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For Liberty-Loving People

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              Abraham Lincoln, December 1, 1862   

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Can the Democratic Party Ride Fear to Victory?

By John Jenkins

A year and one-half ago, just as the primary Democratic Party candidates were starting their campaigns for President, I wrote in this journal a piece entitled “Candidates Looking for a Cause.” In it I postulated the basic needs of voters had been so successfully addressed that the Democrat

candidates would have difficulty finding a motivating cause sufficient to bring them a successful election against President Trump.


Sunday, August 30, 2020

By A. Freeman

We have a system of running the country in which only two parties have the power to :

• Set the agenda of issues for every election.

• Decide which corporations will enjoy profitable loopholes in legislation.

• Decide which lobbyists will gain a seat at the table of governance.

• Decide who pays how much in taxes and who pays nothing.

• Send our sons and daughters to be killed or disabled in a war.

• Send us to prison for smoking a little pot.

• Craft trade agreements that ship our jobs...

Sunday, August 30, 2020

By Pam Porvaznik

To mask or not...that is the question, and something that’s causing angst and consternation throughout the country.

Those that believe in wearing the mask tend to shame those who don’t; those that disdain wearing the mask tend to balk if made to wear one. I am of the latter. I hate the mask, think it does no good unless you’re sick and

don’t want to spread germs. It means you’re breathing bacteria (if you’re not washing the mask daily) and breathing in your own carbon dioxide,...

Sunday, August 30, 2020

By Roy Underwood

I have been thinking about an equitable way to solve the long-standing reparations for our slavery problem. The United States (US) has given reparations to interred Japanese-Americans during the outset of WWII. American Indians were given reservations and some form of autonomy to stop fighting. The victims of the World Trade Center tragedy were given a form of guilt compensation because the US let it happen. Recently the US

population at large was given monetary compensation...

Sunday, August 30, 2020

By Howard Haddock

Most Americans have little understanding of the FISA* Courts and have only heard of the court through recent events. Few are aware of the intent or purpose. However, this Court has become a political football and now has a reputation for justifying Government corruption at the highest level. In reality, the FISA Court was established in 1979.

*The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) was introduced on May 18, 1977, by Senator Ted Kennedy and was signed into law by...