Daily Topics - Tuesday May 5th, 2015

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Our newest video is here! Watch RESTORATION - plus check out CARBON, LAST HOURS & GREEN WORLD RISING - narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio & Thom Hartmann, directed by Leila Conners

Join Thom in London - June 22-26, 2015 - for a special week long course - Saving the World From Extinction — How to Create a World That Works for All - follow the link to Schumacher College for details!

Hour One: How we fall in love & break up in relationships & politics

Hour Two: 57% of Republicans want to undo the the American Revolution...here's why

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mathboy's picture
mathboy 7 years 21 weeks ago
#1

Is it possible to convince people to think of their relationship with the party's candidate for President as a "child" produced by the voters? I realize that's weird for someone that's supposed to be our leader, but the analogy may still help. You can be very frustrated with your child, but you love them and want them to improve and succeed. You can have several children (nominees for the candidacy), support one initially, and switch to another based on likelihood of success, because there's competition from another "family" to worry about.

Maybe someone that's actually had children, or just someone that's ever been in a loving relationship, can forge that into a better argument.

mathboy's picture
mathboy 7 years 21 weeks ago
#2

http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/Democratic-National-Committee-Debates/2015/05/05/id/642696/

Ugh, DWS really said "...no matter whom our nominee may be." That's bad grammar. Remember, you can always get away with saying "who".

mathboy's picture
mathboy 7 years 21 weeks ago
#3

The Republican rhetoric in which government is to be feared, lately with the paranoia about Jade Helm, reminds me of the card game of hearts.

Normally any hearts you take in that game count against you, but if you shoot the moon--collect all the hearts and the queen of spades--you're safe and everybody else takes negative points.

The Republicans are trying to win control of the government by ginning up immense fear against it. If they continue this strategy but fail to take one "heart", they'll start an anarchic rebellion that they really don't want.

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JanPal 7 years 21 weeks ago
#4

Discussion on Big Picture about unions - how come the nfl and the police unions weren't mentioned? Those folks seem well represented and happy with a union. I'd love to have a union represent me. I'm a contractor and have a rep but if there's an issue, she'd pick the company over me every day of the week. In AZ, the state isn't even on my side. If unions are a problem, maybe republicans should start with the nfl union to set a good example. While we're on it, the nfl moochers could pay taxes too :)

mathboy's picture
mathboy 7 years 21 weeks ago
#5

JanPal, the NFL just voluntarily gave up its tax-exempt status.

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