“If You’re Afraid of Trump Get Out of Office” Dem. Sen. Jon Tester Rips GOP Colleagues Opposed to 1/6 Investigation

Following the events of January 6th, Republicans signaled a willingness to understand how the insurrection happened. Terrified of Trump, though, most of them have changed their minds on that matter.

Mitch McConnell understands that a commission will be very bad politically for Republicans. So he is urging them to vote against the bill. And that Republican resistance has driven some Democrats nut, specifically Montana’s Jon Tester. read more

Opinion: Can Progressives Harness “White Rage” to Defeat Trump?

Rage has, no doubt, been a powerful political force in U.S. history.

Dr. Carolyn Anderson demonstrates this fact most fully and compellingly in her book White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, in which she analytically chronicles how white racist rage has implicitly informed social policy throughout U.S. history to disable African Americans, preventing them from achieving self-sufficiency and participating in the capitalist economy by restricting their labor mobility, criminalizing them, and enacting legislation that hobbled their participation in the free market and in democracy. read more

Bob Woodward’s New Book Has Become Trump and The GOP’s Worst Nightmare

Bob Woodward’s new book “Fear” has become Trump and the Republican Party’s worst nightmare by selling faster than any book since Harper Lee’s sequel to “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

CNN reported:

“Fear” came out on Tuesday. And it is already one of the top selling books of the year — not just on the politics shelf of the bookstore, but in the entire store.

On Wednesday, Barnes & Noble said “Fear” has had the “fastest sales for an adult title since Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ was released in July 2015.”

The bookseller called the pace of sales “phenomenal” and “amazing.”

Bob Woodward’s Book Is A Nightmare For The GOP Just Before A Midterm Election

There has been a wave of books about Trump‘s instability, chaos, and poorly run White House. What makes Woodward’s book different is the depth of the research and the credibility of Woodward himself. Bob Woodward is a journalistic legend who has covered 20% of the presidents in the nation’s history.

Bob Woodward is not a political partisan. He has a credibility that runs across the political spectrum.

Trump and the GOP can’t discredit Woodward’s book as a partisan attack. The White House tried this strategy and quickly abandoned it. Because it is coming from Bob Woodward, the message of wake up and pay attention to what is going on here penetrates and resonates more deeply across the country.

“Fear” confirms what most

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The Endless War on Terror: Remembering 9/11 and Knowing Our Neighbors

In the midst of our tributes to the first responders of then and now, in our gratefulness for those who serve in our nation’s military and for those who have given their lives in this service, and in our hope for tomorrow, can we also make room again to ponder the call to welcome the world’s exhausted, suffering, homeless ones for whom this nation’s welcome light shines?