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Thom Hartmann

The Great Tax Con Job

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thom Hartmann

High top marginal tax rates on rich people actually stabilize the economy, prevent economic bubbles from forming, prevent economic crashes, and lead to steady and sustained economic growth.

Debt is Not Money

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Thom Hartmann

If followed, the Summers/Geithner policy can have only one of two outcomes: inflation or another, more serious crash. It's possible we could have both.

Clean Coal Lesson or Peril?

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thom Hartmann

Clean Coal - Lesson or Perils? Thom mixes it up with Carrie Lukas on shutting down the coal industry www.iwf.org Thom can be heard daily on his ra...

Secret Service Issues New Policy: Bloggers to Go Shoeless

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

The security organization took a preemptive position, requiring that all bloggers and journalists would be required to remove their shoes before entering secure zones.

Thom Hartmann Defends the Auto Workers on Countdown

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Thom Hartmann

Hartmann defended... the workers, calling Republican refusal to help the auto industry an attempt to break the unions and calling our current economic crisis the direct result of Reaganomics.

Reclaim the Media: Bring Back the Elites

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Thom Hartmann

America loves its elites -- we love our sports stars, our movie stars, our rock stars and even our political stars.

How Wall Street Can Bail Itself Out Without Destroying the Dollar

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Thom Hartmann

Create an agency to fund the bailout, loan that agency the money from the treasury, and then have that agency tax Wall Street to pay us (the Treasury) back.

Third Eye on the News: Talking to Buddhists About the '08 Race and the "Rough Old Trade" of Politics

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

These election years are especially challenging: One candidate plays dirty, the other occasionally disappoints, and the media rig the game. It seemed like a good idea to ask some Buddhists for guidance.

Obama - Is Oregon the Bellwether for the Nation or Just a Bunch of Latte Liberals?

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thom Hartmann

Referring to Oregon as a largely white but affluent state is about as incorrect as you could possibly get. And the subtext to this in my mind is, frankly, racist. They're back to using the old pejorative definition of the term "liberal."