Still Life With Warmonger

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“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 metaphysical outlaws.” ? Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker Funk-master general George Clinton of Parliment Funkadelic has the same […]

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Steal This Vote

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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 conspiracy is occurring as you read this, right here, in the United States of America, to stop supporters of […]

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I’d Think To That: Stopping Donald Trump

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The Internet is filled with think pieces from the left and think pieces from the right. Every week, I’ll be offering my unique perspective on the issues of our time. Spoiler alert: I’m correct. If there’s one thing that’s clear, it’s that the Republican Party has to do whatever it can to stop Trump. GOP […]

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DNC’s Just Not That Into You

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Bernie’s not a “real Democrat,” says Hillary supporting social media users. Many voters who registered as Democrats within the last year in closed primary states have been forced to use often-uncounted provisional ballots. Party representatives encouraged Ohio voters to vote Republican. Party representatives told Colorado caucus goers they had to rally behind Hillary if they […]

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How to Deal with the Passive Aggressive Work Email

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With workplaces becoming more virtual, the rise of conflict through email is a common occurrence. Through the high volume of email correspondence in the office, I’ve learned that knowing how to be diplomatic and communicating effectively via email is a skill that young professionals must pick up. Sometimes when people directly state their feelings, their anger is […]

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50 States of Grey

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“Sometimes I wonder if there’s something wrong with me. Perhaps I’ve spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.” ― E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Grey Hillary Clinton had a good day on Tuesday. On Wednesday, media pundits and her supporters began […]

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Another Roadside Distraction

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“Look, America is no more a democracy than Russia is a Communist state. The governments of the U.S. and Russia are practically the same. There’s only a difference of degree. We both have the same basic form of government: economic totalitarianism. In other words, the settlement to all questions, the solutions to all issues are […]

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White Progressives and the Chamber of Secrets

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Politics lead to passion, especially in a heated primary season. Passion leads to our mouths or keyboard-attached fingers firing off quicker than our brains or hearts can monitor. I’ve certainly been guilty of that in the past. Yet, I fear this type of engagement is the biggest threat to the political revolution many progressives are […]

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Journey to the Future of the Earth

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Fear and hope mongering have long been a part of presidential politics. 2016 is certainly part of that legacy. However, just like so many other standards of modern life that started as fantasy in the pages of science fiction novels and comic books, we do seem to be on trajectory towards a tomorrow that these […]

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I’d! Think! To! That!: Remembering! Jeb!

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The Internet is filled with think pieces from the left and think pieces from the right. Every week, I’ll be offering my unique perspective on the issues of our time. Spoiler alert: I’m correct. Just as even the most sturdy of beach-side cliffs will eventually collapse into the repeated assault of the waves, so did […]

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