Meet the New GOP scam, Same as the Old GOP Scam - Are Trump Supporters This Gullible?

Thom plus logo Back before most of us were born, President Harry Truman called out the GOP for lying to the American people, saying they were using "the best propaganda money can buy."

He added: "[Republicans] approve of the American farmer-but they are willing to help him go broke. They stand four-square for the American home--but not for housing. They are strong for labor--but they are stronger for restricting labor's rights. They favor a minimum wage--the smaller the minimum the better. They indorse educational opportunity for all--but they won't spend money for teachers or for schools. They think modern medical care and hospitals are fine--for people who can afford them.

They approve of social security benefits-so much so that they took them away from almost a million people. They think the American standard of living is a fine thing--so long as it doesn't spread to all the people. And they admire the Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it."

Now Trump is stealing racist demagogue Pat Buchanan's campaign strategy to do exactly what Harry Truman warned us about. Will the American media call him out and the American people wake up?

-Thom

Will Forcing Kids and Teachers Back to School Be Trump's Waterloo?

Thom plus logo Trump's first major policy change on his first full day as president was to gut implementation of the "Waters of America" Act.

His change allowed coal mines and factories to increase their profits by dumping massive amounts of poison in our rivers and waterways.
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