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This video segment of The Daily Take by Thom Hartmann questions whether Democrats Were Duped By The Caucus Room Conspiracy?  Thom even incorporates President Harry Truman into this piece.  Enjoy. Back on the night of January 20th, 2009, when most Americans were out celebrating the end of the Bush years and Barack and Michelle were […]

Thom Hartmann’s The Daily Take takes on the Supreme Court and the legal theory of Judicial Review.  He lays out the actions that paint the Supreme Court as the new monarchy.  The court assumed this power in Marbury v Madison and has been making laws ever since. Watch the video and share your thoughts.  Have […]

In this 7 minute video Thom Hartmann asks “Are Millennials  The Leftiest Generation Since FDR?” Do you think the younger folks in your life are leaning to the left?  Have they had enough of the Reagan era policies that are clouding their future?

Thom Hartmann tells the story of when and how the Republican Party became the party of the rich.  Yes, there was a time, long ago, when they weren’t.

In this episode of The Big Picture Thom Hartmann covers the Cyprus government’s idea to take money from savings accounts in order to avoid making the bank executives responsible for the problem be held responsible.  He also discusses John Boehner and Paul Ryan’s change of position from overhyping the budget deficit to their new position […]

In this episode of The Big Picture our friend Thom Hartmann dissects the claims of conservative “values” and wonders why anybody would call themselves a “conservative?”

Some time ago Thom Hartmann, American’s leading progressive broadcaster allowed Truthout to publish his book “Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country” for free to those interested in reading this well-researched plan for economic recovery.  On this blog, links were posted allowing regular readers direct access if they chose.  Considering how our […]

How could Republican President George W. Bush turn a 6 trillion dollar projected surplus into a 10 trillion dollar budget deficit without a word from Republicans or the Tea Party?  How has right-wing economics led to almost thirty years of GOP power?  Do you believe in Santa Claus? Our friend Thom Hartmann has the story […]

In Iowa this week, Republican candidate Mitt Romney revealed his true thoughts with his statment that “Corporations are people.”  Enjoy Stephen Colbert’s take on this statement of allegiance to corporate personhood. For a more realistic view of corporate personhood you can read Thom Hartmann’s Unequal Protection for free.  It is amazing to think that the […]

From The Big Picture we get a nice breakdown of the American Legislative Exchange Council, how it works, and what it’s doing … Consider this in the context of recent revelations about Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. phone hacking scandal and it should make your hair stand on end. What is beginning to emerge is much […]