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Friday, March 3, 2017



Friday, March 03, 2017

Actual last day of fundraising for KPFK

Pitch and Play
12:30-1:30 Alan Watts, "Zen and the Art of Controlled Accidents" Part 3 of 4
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Joan Armatrading, ‘Dry Land’ from “Gold” CD

Tracy Chapman, ‘All That You Have is Your Soul’ from “Crossroads” CD

Nancy Griffith, ‘Listen to the Radio’ from “Storms” CD

3-6 The Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

AG Jeff Sessions Double Standard on Perjury?

Article: "Sessions says marijuana should not be sold 'at every corner grocery store'" by Hotakainen.

Article: "Jeff Sessions and the Russia connection: what happened and why does it matter?" by Stephanie Kirchgaessner.

Article: "Jeff Sessions in 1999: 'No One Is Above the Law'" by C-SPAN.

Article: "What Jeff Sessions said about Russia ties during confirmation hearings" by Faith Karimi.

Article: "Republican lawmakers introduce bills to curb protesting in at least 18 states" by Christopher Ingraham.

Article: "Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests that turn violent" by Howard Fischer.

Article: "Here's Proof Republicans Are Done With Democracy" by Thom Hartmann.

Article: "U.S. military probing more possible civilian deaths in Yemen raid" by Ayesha Rascoe.

Article: "In North Dakota, it could become legal to hit a protester with your car" by Nina Agrawal.

Article: "Pentagon mistakenly posts 10-year-old video to back up Yemen raid" by Jonathan Easley.

Article: "Donald Trump not in Situation Room for 'botched' Yemen raid that killed up to 30 civilians and one US Navy SEAL" by Andrew Buncombe, Jon Sharman.

Article: "Arizona House Speaker declares controversial 'protest' bill dead" by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Mary Jo Pitzl.

App: "The Thom Hartmann Program" - for Android.

Article: "Media Fall For Trump's Shameless Act Regarding Failed Yemen Raid" by Matt Gertz.

Article: "As SEALs Fought For Their Lives, Trump's Account Sent And Deleted A TV Tweet" by S.V. Date.

Article: "Watergate scandal" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Sam Ervin" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Church Committee", 1975-6.

Article: "Frank Church" by Wikipedia.

Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976

Article: "Transcript: President Trump's speech to Congress, annotated by Vox staff" (28 Feb 2017) by Vox.

Trump Wants You To Denounce Your Neighbors, Just Like That One Guy... Hitler!

Article: "Trump's Immigrant VOICE Program is Straight Out of Nazi Germany's Playbook" by Susanne Posel.

Book: "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany" by William L. Shirer.

Article: "F.B.I. Investigating Kansas Shooting of Indian Men as Hate Crime" by Liam Stack.

Article: "Group falsely claims that GOP Sen. Ron Johnson sends 'cease-and-desist' letters to activists" by Tom Kertscher.

Article: "Chuck Schumer calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign over Russia reports" by Adam Withnall.

Article: "Gerrymandering" by Wikipedia.

Site: Daily Kos

Site: Our Revolution

Site: Indivisible.

Article: "Republicans now dominate state government, with 32 legislatures and 33 governors" by Stephen Wolf.

Video: Bernie Sanders: The United States is an Oligarchy!.

Book: Memoirs by David Rockefeller.

Site: Move to Amend

Site: Public Citizen

Site: Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund(CELDF)

Is Trump's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package a Scam?
- Edward Wytkind, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO/USDOT Advisory Committee on Transportation Automation

Law: "Davis-Bacon Act", 1931.

Site: Department of Justice.

Article: "Fairness Doctrine" by Wikipedia.

Law: "Sherman Antitrust Act", 1890.

Article: "Michael Milken" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Mergers and acquisitions" by Wikipedia.

Video: Greed Is Good by Gordon Gekko in Wall Street.

Article: "Trump administration halts California's plans for high-speed rail and infrastructure improvements" by Walter Einenkel.

