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Trump to average Americans: starve now or work until the day you die

Thom plus logo The coronavirus pandemic has presented Donald Trump and the Republicans with two opportunities.

Bill Barr is covering up for Donald Trump - and posing a dire threat to democracy

Thom plus logo Bill Barr is covering up for Donald Trump.

Will it take years or decades to recover from Trump's incompetence?

Thom plus logo While other countries have eliminated or controlled the coronavirus, we learned today that Donald Trump chose specifically not to order test kits, personal protective equipment or ventilators way back in January because Jared Kushner advised him that it might spook the stock market if the nation were to prepare for the pandemic.

Trump's reelection strategy: let workers die

Thom plus logo Donald Trump put former Supreme Court rightwing crazy Antonin Scalia's son, Eugene, in charge of the Labor Department. Eugene is a lawyer who has spent much of his life working against labor unions.

Is it time to stop letting Republicans run governments?

Thom plus logo We have now reached the peak of Reaganism stupidity. Reagan said the government wouldn't solve our problems, but that it was the cause of our problems and Republicans took that to heart. Therefore, Trump's government did not plan for the pandemic, because government can't solve problems.

What do you do when the government won't help you?

Thom plus logo Don't expect this administration or the Republican party to do anything at all to help you, your family, or your friends during this pandemic and Trump Depression. Ever since 1980, the Republican Party has used each Republican presidency to shovel another few trillion dollars to their friends and owners, America's billionaires.

How do we recover from Trump's "America First" movement of grifters, traitors and haters?

Thom plus logo Over the years, it's been well-documented that the Trump Crime Family has run a whole variety of frauds and grifts. The New York Times reported how Trump and his sister ripped off the IRS with a massive tax fraud to lay their hands on their daddy's estate.

Are you willing to die for Donald Trump and his billionaire buddies?

Thom plus logo Donald Trump says, "The people of our country should think of themselves as warriors. Our country has to open."

Is This How Democracy Dies?

Thom plus logo Donald Trump says that if he can't cut the flow of money into the Social Security trust fund, he will not sign any more stimulus packages to help out struggling Americans. He calls it a "payroll tax cut" but it's really a full-blown attack on Social Security itself.

Which president has done more harm and damage to America, George W. Bush or Donald Trump?

Thom plus logo With a new NPR documentary about George W. Bush and a recent video clip from the former president calling for national unity, it appears there's a full-court press on to try to clean up his legacy.

Will Trump get away with killing more Americans than have died in all our wars since the end of World War II?

Thom plus logo All his life, Donald Trump has been able to escape responsibility by blaming others. Whenever his dozens of businesses failed, from his airline to his vodka company to his steak company, he always blamed it on incompetent management.

The GOP fat-cat billionaire war on workers steps up

Thom plus logo The latest Republican scam to screw working class people and help out their billionaire buddies has to do with "open the state" orders and Trump's executive order about meatpacking plants.

Trump and Senate Republicans have blood on their hands; will Americans to hold them accountable?

Thom plus logo Researchers at the New York University School of Law analyzed the information available to the Trump administration through January, February and March and compared it with what Trump officials said, from Trump himself to Pence to Anthony Fauci.

How badly has Citizens United screwed America and how many Americans will die because of it?

Thom plus logo Virtually every developed country in the world is running an economic stimulus program right now for small businesses. In almost every one of them, 100% or close to all of the money the government gives the companies must be given directly to employees.

Can America step back from the ledge of oligarchy?

In an oligarchy, loyalty is more important than science or even reality. And, with the Trump administration, it appears that America has finally slipped into full-blown oligarchy. The question is whether we will recover from it and return to democracy, or whether the Trump oligarchy will cause America to descend into tyranny.

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