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Why many GOP candidates sound like Tucker Carlson | CLARENCE PAGE

At a time that should be a moment of glory for Republicans, much of the Grand Old Party is campaigning like a party of trolls….

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MAGA may not be fascist, but increasingly it rhymes | CLARENCE PAGE

As much as I call myself a zealot for free speech, I also find it prudent sometimes to remember the value of not speaking. Or,…

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Jan. 6 hearings make great TV, but will it matter? | CLARENCE PAGE

In the long-running talkfest known as the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6, 2021, Attack on the U.S. Capitol, we haven’t seen too many…

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Clarence Thomas gay marriage opinion Congress

Blame it on Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas. The House of Representatives this week felt the need to pass the Respect for Marriage Act, which…

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Emmett Till’s story, despite new revelations, still needs the whole truth | CLARENCE PAGE

Like a slowly unfolding detective story, the search for justice for Emmett Till keeps taking new and painful turns — and not always toward justice….

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Willful blindness no excuse for Trump’s coup attempt | CLARENCE PAGE

No matter how much congressional Republicans leaders may encourage us to look anywhere but at the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol…

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Internet privacy is under siege along with abortion rights | CLARENCE PAGE

Having witnessed how much the world seemed to change after the Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion nationwide, it has been stunning — although not…

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It’s hard to not lose hope over mass shootings | CLARENCE PAGE

I’m really getting tired of writing about mass shootings. I’m not alone in my weariness. Back in the final summer of Barack Obama’s presidency, he…

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What would George Washington say about Jan. 6? He tried to warn us | CLARENCE PAGE

As America’s birthday approached last week during the House select committee’s investigation of the Jan. 6 attack last year on the Capitol, I was reminded…

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Now that Roe is gone, what’s next? Mixed marriages? | CLARENCE PAGE:

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide in 1973, could same-sex marriage be next? Or…

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