April 2020

  • Is Division All Trump Knows?

    Thom plus logo Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer, who is not only having to deal with a massive coronavirus outbreak but also with a right wing anti-quarantine revolt funded, according to the New York Times, in part by the DeVos family, pointed out that the enemy here is not each other, but is the virus.
  • Wednesday 15 April '20 show notes

    • Will This Be a "Let Them Eat Coronavirus" Moment?
    • Is Opening the Economy - At Any Price - Trump's Only Path to Re-Election?
    • Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)
    • What It Would Look Like If the U.S. Came Out of This Pandemic In the Best Way Possible...
    • Trump Says Banks Can Take Your Stimulus Check to Pay Debts...!!
  • Will This Be a "Let Them Eat Coronavirus" Moment?

    Thom plus logo Once again, the Republican party and their members in Congress have screwed average Americans to give a huge benefit to America's super wealthy. You might've gotten $1200, but the truly rich got a fortune.
  • Tuesday 14 April '20 show notes

    • Is the 40 Year Republican Plan Disintegrating?
    • How much trouble can Trump make for blue state governors? - Paul S. Ryan, Vice President, Policy & Litigation - Common Cause
    • Yale psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee: Trump's "Deadly" Briefings Display "Anti-Human" Psychology... - Dr Bandy Lee, Assistant Clinical Professor-Yale School of Medicine / Forensic Psychiatrist-Yale University Medical School / Co-Founder, World Mental Health Coalition & Editor - The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess the President
  • Is The 40 Year Republican Plan Disintegrating?

    Thom plus logo People are wondering why Donald Trump melted down yesterday in his press conference, but there's really a simple explanation.
  • Monday 13 April '20 show notes

    • America Has a BIG Decision to Make...How Do We End Shelter-In-Place?
    • Is Trump Destroying the Post Office Because He Doesn't Want Americans To Vote By Mail?
    • Trump's Covid-19 Response...Genocidal For the Poor & Elderly?
  • America Has a Big Decision to Make - How Do We End Shelter In Place?

    Thom plus logo Dr. David Nabarro of the World Health Organization says that until a vaccine is developed, the coronavirus will likely "stalk the human race" for quite a while. Shelter in place and all the other efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus are designed to do, basically, only one thing: protect hospitals.
  • Friday 10 April '20 show notes

    • Is Trump Following the Herd Immunity Theory?
    • Money Over People Is NOT the American Way...
    • African Americans, the Poor & the Elderly are Dying in Grossly Disproportionate Numbers... What's Going On Here?
    • Anything Goes Friday... Thom Takes Your Calls...

  • Thursday 9 April '20 show notes

    • Issues of the Day - Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, U.S. Congressmember (D-WA, 7th District) & Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus / Senior Whip-Democratic Caucus & serves on multiple committees including the House Budget Committee & the House Judiciary Committee
    • Stimulus... Where Does the Money Come From and Where Will It Go? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Understanding Marxism / Understanding Socialism
    • How Are You Dealing w/Working From Home & What Have You Learned Going Forward?
  • Where Will The Money Go?

    Thom plus logo The Federal Reserve said yesterday that they could pump over $2 trillion into the economy, while other reports suggested it could be over $4 trillion. All of this is done without oversight and regulation by Congress, based on decisions made exclusively by the Fed.

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