July 11-13: At Netroots Nation

The Hidden History of Guns and the 2nd Amendment Book Tour Is Coming...

Thursday, June 6: NEW YORK, NY 7:30pm

Location: The Strand (2nd floor), 828 Broadway, NYC

Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

Location: Frugal Muse, 7511 Lemont Rd. #146 (Chestnut Court Shopping Center), Darien

Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
Location: PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

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falbergsawco 3 years 7 weeks ago
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I love your show. Watch it every day. I think you almost understand the ramifications of Corpocracy. But there is one flaw in your reasoning that occurs repeatedly: You state that corporations are killing the American Dream. That's true. Then you advocate for a political party to end corporatism. Political parties ARE corporations. We need an end to ALL corporations; *especially* political corporations. The Democratic Party is a corporation. The Republican Party is another corporation. They are both owned by the same Wall Street corporations that own everything else.We need a firewall between corporations and the State similar to the firewall between Church and State (For the same reason) To walk back the special privileges corporations have legislated for themselves over the last hundred years it will be necessary to criminalize any attempts by corporate management (the personnel) to "interfere" in the conduct of government. Make it a felony for corporatre reps to even talk to government reps. Nothing less will ever pull them apart. It could be done. But the Anti-Corporate Party ain't gonna do it. (They'd get arrested.) I wrote a 28th Amendment that would establish such a firewall, if you're interested. E-mail back to me and I'll send you a copy of it. The only entity The People need to incorporate is The United Sovereign States of America Corporation. Everything else is public utilities.

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