Don Trump Jr.

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Right-wing media are (still) lying about censorship."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Donald Trump Jr. talks to the press on March 28, 2019 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
"It's going to be a long 19 months."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Hundreds of thousands of Americans stand ready to take to the streets in...


Needing a reprieve from El Paso's lunacy - journos attacked, babies executed, a Green New Deal that will ban cows and air travel - let us honor Abraham Lincoln, born on this day in 1809. (So was Charles Darwin, but Trump's never cited him, likely 'cause he's never heard of him.) Today, Lincoln resonates more than ever, from "If you want to test a man's character, give him power" to the power of we the people: "If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."

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