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A Streetcar Named Disaster: Part 2

1. Last week, we introduced you to “The ART,” the Albuquerque Rapid Transit system. The story that follows is Part 2 of that A.R.T. tale, and we offer it not just because the story takes place in Albuquerque, the place where LR Net has its home office, but also because it is uniquely instructive. Specifically,…

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Trump the Almighty

Meghan McCain admits President Donald Trump is acting like a “dictator,” but she blames Democrats for failing to come up with a message to stop him.     Marc Keyser, TheResistance.Blog Donald Trump is a liar, a pathological liar, he coordinates with the Russians to rig th e election in his favor, he is the…

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Holding our Noses and Voting for Moderate Democrats

The perfect is the enemy of the good. ~ Old Italian aphorism             Democrats have a small chance to become the Senate majority party after the November 6 elections. The Senate balance is currently 51/49 (Republican/Democrat, including two Independents, who caucus Democratic). So, we badly need to win at least two GOP seats, without any…

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Is That Really Trump’s Tweet?

Interesting article over on Bill Palmer’s Palmer Report page. While Trump was in Singapore, giving away the store to Kim and otherwise making America look ridiculous, he also notoriously tweeted about his own wonderfulness for getting a “Deal” with the North Koreans. Specifically, he wrote “The fact that I am having a meeting is a…

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Ann Coulter Calls Border Children “Actors”

Oh, dear God in heaven… Ann Coutler apparently said on Fox News that the children you see weeping in detention centers after they’d been torn from their mothers were actually just “child actors” and that no one should pay the slightest attention to them. This is horrible… Not only is it cruel and unfeeling and…

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It Wasn’t Just Russia

Fascinating article over on The Intercept this week. Check out Jeremy Scahill’s More Than Just Russia — There’s a Strong Case for the Trump Team Colluding With Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the UAE. In it, Scahill says that Trump and Trump’s minions may have colluded with Russia to get the White House, but it is…

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The Town That’s Fighting Back

ICE came for the immigrants in a little city in Tennessee. But, the people of Morristown weren’t taking it lying down. They’re fighting back to save their friends and co-workers. One of the most moving things I’ve ever seen (I’m tearing up just thinking about it) was an interview with a man from the French…

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