By Elle Pepper I’ve noticed a trend, history is repeating. And we, the people are the only ones who can stop it. We are barreling full-tilt towards a second Korean War. Now as bad as it was the first time, there is a real possibility this could trigger a global conflict. So I’m doing this…

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By Thomas Hudson, President and Treasurer of Progressives for Prosperity Editor’s Note: With this issue of LR, we welcome a new contributor, Thomas Hudson, who is also the President and Treasurer of the organization, “Progressives for Prosperity.” Mr. Hudson’s background is in political science and economics, and we look forward to having his insightful commentary…

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By Luke Haines There are journalists who get the plum assignments – all expenses paid trips to exotic locales to review the breakfast options in fancy hotels before a hard day’s parakiting and cocktails until dawn. Then there’s this site, where we cover the Alabama senate race from our kitchen tables. Such is life. The…

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By Michael Jay Tucker As I write this, I am confused, and I know shame. Why? Because our president appeared before a rally in Huntsville and proclaimed that any football player who does not stand for the national anthem should be fired at once. And I don’t know quite how to write about that. I…

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By Luke Haines Relax, everybody, please. It’s okay. Calm down. The British terror threat level has been reduced on the official scale. I know. We can all breathe easy, now. If you weren’t aware that the British terror alert had been raised (I haven’t checked, but I assume it went up from “Harrumph!” to “Spit…

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By Michael Jay Tucker So, I’ve got a question for you, oh my friends and neighbors. To wit, what do we do with der Drumpf? I mean, afterwards? To explain: let’s assume, for sake of happy assumption, that he is ultimately removed from office for conduct unbecoming of a gentleman. Or, for that matter, unbecoming…

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by Luke Haines Sometimes, the Trump presidency feels like some sort of sewage-based rollercoaster. Sure, it’ll get your heart rate up and it contains a lot of unexpected twists, but even looking at it too closely makes you feel like you need a shower and experiencing it firsthand feels like being constantly pelted with shit.…

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