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TILTING AT WINDBAGS* Untitled, Pencil, 20" x 15", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy Van Wagoner Family Trust* (sketched in preparation for his *Christ Ministering to the »

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IMAGINE BEING MIKE LEE* Untitled, Acrylic on Panel, 18" x 24 ", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** Yes, I have read both »

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MAYBE A REVOLUTION SHOULD HAVE COME FROM THE MILLIONS OF HISTORICALLY DISENFRANCHIZED VOTERS* Waiting for the Parade, Oil on Canvas, 48" x 72", Richard J Van »

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IS THE GOP REALLY Q-SPLAINING UNITY TO THE DEMOCRATS?* The Sneeze, Watercolor, 21" x 29", Richard J Van Wagoner, Circa 2005, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family »

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FINALLY!* Untitled, Watercolor, 21.5 x 29.5, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy Van Wagoner Family Trust** I began blogging within ten days of the last »

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REMEMBER CESAR SAYOC? 16 PIPE BOMBS DELIVERED TO TRUMP’S DECLARED ENEMIES* Untitled, Engraved Printmaking Plate, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust* »

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THIS WEEK’S BLOG TOOK A SUDDEN DETOUR* Untitled, Oil on Panel, 23.5" x 31.5", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family »

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MY FRIEND AND MENTOR EDWIN B. FIRMAGE* During President Reagan’s first year in office, I was a congressional intern in Washington D.C. Shortly thereafter »

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PERDUE AND LOEFFLER: SHAPING FEDERAL POLICY TO OPTIMIZE THEIR NET WORTH? Those in Power (And Already Uber Rich) Are Entitled: “Perhaps That's the Story of Life. »

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MY CASE FOR PROSECUTING TRUMP* Untitled, Oil on Canvas, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** Will the United States hold to account »

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ENEMY OF THE UNITED STATES . . . DOMESTIC Untitled, Watercolor, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** I’ve been following the debate over whether »

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LIVING IN UTAH COMES WITH ITS SHARE OF EMBARASSMENTS Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** Despite Captain-Moroni/Democracy-Is-Not-The-Objective Mike Lee and I'm-Taking-A-Leave-of-Absence-To-Stop-The-Steal »

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THE CONTORTIONISTS: FICTION WORTH READING (UNLIKE TRUMP’S UNRELENTING STREAM OF LIES)* Since January 2017, I have mostly gotten away from reading fiction – except, of course, »

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A RETURN TO DECENCY* Untitled, Watercolor, 21.5 x 29.5, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy Van Wagoner Family Trust** I voted for Mr. Biden. With »

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ISN’T IT ABOUT TIME THE SUPREME COURT ADOPTED A CODE OF ETHICAL CONDUCT? The Pedestrian, Oil on Canvas, 32" x 48", Richard J Van Wagoner, »

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I’M SORRY MR. BIDEN, BUT THEIR MOTIVES MATTER TO ME* Those Who Were Complicit In The Most Corrupt, Disastrously Incompetent Administration In History Must Be »

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"STAND BACK AND STAND BY": A DEFENSE IN MITIGATION THE ALLEGED MICHIGAN TERRORISTS MAY TRY TO ADVANCE* Untitled, Oil on Panel, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy »

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EVEN IF WE SURVIVE TRUMP, HIS REIGN OF CARNAGE WILL BE AMONG THE COUNTRY’S STARKEST, MOST INSIDIOUS LANDMARKS* Untitled, Watercolor, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy »

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BARR HAS TURNED PROJECTION, LYING AND HYPOCRISY INTO PERFORMANCE ART* Untitled, Oil on Canvas, 36" x 26", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family »

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"ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PRESIDENT TRUMP OFFICIALLY DECLARES E. JEAN CARROLL A 'TOTAL LIAR'" ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR Renee in the Park, »

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COUNTING ON PEOPLE’S WORST INSTINCTS—AND CHEATING, OF COURSE—IS ALL HE HAS. IT’S ALL HE’S EVER HAD. Untitled, Oil on Canvas, 28" »

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BIRTHDAY WISH LIST* Morning Flight, Oil on Panel, 32" x 48", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** It’s short: • All eligible »

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RNC 2020: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA'S FLIGHT FROM EXCEPTIONALISM* I listened carefully to the Obamas’ inspiring, patriotic and ominous remarks at the 2020 DNC. I thank »

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NEW YORK v. NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION: A CASE OVERVIEW* Shopping for Body Parts, Woodcut, 11.5” x 18”, Richard J Van Wagoner, 1992, Courtesy of Van »

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WE NOW HAVE SOME ANSWERS TO TRUMP’S “WHAT THE HELL DO YOU HAVE TO LOSE?”* Untitled, Watercolor, 9.5" x 9.5", Richard J Van »

