Feb 142017
 

Timothy Snyder, a Yale scholar and an authority on European political history, has spent decades studying the rise of fascist movements. With the ascension of Donald Trump to the U.S.

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Feb 092017
 

Jay Inslee celebrated the advent of his second term as governor of the Evergreen State on the evening of Jan. 11, and I was there for personal reasons. Inslee and I were in the same high school graduating class in Seattle, as were both our wives.

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Jan 312017
 

Donald Trump is just a puppet who doesn’t care about anything. If Donald Trump has shown anything during his first eleven days in office, it’s that he’s a coward with no ideas of his own, who is more than happy to be a puppet for the true president of the United States: Steve Bannon.

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Dec 242016
 

We are all drowning in filth. When I talk to anyone or read the writings of anyone who has any axe to grind, I feel that intellectual honesty and balanced judgement have simply disappeared from the face of the earth.

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Dec 192016
 

Donald Trump has just finished the last of his nine post-election “thank-you tour” rallies. Why did he do them? And why is he planning further rallies after he becomes president? One clue is that Trump conducted them only in the states he won.

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Welcome to the reign of King Trump

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Nov 222016
 

While Donald Trump’s guiding principle is ego, the structures that hold him aloft were painstakingly built over decades by the worst of the Republican party “This bloodbath of an election,” a friend emailed me. “Like watching someone get murdered,” another said over the phone.

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The normalization of Donald Trump began in “1984”: How George Orwell’s Newspeak has infected the news media

 Posted by on November 21, 2016 at 12:44  News, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on The normalization of Donald Trump began in “1984”: How George Orwell’s Newspeak has infected the news media
Nov 212016
 

The mainstream media has been complicit in a dangerous rebranding of Trump, his associates and their views The poet Maya Angelou wisely observed that, “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.

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