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Reprinted under Fair Use. Image not part of orignal article, but from Mother Jones. ... from Electoral-Vote.com: Barr Lashes Out? by "The Votemaster" (Andrew Tanenbaum) and "Zenger" (Christopher Bates) Note: bold added by Eastern Woodlands. Attorney General William Barr is, apparently, very cross with Donald Trump. Sitting for an interview with ABC News, he complained about the difficult corners he's... Read more →


Published from Electoral-Vote.com under Fair Use. The Problems Caused by the US Constitution Itself by H.E. of New York From this morning's The Sunday Mailbag at Electoral-Vote.com, the best thing I've read on Trump's impeachment and the on-going Republican generated constitutional crisis. Brilliant essay with true historic and policy insights, no doubt: Now that it is undeniable that we are... Read more →


Published under Fair Use from the Bangor Daily News. The Confederate battle flag isn’t a symbol of Southern heritage. It’s a flag of treason. by Arthur Greif George Danby | BDN By Arthur Greif, Special to the BDN • August 16, 2017 7:28 am Updated: October 6, 2017 2:02 pm It is not a coincidence that at the white supremacist... Read more →


Corporate America, A Sucker’s Dream by Michael North I recently bought a house, so naturally I’ve been spending a lot of time at home improvement stores. Most recently, my girlfriend and I have been renovating our basement, so I went to Home Depot to have some paint mixed. As I was waiting for the store associate, I thought back to... Read more →


Stanley R. Sloan is Visiting Scholar in Political Science at Middlebury College, Vermont and a Non-resident Senior Fellow in the Scowcroft Center at the Atlantic Council of the United States. For more about him, click here. We have reprinted this Facebook post with Mr. Sloan's gracious permission. The Danish Atlantic Council has just let me know that, due to my... Read more →


...from Axios by Sam Baker, published under Fair Use. Special report: The coming health care collision by Sam Baker Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios Health insurance through an employer — the way most Americans get it — costs an annual average of almost $23,000 to cover a family. That's enough to buy a new Volkswagen every year. The big picture: While those... Read more →


Claremont United Methodist Church Nativity Scene ...from Karen Clark Ristine, Head Pastor, Claremont United Methodist Church, on their church's Nativity that shows the Holy Family separated into cages: Stirred to tears by the Claremont UMC nativity. Inside the church, the Holy Family is reunited. The theological statement posted with the nativity: In a time in our country when refugee families... Read more →


McKinsey & Company: Bringing District 9 to Life for Immigrants by Marc A. Cirigliano (Handout/Getty Images) Indeed, the desire for corporate profits in the name of organizational efficeincy knows no moral boundaries. And, it appears, has little concern for human rights. It calls to mind the treatment of the aliens in the now classic film District 9. Writing for Pro... Read more →


Reprinted with Permission Thank God for the 2nd Amendment. How Else Would The Militia Keep Us Safe? by Mike The Gun Guy™ In case you’ve forgotten, the revered 2nd Amendment requires that every male citizen own a gun in order to serve in the militia and thus protect our country from harm. While of late the term ‘militia’ has become... Read more →


[Note: these "benevolent" clowns are the same folks who cut their own taxes, raised ours, cheapened our public services, polluted our environment and cut money to public education. Ego tripping control freaks. Marc A. Cirigliano, editor, The Eastern Woodlands Fusion.] Reprinted from Axios by Felix Salmon under Fair Use. Billionaires build new "benevolent aristocracy" Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios If charity is... Read more →