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Friday, August 7, 2015



Friday, August 07, 2015

Fundraising -- Women’s Night:

Watts video at

12:30-1:30 Alan Watts “The Diamond and the Web” Part 3 of 4 From MEA, Box 303, Olema, CA 94950. 1 (866) 492-8446.

1:30-2 Sylvia Boorstein on ‘Generosity’

Recorded October 1995.

2-3 Pema Chodron

“Generosity, Discipline, Patience” From “The Noble Heart” from Sounds True, 1 (800) 333-9185,

3-4 Caroline Casey, "Visionary Activist Show:"

Repeat of show with John Michael Greer, scholar of ecological history and an internationally renowned futurist whose blog, The Archdruid Report, has become one of the most widely cited online resources...

4-6 The Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

Why Congress Needs to Protect Voters Rights
- Angelia Wade-Stubbs, AFL-CIO

Article: "The Voting Rights Act Is 50 Years Old Today. So Why Do Things Still Seem So Bad?" by Samantha Lachman, Amber Ferguson.

Article: "O'Malley Endorses a Constitutional Amendment Protecting the Right to Vote" by John Nichols.

Article: "The Voting Rights Act at 50: How the Law Came to Be" by Maya Rhodan.

Law: "Voting Rights Act of 1965".

Article: "Appeals court strikes down 'discriminatory' Texas voter ID law" by Jon Herskovitz.

Article: "Sanders Marks Voting Rights Act Anniversary, Introduces Legislation to Increase Voter Turnout" by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Clip: "Paul Weyrich - "I don't want everybody to vote" (Goo Goo)".

Article: "Kobach defends suspended voter list; study shows 59 percent on list are eligible to vote

" by Jonathan Shorman.

More Guns, Less Crime...Really???
- Austin Petersen, The Libertarian Republic

Article: "America has a problem with gun violence" by Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Law: "Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act", 1993 (Brady Bill).

Article: "Amy Schumer Teams With Senator Cousin for Gun Control Proposal" by Ryan Reed.

Article: "Australia's Gun Control Law Caused A Drop In Gun-Related Deaths, And An Even Bigger Drop In Suicides" by Jeff Spross.

Article: "2nd Amendment". A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Talk Radio News Segment:
- Bob Ney

Article: "Full text: Obama gives a speech about the Iran nuclear deal", American University, Aug. 5 2015.

Article: "TRNS News Notes- 8/6" by Victoria Jones.

Where Are the Democratic Debates?

Article: "Bernie Sanders: Tonight's GOP debaters don't care about working people" by Eliza Collins.

Article: "Non-Profits And Churches Have Been Splurging To Have Mike Huckabee Speak" by Zack Ford.

Article: "GOP senator: I can lecture women on pregnancy because abortion is a 'men's issue'" by David Edwards.

Article: "Martin O'Malley Accuses D.N.C. of Favoring Hillary Clinton" by Maggie Haberman.

Thom's Website:

Thursday, August 6, 2015



Thursday, August 06, 2015

Fund Drove -- Hiroshima Special

Segments of the Audiobook “The Last Train from Hiroshima” by Charles Pellegrino

Narrated by Arthur Morey. 11 CD set available from Tantor Unabridged Audiobooks:



3:45-6 The Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

Thom Explains Republican Stupidity...

Video: Sen. Bernie Sanders: We Must Replace Our Corrupt System of Legalized Bribery, Aug 4, 2015.

Article: "Fox News announces candidate line-up for prime-time debate" by

Article: "Republicans at debate to attack Clinton, not each other: chairman" by Susan Heavey.

Video: 2016 Republican Candidates "Voters First Forum".

Law: "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act", 2010.

Article: "Hillary Clinton says she would support a constitutional amendment on campaign finance reform" by Philip Rucker.

Should Comcast Be Able To Choose Which Websites You Visit?
- Neil McCabe, Townhall/Gravis Insights

Article: "ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content" by Grant Gross.

Site: One America News Network.

Article: "The Man Who Saved the Whales" by Warren Meyer.

Talk Radio News Segment:
- Luke Vargas

Article: "The first GOP debate is Thursday: Here's what you need to know" by Jeremy Diamond.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Site: Governor Free Don Siegelman.

Article: "TRNS News Notes- 8/5" by Victoria Jones.

Why We Need a National Nurses Act
- Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX, 30th District)

Article: "Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson re-introduces the National Nurse Act in the 114th Congress" by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson.

Article: "The National Nurse Act of 2015" by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson.

Thom's Website:

Wednesday, August 5, 2015



Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Fund Drive –

Intro Music and discussion: from “Melodysheep” On youtube at

12:00-2 Vaccine Update

Rep. Bill Posey (R Fl) on CDC Research Coverup on floor of House of Representatives July 29 (Posey begins at 1hr 30 min into session)

Viera Scheibner, Ph.D., “Vaccination: 100 Years of Orthodox Research” A 2 ½ hour 2001 revealing and comprehensive talk. (and $65.00 thank you gift)

2-3:30 Dr. Lawrence LeShan Ph.D. “Mobilizing the Life Force: How Psychology Can Influence the Immune System” Part 1 of 2

From Sounds True, 1 (800) 333-9185,

3:30 -6 The Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

Which Republican Candidate Will Be Voted 'Off the Island' First?

