Radio show transcripts
- Mar. 31, 2013 5:03 pmBy SueN
- Mar. 27, 2013 6:51 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: And greetings my friends, patriots, lovers of democracy, truth and justice, believers in peace, freedom and the American way, Thom Hartmann here with you.
- Mar. 7, 2012 6:21 amBy SueN
Did you know that Thomas Jefferson's tombstone in Monticello makes no mention of him ever being President of the United States?
Instead it reads:
- Mar. 4, 2012 1:27 pmBy SueN
Why is there a seemingly endless number of young people showing up at Occupy Wall Street movements?
The first and obvious answer is because this is the first generation since the 1930s who are coming of age in a world where it's unlikely they'll do as well as their parents.
Thirty years of Reaganomics has ripped a hole in The American Dream.
- Mar. 4, 2012 12:50 pmBy SueN
Well, the press is reporting that there was an incident at the Occupy DC movement - a brick thrown at a cop - apparently in court they said it was just a plastic bottle. If you combine that with the recent act of vandalism in Oakland, and you wonder, what's going on, with this Occupy incident.
- Mar. 4, 2012 10:26 amBy SueN
Who elected ALEC?
I mean, really - have you ever seen a ballot that looks like this? You know, Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich, ALEC?
This is a representative democratic republic - here, the United States - or at least it's supposed to be - it's a government where we the people elect legislators to represent OUR interests.
- Mar. 4, 2012 5:10 amBy SueN
You know, if you were outdoors at night in the forest naked, cold and hungry, I think it would be reasonable to say that you're unhappy. We all know that. And if somebody came out and said, 'hey, come on inside. You know, we're going to bring you in, make you warm, give you some clothing, you can sit in front of a comfortable fire, have a meal', you'd be full and happier.
Transcript: Thom Hartmann: CA could have been our Saskatchewan - how the leeches won. 1 February '12Feb. 28, 2012 8:26 amBy SueN
When it comes to a single-payer health care system - we have to look toward Canada.
The Canadian government didn't just one day say, "it's time for a single-payer system" - and then poof - everyone was covered.
Instead - it was a process.
It was a process that started locally.
Transcript: Thom Hartmann: The MSM Media's Love Affair with Politicians Who Spew Lies... 31 January '12Feb. 27, 2012 8:13 amBy SueN
There's one industry - just one industry - that's specifically mentioned in the United States Constitution - and that's the press.
That's because the founders knew how important a free, open, and diligent press is to keeping a too-powerful government in check and for a population informed enough to make a democratic vote.
As Thomas Jefferson said:
- Feb. 27, 2012 2:06 amBy SueN
Right-wing politicians and their bankster buddies have dealt the same terrible hand to Michigan as they have to Greece.
When it comes to economic troubles - the United States hasn't quite reached the disaster scenario that Greece finds itself in.
The Greek economy is contracting - while the U.S. economy is growing.
The unemployment rate in Greece is 18.8% - in the US it's officially 8.5%.