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#181 Posted : Friday, May 21, 2021 9:43:33 PM
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How can ANY person view the hours of video taken at the United States Capitol building and claim January 6 was a peaceful protest?

How can ANYONE trust Republicans when they NOW claim January 6 was just like any other tourist visit?

During that January 6 riot and ensuing insurrection, Republican Representative Andrew Clyde was photographed, looking absolutely terrified, standing behind a Capitol Police guard with his service weapon drawn to defend the House from the insurrectionists. Today, that same man claims the riotous insurrectionists were just like any other peaceful tourists!


The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.
Sydney J. Harris
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#182 Posted : Saturday, May 29, 2021 6:54:50 PM
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The American people want action, not never-ending "negotiations" and obstructionism, and they will not come out and vote for a party that does not deliver. And if the Republicans do regain control of Congress, we can be sure that the economy will move steadily forward toward a system in which the rich get richer thanks to increased corporate domination. We can be sure that the climate crisis will intensify, diminishing the likelihood of our children and grandchildren living in a healthy and habitable environment. We can be sure that our government will drift away from democracy, as voter suppression, dark money and conspiracy theories continue to dominate our political system.

This is an unprecedented moment in American history. The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake.


~ Bernie Sanders ~
The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.
Sydney J. Harris
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#183 Posted : Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:33:43 PM
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"a breath of fresh air"

The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does, and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what it does; the first attitude creates a feeling of responsibility, but the second a feeling of blind arrogance that leads to war.
Sydney J. Harris
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