Top Trump DOJ official’s letter staked out Georgia as path to a coup | Jay S. Bookman
We need to expose those who were willing to subvert the law and the Constitution.
MAGA values Blue Lives? Remind them of how they treated Ofc. Michael Fanone | Dick Polman
Fascism takes root when people en masse fall down the rabbit hole of alternative reality.
I’m a child of Holocaust survivors. We have to stop our slide into totalitarianism | Chuck Ardo
My parents warned me that what happened in Germany could happen here. I fear I’m now watching it happen in slow motion.
How do we stop a slide into autocracy? By always remembering that facts matter | Ray E. Landis
Autocratic governments use lies and propaganda to brainwash their citizens and perpetuate their rule.
‘It’s all politics, it’s all garbage’: Voting against medals for cops, 21 Republicans hit a new low in insurrection denial | John L. Micek
So just how desperate are some Republicans to deny the reality of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol? Desperate enough that 21 of them voted against a slam-dunk of a bill earlier this week awarding one of the country’s highest civilian honors, the Congressional Gold Medal, to the law enforcement officers who defended […]
Imagine what would happen if the GOP treated the 1/6 riots like they treated Benghazi | John A. Tures
By John A. Tures A decade ago, there were more than a half-dozen Congressional committees investigating the attack upon the U.S. Consular Office in Benghazi, Libya. Yet chances are dimming for even a single Congressional investigation of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol itself on January 6, 2021. But Congress should not be barred from […]
We never needed a Jan. 6 Commission. We need a Nov. 3 Commission. This is why | Bruce Ledewitz
We know what caused the insurrection. What we need to do is convince millions of Americans that the election was not stolen from Donald Trump.
Is Chris Christie pathetic, shrewd, or just pathetically shrewd? | Dick Polman
He’s so desperate for a piece of the action, so hungry for relevance, that he thinks he can have a bakery of cakes and eat them too.
Republicans are just fine with cancel culture when it comes to their own Trump critics | John A. Tures
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney got bounced from her leadership position for one reason - and one reason only. And it had nothing to do with her conservatism.
When we discover that ‘us’ and ‘them’ aren’t really that different, we have no reason to fear ‘them’ | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
If we as a whole do not soon take steps to heal these fear-fostered divisions, our humanity will wither, and our inhumanity will devour us. That is something we all should fear.
Former Scranton-area GOP state legislative candidate charged with storming U.S. Capitol
Frank Scavo, a former school board member from outside Scranton, has been charged with four misdemeanors for allegedly entering the federal building on Jan. 6, according to local media.
The pandemic has exposed the flaws of American individualism | J. Patrick Coolican
If we do not change paths and begin to take our responsibilities to citizenship and humanity more seriously, actual tyranny awaits. Of the nation — and the soul.