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COMMENTARY

The Big Lie is undermining our democracy. Both parties need to to defeat it | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 19, 2022

Americans are legitimately worried about the future of democracy.

COMMENTARY

What we need to do to keep the birthplace of our democracy from becoming its graveyard | Opinion

BY: - January 6, 2022

There is a clear and present danger to our democratic institutions, and it is taking root right here in Pennsylvania.

Here’s what’s happening in D.C. on the Jan. 6 anniversary

BY: - January 5, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will deliver a speech Thursday in the heart of the U.S. Capitol to mark the first anniversary of the insurrection there. One year ago, former President Donald Trump incited a mob of his supporters, and encouraged them to storm the Capitol in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying the electoral […]

COMMENTARY

I’m a Navy vet from Pa. This is what the Jan. 6 anniversary means to me | Opinion

BY: - December 29, 2021

There must be accountability for the planners, leaders, and inciters of the Jan, 6 insurrection. Full stop.

How an election denier’s fan club got its start in the states | Analysis

BY: - December 16, 2021

Retired Army Col. Phil Waldron also has close ties to former President Donald Trump’s legal team and served as one of its key witnesses in efforts to reverse the presidential election results.

COMMENTARY

Threats of violence in our politics are at the point of emergency | Quentin Young

BY: - December 14, 2021

A unified message from Republican elected leaders could prevent a tragedy. So far they have failed to speak up.

COMMENTARY

Democracy Impact Statements: A proposal for the Summit for Democracy | Opinion

BY: - December 9, 2021

Democracy is under assault. The statements would bring threats to the forefront and help identify solutions

Capitol Hill Republicans slam treatment of accused Jan. 6 insurrectionists held at D.C. jail

BY: - December 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — Four House Republicans held a Tuesday press conference to complain about the poor conditions at a District of Columbia jail housing inmates charged with violence in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. But a District of Columbia advocate for prison reform in an interview said that jail and another […]

COMMENTARY

Top Trump DOJ official’s letter staked out Georgia as path to a coup | Jay S. Bookman

BY: - August 6, 2021

We need to expose those who were willing to subvert the law and the Constitution.

COMMENTARY

MAGA values Blue Lives? Remind them of how they treated Ofc. Michael Fanone | Dick Polman

BY: - August 2, 2021

Fascism takes root when people en masse fall down the rabbit hole of alternative reality.

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I’m a child of Holocaust survivors. We have to stop our slide into totalitarianism | Chuck Ardo

BY: - July 25, 2021

My parents warned me that what happened in Germany could happen here. I fear I’m now watching it happen in slow motion.

COMMENTARY

How do we stop a slide into autocracy? By always remembering that facts matter | Ray E. Landis

BY: - June 27, 2021

Autocratic governments use lies and propaganda to brainwash their citizens and perpetuate their rule.