June 2019

  • It's to Be a Democracy, Ma'am, if You Can Keep It

    Thom plus logo America is divided. With one single exception, every state is entirely under the control of one party or the other. A large part of this divide is being driven by big money propping up the Republican Party so that they can get lower taxes and less protections for the public, also known as regulations.
  • Monday 10 June '19 show notes

    • Impeach Trump... Bypass the Senate - Professor Laurence Tribe, Carl M. Loeb University Professor & Professor of Constitutional Law - Harvard Law School / latest book: To end a presidency : the power of impeachment
    • Issues of the Day - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)
    • Social Security... all your questions answered - Alex Lawson, Executive Director - Social Security Work
    • Ice on Fire - Leila Conners, President - Tree Media / Director of the new HBO film "Ice on Fire"
  • Friday 7 June '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • Anything Goes Friday!
    • Is a Trump Recession Inevitable in 2020? - Professor William "Bill" Black, Professor of Economics & Law-University of Missouri-Kansas City / Author - The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One (Professor Black is a former bank regulator who led investigations of the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s)
    • The History of Women's Suffrage - Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, Feminist pioneer, lecturer, author and story-teller of women's rights history.
  • Wednesday 5 June '19 show notes

    • In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR
    • The Secret Society Behind the Supreme Court's Obamacare Case... - Caroline Fredrickson, President - American Constitution Society (ACS) / Author - The Democracy Fix: How to Win the Fight for Fair Rules, Fair Courts and Fair Elections
    • Extreme Climate Change Calls for an Extreme Climate Leader...
    • How Republicans Plan to Rig Elections for a Decade - Alex Shephard, Staff Writer - New Republic
  • Tuesday 6 June '19 show notes

    • Who Pulled "The Internet Kill Switch" Over the Weekend & Why?
    • Guns and Healthcare... Which One is a Right and Which One is a Privilege? Thom vs. Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times - Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times/Newsmax/Right Wing News/Politichicks
    • The Latest on Money In Politics - Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Move To Amend
  • After the Year's Worst Shooting the NRA Continues to Gaslight Americans

    Thom plus logo The day after the Virginia beach shooting, the largest mass shooting this year, a spokeswoman for the NRA publicly argued that they had no role in the shooting.
  • How guns literally go to men’s heads

    Thom plus logo People are asking why the shooter in Virginia Beach used a gun to settle his workplace score. The answer is probably pretty simple.

    When a man has a gun, he literally holds the power of life and death in his hand. That kind of power is extraordinarily seductive.
  • Monday 3 June '19 show notes

    • America Needs to Recognize Fox-So-Called-News As Propaganda...
    • Is the Move Towards Trump Style Authoritarianism Provoking Civil War Worldwide?
    • Future of Brexit, Theresa May's Departure, New PM? Euro Elections and Baby Blimp's (Trump) Visit to U.K - Victoria Jones, Executive Director - DC Radio Company LLC
    • Guns - The Power of Life & Death...
    • Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times - (former) Ambassador William vanden Heuvel, Attorney, former Deputy US Permanent Representative to the U.N.
  • America Needs To Recognize Fox-So-Called-News As Propaganda

    Thom plus logo Donald Trump arrived in London and immediately tweeted about how upset he was that he couldn't watch his beloved Fox News and attacked CNN.

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