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The Conversion of Chris Christie on the Road to High Office
Sticks and Stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me. - A child’s saying It is a message of redemption and forgiveness and it speaks volumes about Donald Trump and only a few pages less about Chris Christie. It speaks to a magnanimity that one would expect from aspirants to high office...
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When the Poetry of Campaigning Becomes a Cheesy, Dirty Limerick
Political rhetoric in the GOP has degenerated into name-calling and petty insults.
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Donald Trump and Germany in the 1930s: Reflections After a Visit to Nuremberg
Nuremberg, a historic medieval city, was widely known in the 1930s as the most pro-Nazi city in Germany. Last December it was also the origin of a wonderful seven day cruise on the Danube River for my wife and me. Conscious of its historical significance, we had come early to see the city,...
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Race and the Crime of Felony Disenfranchisement
Now that Super Tuesday is behind us and the field of presidential candidates is narrowing with the suspension of Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign, a potentially paradigm-shattering general election looms ever closer. “The stakes in this election have never been higher,” Democratic candidate Hillary...
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It’s Too Late for The GOP to Stop Trump, But Not For Progressives
The Republican establishment has run out of time to stop Donald Trump. The Republican Party is now the party of Trump. As Chauncey Devega wrote, the transformation is plain: “The Republican Party is the country’s largest white identity organization; in the post-civil rights era conservatism and...
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After Latest Display of Bigotry, Trump Again Faces Charges of Racism
The Republican frontrunner kicked out 30 black students from a rally on the same day he refused to disavow the KKK
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Donald Trump Will Make the Country Great Again By Going Full Racist When Brown-Skinned If Eminent Journalists Commit Journalism Against Him
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I am Racist and (If You’re White) You Probably Are, Too
I am a white man. I am racist. But that’s kind of redundant. It’s like saying, “ I am a fish, and I am soaking wet. ” In some ways, I can’t help it. I don’t even notice it. I live my life immersed in a world of white privilege that most of the time I frankly can’t even see. That doesn’t excuse me...
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When Bigots Hide Behind Religious Freedom
On January 6, a day before the massacre of the Charlie Hebdo staff in Paris, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed fired Kelvin Cochran as fire chief and boss of 1,000 employees. Evangelicals have accused the mayor of firing the chief for his religious beliefs, which happen to be virulently anti-gay. Cochran...
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Steve Scalise’s Problem Is the Republican Party’s Problem
David Duke is vouching for House majority whip Steve Scalise, the Louisiana conservative who is now the third-most-powerful Republican in the US House. As Scalise faces tough questions and criticism following the revelation that he was a presenter at a gathering of the former Klan leader’s European...
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