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Allegra Harpootlian: How the U.S. Presidency Became a Killing Machine

The assassination complex from Bush to Obama to Trump. We’re only a few days into the new decade and it’s somehow already a bigger dumpster fire than the last. On … Continue reading

January 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

David Huddle: America Gave Us

Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Louis Armstrong Abraham Lincoln, Barrack Obama, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keefe, Frank Loyd Wright, George Gershwin, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan. . They would have achieved greatness anyway, … Continue reading

April 25, 2019 · 4 Comments

John Atcheson: A Tragedy in Three Parts — Corporations, Coups, and Crazies

The silent coup and the roots of corporate tyranny. Nearly 40 years ago, in his first inaugural address, Ronald Reagan said, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution … Continue reading

November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michael Simms: Thank you, Mr. President

Barack Obama: School’s out! . Thank you, President Obama! You served the country with dignity, grace, and honesty. You accomplished a great deal in eight years. You pushed through health … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · 4 Comments

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