The question is, how close did we come to a military take-over last week? It is something that historians are going to debate for years to come. What we know for certain is that Trump wanted very badly to use active service military personnel to sweep the streets of “rioters” (and peaceful protestors) when the…

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James Miller, a top policy advisor at the Pentagon, has just resigned. You must read his letter of resignation. If you are yourself a member of the military, take it to heart. If you know someone who is an active or former member of the armed services, send it to them. It is important… For…

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Note: From our former editor, Michael Jay Tucker I am increasingly concerned by the people who are protesting the quarantine. They are, well, troubling…not because I disagree with their position (which I do) but because of the fury with which they state it. Twice now, anti-quarantine protesters have entered their states’ capitols with their guns…

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I’m Michael Jay Tucker. For the last few years I’ve been the volunteer managing editor of Liberal Resistance. It has been quite a ride! And I’ve been honored to have your company while we were on this journey. It’s been crazy, what with Trump in office and all, but it’s been an amazing adventure just…

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The more we get to know Michael Bloomberg, the more fascinating he becomes. We have now learned that he is utterly incapable of debate, and apparently contemptuous of anyone who would waste time wrestling with ideas and concepts. What good are they to shareholder value? But, newest in the revelations about him is that in…

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I continue to be fascinated (albeit with a chill fascination) by the spread of the coronavirus in China, and from there to the rest of the world. I shudder to think what’s coming, and hope that, somehow, the virus gets stopped before it goes any further. So far, the only thing that I find remotely…

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I write this on 22 February, 2020. This means that, like most of you, I’m watching the returns of the Nevada Caucus. The results have just come in. At least according to the news media I happen to be following, Bernie Sanders has taken top honors. That will present very interesting problems to the DNC.…

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Check out this very funny, very telling article in the New Republic, Duncing About Architecture, The ignorance and racism behind the right-wing push for “classical” federal buildings by Kate Wagner. It seems the Trump administration and its enablers are eager to force classical, Federalist architecture on the nation’s government buildings. That is, white columns and…

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Editor’s Note: I originally wrote this back on September of 2017. I decided to rerun it today because, well, things haven’t changed much. Steve Bannon is out of the White House, and he’s also out of Breitbart, but we still have a bit of trouble with people in High Places who look in the mirror…

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