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In A Word It’s Madness!*

“We have to start with what has happened in the past week, which is that the President of the United States of America in the service of the conspiracy theory that he has been peddling...

With Obama-style strategies Republican Party might’ve turned Florida from swing state to solid red

Joe Biden is the President-elect of the United States, even as some election officials count votes in states where victory seems assured but it is too close the call. In Florida though, President Donald Trump’s...

Video shows Pinellas deputies repeatedly punching, elbowing Biden supporter during political rally in Palm Harbor

A video showing the arrest of a Clearwater man during a political rally in Palm Harbor has raised concerns over a deputy’s use of force.  The video shows deputies punching a Joe Biden supporter in...

Us & Them & Them & Us

Ian Buruma – The Churchill Complex – The Curse of Being Special, From Winston and FDR to Trump and Brexit It’s impossible to understand the last 75 years of American history, through to Trump and...

Conversations On Fascists & Fascism

When Attilio Teruzzi, Mussolini’s handsome political enforcer, married a rising young American opera star, his good fortune seemed settled. The wedding was a carefully stage-managed affair, capped with a blessing by Mussolini himself. Yet only...

Puzzling Electoral Behavior, Explained on Life Elsewhere

In The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America, Ben Bradlee Jr. reports on how voters in Luzerne County, a pivotal county in a crucial swing state, came to feel...

The Man With A Very, Very Big Brain

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein Trump On The Couch, the new book by Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Dr Justin Frank is a deep...

Obstructing Justice

The Constitution Demands It – The Case For The Impeachment Of Donald Trump by Ron Fein, John Bonifaz, & Ben Clements Written by a trio of veteran constitutional attorneys who argue that according to the...

The Ten Pillars Of Fascist Politics on Life Elsewhere

Fascism means dividing a population to achieve power. Jason Stanley understood this as a scholar of philosophy and propaganda and as a child of refugees of WWII Europe, but even he was surprised by its...

The Russian Asset

What apparently began as a money laundering operation evolved into something far more ambitious, ending with an either willfully ignorant or inexplicably unaware Donald Trump in the White House, a Russian asset who had become...

A New Age Of Protest on Life Elsewhere

The words above are from the opening lines from a piece describing the reaction to and the aftermath of the 2016 election. The writer recounts her experience in the days after on her way to a...

Women’s Show 9/28: Clinton’s Righteous Anger & Black Lives Win in the Age of Trump?

Thoughts for the week……With the frantic pace of the chaos, we barely have a chance to finish a sentence – so… 1.      Where is the US Navy – the largest naval force in the world –...

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