." -- Dr. Keith Martin, Member of Parliament-Vancouver Island, Canada
Hour One - Who should Eric Holder send to prison? Activist & Attorney Mike Papantonio www.ringoffireradio.com
- May. 31, 2010 4:05 pmBy louisehartmann
Hour One: Should Americans continue to be forced at gunpoint to subsidize Brian Fischer and his ilk about Hitler and pink swasticas? Thom confronts Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association afa.net
Hour Two: Israel's High Seas Disaster and more on the Volcanic Oil Spill...Where is Big Government when you need them?
- May. 31, 2010 3:59 pmBy louisehartmann
On Thursday, Democrats on the House floor were debating the jobs bill and what to do about the vote being several days late, when word came through to the House that the Senate had adjourned and left for Memorial Day break. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said, "People were astounded. I mean stunned. We're in the midst of this debate and trying to find a path to doing the right thing and the Senate went out on recess?
- May. 28, 2010 8:57 amBy louisehartmann
While the Senate approved $60 Billion for more war, the House slashed $24 Billion for the unemployed Workers and state aid to those in trouble. The Afghanistan war is about to go beyond two milestones, with the American death toll surpassing 1,000 this week, and on June 7 it will break the record of the war in Vietnam to become America’s longest-ever war. George W.