Article: "Shanghai Maglev Train" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Oroville Dam is just part of California's crumbling infrastructure" by Paul Thornton.

Article: "Photos: Highway 1 bridge in Big Sur closes indefinitely." by Nic Coury.

Article: "Big Sur Continues To Cope With Closure Of Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge" by Devin Fehely.

Talk Media News Segment:
- Victoria Jones

Article: "Trump says he has 'total' confidence in Sessions" by TMN.

Article: "Ryan: Sessions recusal not necessary unless he is target of DOJ probe" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "Schumer calls for Sessions' resignation, appointing a special prosecutor" by TMN.

Article: "White House blames 'partisan Democrats' for Session controversy" by TMN.

Article: "Sessions under fire: Democrats call for his resignation after reports he met with Russian Ambassador" by Bryan Renbaum.

Article: "U.S. court rejects bid to overturn NYC law on sale of dogs, cats" by Jonathan Stempel.

Article: "New Obamacare replacement bill is being hidden in a basement, out of view of public, and even this GOP senator can't see it" by Dan Mangan, Bertha Coombs.

Article: "Conservative Groups Cheer On Revolt Against GOP Draft O'Care Replacement" by Tierney Sneed.

Article: "Touring Warship, Trump Pushes Plan to Expand Military" by Michael D. Shear.

Site: "Goats for the old Goat".

Trump's Bait & Switch Trade Plans
- Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

Article: "Bait & Switch: Trump Trade Plans to "Bring American Jobs Back" as Promised in Campaign Notably MIA in Speech" by Lori Wallach.

Article: "Donald Trump's Contract with the American Voter" by Donald J. Trump.

Article: "China's chances of being called a 'currency manipulator' appear to have just dropped" by .

Article: "US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty" (BIT) by US-China Business Council.

Article: "Trump appoints China critic Peter Navarro to trade post" by BBC.

Article: "Our Donald Trump-inspired tribalism, in 3 remarkable charts" by Aaron Blake.

Book: "Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country" by Thom Hartmann (read online)

Book: "Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country" by Thom Hartmann

Article: "North American Free Trade Agreement" (NAFTA) by Wikipedia

Article: "Schumer to Trump: Get your own 'act together' before blaming Dems" by Jordain Carney.

Help for the Trump Stressed
- Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, Gratitude

Site: Moving Art.

Article: "Ms. DeVos's Fake History About School Choice" by NY Times.

Video: "Ronald Reagan States' Rights Speech in Philadelphia, MS", August 3, 1980.

Article: "Mississippi civil rights workers' murders" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Donald Trump, Jr. makes curious campaign detour" by Rachel Maddow.

Article: "Trump's EPA chief let an oil company edit his emails" by VICE News.

Article: "Ryan Zinke, Tell Us How You Really Feel About Public Lands (Like, Really)" by Jeff Turrentine.

Article: "James G. Watt" by Wikipedia.

Article: "William Bennett" by Wikipedia.

Documentary: Waiting for "Superman".

Article: "The GOP's Stealth War Against Voters" (Crosscheck) by Greg Palast, August 24, 2016.

Book: The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization by Patrick J. Buchanan.


The Big Picture: Trump Proves How Easy the Press Is Manipulated

Big Picture Panel: Jeff Sessions...In Deep Trouble
- Sam Sacks, The District Sentinel
- Rob Mariani, The Daily Caller

Big Picture Interview: Trumps Golf Courses To Benefit From Water Rule Rollback
- Anna Aurilio, Environment America

Big Picture Fact: Mass Extinction Will Happen At The End Of 21st Century


Thom's Website:

Thursday, March 2, 2017



Thursday, March 02, 2017


12-3 Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

(one time only in this time slot due to special Pacifica programming at 3am)

Trump's Speech to Congress, Issues of the Day & Your Calls
- Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District),

Article: "Father Of Navy SEAL Killed In Yemen Raid Has Harsh Words For Trump" by Bill Chappell.

Article: "Transcript: President Trump's speech to Congress, annotated by Vox staff" (28 Feb 2017) by Vox.

