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Big Brother’s Hair Is on Fire

In Trump-fawning’s latest iteration, he is All Things Historic. Having perceived the essence of the zeitgeist and defied punditry’s collective wisdom he’s captured, against all odds, the Republican nomination for president. Nothing like him has ever happened, ever, in American … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Lion for the Senate

How Sanders could land the plane I saw a path forward for Bernie Sanders this morning if he does not get the nomination that not only excited me, but that made sense. Hear me out: As many have already suggested, … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty: What was the question?

The film Zero Dark Thirty, a docu-drama about the search for and killing of Osama bin Ladin, has been met with a maelstrom of controversy. Hovering primarily around charges that the film promotes the use of torture, many critics feel … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun: Field Notes from Election 2012

The meme_ster apologizes for going MIA over the past 48 hours since Barack Obama won the 2012 presidential election. I succumbed to an overwhelming desire to avoid  (and, to be honest, complete inability to assimilate) verbal information in any form … Continue reading

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How Do I Suppress Thy Vote? Let Me Count the Ways

Mid-way through Election Day 2012, my thoughts turn to voter suppression. The obvious ways the democracy-haters employ have been on public display for several years, as Republican-controlled state legislatures rubber-stamped ALEC-conceived voting restriction laws (such as needing to present identification) … Continue reading

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Our Not-Quite-White-Enough President

On Election Eve 2008, the world held its collective breath wondering how people in the United States would react to a black president. Riots? Burning crosses? Mass exodus? Assassination? Four years later, we know the answer. For the most part, … Continue reading

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Appeaser-in-Chief: Mr. Fix-It Goes to Washington

A new survey released today that’s getting a lot of play posed this question: “Regardless of whom you may support, who do you trust to do a better job of breaking the gridlock in Washington?” The result was that likely … Continue reading

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