Thursday 13 May '21 show notes

  • How Does the "Free Market" Supply Infrastructure? Thom v. Charles Sauer - Charles Sauer, Libertarian / Economist & President - The Market Institute / author of Profit Motive: What Drives the Things We Do
  • Is the "International Criminal Class" GOP Worth Saving? Instead of cleaning up their act, Republicans are embracing international crooks...
  • The GOP's Extraordinarily Dark Plot to Win Elections - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System (now also available as an e-book)
  • New CDC Mask Rules For Vaccinated People, Breakthrough Cases, Variants...What It All Means...
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Is the "International Criminal Class" GOP Worth Saving?
Thom plus logo Instead of cleaning up their act, Republicans are embracing international crooks

Liz Cheney is wrong. The GOP is now so deeply embedded with the international criminal class that it's not worth saving.

For 40 years the GOP has been a peripheral but important part of the international criminal class; Donald Trump pushed the Party fully into its embrace while trying to drag the entire country with him.

Now that Liz Cheney's rebellion has spilled it all out in the open, and their lies, deceptions and criminality are irrefutable, some people, particularly in the media, seem shocked. They shouldn't be.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Thursday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: How Does the "Free Market" Supply Infrastructure? Thom v. Charles Sauer
- Charles Sauer, Libertarian / Economist & President - The Market Institute / author of Profit Motive: What Drives the Things We Do @CharlesSauer @MarketInstitute
Article: "Here's what's in Biden's infrastructure proposal" by Tami Luhby, Katie Lobosco and Kate Sullivan.
Article: "Biden's $4 Trillion Economic Plan, in One Chart" by Alicia Parlapiano.
Article: "Fact Sheet: The American Jobs Plan" by White House.
Article: "Fact Sheet: The American Families Plan" by White House.
Article: "Rural Utilities Service" (Rural Electrification Administration, Rural Telecommunications) by Wikipedia.
Article: "The US and EU must waive the patents" by Lori Wallach.
Is the "International Criminal Class" GOP Worth Saving? Instead of cleaning up their act, Republicans are embracing international crooks...
Book: "Russia, America and the Islamic World" by Mr Mike Bowker.
Article: "Bailouts: $7 trillion and rising" by David Goldman.
Article: "The Hidden History of American Oligarchy" by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "Back to the future with Reich" by Chicago Tribune.
Article: "The Trump Regime Allegedly Has a New Grift King" by Charles P. Pierce.
Article: "Cheney defiant as Republicans oust her from leadership for rebuking Trump" by Sahil Kapur, Haley Talbot, Kasie Hunt and Leigh Ann Caldwell.
Article: "Trump, Challenged About Putin, Says 'Our Country's So Innocent?'" by Phil Helsel and Phil McCausland.
Article: "Dick Cheney's Biggest Lie" by Kurt Eichenwald.
Article: "The Case for a Conspiracy" by Joseph E. Persico.
Article: "Frankenstein the CIA created" by Jason Burke.
Article: "America's First Anti-Globalization Protest" by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "In Central America, Reagan Remains A Polarizing Figure" by Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan.
Article: "Smedley Butler" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Business Plot" (1933, Smedley Butler) by Wikipedia.
Article: "State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction" by Tax Foundation.
Article: "Understanding the Iran-Contra Affairs" by Brown University.
Article: "William J. Casey" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Iran Hostage Crisis" by Wikipedia.
Tweet: "First it was Kamala is "really in charge." Then it was Biden is the "third term of Obama." Now it's Susan Rice, a Black woman, in "control."
Why do these white conservatives keep freaking out about Black people being in power or close to power?
Oh, yeah. They're racists.
" by Thom Hartmann.
Law: "Sherman Antitrust Act", 1890.

Hour Two: The GOP's Extraordinarily Dark Plot to Win Elections
- Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System (now also available as an e-book) @profwolff @democracyatwrk
Article: "The GOP's Dark Death Plot to Win Elections" by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "Māori history" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Sumer" by Wikipedia.
Article: "China's population grows at slowest rate in decades" by Sun Yu, Tom Mitchell and Thomas Hale.

Hour Three: New CDC Mask Rules For Vaccinated People, Breakthrough Cases, Variants...What It All Means...
Article: "United States Inflation Rate" by Trading Economics.
Article: "Consumer Price Index CPI" by Trading Economics.
Article: "Joseph Goebbels" by Wikipedia.
Article: "How Humanity Gave Itself an Extra Life" by Steven Johnson.
Article: "Smallpox" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Smallpox vaccine" by Wikipedia.
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