Article: "Trump's guests for his congressional address: Americans with family members killed by immigrants" by Tara Golshan.

Article: "If Trump's guests to his speech tonight are anything to go by, he's deeply committed to school choice" by Amy X. Wang.

Article: "Trump to reporters: 'Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated'" by Tom Cahill.

Article: "The Only Concrete Takeaway From Trump's Speech: Medicaid Is Doomed" by Jon Schwarz.

Article: "House GOP's 'Better Way' Tax Plan A Much Better Way For Richest 1 Percent" by Matt Fuller.

Article: "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Gerrymandering" by Wikipedia.

Article: "H.R.610 - To distribute Federal funds for elementary and secondary education in the form of vouchers for eligible students and to repeal a certain rule relating to nutrition standards in schools" by Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4].

Article: "Republican success opens door to amending U.S. Constitution".

Article: "Filial responsibility laws" by Wikipedia.

Article: "In first address to Congress, Trump promises a mightier military, more money for vets" by Leo Shane III.

Article: "Tom Perez Beats Out Keith Ellison in DNC Chair Race" by Feb 27, 2017.

Article: "New DNC chair Perez will attend Trump's speech as former rival's guest" by Lisa Hagen.

Article: "Details about new DNC chair Tom Perez; appoints Keith Ellison deputy" by Yvette Caslin.

Book: "Conservatives Without Conscience" by John W. Dean.

Article: "Prosperity theology" (prosperity gospel, health and wealth gospel) by Wikipedia.

Law: "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956" by Wikipedia.

Law: "G.I. Bill" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944) by Wikipedia.

Article: "Marco Rubio Quietly Undermines Affordable Care Act" by Robert Pear.

Article: "Explaining 'Risk Corridors,' The Next Obamacare Issue" by Louise Radnofsky and Jennifer Corbett Dooren, Jan 22, 2014.

Article: "Friedman analysis of HR 676: Medicare for All would save billions" by Don McCanne MD.

Article: "The GOP's Stealth War Against Voters" (Crosscheck) by Greg Palast, August 24, 2016.

Did Trump Send a Tingle Up Libertarians' Legs???
- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute

Book: "Conservatives Without Conscience" by John W. Dean.

Article: "Schengen" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Polish Plumber" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Laffer Curve


The Oompa Loompa Speaks to Congress
- Mike Malloy, The Mike Malloy Show

Article: "It Can't Happen Here" by Sinclair Lewis.

Tonight on The Big Picture on RT TV at 7pm and 10:30pm... Trump Repeats Neo-Nazi Talking Points Again... (check your local listings for stations or stream at RT or Free Speech TV, and catch past shows on Youtube)

The Big Picture: Trump Repeats Neo-Nazi Talking Points Again...

Big Picture Interview: Will Trump's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package Work?
- Edward Wytkind, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO/USDOT Advisory Committee on Transportation Automation

Big Picture Panel: How Trump Is Inspiring Discrimination
- George Landrith, Frontiers of Freedom
- Charles Sauer, The Market Institute

Big Picture Fact: 92% Are Not Safe

3-6 Special Pacifica All-Station Fundraiser to 10pm.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017



Wednesday, March 1

Fund Drive

12-3:30 Ralph Nader Special - "Empowering People in the Trump Era"
and “Destination Freedom”

3:30-6 The Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

A Sermon To White America...
- Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Tears We Cannot Stop

Article: "Sisyphus" by Wikipedia.

Book: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance.

Book: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg.

Book: "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: Revised and Updated: The Fate of the World and What We Can Do Before It's Too Late" by Thom Hartmann

Article: "2016 shooting of Dallas police officers" by Wikipedia.

Article: "White and Black Police Officers Are Sharply Divided About Race, Pew Finds" by Jonah Engel Bromwich.

Article: "Justice Dept. Drops a Key Objection to a Texas Voter ID Law" by Manny Fernandez and Eric Lichtblau.

