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Dr. King’s ‘Two Americas’ truer now than ever: Bill Moyers

You may think you know about Martin Luther King, Jr., but there is much about the man and his message we have conveniently forgotten. He was a prophet, like Amos, Isaiah and Jeremiah of old, calling kings and plutocrats to account — speaking truth to power.

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The right's latest attempts to hijack and abuse Christianity

In Babylon-on-the-Potomac recently, the brand new, $500 million Museum of the Bible had its grand opening. Donald Trump did not attend, perhaps fearing a fate like the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark when the remnants of the Ten Commandments are unsealed, holy mayhem ensues and miscreants melt like candles.

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Bill Moyers: Trump is hiding something extraordinary and lying as reflexively as the rest of us breathe

So Donald Trump fired James Comey because the FBI director mistreated Hillary Clinton last summer over her use of private emails.

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Hey Republicans, where's the backbone?

Congressional Republicans, we watched you at the White House Thursday. Just before Donald Trump’s rambling, manic, often snarky press conference — delivered more in the manner of a churlish insult comic than leader of the free world — the president met with a group of you, a self-titled “Trump caucus” of early supporters.

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President Trump has upended the rules of democracy with a clumsy heavy-handedness worse than we imagined

The smell of a coup hung over the White House this past weekend, like the odor of gunpowder after fireworks on the Fourth of July.

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Bill Moyers: We need the truth about Trump's relationship with Putin -- NOW

Over the holidays, John Farrell, author of an upcoming biography of Richard Nixon, wrote an op-ed piece in The New York Times confirming what many of us have known for nearly 50 years: In the fall of 1968, Nixon, the Republican candidate for president, deliberately torpedoed President Lyndon Johnson’s efforts to cease the bombing of North Vietnam and begin peace talks to end the Vietnam war.

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Trump, his virus and the dark age of unreason

There’s a virus infecting our politics and right now it’s flourishing with a scarlet heat. It feeds on fear, paranoia and bigotry. All that was required for it to spread was a timely opportunity — and an opportunist with no scruples.

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Moyers: DNC chair Wasserman Schultz's change of heart on payday lenders is too little, too late

First, a quick recap: Rep. Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), chair of the Democratic National Committee, also has been an advocate for the payday loan industry. The website Think Progress even described her as the “top Democratic ally” of “predatory payday lenders.” You know — the bottom-feeding bloodsuckers of the working poor. Yes, them.

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Bill Moyers: Democrats can't unite unless Debbie Wasserman Schultz goes!

To paraphrase the words of that Scottish master Robert Burns, the best laid plans of mice, men — and women — go often astray, or “gang aft agley,” as they say in the Highlands. No one knows this better than Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Moyers: Clinton needs to call for these two top Democrats to resign -- for her campaign's sake

There are two Democrats whose resignation from office right now would do their party and country a service.

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The GOP elites have themselves to blame for Trump

Trump's the symptom, not the disease. The Republican establishment has been infecting the body politic for years.

From their “Dark Money” bagman Karl Rove to their philosophical guru David Brooks, the GOP elites are in a tizzy over saving the Republican Party from Donald Trump and the other intruders, extremists and crackpots who have fallen in behind Trump as if he were the Pied Piper of Hamelin. But who will save the party from the elites?

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Bill Moyers slams networks for using Trump as cheap fuel for their 2016 campaign ratings

Television news has gone off its rocker and turned our politics into the equivalent of a freak show’s hall of mirrors.

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Bill Moyers: Republicans seek to prove ignorance is strength while they rip the country apart

For reasons hard to fathom, the Republicans seem to have made up their minds: they will divide, degrade and secede from the Union.

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