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ALL TRUMP, ALL THE TIME: RECIPE FOR DISASTER

(Revised and Expanded Version) (Reprinted at OpedNews.com, 2300+ views, June 25, 2018) By Arlen Grossman How is it that President Trump is able to consistently maintain an approval rating over 40 percent despite the lies, chaos, mistakes and failures of … Continue reading

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Is Trump Winning?

Trump has turned words into weapons. And he’s winning the linguistic war From ‘spygate’ to ‘fake news’, Trump is using language to frame – and win – debates. And the press operate like his marketing agency By George P Lakoff … Continue reading

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THE COMING COLLAPSE

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21, 2018 Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy. The longer we perpetuate the fiction that we live in … Continue reading

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Syria Used Chemical Weapons–Are You Sure?

By Arlen Grossman  (Editor’s Note: What you see here is a revised and expanded version of s previous post. This version was headlined at OpEdNews.com., April 19, 2018, with over 2500 views.) Think about this:   Syrian President Assad had … Continue reading

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All Together Now…..

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IGNORANCE ISN’T BLISS

The corporate media ignores the rise of oligarchy. The rest of us shouldn’t By Bernie Sanders/ The Guardian/ March 16, 2018 The rapid rise of oligarchy and wealth and income inequality is the great moral, economic, and political issue of … Continue reading

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Electronic Oligarchy

Net Neutrality Means You Can Have The Internet Your Way By Thom Hartmann/ ThomHartmann.com/ January 26, 2018   The international order is changing as a result of populism, and I would argue that the populism is a response to the … Continue reading

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The Real Coup Plot Is Trump’s

By Jascha Mounk/ New York Times/ December 20, 2017 When Donald Trump’s campaign was accused of spreading “fake news,” he quickly appropriated the term for himself. The true purveyors of fake news, he claimed, were television networks like CNN and … Continue reading

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Don’t Lie Awake at Night

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Why Are Conservatives More Susceptible to Believing Lies?

Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Photos by FoxNews and FoxNews.com.   By John Ehrenreich/ Slate/ November 9, 2017 Many conservatives have a loose relationship with facts. The right-wing denial of what most people think of as accepted reality starts with … Continue reading

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