https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en We Know How Far Trump Will Go - How Far Will Republicans Go? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/we-know-how-far-trump-will-go-how-far-will-republicans-go <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> Colonel Vindman's testimony pretty much proves that Trump was trying to shake down Ukraine for information on Biden, and that the Republicans are doing everything they can to cover up this extortion attempt. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/we-know-how-far-trump-will-go-how-far-will-republicans-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/we-know-how-far-trump-will-go-how-far-will-republicans-go#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:21:21 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110564 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 18 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-18-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Why Did Cadet Bone Spurs Go To the Hospital Over the Weekend?</li> <li>Issues of the Day - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)</li> <li>Globally &amp; Historically, What Role Do Media Takeovers Play in Facilitating the Rise of Authoritarianism? - David Brock, Founder &amp; Chairman - Media Matters for America / Author of 6 books including The Fox Effect</li> <li>Science Revolution: New Estimate Triples the Number of People in the Path of Rising Seas - Dr.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-18-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-18-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:57:16 +0000 SueN 110558 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Why Did Cadet Bone Spurs Go to the Hospital? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/why-did-cadet-bone-spurs-go-hospital <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> Not many people are buying Trump's story that he just kind of on a whim, decided to go visit Walter Reed Hospital in a motorcade without even first calling his doctor because he thought it would be a good time to start his February annual check up.<br /><br />The two most prominent theories right now are that </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/why-did-cadet-bone-spurs-go-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/why-did-cadet-bone-spurs-go-hospital#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:38:18 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110555 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 15 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-15-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Anything Goes - Trump Impeachment Hearings Edition: Marie Yovanovitch</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-15-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-15-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:45:00 +0000 SueN 110548 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 14 November '26 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-14-november-26-show-notes <ul> <li>Impeachment: The Difference Between Nixon &amp; Trump</li> <li>Thom vs. Gianno Caldwell RE: Should ANY President Be Allowed to Extort a Foreign Government to Dig Up Dirt on Their Election Rival??? - Gianno Caldwell, Fox News Political Analyst / Author of new book Taken for Granted: How Conservativism Can Win Back the Americans That Liberalism Failed</li> <li>Issues of the Day - Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, U.S.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-14-november-26-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-14-november-26-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:54:25 +0000 SueN 110539 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Impeachment: The Difference Between Nixon & Trump https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/impeachment-difference-between-nixon-trump <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> There is a very simple reason why some Republicans participated in the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so far broken ranks against Trump. That reason is the US Supreme Court.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/impeachment-difference-between-nixon-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/impeachment-difference-between-nixon-trump#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:26:24 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110535 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 13 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/wednesday-13-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>First public impeachment hearing into President Trump</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/wednesday-13-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/wednesday-13-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:34:58 +0000 SueN 110528 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Pneumonic Plague & Medicare For All https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/pneumonic-plague-medicare-all <div> <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> Medicare For All is a national security and public health issue, and Democrats need to start marketing it that way.<br /> </div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/pneumonic-plague-medicare-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/pneumonic-plague-medicare-all#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:56:38 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110520 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 12 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/tuesday-12-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>The GOP is Dead</li> <li>The Betrayal of Our Principles</li> <li>Trump Celebrates Military Coup in Bolivia - Guillaume Long PhD, Policy Analyst - Center for Economic Policy and Research (CEPR) / Formerly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador (in the government of Rafael Correa)</li> <li>Science Revolution! Look Out For the "Forever Chemicals" - Dr. David Andrews, Senior Scientist - Environmental Working Group</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/tuesday-12-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/tuesday-12-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:21:20 +0000 SueN 110518 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 11 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-11-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR</li> <li>New Research Shows Medicaid Expansion Saves Lives... - Dr. Sanjeev K. Sriram MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - George Washington University School of Medicine &amp; Health Sciences / Medicaid &amp; Medicare Adviser - Social Security Works / Host- "Dr. America" program - We Act Radio</li> <li>Woman Who "Flipped Off" Trump Motorcade &amp; Lost Job Runs For Office &amp; Wins - Juli Briskman, Supervisor-Elect for Algonkian District, Loudoun County, VA.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-11-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-11-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:05:03 +0000 SueN 110509 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 8 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-8-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Is Trump About to Throw EVERYONE Around Him Under the Bus?</li> <li>BBC Coverage of the Trump Crime Family Tells It Like It Is...Why Does the American Media Go So Easy on Trump?</li> <li>Becoming a Dangerous Woman.... - Pat Mitchell, Media executive, producer, curator of TEDWomen / Author, Becoming a Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Change the World</li> <li>Dems: Bold Ideas &amp; Tough Talk Win Big...Think JFK &amp; FDR</li> <li>Does the Democratic Party Need Another Billionaire In the Race?!</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-8-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-8-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:05:58 +0000 SueN 110500 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 7 November '26 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-7-november-26-show-notes <ul> <li>What About All the Fake News on Facebook? - Judd Legum, Founder - Popular.info (former founding Editor-in-Chief, Think Progress.org)</li> <li>What's the Best Way to Pay for Medicare? Is it a Wealth Tax? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown / Understanding Marxism</li> <li>Science Fact of the Day</li> <li>Dumb Luck or A Master Manipulator?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-7-november-26-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-7-november-26-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 07 Nov 2019 23:47:04 +0000 SueN 110488 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Trump - Dumb Luck or A Master Manipulator? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/trump-dumb-luck-or-master-manipulator <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> Either it's an act of a master manipulator, or he has the best luck there is. Donald Trump wanted the Fed to lower interest rates, knowing that that would provide a solid and multi-year boost to the economy. But when Trump came into office, rates were already low and the Fed was not inclined to help. