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Suppression And Intimidation Supplemented By Nullification

Mainly at the state level the Republican Party has been engaged in voter suppression for decades. Of late they have moved into voter intimidation. Ironically they learned both from, among other sources, the Democrats of the Jim Crow era. Now they are unveiling their final tactic – voter nullification. The scariest part is that the general public seems to be completely unaware of that.

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Standing Among Other Outrages

My anger having somewhat subsided, I can probably do a better job writing about last week’s biggest political story now than I could have when it broke (over two days). They say timing is everything in life and the fact that I read Presumed Guilty: How The Supreme Court Empowered The Police Subverting Civil Rights by Edwin Chemerinsky last week probably gave me a unique perspective on the event.

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How To Handle An Abusive Relationship

American democracy finds itself in an abusive (and adversarial) relationship with the Republican Party. That is a monumental problem. The first step in solving a problem is to realize that it exists. I spent ten years on the Board of an organization that helped people deal with abusive relationships. The key to solving that issue is also straight forward.

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Same Play – Three Different Centuries

State’s Rights. It sounds good and in fact had a noble intent. Over now three centuries of American history it has been used to justify bad.

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Part II – The Glow?

Today’s article is to a large degree Part II of yesterday’s posting entitled, Will We Turn On The Light?. In it I outlined why I was concerned about the 2022 election. Today I’ll outline a political strategy for the Democrats. Continue reading Part II – The Glow?