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How Coronavirus Could Save Our Democracy

Stuart Lyle You have heard of the “October Surprise,” that unexpected turn of events, sometimes manufactured or timed, sometimes just random, that has out-sized influence on the results in November due to its close proximity to the election.  Think Comey’s 2016 announcement of reopening the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server, or Kissinger’s announcement that…

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Why Clinton Lost, and More Importantly, Why Biden Might Lose as Well

Dan Mason After the spectacular failure of Hillary Clinton to win a shoe-in election for one anointed and “whose time had come,” someone who deserved to be rewarded for past service to the people, the country, and the entirety of humanity at large, the Democrat Party elites tried to grapple with the reality of the…

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Eliot Engel, Pro-Israel Stalwart, Defeated in New York Primary

Richard Silverstein One of the most stunning defeats in tonight’s primary voting across the country was that of long-time Congressional Democrat Rep. Eliot Engel in a NY primary.  Engel, who served in Congress 32 years, chaired the House foreign affairs committee. Its role in bringing forward foreign policy legislation crucial to the Israel Lobby.  Engel…

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In Memoriam

b. traven While I was out in our field working on our crop this morning, I started thinking about the meaning of Memorial Day.  I was not there, but the ferocity of the battle for Iwa Jima Island in 1945 has stayed in my mind.  7,000 Marines are buried in the cemetary there, with a…