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Transcript: Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona: dealing with depression. 18 December 2008

How to deal with depression in the face of the holiday season, and how to heal.

Transcript: Professor Ha-Joon Chang, March 6, 2008

Professor Ha-Joon Chang, a Professor at the University of Cambridge on the Faculty of Economics and Politics, wrote "Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism" which tells the true history of tariffs in the United States as well as the very real problems with "free trade." Want to bust some myths? Listen to Professor Chang and read his book.
 

On the Program - Dec 22 2008

Quote: Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Transcript: Bernie Sanders: Economy, Bailouts. 19 December 2008

Thom Hartmann talks with Senator Bernie Sanders, 19 December 2008

[Thom Hartmann]: And greetings, my friends! Patriots, lovers of democracy, truth and justice, Believers in peace, freedom and the American way, December 19th, Thom Hartmann here with you, broadcasting live today from home. Here in Portland, Oregon. We have snow. We have been having snow on and off all this week and I could not get out of my driveway today. So it’s me and Higgins in the studio and I’m sure he will weigh in and say Hi! to you in a bit.

December 17 2008 show notes


  • Article: Caroline Kennedy As Jimmy Stewart?, Thom Hartmann.

  • Guest: Medea Benjamin, Code Pink. A shoe is the ultimate insult. They went to the White House, built a memorial to Iraqis with shoes with tags on with names of some innocent Iraqis who have died.

  • Guest: Dinesh D'Souza. Can we have morality without God?

  • Guest: "Everything You Know is Wrong": Scott Brunton, founder of Watch Your Step Productions. "Monthly Doos" and the house that poop built calendar.

Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


December 16 2008 show notes


  • Guest: Peter Brimelowe, VDare. The so called "War on Christmas" and the immigration connection.

  • Guest: Meg James. Why is the TV industry dumbing down Americans with more "less scripted" shows in lieu of quality dramas? Jay Leno moving into prime time.

  • Guest: Peter Barnes. Entrepreneur and writer. Cap and Dividend. Fixing the economy and healing the planet...how President-elect Obama can do both.

  • Guest: Cynthia G. Brown, Director of Education Policy, Center for American Progress. "Teaching All Our Children Well"

Topics, guests, upcoming events, quotes, links to articles, audio clips, books & bumper music.


On the Program - Dec 19th 2008

Quote: The good of the people is the highest law.

Transcript: Ellen Brown, 29 October 2008

Ellen Brown, an attorney and author of "Web of Debt", describes the activities of the president's plunge protection team and recommends federalizing the Fed.

Thom Hartmann interviews Ellen Brown, 29 October 2008

On the Program - Dec 18th 2008

Quote: Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people. — Harry Emerson Fosdick

Hour One – Three Cups of Tea for Rick Warren?

Guest: Robert Greenwald www.bravenewfilms.org Topic: new film "Twas the Midnight Before Regulations"

Hour Two - Dr. Lewis Mehlmadrona www.healing-arts.org/mehl-madrona Topic: What can be done about the holiday blues?

Professor Peter Edelman www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty www.americanprogressaction.org/issues/2008/changeforamerica (for the book) Topic: Change for America: A Progressive Blueprint for the 44th Presiden (edited by Mark Green and Michele Jolin) Professor Edelman's chapter (co-authored by Angela Glover Blackwell) is on page 99 in the Economic Policy section, entitled "Economic Opportunity for All or A New Gilded Age?"

Hour Three - Gene Stone www.genestone.com Topic: The 12 Step Bush Recovery Program (A Lifesaving Guide to Shaking Off the Horrors of the Last Eight Years...)

Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News Under the Radar

December 15 2008 show notes


  • Show live from snowy WTKG, Grand Rapids, MI.

  • Guest: Lou Engle, Evangelist & founder of The Call. Is the gay marriage debate really about religion or civil rights?

On the Program - Dec 17th 2008

Quote: My country is the world, and to do good is my religion. — Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man, 1792

Hour One - Marc Morano www.epw.senate.gov Topic: Should victims of global warming be able to sue "Big Oil?

Hour Two - Dinish D'Souza www.dineshdsouza.com Topic: Can we have morality without God? (debated by Dinesh and Pete Singer recently)

Hour Three - "Everything You Know is Wrong" Scott Brunton www.monthlydoos.com Topic: "Monthly Doos" and the house that poop built

Transcript: Thom on 'Countdown with Keith Olbermann', 12 December 2008

Thom argues that the GOP opposed the auto bailout in order to bust the unions.

Thom Hartmann on 'Countdown with Keith Olbermann' with guest host David Shuster, 12 December 2008

[David Shuster]: If the GOP is seen as trying to kill or cripple G.M. and Chrysler in order to punish hundreds of thousands of American workers for supporting Democrats, today's news could represent a sea change, not just for the economy, but for American politics.

Joining us now to weigh in is Air America Radio's Thom Hartmann.

And, Thom, thanks for your time tonight.

On the Program - Dec 16th 2008

Quote: "Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Hour One - Peter Brimelowe www.vdare.com Topic: The so called "War on Christmas" and the immigration connection

Hour Two - Meg James www.latimes.com Topic: Why is the tv industry dumbing down Americans with more "less scripted" shows in lieu of quality dramas?

Hour Three - Peter Barnes Co-author of "Climate Solutions: A Citizen's Guide" www.capanddividend.org Topic: Fixing the economy and healing the planet...how President-elect Obama can do both

Guest: Cynthia G. Brown www.americanprogress.org Topic: Change for America: A Progressive Blueprint for the 44th President (edited by Mark Green and Michele Jolin) Ms. Brown's chapter is called "Teaching All Our Children Well" and can be found on page 235 in the Domestic Policy section.

Transcript: Vincent Bugliosi, 28 May 2008

Thom Hartmann interviews Vincent Bugliosi on his book,

December 09 2008 show notes


  • Guest: Mark Zusman, editor of the Willamette Week. Is it time to break up "Big Newspaper" to save the industry?

  • Bob Ney of Talk Radio News, ex Ohio congressman. His insights on being on the receiving end of an investigation.

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