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REFLECTIONS/Jonathan Gramling

Jonathan Gramling

Freedom Is Not Automatic

I have been watching the January 6 Select Committee hearings that have been televised nationally, last Thursday in prime time and then Monday morning. After months and months of released sound bites of information, some of the committee’s findings are now being released throughout the month of June. It is compelling television.

My son always tells me that I am obsessed by Donald Trump because I often comment on what Trump is trying to do now. In my mind, it isn’t an obsession as it is a nagging fear that is reinforced every time I hear Trump speak or read his comments in the newspaper. And what these televised hearings are reinforcing in e is that yeah, I am paranoid a bit, but I have good reason to be paranoid. -- READ MORE