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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May 2015

Banksters Should Be Caned, Hard

Banksters who commit financial fraud should receive corporal punishment in a public spectacle format. A really hard caning on bare buttocks would illict cheers from thousands of justice seeking onlookers. When it comes to dissatisfaction about lenient corporate sentencing, the public is to blame for not articulating what they believe to be a proper response to economic fraud and collusion on a global basis.

People who work for banks and are caught commiting fraud should go to jail for a long time and should be banned from working in finance on any level doing anything at all.

George W. Bush's Most Damaging Achievement

The worst thing that George Bush did —to which people continue to be oblivious of— has been visible from his first appearance in the campaign parade for the republican nomination of its presidential candidate for the 2000 election. Its visibility has grown exponentially... yet it appears that nobody seems to even notice it.

hard thinking

My sense is that one aspect become manifest in the general discourse (speaking from this position) emerges slowly as the evident understanding of common reference points develops into a more variegated series of statement-response types and patterns and a more adaptable and sophisticated mechanism for interpretation emerges as an open set of commonly available axioms.

Chuck Todd...

Ok, I missed today's "Meet the Press". I recall the 1st time Bernie Sanders was on the Meet the Republicans, Chuck Todd tried to bait Bernie into attacking Hillary. When he wouldn't be baited, Chuck was laughing at him before he was even off the stage saying he wasn't a serious candidate. I thought maybe now Bernie has officially announced and is getting more traction he would have Bernie on to debate some Republicans, call him a socialist and not give him a chance to explain since the average viewer probably doesn't know the definition of the wor

Will Facebook let Bernie Sanders continue to be the king of social media in this campaign?

A friend of mine recently asked why she isn't seeing the things I post of Bernie Sanders' in her feed. I was of course quite upset by this revelation. I share his memes, and occasionally articles about him that aren't inflamatory. She has a small friends list, there is no reason why she shouldn't be seeing my posts in her feed, especially the "sponsored" ones that people pay to be seen. She asked why they aren't getting likes or shares. I have often wondered this myself as I have quite a number of friends who Bernie's views rea

Rick Santorum is a Joke at Best and Liar at Worst

I just finished watching NBC's Meet the Press where Bernie Sanders was finally allowed to speak. But also allowed was "Mr. Nobody" Rick Santorum, and I could not help but notice how deliberately he misrepresented Barbara Jordan's position on closing the flood gates to immigration. The implication being, of course, that democrats pick and choose what they want to represent to the American people when it suits THEM.

Life in Our Scared National Security State


Life in Our Scared National Security State

By Murray Polner

Walker & WI GOP engage in money laundering to feed Voucher School scam.

This from the May 28-June 3 2015 edition of the Isthmus newspaper:

“Members of the state Legislature’s budget-writing Joint Finance Committee recently voted to restore the $127 million proposed in Gov. Scott Walker’s budget for K-12 education and add an additional $100 in funding per student for the following year.

Inspection- Humanity’s Greatest, “Best-est,” Companions

 Sorry feline fans, but no cat can compare. Yes, I admit: I have a prejudice here.

Obama is overreaching$$$: “Canadian MPs Join International Legislators to Oppose “Certification” in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, say it Endangers Country Sovereignty.”

It is never more ugly when a person's personality and character defects run riot after they arrogance convince themselves of their own correctness.

Obama has absolutely no vision whatsoever. Ever fiber of his very constitution is completely incapable of envisioning an america that works both in the world as well as for 99% of the American People. It is sad.

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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.