February 2019 - Liberal Resistance

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American Liar

Sung to the tune of American Pie (with apologies to Don McLean)   A long long time ago I can still remember how That music used to make me smile And I knew if I had my chance That I could make those people dance And maybe they’d be happy for a while   But…

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Benghazi was the Witch Hunt

Part of me seriously wonders if the lengthy Benghazi investigation which never resulted in anything was an attempt to desensitize the American public to the gravity of an ongoing federal investigation? As long as that investigation drug on for it makes me wonder how much those Republican senators got paid by Russia to continually investigate…

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Trump: Evil and Banal

Upon reading Michael Cohen’s opening statement to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, a friend of mine commented with these words: “Banality of Evil.” Being quite familiar with that expression, I recognize how apt a description it is of Donald Trump, just as much as it was of Adolf Eichmann. Eichmann was pronounced guilty of…

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Cohen Bares All

In what can only be called an astonishing exhibition, former Trump fixer Michael Cohen revealed that his former boss was everything we feared–a con artist, a racist, a sexist, and a pig. And, more, Cohen did this in front of a live audience of millions of fascinated Americans. Millions more will read or see reports…

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When Will It End?

Marv Conan is an award-winning musician and activist whose music dovetails with his politics in often quite brilliant ways. We’ve written about him before. (Check out “Take Away His Keys,”  from November of last year.) Now he’s back with another thoughtful and compelling piece, “When Will It End?” In it, he looks at the horror…

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Greta Thunberg

This Small Activist Makes a Big Difference Virtual News2 with host and commentator, Marc Keyser   View this post on Instagram   Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old climate activist from Sweden, shamed officials from nearly 200 countries for not being ‘mature enough’ to address climate change 👏 (via @democracynow ) A post shared by NowThis (@nowthisnews)…

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Flash: Cohen’s Going to Reveal 45

Newsflash: Multiple news outlets are reporting that Michael Cohen’s upcoming testimony before the House is going to put Donald Trump in a very bad light, indeed, According to the New York Times, “Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, is planning on portraying his onetime client in starkly negative terms when he…

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