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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For a day of love, warmth, and Trumpless wonder…. Update: Okay, the impeachment didn’t happen. But we can still keep our hopes up. The elections are coming!

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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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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 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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