Stories by Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann is an author and nationally syndicated daily talk show host. His newest book is "The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America — and What We Can Do to Stop It." subscribe to Thom Hartmann's feed

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

How GOP governors used the cover of privatization to enrich campaign donors and political cronies.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

It's becoming increasingly hard to treat patients, because of electronic health record systems that don't share information with competing systems.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The term has a dark historical connotation.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

When we don't punish the worst political criminals in our history, it sets a terrible example for the rest of the world.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2014, Source: Thomhartmann.com

Libertarianism is not what most Americans think it is...

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The lack of competition is the main reason why air travel is so expensive.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Urban drowning is a growing possibility.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Institutional investors are capitalizing on the foreclosure crisis by buying homes cheaply and then converting them into rental homes.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Underneath the frozen Arctic are 1,000 gigatons of the world's most deadly greenhouse gas.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Nowhere in the Constitution is the Supreme Court given the power to strike down laws or to create law -- but that's what they're doing.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As individual companies become more productive, the economy has remained stagnant because there is little demand for goods.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This new attack by Boehner on Obama's legitimacy as president is nothing more than an extension of the earlier Republican Birther attack.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Conservatives like Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal give tax breaks to the rich but won't fund health care for working-class Americans.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The former VP's hypocrisy on Iraq makes him the worst person to ever listen to for advice on everything.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

David Brat's "surprise" win over Eric Cantor was in the works for years.

Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: Thomhartmann.com

Jury nullification is among the most important rights we have as Americans.

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The GOP knows that if it can damage the economy, the average voter might blame it on the president

Posted on: May 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We're about to enter an economy-changing free trade deal, and the corporate media is silent.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: Thomhartmann.com

Despite what BP would like you to think, the Gulf is still struggling with the effects of that massive oil spill.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

We all possess components of a toxic waste site inside of us.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We're heading into a world that looks like a Charles Dickens novel.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Legal marijuana opponents are getting increasingly desperate in their efforts to thwart legalization.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Their 'privacy policy 'sends your information to eBay, credit bureaus and law enforcement.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The energy disaster in North Carolina is an object lesson in keeping business at arms' length from the decisions of govt.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The social and cultural problems that we see in black communities across America, are responses to poverty, not the causes of it.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

McDonald's offered wages designed to keep their workers in poverty.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Obama has got to push the executive branch to regulate and reduce our CO2 output. Now.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Banks are some of the worst offenders.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

We've got to stop handing out tax cuts for the rich, and invest in the public.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

In a world without net-neutrality, internet service providers will be able to “package” websites, a lot like cable providers do with TV channels.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We'll never know if the target poses a direct imminent threat to the American homeland, because there's no due process.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's politicians are stupid, and are bought off by Big Oil tycoons, Wall Street billionaires, and giant transnational corporations.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: Truthout

Our streets have turned into a battle zone.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Freedom Industries should face some serious accountability.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Guantanamo Bay is an abomination and "Al Qaeda's number one recruiting tool."

Posted on: Jan 10, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

if we started treating guns like cars, people would think twice about leaving their shotgun hanging around the house.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

It's politics at its most cynical.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The war on terror was just an excuse; the neo-cons wanted to topple Saddam Hussein all along.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The truth about how different types of tax cuts really impact American society.

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