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Trump as the Biggest Threat to US Democracy

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When no one follows the Pied Piper, he walks alone, and thus saves them from their fate.

Trump and Real Democracy: the final bout

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The truth will set you free, or in this case, maybe not.

How Republican Response to Robert Mueller Broke With History | Time

GOP lawmakers sought to defend Donald Trump in part by digging into the investigation itself, something historians say is unprecedented.
— Read on time.com/5534593/donald-trump-robert-mueller-watergate-congress/

When the guardians are investigated by the guardians who investigate the guardians: circular paranoia as an excuse to hide the truth from implicating the President and moving democracy forward.

No Christmas salary for Catholic priests | IrishCentral.com

The Catholic diocese of Waterford and Lismore have been using internal funds for priest’s salaries rather than money collected from Mass goers due to a major downturn in the amounts collected from parishioners. The collections refer to three envelopes distributed each year are supposed to fun priests’ salaries.
— Read on www.irishcentral.com/news/christmas-salary-catholic-priests-public-donations-drop

Empty pews, empty pockets. The price paid for religious failures of morality, of all things.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Announces He’s Running For President in 2020 | Time

“Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump,” the democratic socialist said. “Our campaign is about transforming our country.”
— Read on time.com/5532296/bernie-sanders-announces-running-for-president-2020/

Hail to this vanguard of (leftist) democracy, and to the fact that age makes no difference to commitment and to following the moral high-ground.

At Munich, Russia and China Widen Rift Between US and Europe | Time

As the tension boiled over, America’s adversaries didn’t waste time gloating, but moved instead to pry the West even further apart
— Read on time.com/5531770/munich-security-conference-mike-pence-angela-merkel-china-russia/

Dividing and not (yet) conquering, inside a Trump fire-starting political quagmire.

Technically and sociologically, true

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