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Mueller Report: It’s Only Just Begun

Robert Mueller delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr late yesterday afternoon (Friday, 23 March). Exactly what that means now, and what it will mean for the Trump presidency remains maddeningly unclear. We don’t know, as yet, what is in the report, what Barr will reveal to the public (if anything), and whether the…

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Of Such Things Dictatorships Are Made

One of the strangest movies ever made in Hollywood was Gabriel Over The White House (1933), which basically called for some sort of Fascism in America. (Among its financial backers was William Randolph Hearst, which will tell you something if you know anything about his history. Think Citizen Kane.)   But, the premise of the…

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The GOP: Danger To America

There’s an excellent article over on the New Republic this month, The Republican Party, Not Trump, Is the Real Threat to American Democracy by Jeet Heer. In it, Heer quotes analysts and theorists who argue that, while Trump is undoubtedly crazy and incompetent, he isn’t the real problem—or, at least, he’s only a symptom of…

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Trump Says He Could Pull A Xi

Looking for something that will make Monday even worse? Okay, how’s this? Over the weekend, Donald Trump seems to have expressed admiration for China’s newly anointed dictator, Xi Jinping, and his recent more or less total consolidation of power. In particular, he said, “Maybe we’ll have to give that a shot some day.” According to…

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