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The nature of the current GOP

A while ago Harper’s Weekly Review handed me this, below, which kicked off some thoughts about how feckless — even conscientiously feckless — is the GOP. …a Republican congressman and former mixed martial artist attempted to rescue five Americans in … Continue reading

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A conservative answers my question…

What is conservatism? In his New York Times column today, David Brooks, a leading soi-disant conservative intellectual, purports to write a letter to a young man who is dismayed at the current Republican Party. Brooks says, yes, he understands; he, … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: Conservative writer is wrong, wrong, wrong

Source: Mueller’s Investigation Won’t Shake Trump’s Base – The New York Times Don’t know about you, but I’ve given up designations like right/left, conservative/liberal, right-wing/progressive. I can’t properly identify myself by any one of those terms. I like to think … Continue reading

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