https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en If Only 100,000 Americans Die Trump Thinks He "Did a Great Job" https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/if-only-100000-americans-die-trump-thinks-he-did-great-job <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> On January 20, the United States and South Korea both diagnosed their first patient with the coronavirus. South Korea immediately begin testing their population and started a nationwide program of social distancing.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/if-only-100000-americans-die-trump-thinks-he-did-great-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/if-only-100000-americans-die-trump-thinks-he-did-great-job#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:41:26 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111449 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 27 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-27-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Anything Goes Friday...What's On Your Mind? Thom Takes Your Calls</li> <li>Trump's Latest Abominable Gaff...</li> <li>Issues of the Day - Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, U.S. Congressmember (D-WA, 7th District) &amp; Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus / Senior Whip-Democratic Caucus &amp; serves on multiple committees including the House Budget Committee &amp; the House Judiciary Committee</li> <li>Kushner (&amp; Now Trump) Covid Response? 'We Don't Need Ventilators...'</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-27-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-27-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:51:45 +0000 SueN 111444 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Coronavirus Crash: Worse Than Great Depression? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/coronavirus-crash-worse-great-depression <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> The coronavirus crash has turned the fact that we don't make anything in America anymore from a topic for philosophical and political debate into a crisis in our hospitals causing people to die and endangering our frontline health care workers.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/coronavirus-crash-worse-great-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/coronavirus-crash-worse-great-depression#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 27 Mar 2020 23:33:44 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111442 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 26 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-26-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>What Happens When Mobsters Run the Country?</li> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>The Economy, the Stimulus &amp; 3.3 million Laid Off - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Understanding Marxism / Understanding Socialism</li> <li>Warning to Pandemic Profiteers - Peter Maybarduk, Director - Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program &amp; a Human Rights Lawyer</li> <li>Boris v Trump &amp; Brexit or Breathing?! - Victoria Jones, Executive Director - DC Radio Company LLC</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-26-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-26-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:12:56 +0000 SueN 111435 at https://www.thomhartmann.com What Happens When Mobsters Run the Country? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/what-happens-when-mobsters-run-country <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Donald Trump spent years hanging out and doing business with mobsters and people associated with them. His lawyer, Roy Cohn, was the chief lawyer for the biggest mobster in New York City, and the Italian mob had infiltrated the New York construction and real estate business. Now Trump's mobster tendencies are bubbling to the surface.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/what-happens-when-mobsters-run-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/what-happens-when-mobsters-run-country#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2020 22:07:48 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111433 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 25 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/wednesday-25-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>What's Next On Trump's List? Turning Grandma &amp; Grandpa Into Soylent Green...???</li> <li>Curtis Ellis Vs Thom - Did Democrats Load Up Bill Like a Left-Wing Goodie Bag? - Curtis Ellis, Policy Director - America First Policies</li> <li>Hunkering Down With Green Energy... - Ty Benefiel, Co-Founder &amp; CEO - Hero Power /Meter Genius (green energy brokers) and Host - The Climate Pod (podcast)</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/wednesday-25-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/wednesday-25-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:52:05 +0000 SueN 111428 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Is Next On Trump's List To Turn Grandma and Grandpa Into Soylent Green? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/next-trumps-list-turn-grandma-and-grandpa-soylent-green <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick of Texas has said, essentially, that old people should be willing and enthusiastic to patriotically die so that Trump can put the economy back into gear. Apparently he didn't get the memo that most of them will die in a hospital, clogging up our healthcare system and infecting our healthcare workers. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/next-trumps-list-turn-grandma-and-grandpa-soylent-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/next-trumps-list-turn-grandma-and-grandpa-soylent-green#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:36:05 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111426 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 24 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/tuesday-24-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>WHY??? America Deserves An Answer...</li> <li>Republicans Always Want As Few People As Possible To Vote... And Here You Are Again!! - Thom vs. Jason Snead, Executive Director - Honest Elections Project / Former Senior Policy Analyst-Heritage Foundation</li> <li>Profits Or People?!