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Did Bernie On Fox Just Show Progressive Politics Are Widely Beloved?

Thom plus logo Bernie Sanders went on Fox News and showed us how someone who genuinely believes in his own policies can overcome questions designed specifically to make him look foolish. Every time the fox hosts tried gotcha questions or tried to provoke Bernie to get him upset, he handled it with elegance and with the support of the crowd.

Is Mike Pence A Christian?

Thom plus logo Mike Pence and the multimillionaire televangelists who support him argue that to be a Christian one must discriminate against gay people, use the power of the state to prevent women from getting abortions or birth control, support tearing refugee children from their parents, and prevent the working poor from having access to healthcare.

Elizabeth Warren is On the Job!

Thom plus logo American corporations have been running a con job for years. They declare to their stockholders and their CEOs that they've made huge profits, and then distribute billions of those profits to those same shareholders and CEOs.

The Real Agenda of Trump & GOP Revealed

Yesterday, in an interview with the Washington Post, Former Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn revealed he was "stunned" by Trump's proposed 2020 budget recommending $26 billion in cuts to Social Security and the Social Security Disability Insurance program.

What's stunning is that anybody would be stunned by this.

Are Drug Prices Higher Because Congress Has Invested in the Stock Market?

Thom plus logo According to BuzzFeed News, the heads of the Kochhead caucus in Congress, Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows, are advising pharmaceutical companies to refuse to cooperate with Congress itself. The reporting indicates they're doing this because of their concern about the company's testimony's impact on the company's stock prices.

Do We Need a Marshall Plan for Central America?

Thom plus logo Donald Trump is doing everything he can to create a crisis at our southern border, so that he can campaign on it in 2020.

Republicans have put the US on a path of warp-speed decline — and they want you to think it's worth cheering for

Thom plus logo Listening to Republicans, it's apparent they don't have much respect for the intelligence of the American people.

How Billionaires Buy Laws & How To Stop Them

Thom plus logo The "Asbestos Transparency Act" makes it harder for victims of asbestos to get compensation; the H0PE Act makes it harder for people to get food stamps.

Will Trump's Secret Plan for Healthcare Help Him Win in 2020?

Thom plus logo Trump and the Republicans have essentially told us that they have a plan for healthcare that's better than Obamacare and better than anything Bernie or other Democrats could come up with. But, they can't tell us the details until after the election because it is so explosive and so extraordinary.

Working Poor Lose Health Care While Rich White Drug Pushing Billionaires Get Tax Breaks

Thom plus logo Every month tens of thousands of people lose their access to healthcare because Republican states are imposing all sorts of restrictions on access to Medicaid.
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