Article: "Imperialist Nostalgia" by Renato Rosaldo, 1989.

Book: Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

College Students Carrying Guns...What Could Go Wrong
- Noel Flasterstein, Second Amendment & Gun Rights Attorney

Article: "Guns On Campus: Overview" by NCSL.

Article: "Montana House rejects bill to allow guns in schools" by Matt Volz.

Article: "Guns in the House: Bill 1249 met with staggering opposition" (Arkansas House Bill 1249) by Elizabeth Lau.

Article: "Virginia Tech massacre" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting", December 14, 2012 by Wikipedia.

Article: "Washington Navy Yard shooting" by Wikipedia.

Article: "2011 Tucson shooting" (incl. Gabby Giffords) by Wikipedia.

“The Absolutely Angry Black Woman”

Is the Death Sentence Making a Comeback?
- Jessica Jackson Sloan, #Cut50

Site: National Day Of Empathy - March 1st.

Book: "Walking Your Blues Away: How to Heal the Mind and Create Emotional Well-Being" by Thom Hartmann

Article: "Trump national security adviser wants to avoid term 'radical Islamic terrorism', sources say" by Spencer Ackerman.

Article: "2012 Aurora shooting" by Wikipedia.

Documentary: The Brainwashing Of My Dad.

Article: "More bomb threats target Jewish community. Trump finally responds" by Daniel Burke.

Article: "Guns & Suicide: The Hidden Toll" by Madeline Drexler.

Article: "Olathe, Kansas, shooting suspect 'said he killed Iranians'" by BBC.

Article: "2014 Fort Hood shooting" by Wikipedia.

The Big Picture: The Age Of Trump Is the Age Of Disaster Capitalism

Big Picture Interview: Trump's Disaster Capitalism Explained
- Antony Lowenstein, Guardian/Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe

Big Picture Panel: Breaking! Proof Oil Giant Shell Knew...
- Vien Truong, Green for All/Dream Corps
- Bryan Pruitt, RedState

Big Picture Fact: The Percentage of Human Sparked Wildfires


Thom's Website:

Tuesday, February 28, 2017



Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Fund Drive Continues

12-3 Grand Re-opening

Guests Robert Farrell, Dr. Nita Valens, Elliot Mintz ( ).

“Destination Freedom” episodes ‘The Man Who Owned Chicago’ and “The Boy Who Was Traded for a Horse’ (George Washington Carver)

3-4 3-4 Alice Walker, "Led by Spirit"
From Sounds True, 1 (800) 333-9185,
Free download of this program:

4:00-6 The Thom Hartmann Program Rebroadcast

+ Ralph Nader Talk

Big Picture Interview: White House Blocks The Press
- Richard Eskow, The Zero Hour/Campaign for America's Future

Latest on the New Cold War
- Professor Stephen Cohen, The Nation/Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives

Article: "Détente" by Eric Foner and John A. Garraty.

Article: "Trump tried to downplay his pro-Russian tilt in the last debate. Then he proved it." by Zack Beauchamp.

Article: "McCarthyism" by Wikipedia.

Article: "Why We Must Oppose the Kremlin-Baiting Against Trump" by Stephen F. Cohen.

Article: "Michael Flynn resigns: Trump's national security adviser quits over Russia links - as it happened" by Claire Phipps.

Article: "The Silence of the Hacks" by Paul Krugman.

Article: "What Did Trump Know, and When Did He Know It?" by Nicholas Kristof. "The bigger issue here is why Trump and people around him take such a radically different view of Russia than has been the case for decades. We don't know the answer to that."

Book: Failed Crusade: America and the Tragedy of Post-Communist Russia by Stephen F. Cohen.

Article: "Is Détente Really Dead?" by Stephen F. Cohen.

Article: "Neo-McCarthyite furor around Russia is counterproductive" by Katrina vanden Heuvel.

Bill Ayres, Former Weather Underground

Demand the Impossible!: A Radical ManifestoSep 20, 2016

by Bill Ayers
Thom's Website: