Mobilization To Stop GOP Tax Bill Gains As Mass Actions Multiply; North Korean Export of Nuclear Missiles Would Guarantee Wide Proliferation, Making U.S. Anti-Missile Defense Based on Orbital Lasers Indispensable; Sense of Foreboding in Trump Camp, With Main Focus on Fate of Flynn; Stop Attack on State Department by Trump and Tillerson; Without Full Staff of Diplomats, U.S. Would Be Plaything of Foreign Powers; No Tax Exempt Political Churches; Johnson Amendment Goes Back to Pope Gelasius I in 494 AD; Join People’s Filibuster to Kill the Bill at U.S. Senate Friday Afternoon, 3pm
GOP Tax Austerity Bill Advances to Senate Floor, But Can Still Be Stopped By Timely Mobilization; 52-48 Party Line Vote Opens Meager 20 Hours of Debate, Followed by Voterama on Amendments; Instability in Oval Office Grows, With Re-Tweets of Fake News From British Islamophobic Hate Group and Recidivism on Access Hollywood Tape and Obama Birthplace Claims; UK PM May and Labour Party’s Corbyn Condemn Episode; Goldman Sachs Warns That Asset Prices Are Sky-High Now, But Bear Market Will Bring “Fast Pain”; Join the People’s Filibuster To Kill the Bill at U.S. Senate Thursday Afternoon, 3pm
Democratic Party Widely Seen As Capitulating to Trump-GOP Tax Bill Monstrosity; Militant Protest Actions, Frequent in Summer, Now Extremely Rare; Schumer-Pelosi Snubbing of Trump Invitation Encouraging, But Does Not Change Overall Pattern of Passivity; What Does the Indivisible Manual Say About This Situation?; New North Korean Missile Launch Shows Trump Methods Are Failing; Massive Crash Program for Anti-Missile Strategic Defense Using Orbital Lasers Long Overdue; Hawaii Testing Air Raid Sirens; Federal Court Must Respect Statute, Oust Usurper Mulvaney to Save CFPB
December Battles Around GOP Tax Bill Can Trigger Breakup of Trump Regime; Schiller’s Doctrine of Historical Turning Points; Marine Col. Lee Busby Joins Alabama Senate Race as Republican Write-In Opposing Moore; Collins, Corker, Daines, Flake, Johnson, McCain, Moran, Murkowski Need Enlightenment; GOP’s “Hedonic Treadmill” of Greed and Violent Profligacy As Shown in Fourth and Seventh Circles of Dante’s Inferno; Join Tax Wall Street Party and WebsterGTarpley For Livetweet/Fact Check of CNN Tax Debate Tuesday 9PM Eastern With Cantwell and Sanders vs. Scott and Cruz
GOP Tax Plan Designed to Loot 99%, Reward Billionaire Donors; Doubling Standard Deduction More Than Cancelled Out by Ending All Personal Exemptions; Families With More Than Three Dependents Hurt; Much-Touted Child Tax Credit Increase Not Refundable, Helps Rich Families; No More Tax Credit for Elderly and Disabled; Alimony Deduction Gone; Top Bracket Kicks in at Higher Income, Reducing Tax Bite on Wealthy; Pass-Through Income to Fat Cats Favored; Ending Estate Tax and Alternative Minimum Tax a $1.5 Trillion Plutocrats’ Bonanza; Reliance on Chained CPI Gouges $125 Billion from Modest Earners; Repeal of Deductions For State and Local Taxes, Student Loans, and Teacher Supplies, Plus Attacks on Graduate Tuition Waivers, Employer-Paid Courses, and University Endowments Disastrous For Urban States and Education at All Levels; Mobilize To Stop This Monstrosity!
Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to activists and friends of the Tax Wall Street Party, United Front Against Austerity and American System!
In the midst of the current struggle over taxes and the social safety net, our dirigistic ideas and program for economic recovery paid for by Wall Street and the Federal Reserve are more vital than ever to defend human dignity and to prevent killer cuts and immiseration at home and abroad.
So give thanks, and redouble your efforts!
