After the mostly peaceful pro-Trump protests on January 6, 2021, domestic politics moved further along the road to instability and blood in the United States. When and if the United States gets through this rough patch, future generations will look back and compare Nancy Pelosi to John C. Calhoun. (more…)
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For most of my life, I have never really felt patriotic about America or being an American. The only time I felt a strong connection to America was during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign of 2016. I would drive hundreds of miles just to attend his campaign rallies and meet other Trump supporters. As the fallout of the Capitol occupation (more…)
The Congress Has No Clothes: The Capitol Occupation & Post-Trumpian Populism
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As an American observing Wednesday’s “mostly peaceful” protest at the Capitol from abroad, I admit I was taken by surprise. Foreign acquaintances had been asking me for months if anything dramatic would happen in relation to the election. While I was sure that a Trump victory would have led to BLM and Antifa violence on a scale we had never seen before, I assured everyone that in the event of a Biden win, discontent would be limited to the “proper political channels” and social media (more…)
The worst event since 9/11 happened this week. No, it wasn’t another terror attack, nor was it a natural catastrophe.
Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol and . . . just kinda wandered around. Sure, they had to fight their way in and break through doors and windows to obtain their objective. (more…)