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Jared Kushner: Security Risk?

Here’s a question, why isn’t anybody concerned about the fact Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, can’t seem to get his security clearance? He’s been working at the White House, probably seeing a lot of classified material, but as of press time, he still doesn’t have the security rating that ought to go with his position. In…

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Silencing The Victims

Rather than write about the Right’s incredible attempt to silence and demonize the young people protesting gun violence, we’ll just leave this image right here…

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Can Democracy Survive?

Interesting podcast from Chauncey DeVega this week. He interviews Yascha Mounk—“a Lecturer on Political Theory at Harvard University’s Government Department, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund, and a Nonresident Fellow at New America’s Political Reform Program.” In it, Mounk and DeVaga discuss the decline of American democracy, and the…

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Whistling Past the Graveyard

We’re Just Whistling Past the Graveyard if We Don’t Focus on Defeating Republicans at Every Level By Michael E. Berumen In the wake of the most recent school shooting tragedy in Florida, there is the customary hue and cry of media cognoscenti, gun control activists, and many politicians professing outrage. Social media are abuzz with…

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Guns, Chains, And Slaves

The second amendment had very little to with protecting the citizenry from the government, and everything to do with allowing the rich to control their “property,”—to be precise, slaves.   Here’s an interesting one we got from our friend (and frequent LR Net contributor) William Albee. He suggests that everyone ought to head over to…

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This Drawing Will Make You Weep

With no comment, we will leave this amazing drawing here. Most readers will already know the origin of this image, which went viral shortly after the killings, but here is an article that contains more information about the artist, Pia Guerra.

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What Was The FBI Supposed To Do?

One thing you can say about the Trumpian Rightists—no matter how horrible a situation is, they can figure out a way to distort it for propaganda. Take for example the recent mass killing in Florida that left seventeen young people dead. In a matter of hours, Trump and his enablers had recast the story into…

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