2014 Archives

Posted at Thom Hartmann on Nov. 11, 2014

Veterans...we're sorry for how our country treated you

It’s time to stop saying thank you, and start saying sorry.Today is Veterans Day, a day when Americans give thanks for the service of the men and women of our armed forces, who have bravely served our country, and in many cases, made the ultimate sacrifice.
Posted at Thom Hartmann on Nov. 5, 2014

The Fatal Flaw with Democracy

Of all the depressing things to take away from last night’s elections – and believe me, there are many – the most depressing is probably the fact that we have outsourced our political process to factions
Posted at Thom Hartmann on Nov. 4, 2014

Will the billionaires buy another election?

You need to know this…The 2014 midterm elections are officially the most expensive midterm elections in American history. According to the Center for Responsive Politics around $3.67 billion will be spent this election cycle - beating out the previous record of $3.63 billion spent in the 2010 midterms.
Posted at Thom Hartmann on Oct. 22, 2014

Time to Rethink the War on Terror

When Eric Holder eventually steps down as Attorney General, he will leave behind a complicated legacy, some of it tragic, like his decision not to prosecute Wall Street after the financial crisis, and his all-out war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.