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Republican Alternative Reality Excludes Democracy

One can look  practically any single day in the last twelve months and find plenty of evidence that the Republican party — not just Trump — is in a severe disconnect from reality. Today on Tucker Carlson (Fox News) some … Continue reading

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The President and the Law

In 1215, at rural Runnymede, England, less than 5 miles from today’s Heathrow Airport, Western civilization took 0one of its momentous steps ever. King John, the inept son of the powerful Henry II, was forced to accept what came to … Continue reading

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Alan Jacobs on trump

Alan Jacobs is a professor of literature at Baylor and, as an avocation, a keen observer of the political realities of America. In the current online issue of Harper’s  he he has an important article called The Watchmen: What became of the … Continue reading

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