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The Apotheosis of Jim Jordan Is a Sight to Behold

By Jamelle Bouie, New York Times, October 17,2023.  No problem in the American system at this moment is as acute and disruptive as the one posed by the Republican Party. Yes, of course, there are any number of structural problems facing American politics. Our system of elections — first-past-the-post voting, the Electoral College, single-member districts

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Gobsmacked by hypocrisy

Trump’s GOP has made it clear this week who should ‘just comply’ with law enforcement, and it isn’t him. By Yvonne Abraham, Globe Columnist It is blindingly obvious at this point that today’s Republican Party believes rules are for other people. And those values they claim to live by? Inviolable, as long as they work

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The GOP reveals its true colors

By Robert B Hubbell [editor’s note:  Robert B Hubbell is an attorney  who writes a daily newsletter.  His content is astute and well-researched, providing many links to source material.]   The GOP is rapidly embracing autocracy and white Christian nationalism as its rallying cry. That rightward drift is anxiety-producing and creates the understandable urge to

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