Get ready for President Palin

Remember when I told you that the tens to hundreds of millions of dollars that billionaires and transnational outsourcing corporations are spending in this election was really just practice for 2012? I even suggested that these big funders let some whackos in to play, people with room-temperature IQs who will parrot a line regardless of how ridiculous it is, like Sharon Angle, Joe Miller, Rand Paul, and Christine O'Donnon, just to see how much money it would take to get voters to put into office somebody who's obviously and patently unqualified for a powerful office like the senate, so they'd know how far they can go in 2012 in putting into office wholly owned candidates. Apparently I was right. Today's news reports that a secretive network of Republican donors is heading to the Palm Springs area for a long weekend in January, but it will not be to relax after a hard-fought election — it will be to plan for the next one. Koch Industries, the longtime underwriter of libertarian causes from the Cato Institute in Washington to the ballot initiative that would suspend California’s landmark law capping greenhouse gases, is planning a confidential meeting at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa to, as an invitation says, “develop strategies to counter the most severe threats facing our free society and outline a vision of how we can foster a renewal of American free enterprise and prosperity.” In other words, how the rich guys can completely take over our government, including the White House, in 2012. Get ready for President Palin.


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Oscar Silva 12 years 22 weeks ago

First time viewer of your show in Denver. My one and only comment to you is that you are 100% right on target. Keep up the pressure! I thank you for making the other side or view possible.

O. S..

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TJONKPTK 12 years 22 weeks ago

Time to French-up

It's time for the American workers to take to the streets, or in Tea Party parlance: French-up to show the oligarchs that we can no longer suffer losing the class warfare that has been waged since Reagan began it in the 80s. The percentage of wealth accumulated by the top 2% to 5% has outpaced the wealth and wages accumulated by the remaining population by a significant amount. Don't be afraid to call it what it is; CLASS WARFARE, and we are losing!

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SassyLass924 12 years 22 weeks ago


I am writing to ask you to possibly interview Scott A. Bonn the author of Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq.

Thank you!

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Lillith19 12 years 22 weeks ago

Thom, I am glad to see that you are on the ball on this deal. The only thing you got wrong is President Palin. No, I am afraid that if and when she assumes power, she will be Der Fuhrer Palin, with absolute power. I have been following these nutjobs on line for the better part of the last five years, and I can tell you that in the chat rooms when they let their hair down, they don't even try to hide their real agenda. These people either belong to the Aryan Nation/Nazi Party or are closely alligned with them and make no bones about it. They want to wipe out the immigrants, the jews, the gays and the trade unionists, and anyone that is standing with them. When they say take our country back, 'they' means white people, and 'take back' means eliminating anyone in their way. They want to see the streets run red with liberal blood. If I had a dollar every time I have seen that line posted, I'd be pretty darn wealthy.

What we are experiencing RIGHT NOW, is the period in Nazi Germany when everyone said someone should do something and nobody did, so the Gestapo came for each group one at a time and wiped them out one at a time. Nobody back then thought it could happen either, but they were wrong because these people have no limits. They are sociopaths of the highest order, and they will do whatever Glenn Beck or Palin tell them to do.

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stonesphear 12 years 22 weeks ago

Is it follow the money or follow the debt ? I'm confused. The GOP caters to the rich but the wealth is supported by the debt. Palin or Palin's ilk have a fix for this ? ! USA with a for sale sign ? Free Market Economy I suppose.

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