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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March 2016

Federal Judge finds “evidence of government wrong-doing and bad faith” in scum Hillary clinton’s e-mail privatization.


“The language in Judge Royce Lamberth's order undercut the Democratic presidential contender's assertion she was allowed to set up a private email server in her home for her work as the country's top diplomat and that the arrangement was not particularly unusual.

Trump just keeps stepping into it regarding abortion. Is he looking for piles to step into?

It would almost seem that Donald Trump is deliberately looking for piles of dogshit to step into when it comes to topics dealing with women's health. Today he told MSNBC's Chris Matthews he thinks women who've had an abortion should be punished. Have to hand it too him; he's the only guy to have positioned himself to the right of most big name heavies active in the conservatiive side of the prolife movement. Huuuuge "accomplishment" of sorts.

Corporations Grow Nervous About Participating in Republican Convention

New York Times, March 31, 2016

Some of the country's best-known corporations are nervously grappling with what role they should play at the Republican National Convention, given the likely nomination of Donald J. Trump, whose divisive candidacy has alienated many women, African-Americans and Hispanics.

An array of activist groups is organizing a campaign to pressure the companies to refuse to sponsor the gathering, which which many of the corporations have done for both the Republican and Democratic parties for decades.


"We have, for the first time, demonstrated impact to Underground Sources of Drinking Water (USDW) as a result of hydraulic fracturing," says the study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

The researchers also discovered that industry fracked directly into aquifers at depths as shallow as 213 metres with highly toxic chemicals, including benzene.

I Listened to Trump at the Town Hall Tonight on CNN

I am petrified.

I am a staunch sen Sanders supporter, and I will be very disappointed and discouraged if he does not win the nomination.

However, I listened to the insanity of Trump's "id" with his rambling incoherent answers to questions offered by Anderson Cooper and voters. To his credit, this time, Anderson asked questions more substantive than , "What is your favorite drink?" He also attempted to follow up and press Trump to cease his drivelings and answer the questions, to no success.


EARLIER TODAY on his show Thom described how the Reagan Revolution was a backlash against, "hippies, and gay people, and people of color, and demanding equal rights, and demanding a place at the table, etcetera".

Talk shows are great, but where is the grist?

I am struck this week by all the talk out there. If I were to sit down for the entire day, I could not absorb more than a small percentage of it, and by the end of the day, all that talk goes under the bridge, so a new set of talking points can be aired the next morning. Is that enough?

Yes, this is the information age, so not only do we now get bombarded with a kiloton of nonsense every day but disinformation and outright propaganda, like the recent piece put out by 60 Minutes on the "Giving Pledge", by Bill and Melinda Gates.

Sanders will get another 49 delegates from Washington State

The link below is to the article "Why Washington's other 67 Democratic Delegates haven't been allocatied yet and what it means." Bernie should get another 49 delegates and Clinton 18. So Bernie's numbers are better than what we are being led to believe.


Donald's Big Lie(s)

The list is long, but this one is a whopper that I am surprised Ted Cruze hasn’t used it to make his case against “Sleazy Donald” as he is trying to label him.

No longer 'SUCK of the TEAT' of the RICH

People running for office no longer have to suck on the teat of the rich and powerful, and receive their blessing financially inorder to win a seat in government, Bernie's campaign is proving that. This is shaking the elitist political establishment right to its foundation.

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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.