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Eastman memo shows how close Georgia GOP chair came to enabling Trump coup | Jay S. Bookman

BY: - September 24, 2021

This is not a storm that has passed. This is at best the eye of the hurricane, the deceiving pause before the storm resumes.

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Threats against nurses, school boards rage on as mainstream GOP stands by | Jay S. Bookman

BY: - September 3, 2021

You could argue that this is only the lunatic fringe of the GOP. But we have seen too many times how yesterday’s GOP lunatic fringe becomes tomorrow’s GOP mainstream

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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.

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Violence at the Capitol: It was always going to end this way | Jay Bookman

BY: - January 8, 2021

Character is fate, and given Trump’s character it was always fated to end this way.

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We could be witnessing the deciding battle of the culture wars | Jay Bookman

BY: - July 5, 2020

Maybe what we’re witnessing the deciding battle of a decades-long effort by conservative Americans to enlist government as their champion against cultural changes that they have long fought against.

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Let’s be honest about who really fans the flame of racism | Jay Bookman

BY: - June 2, 2020

Fox News host Tucker Carlson uses his show to pour gasoline on an already simmering fire that's stoked by President Donald Trump.

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Why doesn’t the threat of global climate change get that Y2K apocalyptic urgency? | Opinion

BY: - January 5, 2020

Out of base selfishness and willful blindness, we are bequeathing a permanently compromised planet to all those generations who come after us.