William Albee, Author at Liberal Resistance

Posts by William Albee

Where is Trump’s Border Security Study?

In a previous blog piece I wrote titled “How Nancy Can Secure The Border And Stop Trump From Declaring An Emergency,” I said border barrier money needs to be tied to a Border Security Study to be completed by DHS. I later discovered that Trump mandated just such a study early in 2017. Did that…

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A Win-Win Solution to Border Security – A Liberal’s Proposal

By William Albee The Democrats are winning the blame game, but they are not acting in the best interests of the American people regarding security along our Southern border. Trump and his Administration yes-men and women have presented zero credible evidence to support the construction of even a single foot of new border wall. The…

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Persuade, Don’t Insult

Social Media is loaded with celebrities and common folks hurling curses and names at Trump. I do not give those posts a like and I certainly do not share them. I deplore Trump on a personal level for his failings as a decent human being and on the political level for his deplorable policies and…

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Socialism Isn’t A Sin

Editor’s note: Our friend William Albee recently saw the article Relax, Boomers: Socialism Is Good Now by Zach Carter which appeared in Huffpost. He agreed with its basic premise, and has expanded and explicated that premise below. We have a social contract in America that includes the safety net programs for the poor and unemployed,…

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Focus On The Leaders

Editor’s Note: Hate Liberals? Bite Me recently re-posted the above quote from David Simon to Facebook. Our own William Albee saw it and offers this elaboration and consideration. Many people strongly opposed the confirmation of Gina Haspel to CIA Director because she did not resist on moral grounds the interrogation methods deemed legal by the…

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And We Sell Still More Guns

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Huffpost is reporting that Donald Trump is working to make it easier and cheaper for US gun manufacturers to sell their product overseas. His greed knows no bounds. Makes perfect sense to me that he is reducing the restrictions on the exportation of death so arms manufacturers and dealers can make a bloody buck. SAD!…

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KIDNAPPER-IN-CHIEF?

A kidnapper takes hostages and then issues his demands – usually a large sum of money. It is not generally his intent to harm the hostages, but to have his demands met, he typically threatens to kill the hostages if his demands are not met; and if they are not met, the hostages are usually…

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A Bargain Foul…Or Fair?

Editor’s Note: Cesar Vargas has recently posted in HuffPost an indictment of the Democratic Party’s recent deal with the GOP to keep the government in operation. Vargas argues that this amounted to a betrayal of the Dreamers, i.e., “undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children. However, our columnist William Albee strongly disagrees: I cannot…

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