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Ford vs. Kavanaugh: Who Won?

So who won? Right now, it is impossible to say. As a liberal, and a Trump opponent, I think Ford did. I think she presented her case extraordinarily well, and controlled the narrative from beginning to end. But, come, let us confess. Others will see the affair quite differently. Many, and not just men, and…

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John Bolton: Arrogant Idiot

John Bolton is Trump’s “national security adviser.” That means he should be focused on things like, oh, I don’t know, the survival of the nation in a world filled with hostile powers and China and Russian and terrorists and all that good stuff. But, guess what, he’s not particularly interested in those things. What is…

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Sarah Palin: A Space Idiocy

So we learned recently that the late Senator John McCain was not even in his grave before Sarah Palin, his one time running mate, had already begun to take pot shots at the man. In fact, according to Stephanie Mencimer, writing in Mother Jones, Palin has not so much mourned the Senator’s death as celebrated…

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We Will Have To Keep Fighting

I keep wondering, what will we do with the GOP when Trump is gone? And, almost as importantly, how will we deal with the memory of Trump’s crimes? The crimes committed by him, and aided and abetted by the Republican Party? I am not certain, but I think we will have to fight long and…

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The Man In The Singapore Sling

The current issue of the New York Review of Books (16 August, 2018) has several interesting articles on life in the Trumpian Age. One of my favorites is Singapore Sham, by Jessica T. Matthews. In it, Matthews looks at the disastrous meeting between Trump and Kim Jon-un. Her conclusion is a question: Is Trump lying…

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A Streetcar Named Disaster: Part 5

Editor’s note: this is the final piece in our series about the Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) system. This fiasco was foisted on the city by Republican Mayor and a Republican Administration that claimed it was financially sound and fiscally responsible… When, in fact, it made the most “tax and spend” liberal look restrained by comparison.…

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Call For A Cyberforce

A short while ago, my friend (and Liberal Resistance’s founder) Matt Blanchfield posed an interesting question. To wit, why is Trump proposing a space force, when the real and obvious need right at the moment is some sort of organization that could oppose Russia’s attack on our institutions and moral well being via the Internet.…

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The Ethno-Nationalist Trumpians

The 16 August issue of the New York Review of Books is out this week. As do all thoughtful publications in an age of vulgarity and Trump, it devotes a surprising number of pages to our glorious Orange Headed leader, though its actual brief is to talk about art and literature, not politics. Even so,…

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A Street Car Named Disaster: Part 4

Editor’s note: We are running an ongoing series on the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project—A.R.T. for short. It was the brainchild of a Republican administration and was meant to be the Mayor’s legacy. In fact, it was a disaster, and a refutation of the myth of Republican fiscal responsibility. This week we look at how the…

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