December 2010

we need new fresh governance

I'm not content with the Obama administration.

I want a leader who speaks for me

Ron Paul / Jesse Ventura 2012

2 common sense guys who have a can do attitude.

I'm sick of watching youtube clips of them and agreeing.

It's time that my voice be heard.
They'd beat Palin, or Romney...

even Obama in a real true debate.

Lake Titacaca

The lake is shrinking due to global warming

Balance of trade and its effect on the economy

In your last segement you discussed the negative impact of the Regan tax cuts on the economy. I would also suggest that over the long term that our inability to spend our money within our country "balance of trade" has also been one of the key elements for the crash. Our transferal of wealth to: Saudi Arabia, Iraq and China has scraped that money out of our internal economy and is one of the key elements for our lack of liquidity and is probably as important as the tax cuts in terms of the liquidity issue..

Listener Trip to Germany

Hi Thom:

How about organizing a "Thom Harmann's Germany Trip" for listeners?

I was impressed by the statistics you quoted today about average pay and the quality of life in Germany. I also heard you say that you go to Germany every year. When do you go? How about organizing a "Thom Harmann's Germany Trip" for listeners?


Democracy versus Plutocracy

A Capital Idea Part 48: Democracy versus Plutocracy

Increase in Luxury retail sales to top 7% - Campaign donations have never looked rosier!

Meanwhile, demand for food assistance remains at record high levels that may even break the Food Stamp Program.

All this is playing out while the commons continues to collapse with the environment, most notably in California.

But, Ah Yes! the prospects for Campaign donations has never been rosier! A second term should be a breeze especially with the coming chill to the right of electronic free speech via the Internet.

Washington has been busy, Busy, BUSY [applause]....with Soft Balls, <*yawn*>

Washington was busy this week alright. Busy hiding the fact that the truly difficult paradigm changing legislation like Climate Change and Campaign Finance Reform - to name but a few - didn’t get addressed.

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Trump Briefs His Buddies at Mar-A-Lago but Not Congress - WHAT?!

Thom plus logo Donald Trump refused to brief the only branch of government that has the power to make war about his attack on Iranian General Soleimani.