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Back in the mid-60s when the ancestors of today’s ‘conservatives’ were arguing for deep Communist infiltration of our country they would point to supposed connections between liberals or Martin Luther King, jr., or even president Eisenhower, and the reds. These ‘connections’ were always few in number, and extremely speculative- but those who spread these tales poisoned the minds of many (me at one time included) into a reflexive distrust of anyone liberal.

Today the connections between Trump and his people and a Russian government and oligarchy deeply in bed with organized crime are many and interlocking and yet the spiritual descendants of that old right wing movement say there is nothing to it. I suspect there is plenty to it, and that if truth wins out over evil, we will discover the Trump regime is committing treason not for ideological reasons, but because they are criminals seeking to amass as much wealth as they can.

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