January 2013

Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United


On August 29, 2012, President Obama announced that he favors a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.

The President said:

Billionaires are HOARDERS

Lets get some billionaires on the hoarders TV show, & get them to explain/defend just how they are contributing to the nation that permitted them to accumulate such an extraordinary "hoard!" Listeners, Please jump in and contribute your ideas!!! Thanks!!

Effective Use of Donations

Was wondering what it would cost to take out full page ads in major newspapers nationwide on a regular basis giving the following information:

1. Name and party and state of politician and how they voted on any particular bill. (Both parties. No free rides)

2. Name, party, and state of politicians receiving campaign funds and from what person, society, association, industry, or special interest group.

Same info as above for all (including Supreme Court Justices) for any perqs of non-monetary nature.

The State of the Union – The State of the World

Today, January 7, 2013, the USA (and the world) is in a holding pattern. The USA rejected the Neanderthals and Mitt Romney. We dodged a bullet!

Reality Check: Damage Awards from Oil Spills and Mortgage Felonies aren’t automatically what is actually paid out.

What is actually paid out INTO THE HANDS OF THE VICTIMS AND NOT THE FUND ESTABLISHED may be less.

State’s Rights: Walker privatizing Public Education and to exempt same from State Testing.

How are you supposed to know whether or not a kid is getting an education - at all, much less an education better than he or she would have gotten at a similarly funded public school - at a Private For-Profit Charter School (paid for with a painful combination of public and private Taxpayer money$$$) when you exempt the For-Profit school from the S

Why is everyone so shocked!

Why is everyone so shocked that President Obama picked Sen. Chuck Hegel to be his next Sectary of Defense. Clearly he is antisemitic and President Obama is too when he spoke that Israel should go back to the boarders prior to the 1967 War that they won.

Do you-Thom Hartmann listeners approve?

I have notice that no one is commenting about the New York Newspaper has done: release names; address; phone numbers to those who own guns. Does that mean you all approve of it?

A good full life's not enough?

Would it really be such a bad deal, if given a little luck, you had a life span of 85 years or so to stand on the planet and contemplate the universe? Then your little light went out, but of course, was replaced by other little lights that shone in their turn? I mean, this thing about the immortality of the soul is kind of overblown, isn't it? OK.

Political Theatre, Act 2 “The Debt Ceiling” will end with Wall St disadvantaging the 99% even more.

The Debt Ceiling crap will go on until Wall Street puts their foot down and the 99% eat it.

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What Do Democrats Really Want?

Thom plus logo Thomas Friedman, the confused billionaire, told us decades ago that "free trade" is what made the Lexus a successful product when, in fact, it was decades of Japanese government subsidies and explicit tariffs that did so.