Today is a Good Day

Nearly 4 years ago, Donald Trump promised that “American carnage” was going to end “today” in his inaugural address. Sitting here at the end of his term, the best way I can describe his what has transpired under his leadership is indeed, American carnage. I won't go through the list

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Attacking the Core of America

I was going to link to a specific quote in this article, Donald Trump is Attacking the Very Core of America, but there was simply too much and I couldn’t pick just one bit, just go read it. This also gives me a reason to share something I’ve

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The Right Needs to Change

The GOP's monstrous math problem - Axios Republicans, win or lose next week, face a big — and growing — math problem. […] They're relying almost exclusively on a shrinking demographic (white men), living in shrinking areas (small, rural towns), creating a reliance on people with shrinking incomes (white workers without college degrees)

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What Did We Just Watch?

Can someone explain to me how this week’s presidential debate was anything more than an embarrassment? Can someone tell me why anyone can look at the performance from POTUS and think, “yeah, that was a reasonable debate by a smart man”? I’m embarrassed for my country. We have

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Running Out of Campaign Funds Right Before the Finish Line

Running Out of Campaign Funds Right Before the Finish Line
This article is an interesting look at how campaign funds can be spent, and of course I relish the idea of the campaign running out of money before the end of the race, but I would suspect this article is also exactly the sort of thing that will drive money into the campaign.

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How to Prevent Riots

How to Prevent Riots
When the peaceful methods of affecting change fall on deaf ears, but change still needs to be made, there are only so many avenues left to explore.

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The Strange Data Behind How We Vote

The Strange Data Behind How We Vote
When someone votes for someone, believes a certain deity, or thinks a certain athlete is the GOAT, they think it’s totally logical and their own choice. The data continues to show that while we certainly have agency, there are major forces pushing us in certain directions.

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Forgetting Your Dark Past vs Celebrating It

Most Americans think recognizing the country’s flaws makes the U.S. stronger, not weaker - The Washington Post “So we’re not going to tear down monuments and forget the people who built our great nation,” he continued. “Instead, we will learn from our past so we don’t

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There is Nothing Else, There is no Policy

Stuart Stevens, an ex-GOP operative, on why the party should be burned to the ground That’s why I say the Republican Party really isn’t a political party. It’s a cartel. Why do cartels exist? Why does OPEC exist? To sell oil. Nobody says, “What is the moral

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