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Trump Temps Trade-War

Weren’t conservatives supposed to be in favor of free trade? Apparently not the current sort of conservative. Der Drumpf recently threatened our major trading partners with all sorts of nifty tariffs…and guess what, boys and girls? They’re hitting back. The New York Times’ Ana Swanson, writing in Trump’s Tariffs Prompt Global Threats of Retaliation, notes…

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No, Russians Really Attacked Us

Once again, the Trumpian Right gets straight A’s for pure, unadulterated, and almost magical stupidity. In February, a group of Russian mercenaries attacked an American base in Syria …and were almost wiped out. The Russians went in with automatic rifles, the Americans replied with artillery and air strikes. That much is known. It’s a fact.…

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Night Of The Living Trump Zombies

Our friend Chauncey DeVega has a new podcast this week to which everyone ought to give a listen. He interviews Steven Hassan, who is probably the country’s leading authority on cults and cult behaviors. During the conversation, we learn a lot of about cults and how they work…and guess what? (Like this is a surprise.)…

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Waiting for the Lunatic in the Oval Office to Go Nuclear

Trump’s coming unhinged… we should all be terrified by what he’s capable of. by Marc Keyser Here’s how the Washington Post describes the current President of the United States of America. ‘Pure madness’: Dark days inside the White House as Trump shocks and rages”: That’s just the headline. Inside the White House, aides over the…

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You say Snowflake, I say Survivor

By Michele Gabriel Perception  – the way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something; a mental impression. I start with defining perception because I believe the value of perception is underestimated.  Trying to make sense of how our country got to this divided state of angry, name-calling judgers is maddening.  You see, I know a lot…

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Section 8

I admit that I live in Canada. But I went to school in New York. I can recall reading the US Constitution. So, when Mr. Trump said last week that he was going to impose a tariff on steel and aluminum imports, I was puzzled. I just looked. Section 8 reads: “1: The Congress shall…

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Paul Moya: From Farm To Congress

Editor’s note: To quote the great Tip O’Neil, all politics is local. For this reason, LR Net frequently covers state and local races around the nation. This week, we’re looking a candidate in our very own state of New Mexico, Paul Moya, who is running to be the Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District…

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