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Barry’s Blog # 349: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Ten

Republican corruption: The ACLU of Georgia revealed that as recently as 2019 the state had purged nearly 200,000 citizens for moving from the addresses on their voter registration applications – none of whom had actually moved. Mitch McConnell quietly rammed … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 348: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Nine

Let’s look at developments in a half dozen themes that I’ve been emphasizing. The corruption of the Republicans continues unabated. Each day brings new revelations. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced that he would be scaling back election security … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 347: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Eight

The Democratic Convention: Virtual liberals. The body language of Chuck Shumer and others seemed to express discomfort and insincerity as they addressed video cameras rather than actual people. But this exemplified the fact that – despite the constant presence of … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 346: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Seven

In previous posts I offered several main points to consider about this election: 1 – The corruption of the Republicans / the Elephant in the Living Room 2 – The corruption of the Democratic National Committee 3 – The naïve … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 345: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Six

In a dark time, the eye begins to see. – Theodore Roethke.  Boy Psychology I mentioned the Jungian psychologist Robert Moore in an earlier section. His books King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine and The … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 344: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Five

Hidin’ Biden We cannot let this, we’ve never allowed any crisis from the Civil War straight through to the pandemic of 17, all the way around, 16, we have never, never let our democracy sakes second fiddle, way they, we … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 343: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Four

Two Senile, Old White Guys Who Want to be President – Or Do They? I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters. – Trumpus This essay is not really about politics, … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 342: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Three

Everybody knows that the dice are loaded Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed Everybody knows the war is over Everybody knows the good guys lost Everybody knows the fight was fixed The poor stay poor, the rich get rich That’s … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 341: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part Two

For a long time now, only half of American adults have considered it worth their time to vote. They are not stupid. Stop calling them stupid. We make up the lowest turnout rate in the world because so few of … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 340: A Mythologist Looks at the 2020 Election, Part One

The war is not meant to be won; it is meant to be continuous. – George Orwell Watch what we do, not what we say. – John Mitchell, Attorney General under Richard Nixon Let me be perfectly clear (Nixon said … Continue reading

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