https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Daily Topics - Tuesday January 16th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-16th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); 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/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-16th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-16th-2017#comments Live Blog Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:57:15 +0000 thboardop 106351 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 10 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/wednesday-10-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Mid-day with Mark</li> <li>French actress Catherine Denueve speaks out on #MeToo...</li> <li>Voter Suppression on Steroids...</li> <li>Tamar Todd, Drug Policy Alliance: Is Session's Pot Crackdown a Dangerous Step Backward?</li> <li>Has the #MeToo movement gone too far...or not far enough?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/wednesday-10-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/wednesday-10-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:31:49 +0000 SueN 106303 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Organized Money Is Dangerous To Democracy https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/organized-money-dangerous-democracy <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" /> The question that is constantly being asked, particularly on the talking heads on television, is "what do the Democrats have to do to regain political power?" What does it take?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/organized-money-dangerous-democracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/organized-money-dangerous-democracy#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:21:34 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106302 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 9 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/tuesday-9-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>If voters still want an outsider like Obama (2008), Bernie &amp; Trump (2016)...why not Oprah?</li> <li>This Is the 21st Century Millennial Middle Class - Brought to You By Reaganomics</li> <li>Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: Kris Kobach &amp; his now super secret election fraud commission</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/tuesday-9-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/tuesday-9-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 09 Jan 2018 21:42:48 +0000 SueN 106292 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The Cancer Metastasizing Our Body Politic - Time To Cut it Out https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/cancer-metastasizing-our-body-politic-time-cut-it-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" /> There's one particular cancer that has attacked our body politic, and that cancer is money in politics. We tried to get that out of politics in 1973 after the Nixon scandals.<br /><br />We passed some really strong laws. You can't give more than $1700 to any presidential candidate. You can't give more than $4,000 to a political party, all that stuff.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/cancer-metastasizing-our-body-politic-time-cut-it-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/cancer-metastasizing-our-body-politic-time-cut-it-out#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 09 Jan 2018 21:22:48 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106291 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday January 9th, 2018 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-9th-2018 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); 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/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-9th-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-9th-2018#comments Live Blog Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:46:24 +0000 thboardop 106286 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 8 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/monday-8-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Thom Hartmann: Time to Overthrow Our Rulers</li> <li>Alex Lawson, Social Security Works: What does the Trump tax cut mean to our Social Safety Net?</li> <li>Dr. John Gartner, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President/The Hypomanic Edge: The Link Between (a Little) Craziness and (a lot of) Success in America): Is There a Link From Trump to Crazy?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/monday-8-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/monday-8-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:00:50 +0000 SueN 106284 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thom Hartmann: Time to Overthrow Our Rulers https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/thom-hartmann-time-overthrow-our-rulers <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" /> Is it time to bring a monarchy to the United States? Or is it time to end one?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/thom-hartmann-time-overthrow-our-rulers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/thom-hartmann-time-overthrow-our-rulers#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 08 Jan 2018 22:25:09 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106277 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday January 8th, 2018 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-monday-january-8th-2018 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); 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/2018/01/daily-topics-monday-january-8th-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-monday-january-8th-2018#comments Live Blog Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:03:28 +0000 thboardop 106272 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 5 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/friday-5-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>In addition to Trump, the entire GOP should be impeached...</li> <li><em>Fire &amp; Fury</em> author, Wolff, calls Trump "least credible person who has ever walked on earth"</li> <li>Michael Wolff: "100% of the people around Trump" raised concerns about his mental fitness for office...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/friday-5-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/friday-5-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:12:25 +0000 SueN 106270 at https://www.thomhartmann.com How America Ended Up With Donald Trump https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/how-america-ended-donald-trump <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" /> The thing that you are not going to hear so much about in the corporate media is how we got to here. How is it that we have this man as our president?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/how-america-ended-donald-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/how-america-ended-donald-trump#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 05 Jan 2018 23:14:05 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106261 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 4 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/thursday-4-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>The President Has No Clothes...What Do We Do?</li> <li>Evan Greer, Fight for the Future: Can We Bring Net Neutrality Back from the Dead?</li> <li>Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown: Say Goodbye to the United States...We're Now the Corporate States of America</li> <li>Matt Stoller, Open Markets Institute: Monopoly is a Form of Lawlessness</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/thursday-4-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/thursday-4-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 05 Jan 2018 16:59:19 +0000 SueN 106255 at https://www.thomhartmann.com America was Birthed in Opposition to Corporate Monopoly https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/america-was-birthed-opposition-corporate-monopoly <p>The sales pitch that David Koch was running on in 1980 on the Libertarian ticket was that government is bad, corporations are good. You can trust corporations.<br /><br />But the reality is that the government that we have, which perhaps millions of Americans have literally fought and died to create and protect - George Washington had three horses shot out from underneath him trying to create this government - should be of, by, and for we the people, to paraphrase Abraham Lincoln.