</li> <li>The Corona Virus Makes A Powerful Case for Boosting Our Social Safety Net - Katrina vanden Huevel, Editorial Director &amp; Publisher - The Nation Magazine</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/tuesday-24-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/tuesday-24-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 25 Mar 2020 15:54:51 +0000 SueN 111420 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Why? America Deserves an Answer https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/why-america-deserves-answer <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> The Associated Press recently did a good roundup story about how the Trump administration procrastinated for months before acknowledging the gravity of the situation that we face as a nation. It answers a lot of the "what" questions, but answers none of the "why" questions.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/why-america-deserves-answer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/why-america-deserves-answer#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2020 01:05:08 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111417 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 23 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/monday-23-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Would Trump Get Away With Letting 2 Million Americans Die?</li> <li>How the Coronavirus Pandemic and Donald Trump's Irrational Cult Is a Deadly Combination...</li> <li>Issues of the Day - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/monday-23-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/monday-23-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:48:58 +0000 SueN 111411 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Would Trump Get Away With Letting 2 Million Americans Die? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/would-trump-get-away-letting-2-million-americans-die <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> A joke floating around on the Internet says, "How do you know if you have coronavirus? </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/would-trump-get-away-letting-2-million-americans-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/would-trump-get-away-letting-2-million-americans-die#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 23 Mar 2020 22:50:23 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111408 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 20 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-20-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Roll Back Republican Tax Cuts!!</li> <li>Norway's PM Shows Us All How to Talk to Kids About Covid-19</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday! Thom Takes Your Calls</li> <li>How Vegas Does Social Distancing!!</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-20-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-20-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 23 Mar 2020 15:20:42 +0000 SueN 111401 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Roll Back Republican Tax Cuts! https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/roll-back-republican-tax-cuts <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Congress is debating how much money to give to corporations and average Americans to try to blunt the economic impact of this pandemic. Republicans have repeatedly blocked or reduced efforts to get more money to individuals at the low-end of the economic scale, saying that we can't afford to spend this much money. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/roll-back-republican-tax-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/roll-back-republican-tax-cuts#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Sat, 21 Mar 2020 00:36:21 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111397 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 19 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-19-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Will Trump Step Down?</li> <li>The Global Meltdown - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Understanding Marxism / Understanding Socialism</li> <li>Covid-19...What South Korea Got Right That the Trump Administration Got SO Very Wrong...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-19-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-19-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:08:35 +0000 SueN 111389 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Will Trump Step Down? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/will-trump-step-down <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Forget about Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Andrew Cuomo is now the acting President of the United States. Trump continues to think that the job of president is "reality show moderator in chief."<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/will-trump-step-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/will-trump-step-down#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 19 Mar 2020 23:55:50 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111386 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 18 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/wednesday-18-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>We Need to Be Planning for the Worst &amp; Hope For the Best</li> <li>What's Going on With Covid-19 in Seattle? - Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Councilmember (Socialist)-District 3 / Economist / Member of Socialist Alternative and AFT 1789</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/wednesday-18-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/wednesday-18-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:53:10 +0000 SueN 111380 at https://www.thomhartmann.com We Need to Be Planning for the Worst and Work & Hope For the Best https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/we-need-be-planning-worst-and-work-hope-best <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> On my radio/TV show last Friday, I said words to the effect of, "Get ready for unemployment levels that are worse than the Republican Great Depression. Get ready for a stock market failure that will be worse than the Republican Great Depression. Plan for the worst and hope for the best." Several people admonished me for talking "fearfully." </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/we-need-be-planning-worst-and-work-hope-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/we-need-be-planning-worst-and-work-hope-best#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 18 Mar 2020 23:52:14 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111376 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 17 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/tuesday-17-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Airlines, Hotel Chains, Banks, etc..."Get In the F*cking Line Behind the Rest of Us Human Beings Here..."