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Europe Shruggles with Trump

Our European correspondent explores Trump Fatigue. Alex Dunn Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. Can you remember when many left-leaning observers considered that George W. Bush was the worst president in living memory? Every couple of months, the “misunderestimated” President would assault the English language and we would all chuckle? The War on Terror…

Peter Van Burean

I Have Been Permanently Banned from Twitter

With a President who vociferously defends his use of Twitter to circumvent political norms, evade his ostensible “handlers,” and to stoke racial and xenophobic tensions, Twitter has become an important free-speach frontier. But Twitter is a private company and has chosen to silence accounts it deems abusive or dangerous.  Not Donald Trump’s support for armed…

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A Very American Coup

Donald Trump, in an interview yesterday with a reporter, referred to we, American citizens, as “.. I would like my people” “to stand up” when he wanted them to show obedience just like the North Korean people do for Kim.  That is a dictator talking about his role after he has taken power in a…

Michael Cohen

The Big Con

b. traven The well-planned. “hail Mary” rescue of Michael Cohen crafted by former federal prosecutor Giuliani for Donald Trump is now being played out on live TV while the pundits are still calling it a mistake by big mouthed Giuliani. No this is not a mistake. It is a well planned and clever ruse to…

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“The Snake:” Donald Trump Tells it Like it Isn’t

The author of the piece is a 30 year veteran of jazz radio broadcasting in New England. He’s also a long-time Contrary Perspective reader and active commenter.  We encourage other readers to submit their ideas to the blog. – Ed. Greg Laxer In what is unquestionably, in this writer’s mind, already the most bizarre presidency…