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Is 45 Going Mad?

There’s an amusing and terrifying article on CNN’s website this month,  Donald Trump’s craziest day ever on Twitter, by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large. In it, Cillizza looks at barrage of unbalanced tweets that came out of the White House on 17 March, 2019. Among many other things, 45 threatened Saturday Night Live with an FCC…

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Meme: Victory

Fake…er…Fox News just took these two public dangers off the air. Stay strong, everyone.       Marc Keyser is a writer and activist who has pioneered the use of the cellphone as an instrument of mass protest. The opinions expressed here are his own. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0…

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Mueller Bomb or Dud?

Mueller finally dropped the bomb, or sort of this last Friday.  He has concluded his investigation and turned over his report to Attorney General Barr.  The problem is not very many people have seen the report yet to see what is actually in it; so at this point very few actually know how explosive it…

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New Zealand Stands Strong

It is now over week since the Christchurch mosque killings in New Zealand. While not much has changed in the larger world, where hate and fear are still the depressing norm, you do have to be amazed by the people of New Zealand. The Kiwis have come together with amazing speed, toughness, and tenderness. In…

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Mueller Report: It’s Only Just Begun

Robert Mueller delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr late yesterday afternoon (Friday, 23 March). Exactly what that means now, and what it will mean for the Trump presidency remains maddeningly unclear. We don’t know, as yet, what is in the report, what Barr will reveal to the public (if anything), and whether the…

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A New Facebook? Or the End of Facebook?

Facebook has undergone a startling corporate shake up, with long time star Chris Cox leaving the company. His departure follows announcements from Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg that the social media platform will be focusing on developing encrypted messaging networks–this after social media has proven politically dangerous. Casey Newton, who writes about Facebook and other technical…

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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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