January 2017

Donating hotel profits may be another scam

At his press conference, one of the things Donald Trump said was that he would donate all the profits from his D.C.

Women's March Could Be Bigger Than Trump Inauguration

The inauguration of a new president is traditionally one of the biggest events in years in Washington—but if bus parking figures are anything to go by, Donald Trump's inauguration may not even be the city's biggest event next week. DC Council member Charles Allen tells NBC4 that only around 200 requests to park charter buses at RFK Stadium, the main such parking facility, have been made for Jan. 20, but there have been at least 1,200 requests for Jan. 21, the day after the inauguration, when the Women's March on Washington will be held.

You Cannot Built A Grassroots Tea Party for Democrats - here's why

I wrote a little something about my recent experience running in the California ADEM election. I think it's important to note that, while the turnout was high (fueled by a strong Bernie/ Progressive enthusiasm), many of those running for Assembly District Delegate were actually DEAN/ KERRY guys who were taking this opportunity to further their position in the party. So in other words, same 'ol, same 'ol.

Thoughts welcomed.

#We Rise January 21st Teach-in,

When: Saturday, January 21, 2pm - 7pm

(Doors open at 1pm to welcome Marchers who need to rest and warm up)

Daily Topics - Friday January 13th, 2016

Join Thom in our chatroom during the program!

A REAL right wing SICKO

More hush money reported being paid to protect sexual predator Bill O'Reilly, caught again terrorizing women at fox news. Apparently according to public sources, O'Reilly gets off calling fellow female workers and sounding like he masterbates while talking dirty. Talk about a dirty old man. This the same Bill O'Reilly who beats his wife, drags her up a flight of stairs in a headlock choke hold, this the same man who compounds his abuse of his wife by committing adultery with sexual advances towards another female employee, that to settled by the fox news executive with hush money.

Why is the Pence Administration pushing so hard to keep e-mails from the citizens of Indiana?

An Indiapolis attorney, Bill Groth, is currently suing the Pence Administration for disclosure of the addministrations e-mails. Is it appropriate for the Pence Administrtion to refuse to publish the e-mails?

COPS NOT EVEN in TOP TEN of DANGEROUS JOBS

Cops killed in the line of duty, lets not be overly dramatic, its 22 times more dangerous to be a construction worker. "In 2013 there were 4,585 on-the-job fatalities. Of those, 828 were in the construction industry. Put another way: Nearly 1 in 5 on-the-job deaths were on construction sites." In that same year across America there were 34 cop deaths. IN that same year 2013 cops shot and killed 780 citizens. The next year cops killed over 1100 Americans, in 2015 cops killed 1200 citizens, in 2016 that number was 1150 killed by cops.

Why Trump "won"

First of all --- Trump DID NOT win! What happened was 1 - voter purging & suppression. 2 - many did not get up and vote (they thought Hillary was really far ahead). 3 - Character assassination. 4 - some counties switched every third vote to Trump. (I know this to be true, but, cannot reveal my source. GOP knows it -- and, blocked the re-count in the counties that did this. Done by machines.

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The Supreme Court Broke Politics - How Do We Now Reform the Supreme Court?

Thom plus logo We complain about the state of American politics; about a mentally ill billionaire in the White House and a Republican Party crawling with hustlers and conmen, and a few in the Democratic Party as well. The complaints are legitimate, but most people don't realize why the situation is as bad as it is.