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Race and Class

  How, in a nation based on slavery and genocide, did a black man like Obama get elected president? That’s the question I’m left with after reading Ta-Nehisi-Coates masterful essay on race entitled–The First White President. Coates central assertion is … Continue reading

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The Pawl

  The recent election and its aftermath have been instructive. Americans who supported Bernie Sanders, were castigated as naive, political utopians who failed to understand that the only option was to support Hillary, lest the evil Orange-One prevail. And now … Continue reading

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Decorum

  Let me get this straight. Pussy grabbing is bad, but assassinations, torture, and invading a largely defenseless country are cool? Watching the 2016 Presidential election has been illuminating. In my opinion, what bothers our elite, who are united in revulsion … Continue reading

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He’s Our Boy

  In the midst of increasingly shrill denunciations of Donald Trump, I’m vainly waiting for someone to acknowledge the obvious. He’s our boy. Politicians and their media allies want to pretend that Trump is some sort of aberrant outlier, but … Continue reading

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Misery Loves Company

  Media and political consultants are in full mea culpa mode now that Donald Trump has essentially clinched the Republican nomination to be President. As part of this reckoning there’s also an effort underway to assess why it is that Republican … Continue reading

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My Pet Goat

That Trump fellow sure is making things interesting with his recent statements. “Say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time.” Trump’s attack forced Jeb Bush to defensively claim that his brother, President George Bush, “kept us safe.” … Continue reading

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