libresist, Author at Liberal Resistance

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Never Underestimate 3.5%

Feeling down about the power of the Trump administration and the Republican Senate? Well, here’s something to brighten your day. The BBC is reporting a new study which shows that if just 3.5% of the population becomes involved with a protest movement, and if that movement stays peaceful, change comes no matter how hard the…

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Women For Fascism?

Why would a woman vote for a misogynist? That’s a question we need to start asking ourselves as we move closer to the elections of 2020. The number of women who voted for Trump in 2016 was both depressingly large and totally mystifying. Why on earth would any woman, of whatever class, race, or political…

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Biden/Dems Would Stomp Trump

CBS is reporting that recent polls show almost any of the leading Democratic candidates for president would beat tRump, and that Joe Biden would not only beat him but stomp him right into the ground. Notes the article, “A new national poll from Quinnipiac University shows President Trump trailing each of six Democratic candidates in…

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Adios Cuban Relations

The Trump Administration has now made it extremely more difficult for the average American to take a visit to Cuba.  Diplomatic relations with Cuba were restored under Obama’s administration in 2014.  Most visits that have gone on since 2014 have been granted under “people to people”.  In other words Americans going to meet with Cuban…

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The Silencer …and death

Frightening article over on the Washington Post: Why the shooting in Virginia Beach sets an ominous precedent by Juliette Kayyem. She notes that in the most recent of the mass murders which our nation has suffered…which the NRA assures us we can do nothing to stop…the killer used a silencer on at least one of…

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The Hard Right’s A Cult

Informative and chilling article over on BuzzFeedNews this month, A Former Alt-Right Member’s Message: Get Out While You Still Can by Rosie Gray. In it, Gray tells the story of Katie McHugh, a former darling of the Alt-Right scene known for her explosive tweets and other comments guaranteed to infuriate liberal opinion at every opportunity.…

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Flynn Fires Lawyers

In a curious development, Michael Flynn has been allowed to fire his lawyers. According to The Hill, “A federal judge has granted Michael Flynn’s former attorneys permission to withdraw from the legal case surrounding President Trump’s onetime national security adviser.” Flynn is to be sentenced later this year for lying to the FBI about his…

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Ninja Bomb Kills Terrorists

One interesting development in the world of unconventional warfare: the US Government has constructed the R9X, a variant on the Hellfire missile that does not carry explosives. Rather, it has six, large, razor-sharp blades that deploy just before it impacts its target. If you’re unlucky enough to be that target, you are sliced to pieces.…

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Dowd Tried To Influence Flynn

Trump’s lawyer, John Dowd, is on tape offering Michael Flynn a pardon if he won’t testify against their mutual boss, Donald Trump. The Week, in fact, has reported that the audio has been released to the public on orders of a Federal Judge dealing the Flynn’s upcoming sentencing. The AP has posted the recording to…

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Dogs Of War…in UAE

A short while back we did a piece on Erik Prince, Donald Trump’s favorite condottiere, who is currently using his connections with the Orange regime to rebuild his business as the mercenary captain par excellence. But it turns out the story keeps getting better. One of Prince’s first and best customers was the United Arab…

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