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How Glenn Beck Gave Me Hope: Yes, that Glenn Beck, and No, Not that Hope

I swore off radio and TV hosts such as Beck, Rush Limbaugh, O’Reilly, and Hannity long ago. While I considered myself more Republican than Democrat, I couldn’t stand the theatrics, the drama, the frenzied, extreme and binary approach to very nuanced and complicated issues. 632 more words

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Trump and Authoritarianism

I’ve written before about Trump as a candidate,  arguing that he represents a frightening trend in American politics toward an interest in “doers,” those who want to exert their will on the political stage to “get things done” despite the constitutional and republican (little-R) barriers designed to prevent such singular action. 229 more words

It's all about the Veep

Will he be impeached and if so when? One of the most important factors in the impeachment of a president is the Vice President.  If Spiro Agnew  had remained Vice President, Richard Nixon would have never been impeached. 187 more words

Why do Republicans want Preexisting Conditions to Exclude People from Health Insurance?

Preexisting conditions cost a lot of money to treat and insurance companies will be more profitable if people with these conditions can be excluded from getting health insurance.   645 more words

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The 5 Biggest Things Liberals Get Wrong About Themselves

If self-delusion were magic, average liberals would be David Blaine, David Copperfield and Houdini all rolled up into one. Most of what they say has no relation to what they’re doing, the policies they push rarely work and logic might as well be a strange, alien language to them. 52 more words