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A Dark View from Flyover Country

Midwest-based journalist Sarah Kendzior thinks things are going to get a lot worse. Her view from mid-America is that the election is just the opening act of a future rife with fascism and violence.

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Who Will Pull the Strings During Trump’s Presidency?

Peter Dale Scott thinks Trump’s election is both a kick in the rear for capitalism, a potential opportunity for the country, and that no matter what Trump says about “draining the swamp,” his administration will still be drawn into what Scott calls “The Deep State.”