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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Let Us Hope that We Shall See the Unraveling of the Republican Party. Here’s a bit of history of what can happen to a political party through an unconscionable and impulsive act: Here is a political cartoon showing South Carolina Rep. Preston Brooks, a pro-slavery Democrat, nearly fatally caning Republican abolitionist, Massachusetts Sen. Charles Sumner,…

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There is an extremely interesting article over on Politico this week, Never Trumpers Will Want to Read This History Lesson by Joshua Zeitz. In it, Zeitz argues that Never-Trumpers, the honorable Republicans who find themselves walking away from the GOP rather than give aid and comfort to the criminal organization it has become, may be…

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