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Time To Expel Rep Steve King From the House?

Thom plus logo Congressman Steve King, in a new Internet meme, says that red state America has 8 trillion bullets and blue state America is still debating who can use which bathroom.

Democrats Need To Reclaim the Word Freedom Now

Thom plus logo The big debate among democratic circles is about the word socialism. It really needs to be about the word freedom. Billionaires claim that freedom means no taxes for the billionaires. Industrialists claim that freedom means no regulation for their industries.

Trump: His "Very Fine People," & The Killer in New Zealand are Connected

Thom plus logo Trump is claiming that renegade cops and skinhead bikers will back him up (as sheriffs are doing now, refusing to enforce new gun background check requirements). The white nationalist terrorist in New Zealand thanks Trump for giving him and his ilk "a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose."

War Can't Solve Climate Change Problems

Thom plus logo The refugee crisis across the Middle East and northern Africa is largely driven by climate change turning millions of square miles of farmland into desert and spiking food prices - this led to a young man in Tunisia setting himself on fire, kicking off the so-called "Arab Spring."

The Real Scandal Is the Destruction of College Affordability for the Working Class

Thom plus logo The ability of rich kids to get into the top schools because their parents either bribed some low-level functionary or test proctor, or because their parents bribed the entire school with a $2.5 million gift like Jared Kushner's dad did with Harvard, is made triply galling when we see those same rich people supporting politicians who revel in str

Should Trump Be Impeached? Would a Democratic Prez Who Did the Same Things Trump Did - Get Away With It?

Thom plus logo The upside of impeachment hearings is that they'll highlight in a very specific way the crimes Trump has committed, and hopefully Pence as well. The downside is that it'll enrage the Trump supporters. Or is that the downside? Might it wake a few Trump supporters up? And aren't they enraged already?

Meet the New GOP scam, Same as the Old GOP Scam - Are Trump Supporters This Gullible?

Thom plus logo Back before most of us were born, President Harry Truman called out the GOP for lying to the American people, saying they were using "the best propaganda money can buy."

Trump - The Biggest Scandal in US History?

From hush payments to adult film stars to secret meetings with Russians to overriding security clearances to his kids and in-laws, Trump has superpassed any president is history for scandals, and is the third president in history to have scandals involving interactions with foreign powers - and this is as bad as Reagan's treason in Iran-Contra or Nixon's treason colluding with the South Vietnamese to extend that war for another 8 years.

What Do TV Pundits Mean When They Say Democrats Should Move to the Middle? WTF is the Middle?

You can't turn on a cable TV news channel these days without seeing some TV pundit or panelist saying that Democrats need to "move to the middle." What the heck do they mean?

A new model for the 21st century - Thugocracy

Thom plus logo Thugocracy is the new model for nations, and it's been elevated from a few obscure little countries all the way to the United States of America.
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