July 11-13: At Netroots Nation

The Hidden History of Guns and the 2nd Amendment Book Tour Is Coming...

  • Thursday, June 6: NEW YORK, NY 7:30pm

Location: The Strand (2nd floor), 828 Broadway, NYC

  • Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

  • Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

  • Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

  • Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

Location: Frugal Muse, 7511 Lemont Rd. #146 (Chestnut Court Shopping Center), Darien

  • Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

  • Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

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A new model for the 21st century - Thugocracy

Thom plus logo Thugocracy is the new model for nations, and it's been elevated from a few obscure little countries all the way to the United States of America.

Michael Cohen said yesterday that Trump was not joking when he said he could kill people, and, on top of that, that his supporters would stand by him. And he's already done it. His so-called "zero tolerance" policy has already killed two little children, and the Jerry Falwells of the world still support him.

Cohen said that Trump would "not leave peacefully" if he lost in 2020, suggesting that Trump would call out his armed supporters to start a second US civil war. Thugs all over the world have been doing this for a long time, and now the President of the United States has spent 2 years praising them, sucking up to them, and telling them - strongmen like Bashir, Kim, Duterte, Putin, and Bolsinaro - that they should continue with their terror campaigns against their own people and their destruction of a free press and anything left of democracy in their regions.

Of all the reasons to impeach this mob boss in the White House, this is the strongest. The United States must step back from the edge of becoming a Thugocracy, and that begins with nullifying the corrupted election of 2016.

-Thom

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joblho 11 weeks 6 days ago
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Thom- On the subject of Thuggery, please interview Shoshana Zuboff or review her new book, "Surveillance Capitalism." She is wicked smart, funny, and surprisingly optimistic, in spite of the awful subject of her book, which parallels somewhat the subject of the "Team Human" book whose author you interviewed recently. Please, please, please interview her! This is the kind of book that can help people to look at the larger picture of democracy as it impacts their own lives most significantly! I see parallels that I did not recognize so clearly before between how surveillance capitalism works and the subject of my master's thesis, concerning how "consensus" institutions have substituted for political participation in the management of western waters, which is getting off the track quite a bit, but that's a good thing!

How Do We Take Back the Military From the Billionaire Owned Military Industrial Complex?

Thom plus logo Democrats (Bernie & Lee) in the senate proposed legislation saying what the Constitution already says: that Trump can't go to war with Iran without congressional authorization. Every Republican on the committee, except Rand Paul, voted against it.

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