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The Republican's Brutal Oligarchy Plot Is Dangerous & Must Be Stopped Now

Thom plus logo What's More Important: Democracy or Great Wealth?

Some years ago, Trump economic adviser Stephen Moore (before he was Trump's advisor) was a guest on my radio/TV program. I asked him, "Which is more important, democracy or capitalism?"

Without hesitation, he answered, "Capitalism."

The "Freedom" Billionaires & the GOP Are Selling Americans Is Deadly

Thom plus logo Will Americans wake up to how bizarre and toxic this rightwing ideology actually is?

What is freedom?

Earlier this week, a group of "freedom fanatics," shut down the Covid vaccination operation at Dodger Stadium, slowing down the process for hundreds of people before the police stopped them.

Is This the Smoking Gun of Trump's Treason?

Thom plus logo Trump's trial may have to shift from insurrection to treason

Probably the largest question that the Trump impeachment trial must answer is both simple and straightforward: "Did the President lead or participate in a conspiracy to overthrow the government of the United States and install himself as a strongman dictator-for-life?"

There’s a Straight Line from a Child-Murderer to Donald Trump’s Treason

Thom plus logo The roots and brutality of the January 6th coup attempt grew in the soil of libertarianism and Ayn Rand's writings

6 Steps to Defund the GOP and Restore Democracy

Thom plus logo Reagan Defunded the Democratic Party in 1981: It's Time to Return the Favor

Forty years ago this month, Reagan and his buddies decided they'd strip the Democratic Party of most of its funding. And their audacious plan worked.

Now that Democrats control Congress and the White House, they have an opportunity to turn the tables and defund the Republican Party with six simple steps.

"GameStop" & Donald Trump Are the Same - Both Hijacked a Rigged Game

Thom plus logo Is America Up to the Task of Reforming Both the GOP and the Options Markets?

GameStop and Donald Trump are the same thing.

In both cases, outsiders saw a decaying, billionaire-run and corrupt insider-only system, figured out how it worked, and used that system's own corruption against it.

If "Good Government" Doesn't Make American Lives Better Soon, the Coup of 2024 is Inevitable

Thom plus logo We must expose the real threat to liberty

You think things are bad in America now? Wait until hungry heads-of-households stop hoping for help and start stealing from stores or kicking in doors to get food for their kids. It's already starting to happen.

We're in an unacknowledged Second Republican Great Depression.

We're at the Threshold of a Fascist Authoritarian Takeover & January 6th Was Our Kristallnacht

Thom plus logo The work of 245 years & millions of lives dedicated or given to defend the American ideal could vanish

Today is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, and is also the day after 45 Republicans in the Senate voted that Trump's attempt to turn America into a fascist state was just fine with them.

How does this kind of horror happen in otherwise civilized, advanced countries?

If America Doesn't Implement the "Buy American" Vision Now, the 21st Century Will Be the Chinese Century

Thom plus logo Technological independence and repudiating "free trade" are key.

A technological arms race is underway right now between China, the United States and Western Europe.

The stakes include military superiority, economic prosperity, and the status of being the political and economic system the world wants to emulate.

The Filibuster Was Grounded in Slavery and Now Threatens All Life on Earth

Thom plus logo It has to end, and you can help

It's time to end the filibuster and bring democracy to the US Senate.
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