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The Founders Created the Electoral College to Prevent a Foreign-Influenced Candidate From Winning - It Didn't Stop Trump, so Let's Scrap It

Thom plus logo It's time to take another step forward in fine-tuning our republic and abolish the Electoral College.

America's Founders and Framers thought they could use the Electoral College to prevent somebody like Donald Trump from ever becoming president. Unfortunately, they were wrong, and now we're paying the price.

What's the Most Effective Way to Get Americans to Support Clawing Back this Wealth?

Thom plus logo A new study shows that the richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 60 percent of us, over 150 million Americans. This is wealth on the order of the European kings of the 18th century, even worse than it was in the 1920s, which led to the Great Crash.

Is the Worst Climate Change Tipping Point Just 5 Years Away?

Thom plus logo The UK's national weather service, the Met Office, has set off a fire alarm.

Americans Want Socialism - Trump Says No!

Thom plus logo Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says, "We're not going back to socialism... We don't believe in a centralized planned economy where the government puts restraints on" the billionaires' behavior.

The State of the Union is Worrying

Thom plus logo We are worried about global warming, all the lobbyists running government, that the economy will crash, that Trump will start a war, for the children that have been ripped from the mother's arms at the border, that Trump has sold this country out to other dictators around the world, and that Mike Pence will destroy

Time To Turn the Social Safety Net Into a Floor No American Can Fall Through

Thom plus logo The republicans have brought us a situation where banksters pay 15% income tax and anyone rich enough to create an LLC pays 21%.

Time To Stop Giving America Away to Billionaires & Big Corporations

Thom plus logo The FoxConn scam is just the latest in a long line of similar scams that companies have run all across the country since the 1980s.

Dear Very Very Wealthy - It's Time for a Change

Thom plus logo The country is in debt and we need to provide health care and education to all, and fix our addiction to fossil fuel. We need some of that cash the billionaires are hoarding and that they acquired by gaming the system and paying off politicians.

66 Millions Americans At Risk Now Due to Climate Change

Thom plus logo American's are facing a deadly crisis and people will die. Trump's response is to tell a bad joke. If it weren't for fossil fuel money we would be doing something about this crisis and this weather event would be a call to action.

It's Time For A New FDR & Americans Are Ready

Thom plus logo If you look at the history of American democracy, you see that only times of great crisis have produced major progressive political changes. The Tea Act, The Boston Tea Party, The Civil War, The Panic of 1893 & the assassination of McKinley, The Great Depression, WWII and The Vietnam War.
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