Archive for September 2017

Repeating History

By Elle Pepper I’ve noticed a trend, history is repeating. And we, the people are the only ones who can stop it. We are barreling full-tilt towards a second Korean War. Now as bad as it was the first time, there is a real possibility this could trigger a global conflict. So I’m doing this…

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Kid Rock Just Wants Publicity

By Thomas Hudson, President and Treasurer of Progressives for Prosperity Editor’s Note: With this issue of LR, we welcome a new contributor, Thomas Hudson, who is also the President and Treasurer of the organization, “Progressives for Prosperity.” Mr. Hudson’s background is in political science and economics, and we look forward to having his insightful commentary…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good… Videos:

As you know, LR doesn’t often repost material from other sites. However, we do provide links to material which our writers, readers, and friends think is particularly important to share. This week, for instance, our friend and contributor William Albee says we should all take a moment to watch this video from MSNBC. In it,…

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What’s ‘Democracy’?

By Peter H. Salus Editor’s Note: Once again, our resident multicultural and multinational correspondent, Peter H. Salus, gives us a glance at European politics in an age of Trump. He notes that the current Spanish government has already sought the White House’s assistance in this matter. In 1980 and again in 1995, the Province of…

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Here’s A Howdy-Do!

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By Peter H. Salus On 20 September 2017, our revered Managing Editor, Michael Jay Tucker wrote: “What Do We Do With Him?”  The answer is obvious.  Nixon’s fate yields it:  the “new” president (= Pence) writes a pardon. Et voila! Only the foolishly vengeful would want more, and Donald will be loose to hold rallies…

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The Missing Component: COST CONTROL

By William Albee & Van Newstrom Wall to wall coverage of Republican efforts to repeal Obama care and replace it with no-rules block grants to states pays zero attention to the elephant in the room (pardon the pun), which is ever rising health care costs. The proposed approach is totally free market, where health care…

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Shame, Football…A Ridiculous Man

By Michael Jay Tucker As I write this, I am confused, and I know shame. Why? Because our president appeared before a rally in Huntsville and proclaimed that any football player who does not stand for the national anthem should be fired at once. And I don’t know quite how to write about that. I…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads…

Editor’s Note: LiberalResistance.net doesn’t do much reposting of articles from elsewhere on the Web. But, sometimes our writers and editors find material that is just too good to pass up. This week, our friend and long-time correspondent William Albee sent us two pieces that everyone should read: First, from CertifiedPolitics, “Freelance Journalist Writes Ice Cold…

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