Moscow Mitch Set To Kill Lady Liberty

Thom plus logo The single most important defining characteristic of an authoritarian dictatorship is that the authoritarian leader uses the power of the state to maintain his own personal power. This is something that "divided government" - three separate branches of government that are coequal - was designed to prevent.

With Mitch McConnell promoting Dershowitz's idea that a president can commit any kind of crime he wants so long as it gets him reelected because he "believes his reelection is in the public interest," we are about to see our American democratic republic transformed into an oligarchic semi-dictatorship. This is exactly what the Founders warned us against, and may well be the death-knell of not only our democracy, but of democracy around the world.

-Thom

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Legend 22 weeks 4 days ago
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With the victory of a cover up. The Republicans will come out swinging to remove Medicare and Social Security.

It's Time To Tax Money Bins!

Thom plus logo England is debating a wealth tax. America, as tax revenues crash and the need for government services explodes, needs to consider one, too.

If you own a home, every year you must pay a wealth tax.

The majority of the wealth held by middle and working class Americans is in their homes. And every year, every homeowner must pay a tax on their wealth in the form of a state and local property tax.
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