In California Town Hall, Tax Wall Street Party Prods Democratic Congressman DeSaulnier to Counter GOP Tax Atrocity With Wall Street Sales Tax on Trades of Stocks, Bonds and Derivatives; Democrats Need Viable Revenue Source to Defeat Trump; Deporting 70,000 Haitians Is Insult to Spirit of Thanksgiving; Poisoned Fruits of MAGA: Turkey Farmer and Small Businessman Ike Horst Getting Crushed by Giants Cargill and Butterball Due to Pro-Cartel Deregulation Under USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue (Politico); An Unexpected Mirror: Trinity Moses in the Brecht-Weill Saga of Mahagonny, Alabama
Weak Media Response to StratCom Commander Gen. Hyten’s Warning About Illegal Nuclear Attack Orders; Media Preference for Soap Opera Feuds Also Enabling GOP Tax Crimes; After Tillerson’s “Moron” and Corker’s “Adult Day Care,” McMaster Diagnoses Tenant of White House As “Idiot,” “Dope,” and “Kindergartener”; Franken Should Stay In Senate in Greatest U.S. National Emergency Since 1962; Epistemic Crisis Across Society Due To Identity Group Social Structure and Irrational Absolutization of Each Group’s Parochial Demands; Trump Voters as Blue-Collar White Identity Group
StratCom Commander Gen. Hyten Declares USAF Will Not Obey Illegal Orders; Remark Seen as Pointed Message to Trump; Stopping GOP Tax Bill Is Now Decisive Front; During Congress’ Thanksgiving Recess, Activists Should Help Doug Jones in Alabama and Intervene at Town Halls Held By Johnson, Flake, Collins, McCain and Others; Tax Bill Already Discredited With 52% Opposed and 25% Favorable; 60% Recognize Bias For Rich; Identity Politics as Key to Epistemic Crisis and Political Paralysis That Allowed Trump to Take Power; Need Class-Based Strategy and Program, Not Political Correctness
Judge Moore’s Defeat Can Start Rollback of GOP Permanent Austerity Dictatorship and Trigger Breakup of Republican Party; Trump Regime Now Blundering Down Two Paths to World War III in North Korea and Saudi Arabia; Republican Tax Bill Attacks Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid, Triggering Hecatomb of American Carnage; Struggle Against War, Genocide, and Dictatorship Must Subsume Identity Politics Orthodoxy; Franken, Menendez, and Every Other Vote Indispensable Right Now to Defend American People; Zimbabwe Coup Approved by Beijing Imperialists; Luther’s “Sin Lustily” Helps Dupes Rationalize Support For Moore; Tales of Thanksgiving in Rome, Paris, and Frankfurt; Happy Thanksgiving to Listeners and Friends!
Israeli Military Chief Eisenkot Proposes Alliance With Saudi Arabia to Confront Iran; Reports Say King Salman Will Abdicate In Favor of Erratic Crown Prince MBS; Trump Says Killer Tax Bill Will Be Followed By Murderous Cuts To “Welfare”; GOP Austerity Ghouls Applaud, Pass Ryan-Brady Ripoff 227-205, With 13 Defections; Bill is Con Job in Service of Restive Republican Billionaire Donors; Need Fewer Incentives, More Penalties for Oligarchs; Belated Menendez Mistrial Means No Senator Christie; Gen. McCaffrey: Would Trump Satisfy Stability Criteria Imposed on Missile Silo Officers?
New Phase in Crisis of Trump Regime as House Democrats Cohen, Fudge, Gutierrez, Green, Espaillat, and Yarmuth File Impeachment Papers; Lebanese President Michel Aoun Directly Accuses Saudi Arabia of Illegally Holding Prime Minister Hariri and His Family; AL.com Publishes Story of New Victim of Judge Moore, Who Says She Was Molested in 1991; Moore Increasingly Isolated; Trump Speaks Through Proxies, Is Reported Paralyzed By Fear of Lending Credibility to Female Accusers; Democratic Win In Alabama on Dec. 12 Needed To Ward Off GOP Tax Bill With Anti-Obamacare Provisions
Sneak Attack!-- GOP Genocide Gambit to End Obamacare Individual Mandate Added to Tax Bill, Leaving 13 Million Without Insurance to Cut Top Rate for Plutocrats; Mass Protest Urgent; Death Agony of Republican Party Continues: Speaker Ryan Calls for Moore to Drop Out, While Ultra-Reactionary Groups Want Mitch McConnell to Resign; Both Should Quit!; Trump Stock Bubble on Borrowed Time As European Central Bank Announces 50% Cut in Quantitative Easing Starting in January; Federal Reserve Continues Quantitative Tightening; Result Will Be $1 Trillion Less Hot Money and Likely Bust
In Major Step In Self-Destruction of Republican Party, Senate Leader McConnell Demands Alabama’s Roy Moore Drop Out; List of Accusers Grows; National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair Corey Gardner Calls Moore Unfit, Cuts Off Funding, and Pledges to Expel Him If He Ever Reaches Senate; But Republican National Committee Has 11 Paid Operatives Working for Moore; Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri Still Held Captive by Dictator Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia; Move Attempts to Re-Start Lebanese Civil War Against Hezbollah; Saudi Internal Unrest Looms In Wake of Nov. 4 Coup
After Cowardly Appeasement of Dictator Xi in China, Weak Embattled Minority President Grovels for Putin on Russian Election Meddling; Asia Trip Ending With No Gains on North Korea, South China Sea or Trade; U.S. Marginalized By Bannonite Bungling; Lebanon’s President Gen. Michel Aoun Demands Saudis Release Prime Minister Hariri, Reportedly Held Hostage; Boy Wonders of the World Unite: Did Kushner Connive In Planning for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s Klutzy Coup d’État This Week?; Beware Trump Sponsorship of Saudi Attack on Iran That Would Drag U.S. Onto New Path to World War III
