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Today the Fox News’ talking point is . . .

Today the Fox News’ talking point is . . .

Without even having to watch, it’s easy to tell what the current talking points are on Fox News. Yesterday, a letter in my local newspaper from a Republican called the Democrats shameful and unpatriotic for not applauding Trump at the appropriate times during the State of the Union Address. Today, Crybaby Donald took that message […]

Republican issues on the editorial page

Republican issues on the editorial page

Republican issues, based on what politicians and voters write in newspaper op-eds and letters to the editor:   1) Nothing is more important than preventing undeserving people from getting something they didn’t earn (except for us, of course).   2) Any protest not intended to support our eroding white rights or Donald Trump is either […]

Republicans: Don’t talk to me about patriotism!

Republicans: Don’t talk to me about patriotism!

The other day, in an on-line conversation with a Donald Trump fan, a woman denied that her candidate’s bigotry was an issue and instead claimed that voting Trump was the patriotic thing to do. With that in mind, here’s my 4th of July Weekend patriotic rant: The word “patriotism” has been co-opted and distorted by […]

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