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Dispelling A Political Myth

Right wing mythology is effective, pervasive and persuasive. It is also largely malarkey. Today I’d like to dispel the myth that Republicans are better for the economy. They have not been in my grandfather’s, father’s nor my time.

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The Summer That Could Be

You’ll have to give me about less than ten days “grace period” in order for all the examples I will cite today to be contained within the summer of 2023. That’s not much compared to the evil that men of ill will could do with them. Continue reading The Summer That Could Be

Progressive Sweeping XXXIX

Lots to get to so let’s get going.

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Progressive Sweeping XXXVIII

If history is any guide the next few days’ articles will center on the Supreme Court so I’ll try to “tidy up” my notes and such a bit first.

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With Poetic License – A 2023 Equivalent

In my mind the decisive battle of World War II was D-Day and today is the 79th anniversary of the landing on the beaches of Normandy. Nazi Germany was trying to destroy democracy anywhere it existed on the globe certainly including in America. The Nazis wanted to replace democracy with right wing authoritarianism. The clearest threat to American democracy today is the American radical right wing which has largely taken over the Republican party. I think it’s most potent attack on democracy was thwarted last week. But we are far from out of the woods and I’d like to briefly explore that topic today.

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