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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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Progressives: Let’s Make American Great Again!

Stuart Lyle Was America ever really “great?”  There are many blotches on our history going back to the days before the Articles of the Confederacy: the wanton destruction of Native American communities slavery of African’s on American soil the post-Civil War poll taxes the Monroe Doctrine of subjugation of Latin America dropping an atomic bomb…

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The Coronavirus Is Immune to Lies

W.J. Astore Investigating the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, physicist Richard Feynman reached a famous conclusion: “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.” The COVID-19 virus is not going to be fooled with lies.  It’s not going to be fooled by a denial of medical science.  You…