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  • Friends,My first thought on hearing about the attempted shooting of Donald Trump at a rally today in Pennsylvania was “I hope to god he’s okay.” I thought this for the usual reasons we human beings hope that other humans are safe from harm.But I had another reason in the case of Donald Trump. Trump has […]
  • ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. A network of ultrawealthy Christian donors is spending nearly $12 million to mobilize Republican-leaning voters and purge more than a million people from the rolls in key swing states, aiming to tilt the […]
  • Share— A quick note that last week’s “Ask Thom Anything” Zoom call was rescheduled to this morning at 9 am PT because Louise and I were traveling. I’ll see you in a few hours! — Finally: The New York Times Editorial Board Calls for Republicans To Reject Trump. Calling him “Dangerous in Word, Deed, and […]
  • Happy Saturday all. Got a few things for you today: Toplines: Why I Am Optimistic We Can Win – Watch my new video presentation on the 2024 election. Bottom line – voters in the West just keep voting against the far-right and the fascists and will again this November. And while we may all not […]
  • My new book On Freedom works forward from a philosophy of freedom to a proposal for government and a description of a brighter future. The subjects below — the titles of the first one-hundred-and-eight of the book’s 135 vignettes — are a preview of its contents. I’ll publish the rest of the vignette titles in […]
  • Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI) said yesterday that if Trump wins reelection, the U.S. should work its way back to 1960, before “the angry feminist movement…took the purpose out of the man’s life.” Grothman said that President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s War on Poverty was actually a “war on marriage,” in a communist attempt to hand control […]
  • This year has been a grim one for journalism, with layoffs at the Los Angeles Times, Time magazine, NBC News, Forbes, National Geographic, Business Insider and Sports Illustrated. Further cuts loom in newsrooms across the U.S. Growing numbers of reporters and editors, tired of waiting for the other shoe to drop, are exiting the profession, […]
  • One must-read delivered daily to your inbox  Member Newsletter Just in the last hour or two there was a rush of new articles which report that top people in the Biden campaign either think Biden won’t be able to hold on or that he has no path to victory, etc. In a way, these are […]
  • Washington Post PhotoThe question is so, so obvious:  Can you imagine Donald Trump giving that news conference?Okay, early on, President Biden had one of his patented slip-ups, calling Vice President Harris “Vice President Trump.”  He also introduced President Zelenskyy at the NATO summit as President Putin, before quickly correcting himself.  It’s well known that Biden […]
  • In its no-holds-barred campaign to get Biden off the Democratic ticket in this year’s presidential election, the New York Times has reached a level of journalistic activism I haven’t seen from that organization in my lifetime. Although the Times won’t acknowledge that it’s doing this, or explain why or who’s making the decisions, the onslaught […]
  • Yesterday, Raw Story reported that Ivan Raiklin, Trump’s self-declared “Secretary of Retribution” has compiled a “Deep State target list” of 350 people he wants to see arrested and punished for “treason” if Trump is reelected. The list includes Democratic and Republican elected officials, journalists he considers to be Trump’s enemies, U.S. Capitol Police officers, and […]
  • ShareArticle III of the Constitution, which defines the roles and powers of the court system, says:“The Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour…”Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is taking the Framers at their word; this week she introduced articles of impeachment against both Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.While the […]
  • Republican presidents and presidential candidates have used their leadership at critical moments to set a tone for society to live up to. Mr. Reagan faced down totalitarianism in the 1980s, appointed the first woman to the Supreme Court and worked with Democrats on bipartisan tax and immigration reforms. George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With […]
  • ShareGet ready: Trump and his neofascist MAGA movement may soon be coming for you. They’re already explicitly gunning for journalists like me who write for Raw Story (which, along with The New Republic, Daily Kos, Alternet, Common Dreams and others, regularly publish my articles), CNN, The Washington Post, and Reuters, according to an astonishing new […]
  • Big news out of the gold-plated rococo tower of bullshit known as Trumpworld: Donald Trump is announcing his VP selection on Monday! Yes, these are exciting days as we wait to find out who will be hand-picked by our former president/current felon/adjudicated rapist! The contenders for the post have been auditioning for months, appearing on […]
  • ABOVE: A portrait of former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.To subscribe to Proof ($6 a month) and gain instant access to its 275+ exclusive articles and reports across twelve sections of content, click the button below. You can cancel at any time.American corporate media needs to stop.It is arrogantly, unprofessionally, and even […]
  • You saw the good outcomes in Europe.  Progressives won in Britain.  In France, Trump-like nationalists finished third. (Watch what Le Pen says about being allied with Trump/Putin — 40 seconds.) Normal, free and fair democratic elections. But of course that’s not how it works in Putin’s Russia or Kim’s North Korea — or lots of other […]
  • On July 9, 1868, Americans changed the U.S. Constitution for the fourteenth time, adapting our foundational document to construct a new nation without systematic Black enslavement. In 1865 the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution had prohibited slavery on the basis of race, but it did not prevent the establishment of a system in which Black Americans […]
  • Last came Anarchy: he rodeOn a white horse, splashed with blood;He was pale even to the lips,Like Death in the Apocalypse.And he wore a kingly crown;And in his grasp a sceptre shone;On his brow this mark I saw –‘I AM GOD, AND KING, AND LAW!’Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Masque of Anarchy, VIII-IXI promised in my […]

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