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President Trump

President Trump Takes Fear and Loathing To The Next Level

When men can hate without risk, their stupidity is easily convinced, the motives supply themselves.” – Louis-Ferdinand Celine, “Journey to the End of the Night” Donald Trump is now the Republican presidential nominee. President Trump. Good God. After months of rational people saying it could never happen; after countless jokes and,...

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Franklin Pierce: The 14th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) As the compromise of 1850 barely held the nation together, Franklin Pierce ascended to the presidency was a Northern...