Informed Dissent

Leave it to Florida's Ron DeSantis to utilize overt racism and abject dehumanization as a national political strategy

The 2024 Republican presidential primary is shaping up to be a battle royale of bullying.

By Jeffrey C. Billman

I thought by now I’d lost my ability to be shocked by the latest political outrage. Not just surprised, but genuinely aghast and shaken to my core, like I was when George W. Bush’s team lied the country into war, or when the Trump administration threw kids into cages, or when Donald Trump incited a mob to storm the Capitol — or like I still am that no senior official went to prison for any of those events...

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Corn Maze Orlando  
    15239 Lake Pickett Road, 407-929-0970
     The corn maze and pumpkin patch opens on October 8 with hours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Prices for the maze and park range from $10 to $15 depending on age.
    Photo via Corn Maze Orlando
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