Blog - Liberal Resistance

But Is It Possible?

For the past two days, I’ve been writing about the Left and how it needs to, somehow, woo the Deplorables away from Trump. But is that really possible? I am now looking at some photos of Trump supporters at one of his rallies. They scream. They yell. They gesture obscenely. Their faces are twisted up…

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Crafting A Deplorable Message

Yesterday, I wrote about how Progressives might need to somehow appeal to at least some of the voters who currently support Trump. I need to add something to that. Specifically, I am now struck by the fact that the Progressive Left has done many things well, but explaining its advantages to the Deplorables who support…

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The More Things Change…

…the more they stay the same. From Ancient Times to the Modern Era by Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant Purim is a’comin this Wednesday eve to Thursday eve. The megillah (the scroll of the biblical book of Esther) is read on the eve of Purim. If you’re Jewish you may have such associations with this holiday…

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The Guard Is In Chains

Today I saw another article decrying identity politics. I’ll confess, I run hot and cold on this. As a good 1960s hold-over, I have the tendency to privilege identity politics…whether based on race, class, gender, or what have you. Yet, I will also admit to feeling some concern about it. As a weapon it is,…

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Mnuchin Will Put ‘Em…wherever

Bess Levin has one of her well-written, amusing, and thoughtful pieces over on Vanity Fair’s Hive this month. Check out Mnuchin Will Hide Trump’s Tax Returns Where the Sun Don’t Shine If He Has To. In it, she argues that Mnuchin, Trump’s favorite Munchkin, will eat a bullet (or do something even worse) before he…

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