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Get in the F*cking Line Behind the Rest of us Human Beings Here

Thom plus logo Dear airlines, hotel chains, banks, and other industries who are begging Donald Trump and Congress for bail outs. Get in the f*cking line. Most of you didn't even pay taxes last year.

Do We Have the Prescription for a Second Republican Great Depression?

Thom plus logo One of the video clips that has gone more viral than most is a Republican congressman on Fox News telling people how important it is that they go out to their local bars and restaurants to keep the economy from being hurt.

Where Are the Test Kits??

Thom plus logo We now know that people who are exposed to the coronavirus begin shedding viruses themselves within 24 hours of exposure, although it can take up to two weeks before they get symptoms. Healthcare workers and people in regular contact with large numbers of people should be tested regularly or perhaps even daily.

We need to plan now in case Trump loses in November - but refuses to leave the White House

Thom plus logo The Constitution provides a couple of mechanisms for Trump to lose the 2020 election-both the popular vote and the Electoral College-and still hold the office of president for a second term.

What's the Truth on the Coronavirus Testing?

Thom plus logo After it was widely reported that Tom Hanks and his wife were able to simply walk into a clinic in Australia with the symptoms of a common cold and instantly get a coronavirus test - which was positive - Americans are beginning to ask out loud, "Why can't we get tested?"

Should The 25th Amendment Be Invoked to Get Trump Out of Office - Due to His handling Of the Coronavirus?

Thom plus logo We are now all Seattle and New Rochelle. Two years ago, the Trump administration shut down the two high-level offices in the White House that were responsible for dealing with a pandemic. No longer exist.

Trump Won't Help Us; Can We Help Ourselves?

Thom plus logo South Korea has tested over 180,000 people for the coronavirus. We have tested 500 in the entire country. Because of Trump's incompetence, our nation is completely unprepared for a pandemic. But there are small steps states, cities and businesses can take without Trump

Trump Is Fiddling While America Is Burning

Thom plus logo This morning, Trump retweeted a picture of himself playing a violin. Seriously. It's like he's trying to tell us in the most obvious way possible that he doesn't give a damn if America burns to the ground.

Trump Is Using the Same Logic on COVID 19 That He Used for Pesticides

Thom plus logo First, Trump started approving pesticides that the entire scientific community agrees are destructive to the nervous systems of young children and can cause cancer. Then he dialed back on pollution rules from fossil fuel processors in ways that will increase cancer and lung disease.

Why Joe Biden is Up...

Thom plus logo Joe Biden outperformed both polls and expectations on Super Tuesday. There are probably four reasons why this happened.

COVID-19: First Trump Ignored It, Then He Promoted It As A Hoax, Then He Tried to Cover It Up, and Now It's About To Explode

Thom plus logo The Trump administration has known for three to four months that the coronavirus was on its way to the United States.

TIME FOR MEDICARE FOR ALL - IT'S A NATIONAL SECURITY RISK NOT TO

Thom plus logo As the corona virus spreads around the world, the United States find itself as the only country in the world without a national healthcare system that can confront it.

Coronavirus: Many Claim We Can't Afford Medicare-for-all, But, It Appears We Are About To Discover How Costly Our For-Profit Healthcare Is

Thom plus logo The coronavirus is now in the United States, and apparently the infection in California goes beyond just one person, because they can't figure out how that one person got it. Which means lots of people need to get tested, particularly if they have symptoms of a severe cold or flu which could indicate that they have the coronavirus.

How To Bring Back A Middle Class

Thom plus logo From the 1930s to the Reagan Revolution, America grew the largest and most robust middle class in history. Along with strong unions, the main driver of that was that people earning more than about $10 million in today's money confronted a top tax rate of 91% until the 60s, and 67% until Reagan came into office.

"The Saddest Thing Is This Won't Be Breaking News"

Thom plus logo As the world burns, and more and more fossil fuels are being used every day planet-wide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels passed 416 ppm this week at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. In the 300,000 years since the emergence of modern humans, carbon dioxide levels have never been this high.

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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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