Matt Blanchfield, Author at Liberal Resistance

Posts by Matt Blanchfield

Reads: Trump Is Scary Sh*t

Trump just continues to scare the living bejeezus outta us. Here are some of the stories we’re following this week. How much damage could Donald Trump cause us? How about starting World War III? In fact, he almost did it already. According to David Gilbert writing in Vice, Bob Woodward has revealed that Trump very…

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Backgrounder: Saudi vs. Qatar …and Trump

So what’s the story with Saudi Arabia vs. Qatar? And why is Trump in the middle of it, making things worse? We know that the Saudis are in a cold war (sometimes kind of hot) with their former friend (and US ally) Qatar. We know that the Saudis would like Qatar to stop being diplomatic…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

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Ah, if just once we could start the day without reading about some ghastly Trump-related disaster. But, alas, it isn’t happening anytime soon. So, here are some of the stories we’re folllowing in the Orange One’s America this week.   Trump continues to embarrass us on the international stage. For example, he just weirded out…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

It has been a wild week, to say the least. There are Trumpsters in jail, Trumpsters pleading guilty, and Trumpsters eying the exits. Here are some of the stories we’re watching at the moment: Speaking of the long list of Trumpsters who have either flipped or are eager to do it, The Wall Street Journal…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

Do you ever wake up thinking, “Dear God, let there be no Trump news today?” Well, us too. But, alas, that perfect morning isn’t here yet. Some of the stories we’re following in the news include:   Crooks and Liars writer News Hound Ellen notes with horror that  Fox News host Jeanine Pirro and two…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

Wouldn’t it be fun to live in a world where the government was so safe, sane, and sage that there wouldn’t be any news about it? Well, we’re not there yet. Here are some of the stories we’re following on the web in an age of 45: First, a story we love. The State of…

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