August 2019 - Liberal Resistance

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Trump’s YUGE Secret Revealed!

From AlterNet.org: Russian oligarch bombshell would ‘make impeachment proceedings absolutely inevitable’: NBC analyst It does seem quite possible that the “skeleton key” that unlocks the finances of our current president is he has had a Russian Oligarch, close to Putin, cosign for all of his Deutsche Bank loans.  Our current president could be permanently indebted…

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China Could Beat Us “within hours”

Scary article over on CNN: China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says According to a report from the United States Study Center at Sydney, “The US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from China’s rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours…” This is…

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US Treasury Considers Selling Ticking Time Bombs

What a great way for your great-grandchildren to pay for Trump’s deficit.  Maybe they can spring Bernie Madoff to help sell these.  These types of bonds are for selling not for buying.  The longer the duration of a bond the more sensitive it is to interest rate changes.  As interest rates increase a bond’s current…

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Off With His Head

“Off with his head!” said the King of Dark Hearts. “Off with President Xi Jinping’s head!” “Off with China’s head!” “Off with Fed Chairman Powell’s head!” Said the King of Magaland

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Koch’s Toxic Legacy

What was the greatest legacy of the late David Koch? The LA Times may have said it best, Column: David Koch’s real legacy is the dark money network of rich right-wingers Historians will note that this man, along with his brother, helped bring about the near end of Democracy in America. Except among Fascists and Reactionaries,…

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We NEED immigrants…NOW

Want to know why tRump’s anti-immigrant policies aren’t just inhuman but damn dumb as well? Read this article from the Washington Post: ‘This will be catastrophic’: Maine families face elder boom, worker shortage in preview of nation’s future Yes, folks, we’re running out of people, particularly the people needed to do really critical jobs, like…

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Trump’s Crash Is Coming

From Marc Keyser…   ***   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 International License.  

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Good Riddance To Gillibrand

Yesterday, we learned that Kirsten Gillibrand had withdrawn from the presidential race. As a publication, LR Net is neutral on that fact. We’ll support whatever candidate emerges from the primaries to oppose Trump in 2020. But… I am personally delighted that she has taken her ball and her bat and gone home. She was one…

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Not Christians At All

Powerful op-ed piece over on the Washington Post site by Michael Gerson: Some white evangelicals are difficult to recognize as Christians at all Isn’t that the truth? If there ever is a second coming, there are going to be some very surprised “Christians” finding themselves on the wrong end of the Flaming Sword.

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Meme: The Anti-Christ

From Marc Keyser…     ***   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 International License.  

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