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America; Love it or Leave it…

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:justify”> In the 1960s and 1970s, the pre-Twitter meme of its’ day was “America, love it or leave it.” Racism, protest to the Vietnam war and women’s rights were at issue. Like an abused spouse, dissent was stifled with a swift smack

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Micro-aggressions, Pelosi and Dailykos

There is currently a diary on top of the dailykos that I find troublesome. I worry it is one of the issues,if allowed to fester, that may keep Trump in office in2020.  issues, if allowed to fester, that may keep Trump in office in 2020.  The

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Is Nancy Pelosi Saving the Politics by Shading the Messengers?

< p class=”is-empty-p” style=”text-align:justify”> Speaker Nancy Pelosi needs to be careful not to throw shade at the millennials she accused of being Twitter creations this past weekend.  I believe that Ms. Pelosi is trying to head off the Democrats mimicking the Tea Party.  The Republican

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Jews and Japanese Agree: These ARE Concentration Camps.

I’m submitting this as a diary rather than a comment because I want to draw attention to a particular moment in  moment in history that was examined in today’s WaPo: For Japanese Americans, the debate over what counts as a ‘concentration camp’ is familiar. In

Trump quotes AOC out of context; she responds; you know the rest

Hey, look! Donald Trump said/tweeted/belched/farted/semaphore-flagged something profoundly dishonest, and he’s being called out for it! x Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “I think we have a very real risk of losing the Presidency to Donald Trump.” I agree, and that is the only reason they play the

Fox mentioned AOC 3,181 times in 42 days

Okay, okay. I’ve mentioned Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at least that many times in the past six weeks, but to be fair, her name is also my mantra. And not just because I hope to conjure her so we can spend a few chill Friday nights eating