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The American System

Feb 2018

February 22, 2018

February 23, 2018

Trump Wants To Arm Teachers, Threatening U.S. With Hobbesian Nightmare of War of All Against All; Cynical Ploy Subordinates All Values to Demand for Universal Ownership of Assault Rifles; Goal Includes Propping Up Failing Arms Manufacturers; Gun Lobby Strategy Sees Guns as Cultural Populist Wedge Issue To Defeat Potential for a New FDR National Coalition of the American People; GOP Wedge Issues Of Aligned With Divisive Themes of Russian Bots and Trolls; Billy Graham’s Camp Meeting Revival Style Rooted in Rural America Going Back to the Great Revival in Cane Ridge, Kentucky in 1801