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Another White House Exit

Media outlets are reporting that Kirstjen Nielsen, head of the Department of Homeland Security, has resigned. The Washington Post, among others, has reported that her exit is linked to Trump’s continuing frustration over foreign migrants entering the United States. And thus the door shuts behind yet another Trump team member, either fired by Trump or…

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Exploring the “Moral Rot” ….

Image Source: marcn (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) …of Today’s Capitalism with Marianne Williamson By Todd Telford At a recent interview in Iowa, presidential candidate Marianne Williamson dove deep into a glaring truth in American politics today: money and greed have driven us from the moral path set forth by our founders. This deviation stems from the domination of…

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Rebel Rampage & “Scorched Earth”

Rebel Rampage is a protest music group of which we here at LR are very fond. They do important, thoughtful, and powerful art attacking Trump and the whole world of late capitalist corruption he represents. The group has just released a new music video, Scorched Earth (see below), a powerful indictment of corporate America’s failure…

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Best Buy in the Post-Retail Age

Interesting article on on the Inc. site that everyone ought to look at. In Amazon Almost Killed Best Buy. Then, Best Buy Did Something Completely Brilliant, Justin Bariso looks at how the retailer managed to survive and even thrive in an age when retailers are all supposed to be on the way out How did…

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From One Crime Boss To Another

Just in case you missed it in all the chaos last month, there was an amazing event in court the other day when a mob killer announced his support for Donald Trump. According to Huffpost, “In a New Jersey court appearance Monday, the alleged killer of Gambino family crime boss Francesco Cali flashed pro-Trump propaganda…

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Trumpster Spends $Milllions On PR

Politico is reporting that Seema Verma, the Trump-ster who is supposed to be in charge of Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare has been spending big money on a series 0f GOP-linked consultants to make her look good. The publication notes that she has “…quietly directed millions of taxpayer dollars in contracts to Republican communications consultants during…

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Why Are White Killers Humanized?

Here’s an interesting question that’s been posed over on MSNBC site. To wit, after the New Zealand mass killing, at least some media outlets went out of their way to present the killer as a human being. In other words, white mass murderers are not “terrorists.” They are “shooters.” By contrast, notes NBC, Black or…

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Bravo Colorado!

The state of Colorado has just passed a law that would require its electoral college to cast its votes for whichever presidential candidate receives the most total votes nationally. This makes 11 states which have so far passed similar measures. (Our own New Mexico, where LR Net is based, is considering a like-minded bill.) There…

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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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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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