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The Never-Ending Storm

And fuck the corporate media putting shitlibs on the air with the ‘few bad apples’ bullshit.  Go to hell with that shit.


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The Never-Ending Storm

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The Basic Deal Between Corporate America and the GOP is Alive and Well

For four decades, the basic deal between big American corporations and politicians has been simple. Corporations provide campaign funds. Politicians reciprocate by lowering corporate taxes and doing...


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‘Putin-style democracy’: how Republicans gerrymander the map

With red states set to gain seats, the GOP is ready to disadvantage Democrats and deliver the US House
Republicans believe they have a great chance to win control of the US House of Representatives in...


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The Never-Ending Storm

If they don't want to let people have real democracy then people will tend to speculate on what is possible in its place. This isn't gonna be a rerun of the twentieth century. People are fed up. ...


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The Never-Ending Storm

Do not rely on corporations for progress. Corporations shouldn't exist at all, but in a world where they do they should always be subservient to the will of the people. We speak. They obey. That's...


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The Never-Ending Storm

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The Republican brand as a legitimate political party will be forever associated with far-right ideologies, including neo-Nazis and neo-Confederates. These so-called “respectable” leaders...


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Did Capitol Police erase footage of Rep. Lauren Boebert leading insurgency reconnaissance tours?

In the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, a perusal of Republican websites and postings showed that several Republican leaders seemed to not only know the attack was coming, but to have...


achrilock
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The Never-Ending Storm

The story of last year’s election is pretty simple. Despite major obstacles — including a pandemic, and massive voter-suppression efforts by Republicans — 158.4 million citizens cast ballots, or...


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The Never-Ending Storm

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State legislators across the country who have pushed for new voting restrictions, and also seized on former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud, have reaped more than $50...


achrilock
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Mr. Fix-It

Joe Biden is embarking on the biggest government initiative in more than a half century, “unlike anything we have seen or done since we built the interstate highway system and the space race decades...


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The Never-Ending Storm

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I can’t believe this is happening.


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Biden Must Get Manchin and Sinema to Fall in Line

Biden Must Get Manchin and Sinema to Fall in Line
America is at a turning point on voting rights -- one that’s almost as critical as the mid-1960s when the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts were...


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The Never-Ending Storm

Why was the Missouri Compromise so important to the Senate? It maintained a delicate balance between free and slave states. On the single most divisive issue of the day, the U.S. Senate was equally ...


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Donald Trump's gift to America: Realizing we've never been a liberal democracy

Is Trump a threat to liberal democracy, as elite voices tell us — or a reminder that we've never gotten there?
If every cloud has a silver lining, Donald Trump's destructiveness offers this one: He...


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The Never-Ending Storm

Some gems from the piece:
How might we explain to youths, who have witnessed a world turned upside down by Covid-19 and the rise of strongmen around the world, the liberal triumphalism of the 1990s...


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The Never-Ending Storm

Generally, I think it’s fair to say that prioritizing the marketplace over democracy is a recurring pattern in neoliberal ideology and practice.


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‘When the Bombs Go Off, the Blood Is on Mike Flynn’s Hands’: Retired Officers Blast His Calls for Martial Law

The pardoned Army three-star promoted a call to suspend the Constitution for an election do-over. “Grant and Lincoln are rolling over in their graves,” said one retired general.


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The Never-Ending Storm

Do you know what prevents street protests, looting, and riots from becoming an insurgency? Hope. Hope that a more just and peaceful future is possible for everyone. In particular, a belief that the...


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Should The US Be Considered A Democracy?


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