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/trump-dumb-luck-or-master-manipulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/trump-dumb-luck-or-master-manipulator#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 07 Nov 2019 23:42:55 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110487 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 6 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/wednesday-6-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Now We Know How Democrats Can Win...</li> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>Yovanovitich Ouster Pushed By Mobsters and Fox News... - Amee Vanderpool, Lawyer &amp; Writer - Shero blog</li> <li>"Tax the Rich, Save America!" - Morris Pearl, Chairman - Patriotic Millionaires / former managing director at BlackRock Inc</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/wednesday-6-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/wednesday-6-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:59:44 +0000 SueN 110480 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Now We Know How Democrats Can Win... https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/now-we-know-how-democrats-can-win <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> Well, now we know. The way for Democrats to win is by campaigning on the Green New Deal, debt free college, strengthening Medicare and letting it negotiate drug prices, free insulin, and covering every person in the state who doesn't have health insurance with Medicaid. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/now-we-know-how-democrats-can-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/now-we-know-how-democrats-can-win#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 06 Nov 2019 23:57:19 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110477 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 5 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/tuesday-5-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Straw Poll - Who do You Support for President &amp; Why?</li> <li>Are You Experiencing An Up-Surge in Hate With Family &amp; Friends and In Your Neighborhood?</li> <li>PG&amp;E and Power Belongs In the Hands of the People...<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/tuesday-5-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/tuesday-5-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 06 Nov 2019 20:50:20 +0000 SueN 110474 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Democrats need to begin using the right word: Extortion https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/democrats-need-begin-using-right-word-extortion <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 favorite phrase in the media right now is "Quid Pro Quo," which is Latin for "this for that." but in the law there is a different word for what Donald Trump and his buddies did: Extortion. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/democrats-need-begin-using-right-word-extortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/democrats-need-begin-using-right-word-extortion#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:21:19 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110468 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 4 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-4-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Issues of the Day - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)</li> <li>Could Democrats Win Big Tomorrow?</li> <li>Did Kushner okay the Abduction of Khashoggi?</li> <li>Is It Time to Kill Daylight Saving Time - Before It Kills Us?</li> <li>The Nats Have Accepted Trump's Invite...Raise Your Voice! - Kymone Freeman, We Act Radio</li> <li>If you're listening on Sirius XM and were expecting to hear Zerlina and Jess... they are here... but we have some exciting news to share with you... - Jess McIntosh, Co-Host with Zerlina Maxwell of Signal Boost on SiriusXM Progress Ch.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-4-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/monday-4-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:52:38 +0000 SueN 110462 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Did Kushner Okay the Abduction of Khashoggi? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/did-kushner-okay-abduction-khashoggi <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> Reporters for the Spectator are reporting that the House Intelligence Committee has seven different whistleblowers. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/did-kushner-okay-abduction-khashoggi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/did-kushner-okay-abduction-khashoggi#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:11:03 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110458 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 1 November '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-1-november-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Trump Flees to his Bankruptcy Proof FL Home - Is he Broke? Is this Why the DC Hotel Is Up for Sale?</li> <li>Is Warren's "Medicare For All" the Biggest Tax Cut Ever?</li> <li>GOP Tax Scam 2.0... Is It Another Voter &amp; Koch Bribe?</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday</li> <li>The Corporate Coup d'Etat Movie...<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-1-november-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/friday-1-november-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 04 Nov 2019 17:37:29 +0000 SueN 110452 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 31 October '26 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-31-october-26-show-notes <ul> <li>The Impeachment is ON...</li> <li>Once A Mobster...Always A Mobster</li> <li>YUGE Issue of Corporate Debt - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown / Understanding Marxism</li> <li>Here's What Being a Witch REALLY Means - Pamela "Pam" Grossman - Writer, curator, and teacher of magical practice &amp; history / Host - The Witch Wave podcast &amp; Author, latest - Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-31-october-26-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/11/thursday-31-october-26-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 01 Nov 2019 15:52:17 +0000 SueN 110443 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Once a Mobster - Always a Mobster? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/once-mobster-always-mobster <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> Politico is reporting that Donald Trump is raising millions of dollars for individual Republican senators who have signed a resolution opposing his impeachment. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/once-mobster-always-mobster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/once-mobster-always-mobster#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 31 Oct 2019 22:32:05 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110440 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 30 October '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/wednesday-30-october-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>Will the GOP Succeed in Destroying Social Security This Time?</li> <li>The International Criminal Class Has Been "Buying" the GOP for Three Decades!</li> <li>The Nuclear Industry Wants MORE of Your Tax Dollars For a Bailout - Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist - Beyond Nuclear</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/wednesday-30-october-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/wednesday-30-october-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:34:37 +0000 SueN 110436 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Will the GOP Succeed In Destroying Social Security This Time? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/will-gop-succeed-destroying-social-security-time <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> This week, the Republicans began rolling out their classic "Two Santa Claus" scam. When Reagan became president, the national debt was less than $1 trillion. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/will-gop-succeed-destroying-social-security-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/will-gop-succeed-destroying-social-security-time#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 30 Oct 2019 23:04:15 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 110430 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 29 October '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/tuesday-29-october-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Ahead of Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman's Tuesday testimony in the House's impeachment inquiry, cable news hosts and contributors have - without evidence - questioned his loyalty to the U.S. because he was born in Ukraine...</li> <li>America Has Become the Village Idiot When It Comes to Science...</li> <li>2020 Democratic Candidate for President John Delaney Talks with Thom and Takes YOUR Calls For the Hour... - John Delaney, Attorney &amp; Businessman / Former Congressman (D-MD, 6th District) / Author - The Right Answer: How We Can Unify Our Divided Nation</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/tuesday-29-october-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/10/tuesday-29-october-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 30 Oct 2019 15:54:38 +0000 SueN 110425 at https://www.thomhartmann.com