https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Why Bannon Is Out https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/why-bannon-out <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> With Steve Bannon's White House days officially over, could Trump himself soon end up on the chopping block?<br /><br />Just in case you haven't heard the big news - Steve Bannon is OUT at the White House.<br /><br />Depending on who you ask - the now-former White House strategist was either fired or handed in his resignation a few weeks ago, and left earlier today.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/why-bannon-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/why-bannon-out#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:17:26 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104875 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday August 21st, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-monday-august-21st-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-monday-august-21st-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-monday-august-21st-2017#comments Live Blog Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:22:30 +0000 shawnt56 104869 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 18 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/friday-18-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Mid-day with Mark</li> <li>Robert Kuttner, American Prospect: Is Steve Bannon Unrepentant?</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/friday-18-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/friday-18-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:55:33 +0000 SueN 104865 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Does Donald Trump Only Believe Stuff He Gets From Right-wing Email Chains? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/does-donald-trump-only-believe-stuff-he-gets-right-wing-email-chains <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Does Donald Trump only believe stuff he gets from right-wing email chains?<br /><br />It's starting to seem like it.<br /><br />A terrorist drove a van down a busy pedestrian street in Barcelona, Spain yesterday, killing at least 13 people and injuring as many as 80.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/does-donald-trump-only-believe-stuff-he-gets-right-wing-email-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/does-donald-trump-only-believe-stuff-he-gets-right-wing-email-chains#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:50:35 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104850 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday August 18th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-friday-august-18th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-friday-august-18th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-friday-august-18th-2017#comments Live Blog Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:59:58 +0000 shawnt56 104846 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 17 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/thursday-17-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Will Trump Get By - Like the Access Hollywood Tapes - Or Is This Time Different?</li> <li>Manuel Perez-Rocha, Institute for Policy Studies: NAFTA Renegotiation: Will Working People Continue to Get Shafted?</li> <li>Best of the Rest of the News</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/thursday-17-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/thursday-17-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:48:03 +0000 SueN 104844 at https://www.thomhartmann.com GOP Blasts Trump’s Nazi Defense https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/gop-blasts-trump%E2%80%99s-nazi-defense <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Republicans are predictably up in arms about Donald Trump's defense of white supremacists following the Charlottesville terror attack.<br /><br />But are they ready to take responsibility for helping create this climate of hate in the first place?<br /><br />By defending neo-Nazis, Donald Trump might finally have reached his expiration date with the institutional Republican Party.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/gop-blasts-trump%E2%80%99s-nazi-defense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/gop-blasts-trump%E2%80%99s-nazi-defense#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:04:39 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104829 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 16 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/wednesday-16-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Michael Blake, Vice Chair, Democratic National Committee (DNC): “Who will Denounce Trump?"</li> <li>Michael Bray, ANTIFA: The Anti-Fascist Handbook: Who Are the Antifa?</li> <li>Gianno Caldwell, Caldwell Strategic Consulting: GOP Political Analyst: "Trump has Betrayed Our Country"</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/wednesday-16-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/wednesday-16-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:26:11 +0000 SueN 104821 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday August 17th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-17th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-17th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-thursday-august-17th-2017#comments Live Blog Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:57:39 +0000 shawnt56 104819 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Why the GOP Sides With the Klan and the Nazis https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/why-gop-sides-klan-and-nazis <p> <body></body></p> <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /><br /> Why is it that the president and the vast majority of Republican elected officials are refusing to refer to the white Christian neo-nazis who committed mayhem and murder and, yes, terrorism, as exactly what they are? Why the false equivalence suggesting that antifascists and peace protesters are the same as Nazis and Klan members?<br /><br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/why-gop-sides-klan-and-nazis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/why-gop-sides-klan-and-nazis#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:50:59 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104808 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday August 16th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-16th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-16th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-16th-2017#comments Live Blog Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:54:18 +0000 shawnt56 104802 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 15 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/tuesday-15-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Former Organizer for the White Aryan Resistance Antony "Tony” McAleer, Life After Hate: There is Life After Hate</li> <li>Greg Palast, Truthout/The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: Trump's America, Month Eight: Blood on the Pavement in Charlottesville</li> <li>What “cherish our history” really means...</li> <li>How American Libertarians Are Remaking Latin American Politics</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/tuesday-15-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/tuesday-15-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:49:00 +0000 SueN 104799 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Does Trump care that a white supremacist just killed someone essentially in his name? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/does-trump-care-white-supremacist-just-killed-someone-essentially-his-name <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Donald Trump didn't drive the car involved in Saturday's fascist terror attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, but he most definitely provided the fuel.