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The diminished prestige of the presidency
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Editorial
The diminished prestige of the presidency
Trump’s conduct has perpetually violated for all Americans the status of the presidency, which is no longer pristine.
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Opinion
The GOP is still very much Trump’s party
Many people are still mystified about one of the greatest ironies of American politics. That is, how Trump, a guy that almost no one in the GOP political establishment liked in the beginning, and despite everything dirty about him still owns and runs that establishment lock, stock and barrel.
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Trump’s disregard for American democracy
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Editorial
Trump’s disregard for American democracy
One wonders what the reaction will be when Blacks realize from the primary election results that many whites no longer respect America as a democratic republic.
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Opinion
If not Joe, then who?
In 2020, Biden was the only Democrat who had any realistic chance against Trump. Four years later, little has changed.
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Senate Republicans’ sudden concern for misdemeanors
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Editorial
Senate Republicans’ sudden concern for misdemeanors
One of the most serious crimes in recent years was the Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S.  Capitol to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The House of Representatives has established a select committee to investigate that organized assault in order to prevent further attacks.
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Editorial
GOP lies disrespect democracy
Everyone expects politicians to exaggerate. A hyper-positive pose is what successful politicians assume. However, Republicans have taken this to an exorbitant level that so distorts the truth that many voters will find it difficult to determine what they should support. The most damaging example of this is Donald Trump’s insistence that he won the presidential election but his victory has been denied by fraud and corruption.
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Opinion
Bring back the poll tax!
Trump’s vote-fraud claim was the official marching order for packs of GOP governors, GOP-controlled state legislators, GOP house reps and senators, legions of GOP political action groups, conservative talking heads and bloggers to go on the attack.
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Pathetically misled
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Editorial
Pathetically misled
Elections should be won because voters are knowledgeable and fully persuaded of the value of the voters’ choices. There is no place for trickery in a democracy
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Opinion
The biggest lie
The Biggest Lie, which much of the American news media continues to perpetuate, is "This is not who we are" whenever the notion of white supremacy produces a horrific act of violence or destruction.
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Opinion
Senate trial proves again Trump still owns the GOP
It’s been three months since Trump decisively lost the election to Biden. Yet you can still count on one hand the number of top Republican officials who have appeared on the national Sunday TV talk shows to condemn Trump’s actions.
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Opinion
Not guilty, again. And not just because of GOP partisan politics
There is no surprise that most GOP senators say they are wary of convicting Trump. Their reluctance, really refusal, to convict him, is routinely chalked up to naked, raw, hard-nosed partisan politics with a heavy dose of fear.
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The U.S. democracy has endured
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Editorial
The U.S. democracy has endured
It is indeed bizarre for Trump’s enablers to object to impeachment on the grounds that any penalty for Trump disrupts the possibility of achieving national unity under Biden. Trump’s supporters did nothing to end racism or mitigate political conflicts.
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