summer has brought us hopeful signs for justice and democracy in our country.
U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United
States Capitol has done an excellent job in establishing the factual
narrative of Trump’s coup.
sworn testimony from Trump’s own people confirms his intent to strong arm state
officials and the Justice Department into corrupting the election. They reveal
his plan to send illegal electors and his House toadies to overturn the election.
chillingly, they also reveal his personal attempt to lead his armed mob to storm the Capitol.
General Merrick Garland has finally made it clear the Justice Department is
actively investigating Trump and his inner circle of seditionists.
is all good news, but we still have a long way to go.
must be indictments and convictions for the guilty. If there are no severe
consequences for their crimes and abuses of power, their fascist inclinations
will only be encouraged. The groundwork for someone worse than Trump will be
rest is up to we the people. Americans need to wake up to the radical Right’s
ongoing war on our democracy and rule of law. We cannot let any of them be
above the law.
can only happen if the Republican Party is defeated soundly for siding with
Trump and party over Constitution and country.
fascists will prevail if we fail in any of three critical fronts in defending
Trump must be indicted and convicted.
Massive voter turnout is needed to assure the Republicans lose seats in 2022.
Massive voter turnout in 2024 will be needed to assure Democratic control of
Congress and the White House.
we can talk about expanding the Supreme Court, enforcing a code of ethics, and
impeaching the corrupt perjurers and insurrectionist Justices.
after jumping these hurdles, we must never forget the threat of fascism is
always lurking in our radicalized Right.
just emboldened them to come out of the woodwork.
need to understand the struggle against fascism will never end, because its
racist authoritarian roots run deep in our culture.
defeated General Lee, but the racism and treason of the Confederacy still
poison our Union.
defeated Hitler and Mussolini, but Nazis and fascism still infect our
is because radical Right propagandists keep religious, low-information white
people as ignorant, misinformed, and frightened as possible. Gullible white
Evangelicals make excellent sheep for fascism. It’s a good sign that some of
them are finally turning from Trump, but they will always be the Republican
"I love the poorly educated", reveals their game plan. A powerful
propaganda network still agitates, frightens, enrages, indoctrinates and
deludes the radical white Right.
boils down to our one last hope for democracy and human decency.
Republican Party must be defeated and dishonored for their loyalty to Trump and
their enthrallment with Trumpism. They must be defeated and dishonored for
their embrace of the Big Lie, and their war on voter rights and fair elections.
are cracks in the dam. Elderly voters are abandoning the Republican Party.
Younger people are opening their eyes to the looming threats to their future.
need more Republicans to find their conscience and learn what real patriotism
is. They need to learn that Trumpism, voter suppression and partisan control of
elections are the antithesis of patriotism and our experiment in a democratic
justice is not done, and we fail to unite and vote with most Americans in this
cause, then we have only seen the beginning of a great darkness that will cover
did it last election. Let’s do it even better this year.