Posted at Buzzflash on Oct. 27, 2006

The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, with a Preface by Cass R. Sunstein

Most Americans have never read the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution in their entirety, even though the process would take the average reader less than an hour. There are several small pocket editions of the two documents, but this one is unique in that it contains an excellent introduction by Cass R. Sunstein, and that it contains Thomas Jefferson's brilliant 1777 "Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom in Virginia."
Posted at Huffpost on Oct. 26, 2006

There's Nothing "Normal" About A Middle Class

“That liberty [is pure] which is to go to all, and not to the few or the rich alone.” —Thomas Jefferson to Horatio Gates, 1798. There is nothing “normal” about a nation having a middle class, even though it is vital to the survival of democracy.
Posted at Thom Hartmann on Oct. 24, 2006

Republicans Give In To Bush, Betray America

Senators John McCain, John Warner, and Lindsey Graham were presented with an opportunity to uphold the fundamental human right known as habeas corpus, or flinch and write a law that would retroactively make sure that George W. Bush could not be prosecuted for violations of habeas corpus in our overseas concentration camps and prisons.
Posted at Buzzflash on Oct. 21, 2006

Messages To The World, by Osama bin Laden

In the Fifth Century BCE, in his "Art Of War," Sun Tzu wrote: "I say: Know your enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles, you will never be defeated. When you are ignorant of the enemy but know yourself, your chances of winning or losing are equal. If ignorant both of your enemy and of yourself, you are sure to be defeated in every battle."
Posted at Buzzflash on Oct. 19, 2006

Hidden Power - What You Need to Know to Save Our Democracy, by Charles Derber

Why would it be that when the vast majority (78 percent, according to a 24 September 2006 Gallup poll) of registered Democratic voters favor a gradual or immediate withdrawal from Iraq, only about a third (36 percent, as noted by John Walsh in a brilliant article at Counterpunch) of the Democratic candidates in the tightest House races this fall share that view?
Posted at Thom Hartmann on Aug. 27, 2006

Reclaiming The Issues: Islamic Or Republican Fascism?

In the years since George W. Bush first used 9/11 as his own "Reichstag fire" to gut the Constitution and enhance the power and wealth of his corporate cronies, many across the political spectrum have accused him and his Republican support group of being fascists.
Posted at Thom Hartmann on Aug. 27, 2006

JonBenét Died - And Bush Lied?

I was on the air doing my radio program two weeks ago when the story came down the wire that the killer of JonBenét Ramsey had been captured in Thailand just hours earlier.

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