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Our(?) Democracy

The severance from transcendence, erosion of trust, and elite frustration are spiraling out of control

“Our democracy is under attack.” How many times have we all heard or read this phrase since Trump won the GOP primary in 2016? Then, after a dim-witted and half-baked coup attempt on January 6, 2021, that warning has been underlined, bolded, and highlighted…




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Avid reader, compulsive writer | Communitarian, Agrarian, Distributist | “Your Kingdom come, Your will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven.”

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