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Trump – The Modern Day Piper of Hamelin

Mike Magee You would need a mountain of psychiatrists to explain why Trump is the way he is, and an army of scholars to help us understand why Republican leaders, in state and federal positions, have decided to follow this piper’s call. Which brings me to a well known parable, described below by AI enabled […]

Opposing “Obamacare” Is Political Suicide For Downstream Republicans.

Mike Magee Despite Trump’s recent renewed pledge to once again take on Obamacare, most Republican leaders understand that opposing the increasingly popular program is political suicide. Experts have repeatedly advised the opposite, as we move slowly and incrementally toward “universalism in conjunction with simple source funding,” A brief summary of the past history helps refresh […]

Trump is Mentally Ill. Say It Out Loud.

Sunday Op-Ed: Mike Magee With the January 23rd New Hampshire primary in the rear view mirror, and the SC Republican primary February 24th primary fast approaching,  a tragic Donald Trump continues to dig himself into a hole that will eventually lead to some personal hell. I think we are at a point where Trump’s mental […]

A Speech For The Ages – 83 Christmases Ago.

Mike Magee On the evening of December 29, 1940, with election to his 3rd term as President secured, FDR delivered these words as part of his sixteenth “Fireside Chat”: “There can be no appeasement with ruthlessness…No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it.” Millions of Americans, and millions of Britains were […]

The True Color of Tribalism – an orange sash, a green flag, a red MAGA hat…and a fragmented health care system.

Mike Magee As Thanksgiving Day approaches, let’s give thanks for the study of history, in part because it reminds us that Trumpian words like “vermin” have been used before and serve to alert the human race that we have entered the danger zone. One President who understood the power of words more than many others […]

Courage Has A Face. Her Name Is Hadley.

Mike Magee “Don’t call me a saint,” said founder of the early 1930’s Catholic Workers Movement, Dorothy Day. “I don’t want to be dismissed that easily.” Oddly enough, says Jesuit writer, James Martin, “That quote is probably the biggest obstacle to her canonization…Given that quote, would Dorothy really want to be canonized?” Today’s election results […]

The 1 Question Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum Should Ask Tonight.

Mike Magee This evening, the Republican Party will sponsor their first Primary Debate. It will be historic in featuring the absence of their lead contender for the 2024 Presidential campaign, a candidate who appears committed to the destruction of his own political party Events over the past year clearly have confirmed that we are a […]

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