</li> <li>A Survival Guide for the Coronavirus Economy - Joelle Gamble, Economist &amp; Organizer / Principal, Reimagining Capitalism at Omidyar Network / Board Member-Roosevelt Institute</li> <li>Thom Takes Your Calls &amp; Shares the Latest News on Covid-19</li> <li>Why the Senate Needs To Vote On and PASS #VoteByMail - Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/tuesday-17-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/tuesday-17-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:30:22 +0000 SueN 111370 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Get in the F*cking Line Behind the Rest of us Human Beings Here https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/get-fcking-line-behind-rest-us-human-beings-here <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Dear airlines, hotel chains, banks, and other industries who are begging Donald Trump and Congress for bail outs. Get in the f*cking line. Most of you didn't even pay taxes last year.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/get-fcking-line-behind-rest-us-human-beings-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/get-fcking-line-behind-rest-us-human-beings-here#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 17 Mar 2020 23:04:28 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111365 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 16 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/monday-16-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Has Joe Moved To the Left?</li> <li>Will This Be the Moment We Realize How Destructive Fox So-Called News and Right Wing Hate Radio Is to America?</li> <li>An Internal Pandemic Document Shows the Coronavirus Gives Trump Extraordinary Powers - Ken Klippenstein, The Nation Magazine</li> <li>Do We Have the Prescription for a Second Republican Great Depression?</li> <li>State of the Race &amp; 7 RFK Values Progressives Should Embrace Now - Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Eldest child of Robert F. Kennedy / Attorney / Former Lt. Gov.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/monday-16-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/monday-16-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 17 Mar 2020 20:18:04 +0000 SueN 111363 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Do We Have the Prescription for a Second Republican Great Depression? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/do-we-have-prescription-second-republican-great-depression <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> One of the video clips that has gone more viral than most is a Republican congressman on Fox News telling people how important it is that they go out to their local bars and restaurants to keep the economy from being hurt. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/do-we-have-prescription-second-republican-great-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/do-we-have-prescription-second-republican-great-depression#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 16 Mar 2020 23:35:13 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111356 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 13 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-13-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>Where Are the Test Kits???</li> <li>Coronavirus: Insurers' Conduct Outrageous!! - Melinda St. Louis, Campaign Director - Medicare for All, Public Citizen</li> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday...What's On Your Mind? Thom Takes Your Calls...</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-13-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/friday-13-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:48:55 +0000 SueN 111350 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Where Are the Test Kits?? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/where-are-test-kits <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> We now know that people who are exposed to the coronavirus begin shedding viruses themselves within 24 hours of exposure, although it can take up to two weeks before they get symptoms. Healthcare workers and people in regular contact with large numbers of people should be tested regularly or perhaps even daily. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/where-are-test-kits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/where-are-test-kits#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:43:06 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111349 at https://www.thomhartmann.com We need to plan now in case Trump loses in November - but refuses to leave the White House https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/we-need-plan-now-case-trump-loses-november-refuses-leave-white-house <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> The Constitution provides a couple of mechanisms for Trump to lose the 2020 election-both the popular vote and the Electoral College-and still hold the office of president for a second term.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/we-need-plan-now-case-trump-loses-november-refuses-leave-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/we-need-plan-now-case-trump-loses-november-refuses-leave-white-house#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Sat, 14 Mar 2020 00:34:06 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 111347 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 12 March '20 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-12-march-20-show-notes <ul> <li>What's the Real Story With Coronavirus Testing?</li> <li>Coronavirus... Is This the End of the Trump Presidency?</li> <li>Could the Coronavirus Be America's "Black Swan" Event?</li> <li>Will Sunday's Debate Be Bernie's Last Stand?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-12-march-20-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2020/03/thursday-12-march-20-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:49:15 +0000 SueN 111340 at https://www.thomhartmann.com