Trump Kow-Tows to China’s Dictator Xi Despite No Visible Concessions on North Korea, South China Sea, or Trade Imbalance; Fake Deals Galore; Next Appeasement Trap is Putin in Vietnam; Senate GOP May Delay Tax Cut Bonanza for Fat Cats Into 2019; Move Increases Chance No Bill Will Pass, Triggering Jitters Among Wall Street Legions of Greed; Alabama GOP’s Moore Hit By Sex Allegations; In Calls to Democratic Senators, Trump Spins His Personal Tax Windfall as Sacrifice; Former Trump Adviser Icahn Gets Subpoena From U.S. Attorney; Tuesday Losses Shattered Myth of Trump Invincibility
Republican Rout in Virginia, New Jersey, and Maine Points to Twilight of Trump Regime; Another Step Towards Republican Extinction; Murphy Swamps Christie Clone Guadagno by 13 Points; Virginia’s Northam Wins; House of Delegates 50-50, Making Medicaid Expansion Possible; Maine Medicaid Referendum Passes, Inspiring Idaho and Utah; Washington State Senate Flips to Democrats; Democrats Must Mobilize to Defeat Moore in Alabama Dec. 12; Many Republicans Retiring; Mercer’s Distancing From Breitbart and Bannon Signals Disruption of GOP’s All-Important Supply Line of Campaign Money
Russian Government and Media Downplay Centennial of Bolshevik Winter Palace Coup of November 7, 1917; London Economist Portrays Putin as Throwback to Deposed Tsar Nicholas II Romanov; Russian Revolutionary Tradition Includes 1612 Popular Uprising vs. Poles During Time of Troubles; Razin’s 1667 Class Warfare Against Landowners; Pugachev’s 1773 Rebellion of Serfs and Old Believers; Civil War of 1917-19; Importance of Theory of Moscow as Third Rome; Key Political Role of Theological Split Between Papacy and Constantinople; Lost Opportunity of the Council of Florence, 1439
NBC News Reports Mueller Has Sufficient Evidence to Charge Gen. Michael Flynn and Son; As Ex-National Security Council Director, Flynn Would Be First Top Official of Trump Regime In Legal Jeopardy; Vast “Paradise Papers” Leak Obtained by Munich’s Süddeutsche Zeitung Reveals Links of Offshore Firm Owned By Trump’s Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Natural Gas Company Controlled by Putin Clan; Gary Cohn, Rex Tillerson, and Other Regime Bigwigs Also Went Offshore; On Tuesday, Vote Murphy in New Jersey and Northam-Fairfax-Herring in Virginia to Set Stage for Reckoning With Trump in 2018
After Mueller Indictments, Trump Regime on Borrowed Time; Manafort Linked to Top Russian Underworld Boss Mogilevich, But RT is Silent; Beware Trump Appeasement of Xi By Making South China Sea a Beijing Lake in Exchange for Empty Promises on North Korea; Putin and Xi Must Oust Their Puppet Kim of North Korea or Face Space-Based Laser Defense Shielding U.S. and Allies From Nukes; Oriental Despotism on the March; Many Indictments of Henchmen Prepared Nixon Ouster; A Mirror for Sessions: Nixon’s AG John Mitchell Spent 19 Months in Jail For Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, and Perjury; Time to Remove Defeated and Discredited Clinton-Pelosi-Podesta Forces From Democratic Party Leadership; Obamacare Open Enrollment Now; Vote Northam in Virginia and Murphy in New Jersey Next Tuesday to Warn GOP
Democrats Must Stress Saving U.S. From Trump’s Path to World War III While Offering Concrete Plan for Economic Recovery Paid for by Wall Street Sales Tax and 0% Century Bonds for Infrastructure Through Fed; Will Trump Use Asia Trip to Appease Chinese Totalitarians By Selling Out South China Sea Nations in Exchange for Illusory Help With North Korea?; Xi’s Infamous “Social Credit” System More Oppressive Than Communist East Germany Before 1989; Is Kremlin Attempting to Occupy Internet To Impose Neo-Slavophile Caricature of “Putrid West”?; Puigdemont on the Lam in Belgium
House GOP Fails To Produce Tax Bill for Key Wednesday Meeting; Deep Pessimism About Party’s Ability to Impose Tax Cuts for Super-Rich Donors When 75% of Public Want Them To Pay More, Including 50% of Republicans; Vanity Fair Reports Trump Backers Now See Impeachment as Realistic Endgame; Top Advisers Fear Being Implicated in Russiagate; Bannon Faction Not Sure Trump Could Survive Cabinet Vote on Invoking XXV Amendment; Recriminations Against Kushner for Bad Political Advice; Nov. 1 Brings Obamacare Open Season And Golden Opportunity to Vote With Your Feet Against Regime By Signing Up
Nation in Grave Danger as Trump Seethes and Fumes Over Russiagate Arrests and Conviction; Who Is The Overseas Professor Contacted by Papadopoulos?; Which Trump Campaign Officials Encouraged Him?; Gen. Kelly’s Praise of Arch-Traitor and Slaveholder Robert E. Lee As Honorable Man For Breaking His Oath of Allegiance to the United States To Support Secessionism Casts Doubt on Kelly’s Own Oath to Support the U.S. Constitution; American System Leader Henry Clay Tried Every Possible Pre-1860 Compromise, But Civil War Was Started by Secessionist Fire-Eaters; Check Out #95InLutherum