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The Call of Unite Blue

Published on June 16th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“All rationalism tends to minimalise the value and the importance of life and to decrease the sum total of human happiness.” –H. P. Lovecraft The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the ability ... Read More

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Catch 2020

Published on June 9th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to.” ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22 I’ve said throughout this race that I would tell you when I ... Read More

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5 Things You’re Never Too Old To Try

Published on June 6th, 2016 | by Kiara Moore

“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to ... Read More


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Game of Cojones

Published on June 2nd, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“Give me honorable enemies rather than ambitious ones, and I’ll sleep more easily by night.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones I swear to you, dear reader, that I have other topics besides Clinton ... Read More

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We Are The Wild Things

Published on May 26th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

I am a grown man who still wonders what adventures the wild things in Where The Wild Things Are had after their leader sailed home to his supper. Characters don’t cease to exist once the protagonist ... Read More


Her Dubious Battles

Her Dubious Battles

Published on May 19th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“Out of all this struggle a good thing is going to grow. That makes it worthwhile.” ― John Steinbeck, In Dubious Battle If at any point I believe it’s not possible for Bernie Sanders to become ... Read More


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The DNC Code

Published on May 12th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

It almost feels sarcastic to say “Democratic Party” aloud these days, or even typing it out as I did just now. The Democratic National Committee in current incarnation is hardly democratic at all. From super-delegates to ... Read More


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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Primaries

Published on April 28th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

(This week, as a special crossover with Michael’s podcast, you can have him read this column to you. He felt the topic was that important.) “This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which ... Read More


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Still Life With Warmonger

Published on April 7th, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

“If you’re honest, you sooner or later have to confront your values. Then you’re forced to separate what is right from what is merely legal. This puts you metaphysically on the run. America is full of ... Read More


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Steal This Vote

Published on March 31st, 2016 | by Michael Salamone

You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists. – Abbie Hoffman Preface I propose to you, dear reader, that there is the possibility that a major ... Read More

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