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Progressive Sweeping LXXII

Warning: Today’s article will walk right up to the “PG line” several times. Reader discretion advised.

I know it is not my fashion to publish a “clean up” article on a Sunday but I’m feeling particularly snarky today and there is plenty of material. I just hope against hope that I get it all in.

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The Endorsement Of Adam Schiff

I guess I could call today’s posting an endorsement by juxtaposition. Adam Schiff, who is currently running for the United States Senate from California is both hated by Donald Trump and Kevin McCarthy and endorsed by Nancy Pelosi. You could take it from there but I’ll write a bit more.

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Something Smells In Kansas

Today’s article actually displaced another I had originally planned for today. While it is easy to dismiss as a “Who cares?”, “It’s someplace I never heard of or will never even visit” or “Not my problem, man.”; the core issue is much larger and could end up being a problem we all share if we ignore it. Let’s “travel” Kansas for a few minutes.

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Minor Event Or First Attempt?

There is nothing unique happening in American politics. History is complete with examples of sizeable minorities motivated by what they perceive as a charismatic leader seizing power. That is almost a definition of fascism and it very much applies to today’s Trump-led Republican party. Being aware and concerned with that I am ever vigilant for signs. I think we see one in Iowa.

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A Whole Lotta Wrong

I’ll probably be viewed as a traitor by some, will disappoint many, anger a few and express the thoughts of the majority of Americans in the next few sentences. I’ll avoid predictions because I simply do not know where it will all end in the short run. In the long run many things will stay the same and at least one that got worse in the last few days will most likely be a new fixture, at least for the short term that is. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Whole Lotta Wrong