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So often we catch people doing things wrong but really the best way to motivate people and to create a positive world view that gets people active is the catch people doing something right. Thom would like you to catch someone in your family, community or life doing something right.

Is It Time To Execute Equifax?

The Equifax hacking scandal just keeps getting worse.

So should we bring back the corporate death penalty and do away with this security threat once and for all?

According to Bloomberg, the credit reporting firm:

Just How Seriously Should We Treat The Threat From Graham-Cassidy?

Just how seriously should people be treating the threat from Graham-Cassidy?

Don't believe the Republican lies.

The Graham-Cassidy bill that they're trying to force the Congress without so much as a hearing is the cruelest attempt at Obamacare repeal yet.

It's also complete repudiation of our nation's founding values.

Donald Trump is Threatening the Wrong "Enemies of Humanity" with Annihilation

Donald Trump did his best George W. Bush impression yesterday - threatening countries he called "the enemies of humanity" with annihilation.

When will he show that kind of outrage about the fossil fuel companies that are literally bringing on the apocalypse?

The "Catastrophic" Climate Change Probability You'll Want To Know


As Donald Trump sends mixed messages about whether the U.S. will actually withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords, researchers at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have come to a shocking conclusion about climate change.

Republicans Falsely Claim to Hate Bureaucracy

Republicans say they hate big government - but the truth is that they're totally fine with bureaucracy... as long as it's demonizing poor people.

Case in point: the plan House conservatives are now pushing that would require anyone who applies for an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to get an audit before receiving their check from the government.

Berniecare finally arrives

Conservatives hate bureaucracy.

So when will they get behind Bernie Sanders' single-payer plan, which would do away with the paper-pushing waste in our healthcare system once and for all?

Berniecare is finally here.

Can Steve Bannon Wage War On The Institutional Republican Party?

Steve Bannon wants to go to war with the Republican Party.

But is he really as influential as he says he is?

Now that he's back at his old post at Breitbart, Steve Bannon says he's ready to declare war on the leadership of the Republican Party.

Does Donald Trump want tax reform - or class warfare against working Americans?

Donald Trump is a cable news president: he just goes where the ratings are.

So after seeing the mainstream media's positive coverage of his debt ceiling deal with the Democrats, he's decided to give this whole bipartisan thing another shot.

Last night he had dinner at the White House with six lawmakers -- three Democrats and three Republicans.

Is Single-Payer Inevitable?

The list of Senators supporting Bernie's Medicare-for-all bill is growing by the day.

Is single-payer healthcare on the verge of becoming the default position of the Democratic Party?

Oregon's Jeff Merkeley, New Jersey's Cory Booker, New York's Kirsten Gillibrand and Rhode Island's Sheldon Whitehouse are officially on board the single-payer train.

Should Exxon Pay For Hurricane Destruction?

As global warming kicks into overdrive - it's high time we started executing some corporations.

A Deal with the Dems

After Tuesday's shocking debt ceiling deal with the Democrats, is Donald Trump finished with the Republican Party?

It's been more than 24 hours, but Washington pundits are still puzzling over Donald Trump's deal with Democrats to extend the debt ceiling for three months - and hand out billions in Hurricane aid - all in one fell swoop.

Republicans really just care about one thing: Making America White Again

If Republicans were honest -- which they're not -- they'd come out and admit it: when it comes right down to it, their immigration plan is really just "Make America White Again".

What's Compassionate About Kicking 800,000 Young People Out Of The One Country They've Ever Really Called Home?

Eight months into a presidency chock full of cruel and callous decisions, Donald Trump might have just made his most cruel and callous decision yet.

Protesters took the streets in Washington, DC and across the country yesterday after the Trump administration officially announced the end of DACA.

Is the American nuclear industry on its last legs?

All across the country right now, reactor projects are failing, and existing power plants are sinking deeper and deeper into the red.

All of a sudden, the so-called "energy of the future" is starting to look an awful lot like a relic.

What's going on?

Is It Time To Execute Equifax?

The Equifax hacking scandal just keeps getting worse.

So should we bring back the corporate death penalty and do away with this security threat once and for all?

According to Bloomberg, the credit reporting firm:

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