July 11-13: At Netroots Nation

The Hidden History of Guns and the 2nd Amendment Book Tour Is Coming...

  • Thursday, June 6: NEW YORK, NY 7:30pm

Location: The Strand (2nd floor), 828 Broadway, NYC

  • Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

  • Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

  • Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

  • Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

Location: Frugal Muse, 7511 Lemont Rd. #146 (Chestnut Court Shopping Center), Darien

  • Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

  • Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

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April 2011

If Only They Could Hear

April 30

A Capital Idea Part 67: If Only They Could Hear

Q: How do you address the "Raising taxes on Corporations/Top 2% will only raise costs on the middle class" position?

This is a bit of a logic trap for me... I understand how things were prior to 1980, and I know "fair taxation" is the key to a successful society. However it has been tricky for me to tackle this position.

Any input is appreciated.

Toa.

The Earth's view of us

Whenever another natural disaster occurs, including earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and tornadoes, the below "Hidden Word" from the sacred texts of my faith occurs to me: NOTE: This is God speaking to us humans ---

“O YE THAT ARE LYING AS DEAD ON THE COUCH OF HEEDLESSNESS!

William and Kate - Royal Wedding or Weapon of Mass Distraction?

Was the whole thing orchestrated by WI's Paul Ryan to take away from his appearance of shamelessness and stupidity?!

Q: How Many Republicans does it take to Screw in a Light bulb?

A: It depends. How much money you got?

Obama to change name to "President Profit"

nuf said peasant, surfs, bums, "little people"

Let the contempt for the commons continue! Negative externalities for Everyone!

oh hi

My Teabagger congresswoman's view of the buget

Thank you for contacting me regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget. It is a privilege to serve as your Representative in Congress. I welcome your thoughts on this critical issue. As you know, the national debt of the United States has already surpassed $14 trillion, which is equal to $125,000 for every taxpayer. The

greg from kentucky

i think tom hit it on the button

REALITY FACT PART-II: The GOP "SPENDING CUTS" Coup d'État

The GOP "SPENDING CUTS" Plan begs the question: how will government function without acquiring sufficient tax revenue? On June 30, 2010, Grover G. Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, testified before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. He outlined reasons why overspending is the cause of the present debt crisis - not tax cuts; and how spending cut could foster economic growth. Norquist insists that tax rates should never be raised; and he claims that "SPENDING CUTS" in all government functions will balance the tax cuts. Mr.

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How Do We Take Back the Military From the Billionaire Owned Military Industrial Complex?

Thom plus logo Democrats (Bernie & Lee) in the senate proposed legislation saying what the Constitution already says: that Trump can't go to war with Iran without congressional authorization. Every Republican on the committee, except Rand Paul, voted against it.