Radio show transcripts
- Aug. 14, 2009 5:46 amBy SueN
To start out, I want to share with you this story that CNN carried over the weekend, and this is just a clip from it. This is the set up to it on CNN.
ROBERTS: If your child is obese, morbidly obese in medical terms, are you responsible? Even more, are you criminally responsible?
Well, in the case of Jerri Gray, the state of South Carolina says yes. And take a look why.
Gray gave us this school photo of her 14-year-old son Alexander. He weighs 555 pounds.
As you can imagine, he’s rather large.
- Aug. 11, 2009 4:19 pmBy SueN
The astroturf is rolling on energy reform, phoney letters to Congress coming from lobbying firms presenting themselves as non-profits. We’ve got the teabaggers out in force, that’s being orchestrated by Dick Armey and Freedom Works and several other right-wing groups in the background, to shout members of Congress down all across the country, at their town-hall meetings. Katherine Sibelius also a victim of this. This is amazing. Senator Durbin says, “We will not fall for a sucker-punch like this.”
Thom discusses health care with Martha Kuhl, Vice President of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, 03 August 2009Aug. 4, 2009 6:50 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: So, for our weekly labor segment right now, guaranteedhealthcare.org, Martha Kuhl is with us. She is the Vice President of the California Nurses Association, the National Nurses Organizing Committee and Oakland, California Registered Nurse, specializing in pediatric oncology. And it’s, I guess it was a week or so ago, the anniversary of Medicare and the need for healthcare reform, a single payer system. Martha Kuhl, welcome to the program.
- Aug. 4, 2009 6:15 amBy SueN
- Aug. 4, 2009 5:03 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: The so-called "Birther" movement is planning for Barack Obama’s birthday. I just got a note here from the desk of, actually I got it a few days ago, from the desk of Gary G. Kreep. Gary is the executive director of the United States Justice Foundation, USJF.net is their website. Big picture of Michael Reagan, the chairman of their advisory board, on the front page.
- Aug. 4, 2009 2:47 amBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Gavin Newsom is with us, the mayor of San Francisco, among other things, just a great guy and very, very, very, very pleased to have you with us, Gavin, welcome to the show.
Gavin Newsom: Great to be on, Thom, thanks for having me.
- Aug. 2, 2009 4:20 pmBy SueN
Thom Hartmann: Right now, Dean Baker is with us. Dean Baker, one of my favorite economists, he has just written a lot of really, really brilliant stuff. Macro-economist, co-director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, CEPR.org the website. And Dean, welcome to the show.
Dean Baker: Thanks for having me on.
Transcript: retired Army Lt. Col Ralph Peters, "the Taliban can save us a lot of legal hassles and legal bills", 20 July 2009Aug. 2, 2009 8:59 amBy SueN
Thom interviews Ralph Peters about his "the Taliban can save us a lot of legal hassles and legal bills" comment, 20 July 2009
Thom: Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters is with us. NY Post, NewYorkPost.com the website that publishes his work. He’s also a Fox News military analyst, and, Lt. Col. Peters, welcome to the show.
Peters: A welcome to the show, Thom.
Thom: You were just on Fox News a little earlier this morning,
- Jul. 30, 2009 6:52 amBy SueN
Thom interviews Chris Hedges about his book "Empire of Illusion", 21 July 2009
- Jul. 29, 2009 2:21 amBy SueN
Thom: The whole issue of health care, this is starting to get very, very complicated, and we’ve got some members of Congress who, obviously we’ve got some members of Congress who are just playing weasel on this.