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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

It has been a wild week, to say the least. There are Trumpsters in jail, Trumpsters pleading guilty, and Trumpsters eying the exits. Here are some of the stories we’re watching at the moment: Speaking of the long list of Trumpsters who have either flipped or are eager to do it, The Wall Street Journal…

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Fight the POTUS

by Dave McElhaney Remember the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing? Hard to believe that it debuted nearly thirty years ago. One of the characters of that film was Radio Raheem portrayed by the late Bill Nunn, who in my opinion, played it to a hilt. He played a fated character who was big,…

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Impeach Trump…With Our Prayers

by Marc Keyser, The      President Trump fired FBI director James Comey because Comey would not drop the Trump-Russia investigation… and that’s obstruction of justice. The Republican-controlled Congress said nothing and did nothing. Six of the seven people James Comey told about his meetings with Donald Trump and why Trump fired him have been…

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The Alt-Right, Not A Fringe Group

If you’re reading this, you probably reacted with horror when you saw right-wingers holding their torches and chanting hateful things at Charlottesville, and again in Washington D.C. And, if you’re like us, you probably regarded what you saw as an aberration. This, you thought, was the diseased behavior of a tiny, destructive, fringe element who…

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45’s Legal Troubles Explode

The New York Times is reporting that Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, has been convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud offenses. Meanwhile, Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty to eight violations of banking, tax, and campaign finance law. He also told a judge that he worked to buy…

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Don’t let Trump cut Social Security

Maybe it is the fact that I grew up in a small town in rural Iowa, but as a kid I remember being taught lessons about “The right way to treat other people.”  As many things may be legal to do but they still fall outside of the concept of “The right way to treat…

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