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Here’s the speech I wish President Biden would give about Ukraine: Russia may have some legitimate security concerns regarding Ukraine and NATO, but that’s not an excuse to invade a sovereign country. Let’s be clear — no one has any desire to invade Russia. more
Former mayor Rudolph Giuliani, a Republican, tries to overthrow the results of the 2020 presidential election. Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich threatens the arrest of the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol, which attempted to prevent our elected representatives from certifying the election of Joe Biden as president. more
An often-ignored aspect of Trumpism is the runaway consumer culture that underlies Trump’s philosophy and those of his enraged followers. more
Every time you go to a doctor, you have an unwanted 800-pound ghost in the office, injecting itself into every conversation about your treatment. more
The current U.S. Supreme Court is a partisan political operation which relentlessly advances the goals of the Republican Party to suppress minority votes and boost the biggest corporations’ financial interests over ordinary citizens of our multi-cultural democracy. more
The Republican Party is trying to cancel anyone who thinks differently. more
Have you ever had a wonderful friend for scores of years who is extremely reliable, then goes completely off the rails, and you never hear from him again? Or hard whiskey that suddenly stops getting you drunk? more
After the right-wing terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, some people might be confused in thinking that only Trump led us here — not Republicans. The two are indistinguishable. more
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “prejudice” as a “preconceived judgment or opinion; an adverse opinion or leaning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge; an irrational attitude of hostility directed against an individual, a group, a race, or their supposed characteristics.” more
Believing conspiracy theories must be comforting. Conspiracy theorists construct a venomous fantasy of an overwhelming threat, and they’re believed because they give the believer certainty about who the enemy is. more
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