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Life Arts    H2'ed 3/2/21

The Republican revolt against democracy, explained in 13 charts

Burned american flag left in the dirt after riots at the capitol hill
Burned american flag left in the dirt after riots at the capitol hill
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'The Republican Party is the biggest threat to American democracy today. It is a radical, obstructionist faction that has become hostile to the most basic democratic norm: that the other side should get to wield power when it wins elections.'

This meticulous study confirms with harrowing details the extremism plaguing this poor place we call home. The roots date back to the sixties--or earlier, as evident in the Confederate flags we saw on tv footage etc. from January 6.

What can be done? Carry on with Biden's progressive agenda that Tom Hartmann celebrates in his interview with Rob. Of course hope for progressive progress. Power plays strange games. Sinema and Manchin hold the reins of so many measures.

It's time to reach out to lawmakers at every level and run for office yourself if at all possible. What else? Educate if at all possible. Is it too late? 

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Marta Steele is an author/editor/blogger who has been writing for Opednews.com since 2006. She is also author of the 2012 book "Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, (more...)
 

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