July 2011

The Dog Gets It!

Hey Thom,

I keep hearing you refer to the Lampoon cover of the dog getting it if you don't buy the magazine & I thought you'd like the image available for impact (TV/blog/etc.)

Keep the flame on the idiots pal,

Felix Bartholomew

Forestville, CA

"if we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy." - Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Cooper, 29 November 1802



Thursday, July 21, 2011



Republican strategy

I am enamored with the strategy Thom discusses concerning spend when in power...scream deficit when not. My research has found an interesting graph to support that. I would like some more info on the origin of it.

Expected 3,000 yr duration of Current Global Warming event paints dim, VERY DIM picture

If natural phenomena can be described by a standard normal distribution, this would suggest that we are facing 1,500 years of rising temperatures followed by 1,500 years of falling temperatures.

If true, given the current wide spread occurrence of temperatures over 100 F ...well there is no fracking way we are coming out the other side of this one.

2012 Presidential Election: Choosing Most Revered American or Choosing Your Poison?

I'm going with Poison

The Federal Reserve Prepares for Default

Quote from Thomas Jefferson, 1802

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

Where are the jobs?

Ever get tired of hearing about how corporations should "Give us jobs!" To me, I feel like we Americans are on our knees begging for pennies. It is so annoying to hear all of the whimpering about how much gold the corporations have in their coffers and they are not being very nice and share.

follow the money

Our money (borrowed) by Reagan, Bush & Bush was spent in the area of defense, growing the Military Industrial Fear Complex. I don't have the supporting information though I would bet the farm that this part of our economy was the beneficary of our national debt. This information needs to be part of the discussion of what we are facing in the current debt discussion and what the priorities are in the expenditure of the treasure, work, of the people of the USA. Fear or Hope?

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Does Trump "Tweet" When His Staff Says No?

Thom plus logo Lev Parnas tells the story of how Donald Trump fired ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at least "four or five times," and that they were afraid that he would "fire her with a tweet." This is not the first time we have heard from White House insiders that the president often gives irrational or stupid orders that his staff then ignores.