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How low will the GOP go?
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How low will the GOP go?

Karl Marx famously wrote, “History repeats itself, first time as tragedy, second as farce.”

So, his ghost must have eagerly joined the many living in this dimension who last week thoroughly enjoyed the two spectacles that underscore the chaos within – and perhaps even the coming-apart of – the Republican Party.

Death row’s other killers
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Death row’s other killers

Glenn Ford, 64, convicted of murder in 1984, spent a quarter-century on the death row of Louisiana’s notorious Angola prison before his conviction was overturned and he was freed last year. Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, convicted of murder in 1983, spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row before his murder conviction was overturned earlier this month and he was freed.

The ‘Real’ Dream Speech
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The ‘Real’ Dream Speech

[caption id="attachment_23004" align="alignleft"]mlk dreamtalkbusiness.net[/caption]I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today!

A suggestion for these days of special attention to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Whenever people cite this sentence from his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech, ask them if they know the rest of the speech.

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