Monthly Archives: September 2016

New Forbes post – our last Jim Crow generation

It can be tough to make sense of calls to “Make America Great Again” unless you remember a time when all of the best that America had to offer was set aside just for you. For a new Forbes post I

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Red states and police violence

As we work our way through another spate of police killings, don’t overlook this vital detail. Just one week after a Tulsa officer shot and killed an unarmed suspect, that officer has been booked into jail on felony charges. One.

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New Forbes post: Bad news about the Blue Wall

Here’s an excerpt from my latest post at Forbes: As the GOP has evolved into America’s party of white nationalists they have locked themselves out of the White House for the foreseeable future. The emergence of an Electoral College Blue

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Link Roundup, 9/17/16

From Scientific American: A DNA analysis of the global spread of house-cats. From The Daily Dot: Don’t act surprised. George H.W. Bush, who fought Fascists in the Pacific, will be voting for Hillary. From Quartz: Interesting essay on Fascism in the

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A thousand words and so on

A young girl from Flint who became the face of the city’s water crisis got opportunities this year to meet both President Obama and, later, Donald Trump. Here are photos from each of the events. That is all. Enjoy your

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Link Roundup, 9/16/16

From Governing: Maine voters will decide a ballot measure that would introduce ranked-choice voting. From The Atlantic: How should journalists report a candidate’s lies? From Politico: Gov. Kasich is pulling a Christie – embracing a Democratic President in an election year.

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Political violence

It may be possible for America to survive a second Clinton Administration, but only if true patriots are willing to shed blood to achieve our nation’s redemption. If Clinton is elected, only violence can redeem what our apathy has lost.

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Posted in Election 2016, Uncategorized

The agents of intolerance have won

The day after McCain’s “Agents of Intolerance” speech I was online exploring ways to volunteer for his campaign. Good thing I was quick, because it didn’t last much longer. That speech in February of 2000, posted here in its entirety,

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Posted in Religious Right, Republican Party, Uncategorized

Agents of Intolerance

Transcript of Senator John McCain’s remarks on the religious right, delivered in Virginia Beach on February 28, 2000, at the height of his campaign for the Republican nomination. [Intros and thank you’s] We usually conduct a town hall meeting after

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Link Roundup, 9/9/16

From Esquire: As the pain of 9/11 becomes less raw, we are beginning to see it in more depth. Esquire looks at the history of one of that day’s more harrowing photos. From JSTOR: A scholarly journal commemorates the 50th

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