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This is how fascism comes to America.
--Robert Kagan, The Washington Post, May 18, 2016

I thought you were wrong, nephew. I still hope you are. You still hope you are. From your view as a Canadian working in Los Angeles, you've been saying for four years that the United States is verging on a new civil war. That it would be worse than the last one, because the states are not clearly divided.

That the return of fascism was a distinct possibility.

Even without you in LA and friends elsewhere in the US, the circumstances there would affect me here. I live in the country next door-- grew up, as you know, on the border. Protests have skipped up north, with a large, though largely peaceful, demonstration in Toronto on the weekend and another in Montreal which did see a smaller group engage in…

In the middle of the massive, nationwide, wave of protests sparked in the US by the killing of George Floyd (46) in Minneapolis, MN on May 25, 2020, by an on-duty police officer, there is a mystery being presented in Washington, D.C. Who are the "little green men"? They look like members of federal law enforcement agencies except for one little detail. They have no badge or insignia or anything else, which would indicate which federal…

Coos County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon. Located on the southern Oregon coast, it is bordered by Curry County to the south and Douglas County to the north and east. The county's primary industries are timber, fishing, tourism, and agriculture.

The name "Coos" is derived from one of the area's indigenous tribes, and has two meanings: "lake" and "place of pines." Sir Francis Drake was beleived to have sought shelter for his ship around…

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