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TRUMP AND HIS BAND OF CORRUPT ENABLERS ARE THE COMMON ENEMY* Traveling North, Watercolor, 9.5" x 13.5", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van »

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“AIN’T NO RACISTS HERE,” A MINSTREL SHOW IN TWO ACTS* Untitled, Pen and Ink, 8.5" x 8", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van »

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WHILE ITS LEADER USES THE FLAG TO WIPE HIS @$$, THE GOP ASSERTS BELIEF IN AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM* Attacking And Undermining Much Of What It Symbolizes—Or Silently »

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CALIGULA II’S ORGY IN TULSA* The Novel Coronavirus’ Wet Dream Gaius Julius Caesar aka Caligula—meaning “little [soldier’s] bone spurs”—became emperor following the »

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CRUSHING DISSENT IN THE BATTLE SPACE* Untitled, Pencil and Charcoal on Paper, 26" x 39.5", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust* »

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COMMUNING WITH COVID-19* Facts Don’t Matter To An Imaginary Narrative Untitled, Acrylic on Panel, 12" x 16", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner »

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OBAMAGATE UNMASKED* Untitled, Watercolor, 21" x 17.5, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Palmer and Camille Hawkins** This, according to Trump, is the biggest and »

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DR. RICK BRIGHT: NOT JUST ANOTHER WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT* Retaliating Against A Scientist Who Resisted The Administration’s Political Advocacy For Untested, Potentially Dangerous Drugs As Treatment »

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IF ONLY MR. TRUMP COULD DELAY GRATIFICATION . . .* He Might Not Be The Worlds Utmost Existential Threat Untitled, Acrylic on Canvas, 18" x 24", Richard J Van »

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A PORTRAIT OF A MOTHER AS AN ARTIST'S MUSE* Renee, Oil on Canvas, 18" x 24", Richard J Van Wagoner, Circa 1962, Courtesy of Van Wagoner »

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MOTION TO MODIFY CRIMINAL SENTENCE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC* Untitled, Engraved Printmaking Plate, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** I represent people »

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A CHURCH PROSECUTES MY BROTHER FOR BEING GAY* (Part Three of Three) Kelly and Nick, Oil on Canvas, 66” x 47”, Richard J Van Wagoner, Circa. »

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TRUMP ANNOUNCES PEACE ACCORD WITH NOVEL CORONAVIRUS* Spring, Oil on Canvas, 30" x 36", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** In a »

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IMAGINING MR. TRUMP AS A TRUE LEADER IN OUR NEXT CRISIS IS IMPOSSIBLE* Mr. Trump Has Given A Masterful Lesson In Washing His Hands—Of Leadership. »

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EVERYTHING IS ABOUT ME AND MY SURVIVAL.* If People Die In My Calculation For Continued Survival, Too Bad For Them. I Don’t Care. (Hint: I »

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9/11 REDUX* Untitled,Pencil on Paper, 18" x 20", Richared J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** I was not and am not »

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TRADING ON INSIDE INFORMATION Those In Power (And Already Well-To-Do) Are Entitled: “Perhaps That's The Story Of Life. . . ." DJT 3/18/20 Untitled, Acrylic on Panel, »

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SELF PORTRAITS: A FATHER AS ARTIST Self-Portrait, Oil on Canvas, 24" x 48", Richard J Van Wagoner, Circa 1962, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** Richard »

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THE 2020 ELECTION COULD BE THE LARGEST—AND MOST SUCCESSFUL—PEACEFUL PROTEST AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN AMERICAN HISTORY* Let's End Trump's Crimes Against Humanity And »

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CHARACTER WITNESS: A FATHER TESTIFIES AT HIS GAY SON’S CHURCH COURT* Taking a Dip in the Gene Pool, Watercolor, 40.5” x 49.5”, Richard »

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THIS GUY IS IN CHARGE OF THE CORONAVIRUS Sheparding, 46.5" x 36", Oil on Canvas, 1999, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family »

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CHURCH COURT (FOR “HOMOSEXUAL BEHAVIOR”)* You Gotta Love It Baby, Watercolor, 42.5" x 51", 2000, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust* »

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GENERAL BARR: ON BEHALF OF A SMALL BUT ELITE CLASS OF CURRENT AND FUTURE CRIMINAL DEFENDANTS, THANK YOU* Untitled, Pen and Ink, 9" x 13", Richard »

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AMERICAN TYRANT Untitled, Engraved Printmaking Plate, Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust** Since its timely publication in 2017, I have read and »

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IMPEACHMENT RANT FULLY EMBRACING IMPROPRIETY AND ALL ITS APPEARANCES, THE SENATE AND WHITE HOUSE COLLUDE TO NULLIFY AN IMPEACHMENT Why? Because In The Party Of Trump, »