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Does Bigotry Deserve Tolerance Too?

There is a meaningful question hiding among the Palinesque blather over Phil Robertson’s suspension from Duck Dynasty. We seem to have reached a broad general agreement that differing viewpoints, choices and values should be tolerated in an open society. So

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Posted in Civil Rights, Race

Republicans, Minorities, and the Myth of Income Redistribution

Republicans have to broaden their appeal beyond the grumpy old white man demographic, how are we supposed to do it? There may be a simple answer, but like many simple answers it will be difficult to swallow. We could go

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Posted in Neo-Confederate, Political Theory, