Bush 43 principal speechwriter Michael Gerson: The Trump nightmare looms again. “Catastrophe is in the front room,” he concludes.
But it doesn’t have to be this way, if each of us does what he or she can — organizing, engaging friends and relatives, providing what resources we can.
Take the Democrats-are-doomed narrative with a grain of salt, argues Eugene Robinson!
Both columns, well worth reading.
One thing for sure: this is no time to get stoned.
(But if that interests you, check out Mark Plotkin’s Plants of the Gods: Hallucinogens, Healing, Culture and Conservation podcast. Also, PBS Nova’s The Cannabis Question.)
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It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.~Bill Clinton
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