Aaron Van Langevelde, an American hero in Michigan, and the inside rot of the anti-democratic (Republican) party

We have major challenges ahead in order to restore respect by all for our democratic processes and the rule of law, That will take time.

But for now, we can simply express our gratitude for the fact that Aaron Van Langevelde and a majority of the people have successfully defended American democracy against a grave fascist threat.

That should make this Thanksgiving one to remember, for the ages.

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Imagine: Adolf Hitler in the White House

Democrats and other opponents of Donald Trump have been incredibly naive over the last four years. They simply can’t imagine that, in this wonderful country whose democracy has stood firm for over 200 years–except during the Civil War (1861-1865)–a fascist American President would do anything necessary to retain his hold on power.

In order to set aside our innate American naïveté and innocent prejudices about what is and is not conceivable, it is useful to simply imagine that the fascist Leader in the American White House is Adolf Hitler.
Is there anything Adolf Hitler might not do, in order to retain his hold on power?

That’s the intellectual exercise.

Now, what should American democrats and supporters of t’he Constitution do, or be prepared to do, to defend the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to lead the next government of the United States?




How to restore the Rule of Law—At home and abroad

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