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Are humans destroying their own nest?

Around 15,000 years ago - there weren't any cities in North America.

Instead the continent was covered with grassland and forest land.

And according to new research - there was a lot more poop from large animals all around.

And that poop nourished life on Earth.

Daily Topics - Tuesday October 27th, 2015

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How and Why the Freedom Caucus Killed 350 American Jobs

Just twenty-two months ago, the Waukesha, Wisconsin General Electric factory was flourishing.

It was churning out gas engines on the regular and putting hundreds of American machinists to work.

In fact, the factory was doing do so well that President Obama came to town to praise it as an example of how American manufacturing was finally bouncing back after the Great Recession.

Daily Topics - Monday October 26th, 2015

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Republicans' sham committee exposed.

Hillary Clinton testified for over 8 hours Thursday in front the House Select Committee on Benghazi. But, did we actually learn anything new about the events of September 11, 2012?

You need to know this...Early on in Thursday's Benghazi Select Committee hearings, Chairman Trey Gowdy got super defensive with California Congressman Adam Schiff.

It's Time For America's Return to "Radical" Socialist Policies

It's been just over a month since the Wall Street Journal ran its misinformation hit piece claiming that Bernie Sanders' budget proposal would cost 18 trillion dollars, and the Journal is back at it again.

This time it's Jason Riley who's criticizing Bernie's budget plan as being unrealistic and expensive, not to mention socialist.

Daily Topics - Thursday October 22nd, 2015

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Hey Democrats: Don’t Pull an NDP -- Run as Democrats!

Thom plus logo Canada, if you haven’t heard, will soon have a new prime minister.

His name is Justin Trudeau, he’s 43-years-old, and his Liberal Party came out on top in Monday’s national elections, ending the Conservative Party’s nine-year-long stranglehold over Canadian politics.

No one saw this coming.

Daily Topics - Wednesday October 21st, 2015

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Exxon's Climate Coverup

Thom plus logo Star Wars fans rejoiced last night with the debut of the final trailer for the newest Star Wars movie.

It's been 38 years since George Lucas debuted the Star Wars movies and gave birth to one of the world's most recognizable franchises.

Dammit...Donald Trump is right again!!

Thom plus logo It pains me every time I have to say it, but Donald Trump is right.

When he called for a 35% tariff on imported goods, he was right, when he said that every other Republican candidate was owned by a billionaire or a bank, he was right, and now, dammit, now we’re going to have to say that he's right about George W. Bush and 9/11.

Republicans' "relief" plan for students is a gift to banksters!

While Democrats are working to provide college students with real relief, Republicans just want to give the banksters another big handout.

Last week, Republican Senators Kelly Ayotte and Shelley Moore introduced the so-called “Student Loan Relief Act,” which has more to do with helping banks than any real relief for students.

In five years, 25% of all energy will be green!

Within five years, one quarter of all the world's energy will be generated by renewable sources.

That's the finding of a new report from the International Energy Agency, and it's being hailed as “a remarkable shift in a very limited period of time.”

Daily Topics - Thursday October 15th, 2015

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NY Judge says liberty should depend on money...

New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippmann is refusing to wait on Congress to reform our broken bail system.

Last week, Judge Lippmann said, “Defendants who are unable to post bail serve a sentence before their cases are ever resolved.” And, he added, “They do so regardless of innocence or guilt, and the harm that this injustice causes is intolerable.”

Latest Headlines

One Iowa Caucus Delegate Comes Down To Coin Toss

The Iowa caucus convener flipped a coin. Bernie Sanders supporters called "heads" and it landed on tails.

Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by 31 points in N.H.: Poll

Sanders was at 61 percent support in the University of Massachusetts Lowell/7News poll, followed by Mrs. Clinton, at 30 percent

Martin O'Malley suspends presidential campaign after Iowa caucuses

The announcement came after O'Malley barely registered in Iowa against his better-known rivals Clinton and Sanders, failing to meet already low expectations

If You Want to Win, Go Progressive

The big question right now is whether to call Hillary Clinton a progressive, or a "moderate."

And then there's the question of who is more electable in a general election: an unabashedly progressive democrat, like Bernie Sanders; or a "centrist" democrat, like Hillary Clinton.

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