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The Republic Is in Trouble

I have been wrestling with a piece on the election, but it is difficult to get my mind around it all inasmuch as our President-elect is so deficient and offensive in so many ways. 265 more words


'Christian Soldier' Trump Supporter Describes Plans For Possible Race War After Election

Written by Curtis Purdy
Displayed with permission from GOPocalypse

Expect to find less toilet paper and bullets on store shelves for a while.

His name is Jim Moseley and if you aren’t white, or are white and not wearing enough Duck Dynasty apparel, it seems possible he could shoot you after the election. 425 more words

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Why Trump Supporters Are So Susceptible to Conspiracy Theories

Note: read The Paranoid Style in American Politics by Richard Hofstadter (1964). Trump’s campaign is not new in its blatant use of conspiracism, but perhaps in its ubiquitous use of conspiracy theory in a modern presidential campaign.

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Donald Trump says there’s a global conspiracy against him

Trump is seen here, gagging while he deep-throats his own hubris.

Photo Credit: Mike Segar/Reuters

Written by Chris Cilliza (Washington Post)

Donald Trump has never been one to shy away from embracing conspiracy theories.   681 more words

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A Television Crisis

Woody Allen’s brand-new TV series Crisis in Six Scenes is entertaining, but unable to satisfy—or to justify its format. 903 more words


Anti-Media Trolls and the “Post-Fact Era” Society. — Lens and Frame

In a recent interview with Bloomberg’s Joel Stein, British tech editor and notorious internet troll Milo Yiannopoulis claimed that, among other things “We live in a post-fact era.

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