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/does-trump-care-white-supremacist-just-killed-someone-essentially-his-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/does-trump-care-white-supremacist-just-killed-someone-essentially-his-name#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:12:41 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104785 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 14 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/monday-14-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Mark Potok: What You Need to Know About White Nationalists and their Dangerous Agenda</li> <li>An Eye Witness to the Terror Act in Charlottesville Shares His Story...</li> <li>Dr. Randy Blazak Ph.D, Oregon Coalition Against Hate Crime: When it Comes to Violence...the Left &amp; Right are NOT Equal</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/monday-14-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/monday-14-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:51:46 +0000 SueN 104780 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday August 15th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-15th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-15th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-tuesday-august-15th-2017#comments Live Blog Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:46:20 +0000 shawnt56 104779 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Trump Ramps Up War Rhetoric https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/trump-ramps-war-rhetoric <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> As he escalates his war of words with North Korea even further, is Donald Trump trying to pull off a 21st century version of Richard Nixon's Vietnam madman routine?<br /><br />Or is he just plain crazy?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/trump-ramps-war-rhetoric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/trump-ramps-war-rhetoric#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:59:01 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104765 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday August 14th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-monday-august-14th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-monday-august-14th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-monday-august-14th-2017#comments Live Blog Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:01:17 +0000 shawnt56 104756 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 11 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/friday-11-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Medea Benjamin, Global Exchange/CODEPINK/Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection: Trump Doubles Down on Fire &amp; Fury...</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday! Thom Takes YOUR Calls!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/friday-11-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/friday-11-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:18:56 +0000 SueN 104751 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Demand Grows to Strip Trump of Nuclear Authority https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/demand-grows-strip-trump-nuclear-authority <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> As he continues with his talk about fire and fury and the total destruction of North Korea, is it time to take the power to use nuclear weapons away from Donald Trump?<br /><br />Donald Trump isn't backing down from his threat to rain fire and fury down on North Korea.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/demand-grows-strip-trump-nuclear-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/demand-grows-strip-trump-nuclear-authority#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 11 Aug 2017 21:43:56 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104733 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 10 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/thursday-10-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Is Trump Too Reckless To Be President?</li> <li>Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, Atticus v. the Architect: What's in His Future?</li> <li>Rick Wartzman, The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America: The Rise &amp; Fall Of Good Jobs</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/thursday-10-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/thursday-10-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 11 Aug 2017 02:03:31 +0000 SueN 104725 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Some Countries Have Figured Out How to do Prisons Right, Why Can't We? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/some-countries-have-figured-out-how-do-prisons-right-why-cant-we <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /><br /> When it comes to crime and punishment, America really is exceptional -- we have the highest incarceration rate in the entire world.<br /><br /></p> <p>Why is our criminal justice system so uniquely repressive?<br /><br /></p> <p>Donald Trump has now been president for 200 days.<br /><br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/some-countries-have-figured-out-how-do-prisons-right-why-cant-we" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/some-countries-have-figured-out-how-do-prisons-right-why-cant-we#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:43:40 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104717 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 9 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/wednesday-9-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Mid-day with Mark</li> <li>Should Trump Have Access To the Nuclear Button?</li> <li>Steve Wimberly, Atticus v. the Architect: The Political Assassination of Don Siegelman</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/wednesday-9-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/wednesday-9-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:34:55 +0000 SueN 104712 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Is Trump the #1 Threat To World Security? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/trump-1-threat-world-security <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Tensions with North Korea are now kicking into overdrive.<br /><br />Donald Trump is now threatening North Korea with virtual annihilation after the country took a big step forward in its nuclear program.<br /><br />Is the President of the United States now the number one threat to world security?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/trump-1-threat-world-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/trump-1-threat-world-security#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:46:07 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 104700 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 8 August '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/tuesday-8-august-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Who Is Worse For America... Trump Or Pence?</li> <li>Forrest Wilder, Texas Observer: The Rise and Fall of the ‘Freest Little City in Texas’ - How a libertarian experiment in city government fell apart over taxes, and debt</li> <li>Who Is Better at “hacking” Our Vote - The Russians or the GOP?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/tuesday-8-august-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/tuesday-8-august-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:58:34 +0000 SueN 104694 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday August 9th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-9th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-9th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/08/daily-topics-wednesday-august-9th-2017#comments Live Blog Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:41:59 +0000 shawnt56 104693 at https://www.thomhartmann.com