Video: 2016 Republican Candidates "Voters First Forum".

Site: Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Law: "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act", 2010.

Article: "John Kasich won't be at Koch brothers' event in Columbus" by Darrel Rowland.

Article: "The Revolt Against the Ruling Class" by Robert Reich.

Events: August 6-9 2015, NM and online: Campaign Nonviolence National Conference and Los Alamos Peace Vigils.

Article: "Sanders Proposes Public Funding of Elections to Replace 'Corrupt' System of 'Legalized Bribery'" by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Should Trophy Hunting Be Banned?
- Jorge Amselle, Gun Digest's Shooter's Guide to Concealed Carry

Article: "Cecil The Lion And Ethical Hunting" by Jorge Amselle.

Article: "Cecil (lion)" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Dems Decry Social Security Sneak Attack" by Arthur Delaney.

Article: "Watch Elizabeth Warren's Speech in Defense of Planned Parenthood" by Alissa Greenberg.

Article: "Study of Disputed Florida Ballots Finds Justices Did Not Cast the Deciding Vote" by Ford Fessenden and John M. Broder, November 12, 2001.

Talk Radio News Segment:
- Luke Vargas

Article: "The first GOP debate is Thursday: Here's what you need to know" by Jeremy Diamond.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Site: Governor Free Don Siegelman.

Article: "TRNS News Notes- 8/4" by Victoria Jones.

Tax cuts, school privatization, welfare states, crony capitalism - a debate
- Dan Mitchell, PhD, Cato Institute

Article: "Koch Brothers' Budget of $889 Million for 2016 Is on Par With Both Parties' Spending" by Nicholas Confessore.

Article: "Exxon knew of climate change in 1981, e-mail says - but it funded deniers for 27 more years " by Tim Macfarlan.

Article: "First Amendment to the United States Constitution".

Article: "Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy" by Brendan James.

Article: "Hillary Clinton Loses Ground With White Women - WSJ/NBC Poll" by Peter Nicholas.

Article: "Sweden's School Choice Disaster" by Ray Fisman.

Thom's Website:

Tuesday, August 4, 2015



Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Fund Drive:

12-3 Bobb Lynes and Barbara Sunday, “Don’t Touch That Dial” Email Bobb Email Barbara:


Screen Director’s Playhouse ‘Don’t Trust Your Husband’ (Sept. 12, 1949)

Phil Harris-Alice Faye (4-24-49)

Myrt and Marge (1-19-37)

Lux Radio Theater ‘The Unguarded Hour’ (12/04/44)

3-4 NBC Theater “Imperial Palace’ by Arnold Bennett, (May 28, 1950)

4-6 Thom Hartmann Program

Hour One: Insiders and Outsiders - Democrats

Article: "As Hillary Clinton stumbles, some Democrats turn to Joe Biden" by Megan Murphy.

Article: "Hillary Clinton won't answer Keystone XL pipeline question" by Dan Merica and Jeff Zeleny.

Article: "Bernie Sanders Is The Only Candidate With A Positive Approval Rating In Iowa And New Hampshire" by Jason Easley.

Hour Two: Insiders and Outsiders - Republicans

Article: "Barack Obama, deporter-in-chief".

Article: "Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan & Kevin McCarthy: Plot To Sabotage US Economy with Frank Luntz" by keepemhonest.

Article: "Fast track (trade) (TPA)" by Wikipedia.

Article: "The People's Budget: A Raise For America" by Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Article: "Smithsonian Opens Made-in-America Gift Shop" by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Article: "What Can We Learn from Denmark?" by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Hour Three: Why It's Time For A $15/Hour Minimum Wage
- James Sherk, The Heritage Foundation

Article: "Who's really paying for minimum wage increases?" by Chris Woodward.

Article: "Raising the Minimum Wage: The Effects on Employment, Businesses and Consumers" by ALEC.

Article: "The great unknown: The $15 minimum wage" by Sean Higgins.

Article: "This Is How Much A Big Mac Would Cost If The Minimum Wage Was $15" by Bryce Covert.

“The Big Picture” (Thom’s TV Show)

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at - - and You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

Need to Know: Colonel Wilkerson speaks out on Iran
- Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell (2002-05)/The College of William & Mary

Screwed: New Leak Reveals "TPP Horrorshow"
- Ari Rabin-Havt, The Agenda/SiriusXM

Progress 127

/The Benghazi Hoax
- Kevin L. Kearns, United States Business and Industry Council

Best of the Rest: US Troops to Stop Abortions...Really?
- Sam Bennett, Political Strategist

Can Greenpeace Stop Shell?
- Mary Nicol, Greenpeace USA

Daily Take: Chris Matthews is a Shill for the Insider Machine

Is Chris Matthews Trying To Take Down Bernie Sanders?

Article: "Chris Matthews Distorts Bernie Sanders' Democratic Socialism" by LeftOfCenter.