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If you ever wondered what it would be like to live in 1937 or 1957, or during the time of events like the Selma to Montgomery marches, you don’t have to look far. We are living in it.

Source: Perspectives: Charlottesville Is the America That Donald Trump Promised

 

Democrats, and some Republican critics of Trump, are demanding he cut ties with Bannon, the former Breitbart News chairman who once described his site as the ‘platform for the alt-right.’

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — Trump pressured to dump nationalist wing

 

Trump’s reluctance to denounce hate groups and individuals during his presidential campaign as now is simply because our President is a white nationalist and racist, and he believes that he is superior to others. Hate groups are Trump’s people.

Source: Perspectives: Slate — How Trump Has Cultivated the White Supremacist Alt-Right for Years

 

After two days of censure from Democrats and Republicans alike, who condemned the President for not denouncing white supremacism, Trump finally publicly denounced the racist, white supremacist, and neo-Nazi sympathizers responsible for violence and murder in Charlottesville on Monday afternoon.

Source: Perspectives: Huffington Post — Two Days After White Supremacist Violence, Trump Finally Condemns Hate Groups

 

William Astore at Bracing Views is on target when pointing out that, in the world of the liberal media world, military control of the civilian White House is regularly celebrated as if it weren’t an upside-down version of the American tradition.

Source: Perspectives: Bracing Views — Military Control of the Civilian: It’s Opposite Day in America

 

Dan Rather: Many thoughtful and thought provoking pieces have been written about this weekend’s tragedy in Charlottesville. But one of the best I have seen is from my friend and sometimes collaborator Dahlia Lithwick on Slate.com. It is powerful, direct and hopeful. I highly recommend the read.

Source: Perspectives: Dan Rather: This Is a Deeply Disturbing, Troubling, and Tragic Time, But ‘They Will Not Replace Us’

 

The secretive way in which new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, surrounded by armed guards even in his office and enveloped in secrecy, is trying to dismantle the agency he’s in charge of and essentially dismantle as well protections against dangers to American health and well-being.

Source: Perspectives: NY Times — Scott Pruitt Is Carrying Out His E.P.A. Agenda in Secret, Critics Say

 

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