Republicans aren’t making any secret about the fact that they only exist today to “own the libs.” They claim to be fed up with decades of “liberals” attacking the values of “middle America,” so they now just want to “trigger” as many liberals as possible. That sentence would have sounded like a foreign language just a few short years ago, but that is exactly what the Republican Party of 2021 stands for. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced