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Readings - Moyers & Company: Trump, His Virus and the Dark Age of Unreason

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No question, Donald Trump must not prevail in his bid for the presidency. In this article, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship trace a particular American virus “feed on fear, paranoia and bigotry” from Joe McCarthy to Donald Trump.   213 more words



Every week, Donald Trump intensifies his attack on the rule of law and the fundamental American values that underlie it. In the wake of the Orlando shootings, he added two more. 933 more words


Good Night...And Good Luck

On the evening of March 9th 1954, the American free press produced one of it’s finest hours. That night, from the now legendary Studio 41 in New York, esteemed World War II correspondent and acclaimed radio/television journalist, Edward R. 1,885 more words

Donald Trump

Thought Of The Day. June 4, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day.
Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. 441 more words


Of Church Firings, Catholic Columnist Asks: "Have you left no sense of decency?"

In calling the “outing” of LGBT church workers so that they will be fired a replay of the McCarthy witch hunts of the 1950s, The National Catholic Reporter’s  830 more words

Bishops & Vatican

Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy-M. Stanton Evans

On May 2, 1957, Joseph Raymond “Joe” McCarthy dies at the age of 48 in Bethesda, Maryland from the effects of acute hepatitis.  The late Senator from the state of Wisconsin is famously remembered for his campaign to extricate employees from positions within the United States government suspected of being members of the American communist party, under the direction of the Soviet Union.  491 more words

Investigative Report

Fourth Estate has enabled Donald Trump

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‘It’s a universal law – intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education,” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wrote. “An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.” 1,044 more words