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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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Chris Collins and MAGA: Making Attorneys Great Again

“I love the smell of napalm in the morning.” By @BossBird17 Editor’s Note: shortly after @BossBird17 completed this story, there were still more developments regarding Collins. The author will shortly do a follow up to reflect the additional scandals. Imagine my surprise to turn on my television on August 8, 2018 to discover that Trump…

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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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Russia’s Oil vs. America’s Green Energy

Russia’s economy is largely dependent on oil exports.  Part of the reason Putin wanted Donald Trump in office was he wanted to have sanctions removed so that Russia could start exporting even more oil with American investment.  The other part of the reason Putin wanted Trump in office was that it is clear to anyone…

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I Am Not the Bird Who Eats the Mayfly

I am not the bird who eats the mayfly. I am not the grass-snake approaching in silence to feed itself on the frog. I am not the arms merchant, selling deadly weapons to the Saudis who are destroying a country where a child  strives to survive, though all skin and bones with legs as thin…

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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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The Real Impact of Steel Tariffs

Even though I attended University of Iowa College of Business pursuing a degree in Finance and Marketing over 15 years ago, I still remember a professor telling us that if anyone every really wanted to tank the economy and cause a recession the easiest way to do that would be to put a tariff on…

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