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The Last Republican

We were all here saddened to learn of the passing of the great Senator John McCain. Some of us…those who are from the branch of we call Conservative Resistance…remember voting for him, when his slogan was “for the sane who remain.” Alas, the sane did not triumph in the Republican Party and as the…

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Fight the POTUS

by Dave McElhaney Remember the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing? Hard to believe that it debuted nearly thirty years ago. One of the characters of that film was Radio Raheem portrayed by the late Bill Nunn, who in my opinion, played it to a hilt. He played a fated character who was big,…

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The Alt-Right, Not A Fringe Group

If you’re reading this, you probably reacted with horror when you saw right-wingers holding their torches and chanting hateful things at Charlottesville, and again in Washington D.C. And, if you’re like us, you probably regarded what you saw as an aberration. This, you thought, was the diseased behavior of a tiny, destructive, fringe element who…

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45’s Legal Troubles Explode

The New York Times is reporting that Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, has been convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud offenses. Meanwhile, Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty to eight violations of banking, tax, and campaign finance law. He also told a judge that he worked to buy…

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Are The White Nationalists Winning?

There’s a powerful article over on the Atlantic’s website that everyone should read. In The White Nationalists Are Winning, Adam Serwer argues that White Nationalists are actually succeeding in setting the direction and tone of conservative politics today. While it may look as though they’ve been humiliated at their recent rallies, he says, the torch…

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