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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July 2017

Impact of Financialization - Interview with Gerald Epstein in Truthout

In case you missed this, here is an excellent summary of the economic DATA that documents how financialization is crippling our corporations, economies and lives. This interview with Gerald Epstein in Truthout presents research that goes far beyond the normal simplifications and opinions, and is well worth your time and effort to read.


Voter Identification Cards

Issuing Voter ID cards to Tax paying US citizens who need them and is readily accepted at voting polls would encourage election turnout.

Purple States

Democrats Should Focus on Winning Elections in Purple States to increase Their chances of Winning.

Deep Red States are rigged in Republicans' Favor and it is probably a waste of the Democrats'

During Democrats' Majority,
Unrig all Rigging.

Attempted Robbery is a Crime; Catching the Trump campaign predators

Neutering the Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Pardon Card

That Disturbing Weightless Feeling Might Just be a Good Sign

Remember when you played on a swing as a kid? Remember the feeling of weightlessness at the top of a very high arc? Perhaps that's exactly where we are politically. It feels like there is no direction exactly because the extreme political swing to the right has reached its peak and no amount of political bribery or propaganda or even vote fixing with stop the swing back to Progressive values. Get ready for one hell of a fun ride to the Progressive side. In fact, let's push as hard as we can.

Focus on the Damage, Not the Distraction – Trump Free TV

It is long past time for everyone to move on from the basic shock of watching Trump’s ongoing desecration of the Office of the Presidency of the United States. This bozo is an expert at turning everything around him into a mesmerizing cross between reality TV and a slow motion train wreck. "Hey, look at me, look at me mommy, I’m smashing everything!"

Inspection- What Their Silence Says


As WAR HERO McCain was a fraud, something the American propaganda spin masters over the years dreamed up. Lets tell the truth, the reason McCain was a prisoner in Vietnam, he was a reckless and terrible pilot. Prior to being shot down,McCain had crashed three separate times. Being a prisoner most likely shaved his life by keeping him from combat duty. The only admirable thing McCain ever did in his life was as a prisoner, after which he spent the rest of his life atoning for that act of goodness.

How to End Gridlock in Washington, DC

I'm calling on all Democrats to end the gridlock in Congress. The plan is theoretically simple, perhaps a bit more difficult to achieve. Here's what you do: register to vote as a Republican. "Are you crazy?," you say. Let me explain.

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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.