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Explaining the Election of Trump By Someone Smarter and More Eloquent Than I Am

I read this article this morning and was blown away by the fact that Professor Giroux had expressed so much that I have tried to say over the last five years in hundred of thousands of words. That he did... Continue Reading →

The Age of Enlightenment, Religious Cowardice and Religious Ignorance

“The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment, or Age of Reason) is an era from the 1650s to the 1780s in which cultural and intellectual forces in Western Europe emphasized reason, analysis, and individualism rather than traditional lines of... Continue Reading →

If WE Want to Win Back Our Country We Must Understand Who WE Are

If the election of Donald Trump and Republican Control of Congress is to serve as a "wake-up" call to those on the Left Wing of American politics, then our response must come with an understanding of who WE are and... Continue Reading →

Proof That the NRA is a Racist Organization Hiding Behind the Constitution

The truth is that the National Rifle Association (NRA), is not an organization whose sole interest is protecting the right of all American people to bear arms.  The NRA is an Ultra-Right Wing Organization, supported by the gun industry and... Continue Reading →

The False Equivalency of Chuck Todd of MSNBC and His Ilk

Chuck Todd  to my mind represents much of what is lacking among the punditry of the mainstream media and frequently demonstrates what I see as their cluelessness and to a great degree cowardice as supposedly responsible journalists. To illustrate my... Continue Reading →

The Roots of the “Poison” in Our Politics

Almost daily there is someone expressing in the Media the lament that the political atmosphere in America has become too partisan,  too poisonous  They will go on to say words to the effect of: with so much shouting at each... Continue Reading →

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