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Author: Jonathan Prichard

Content of Our Character

Shelby Steel: Black Protest Has Lost Its Power “It is not surprising, then, that these black football players would don the mantle of protest. The surprise was that it didn’t work. They had misread the historic moment. They were not speaking truth to power. Rather, they were figures of pathos, mindlessly loyal to a black identity that had run its course. What they missed is a simple truth that is both obvious and unutterable: The oppression of black people is over with. This is politically incorrect news, but it is true nonetheless. We blacks are, today, a free people. It is as if freedom sneaked up and caught us by surprise. Of course this does not mean there is no racism left in American life. Racism is endemic to the human condition, just as stupidity is. We will always have to be on guard against it. But now it is recognized as a scourge, as the crowning immorality of our age and our history. Protest always tries to make a point. But what happens when that point already has been made—when, in this case, racism has become anathema and freedom has expanded? What happened was that black America was confronted with a new problem: the shock of freedom. This is what replaced racism as our primary difficulty. Blacks had survived every form of human debasement with ingenuity, self-reliance, a...

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Deep Rivers

Robert Mueller’s Corrupt Bargain – General Michael Flynn Ensnared in a Deep-state Flytrap   Washington, DC – Special Counsel Robert Mueller has secured a guilty plea from General Michael Flynn on a single count of lying to federal agents (18 U.S.C, Section 1001). That is the news on the surface, such as it is, but buries the real story in an avalanche of process. As stated in the Mueller indictment, Flynn “did willfully and knowingly make materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements and representations” to the FBI regarding his interaction with then-Russian Envoy Sergey Kislyak. The Mueller investigation did...

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The Reckoning

Democrats appear willing to put Clintons out to pasture By Jonathan Prichard Washington D.C. – Recent statements by prominent Democrats appear to signal that the Clinton’s run in public life is over. From Democrat senator Kirsten Gillibrand breaking from party orthodoxy to say Bill Clinton should have resigned the Presidency over the Monica Lewinsky affair, to veteran actor Susan Sarandon proclaiming Hillary is dangerous and is good she is not President, the Clinton’s are apparently being readied for an extended stint under the proverbial bus. Longtime Democrat operative, Donna Brazile began what might turn out as the initial bursting...

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