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Having No Shame

Republicans Are Looting the Treasury While They Still Can They know a backlash is coming, and they’re making the most of their power while they have it. By Joshua Holland/ The Nation/ December 2, 2017 The tax bill Senate Republicans … Continue reading

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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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Sensible Gun Laws Needed

Letter to the Editor/ Monterey Herald/ October 12, 2017 The media is trying hard to figure out the motive for the Las Vegas shooter’s massacre of so many innocent people. Interesting for sure, but far less important than figuring out … Continue reading

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Mexico Will Pay, After All

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The Donald: Confounding the Science

 

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Arrogant Ignorance and Blind Optimism

By Eric Pianka/ University of Texas   Ignorance can be overcome by education, but arrogance is more difficult to combat. When combined, arrogant ignorance is virtually impossible to defeat. Because of this, it is spreading rapidly. People in denial refuse … Continue reading

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WHY THEY LOVE TRUMP

Trump is doing exactly what his supporters expect him to do By Neil Steinberg/ Chicago Sun-Times/ July 18, 2017 Ah. Now I see. Finally, finally I get Donald Trump. It all makes sense to me now. Took long enough. He has … Continue reading

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Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..) Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 4, 2017 … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Fascism?

Trump and the War on the Media: On the road to Fascism By  Steven Jonas/ OpEdNews/ July 4, 2017   Trump’s attacks on the media are getting evermore virulent. Much is known and has been written about the “what.” Not … Continue reading

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Immoral Decisions

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