Of course, we all expected it. There was no chance that a Republican-controlled Senate, and a Republican Party controlled by Trump and #MoscowMitch, would do anything other than acquit Donald Trump. It was as inevitable as Tuesday following Monday. In fact, I rather wonder why the Democrats even bothered with the process, knowing the outcome…

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By J.W. Krauss Editor’s Note: “J.W. Krauss” is the pseudonym of a writer who contacted us shortly after we began publication He or she informed us that s/he is very young, a teenager, who must use a penname because s/he lives in a very conservative family in a very conservative place. LR welcomed “Krauss” to…

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Editor’s Note: This piece first appeared back in September of 2017. I’m re-running it today because things have changed…but that may not make us safer. As Trump slides from power, he and his supporters may become increasingly hysterical. So, as then so today, watch your backs, folks. There could be serious craziness to come.  …

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Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in LR Net in August of 2017. However, we have decided to rerun it because many of the issues it addresses are still with us, and are getting more ominous. We no longer even have the “adults in the room” referenced below. As we move into the election year,…

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I’ve seen a number of articles recently about companies and individuals who are trying to produce food using “microbial protein.” That’s a protein that is produced not by animals (or, at least, not large animals, like cows and such) but rather from single celled organisms, like yeast, certain fungi, algae, and even bacteria. (If you’re…

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Interesting article in the Washington Post the other day, Blumenthal calls Bolton book manuscript ‘a thunderbolt’ by Mike DeBonis. It seems that Senator Richard Blumenthal (a Democrat from Connecticut) has seen a report of what’s in John Bolton’s upcoming book. He claims that tit will shake the Trump presidency right down to it foundations. The…

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It might have been a slow news week, what with the President of the United States having been impeached for only the third time in history. Because never mind that – the whole internet is apparently losing its shit over Joe Rogan supporting Bernie Sanders. Really, this is a comment on how ludicrously crooked the…

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Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on our site on August 21, 2017. It seems, however, a good idea to rerun it. As we enter the 2020 election season, let us keep in mind how high the stakes are in this year. Remember…vote blue! It’s funny how it will hit you. Reality, I mean. The…

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Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared in this publication on August 26, 2017. However, given current developments, it seemed like a good idea to run it again, just to remind people of how we got into this mess, and what we need to do to get out of it again. Vote blue in 2020! Haven’t…

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Editor’s Note: This piece by LR net’s founder Matt Blanchfield originally ran in 2017, shortly after Trump entered the White House. It seems wise to repost it today, as we move closer to Trump’s eviction from America’s government. Let us continue to work towards a new, progressive America.   Martin Luther King Jr started out…

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