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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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End the filibuster! Okay but how?

Today, once again, I’m being irritated by people I respect, by other people whose ideas for policy I wholeheartedly support. But they drive me nuts when, understandably impassioned, they yell at the Democrats for not ending the filibuster in order … Continue reading

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Putin aces the Art of the Steal

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Boris Vishnevsky, a Russian opposition politician who [was] up for reelection this month, cried foul when two of his opponents changed their names and appearances to match his. This should give GQP candidates pause. How about … Continue reading

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