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/america-was-birthed-opposition-corporate-monopoly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/america-was-birthed-opposition-corporate-monopoly#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 04 Jan 2018 22:16:05 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106247 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday January 4th, 2018 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-thursday-january-4th-2018 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); 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/2018/01/daily-topics-thursday-january-4th-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-thursday-january-4th-2018#comments Live Blog Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:23:11 +0000 thboardop 106243 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 3 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/wednesday-3-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Mid-day with Mark</li> <li>Could Paranoid &amp; Delusional Trump Lead to the End of all Life from a Nuclear Winter?</li> <li>Charles Sauer, The Market Institute, Profit Motive: What Drives the Things We Do: We Broke Up Theaters, Gas Stations &amp; TV Networks - Isn't It Time to Break Up Internet Monopolies?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/wednesday-3-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/wednesday-3-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:18:39 +0000 SueN 106241 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Should Progressives Fight for a Federal Jobs Guarantee or Universal Basic Income? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/should-progressives-fight-federal-jobs-guarantee-or-universal-basic-income <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" /> "<a href="https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/12/sounds-better-guaranteed-basic-income-federal-job-guartantee.html" linktype="link" track="on">What Sounds Better To You - Guaranteed Basic Income Or Federal Job Guarantee?</a>".</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/should-progressives-fight-federal-jobs-guarantee-or-universal-basic-income" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/should-progressives-fight-federal-jobs-guarantee-or-universal-basic-income#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:51:06 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106234 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 2 January '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/tuesday-2-january-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Is the GOP Still Made Up of Illustrious Dunderheads?</li> <li>What's Better...the Government Giving Out Good Jobs or Good Money?</li> <li>Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax/Right Wing News/Politichicks: How the GOP Tax Cut Will Also Shrink Your Paycheck...</li> <li>The Blackification of Poverty...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/tuesday-2-january-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/tuesday-2-january-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:36:23 +0000 SueN 106229 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-2nd-2018 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); 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/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-2nd-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/daily-topics-tuesday-january-2nd-2018#comments Live Blog Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:31:47 +0000 thboardop 106217 at https://www.thomhartmann.com How the GOP Tax Cut Will Also Shrink Your Paycheck https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/how-gop-tax-cut-will-also-shrink-your-paycheck <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" /> The morbidly rich billionaires who own the Republican Party know that when working/middle-class people get a tax cut, it means that over time working-class wages will go down - which is why they're more than happy to give us all a temporary tax cut.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/how-gop-tax-cut-will-also-shrink-your-paycheck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/how-gop-tax-cut-will-also-shrink-your-paycheck#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:58:19 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106215 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 29 December '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/friday-29-december-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Anything Goes...Thom Takes Your Calls</li> <li>Trump's Gift to Private Prison Investors...</li> <li>Anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre</li> <li>Trump's NY Times Interview...</li> <li>Selfishness</li> <li>Republican Jesus...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/friday-29-december-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2018/01/friday-29-december-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:36:44 +0000 SueN 106213 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 28 December '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/thursday-28-december-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Proof... Poverty Kills</li> <li>Why Sweden Doesn't Worry About Robots...</li> <li>Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown: Are We in the Midst of a Housing Bubble... or Not?</li> <li>Pollution Causes More Deaths Than AIDS Each Year in America...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/thursday-28-december-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/thursday-28-december-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:54:26 +0000 SueN 106199 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Who Is Watching You? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/who-watching-you <p>Anytime you turn or do anything - someone may be watching &amp; is trying to make a buck off you. I see this as a beginning. Will your ISP soon be watching you? Or are they already? At what point do we say we want the damn internet back and some privacy too? <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/28/business/media/alphonso-app-tracking.html">Read More...</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/who-watching-you#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:52:28 +0000 thomhartmann 106198 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Someone May Be Watching You... https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/someone-may-be-watching-you <p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: helvetica; font-size: 13px;">Anytime you turn or do anything - someone may be watching &amp; is trying to make a buck off you. I see this as a beginning. Will your ISP soon be watching you? Or are they already? At what point do we say we want the damn internet back and some privacy too? </span><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/28/business/media/alphonso-app-tracking.html" style="font-family: helvetica; font-size: 13px;">Read More...</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/someone-may-be-watching-you#comments Thom's Blog Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:45:42 +0000 louisehartmann 106197 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The GOP Is Wrong About the Economy - Dead Wrong https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/gop-wrong-about-economy-dead-wrong <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" /> I want to get into some of the issues that we understand and misunderstand about taxes, money, wealth, and how the very, very morbidly rich in the United States have seized not only virtually complete economic power in this country but also virtually complete political power.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/gop-wrong-about-economy-dead-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/gop-wrong-about-economy-dead-wrong#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:39:58 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 106192 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 27 December '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/wednesday-27-december-17-show-notes <ul> <li>The GOP is Dead Wrong About the Economy... Raising Taxes LOWERS Income for Working People...</li> <li>Curtis Ellis, America First Policies: Why Should Conservatives be Thankful?</li> <li>How To ReBoot Congress With a Progressive Majority...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/wednesday-27-december-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/12/wednesday-27-december-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 28 Dec 2017 16:23:24 +0000 SueN 106187 at https://www.thomhartmann.com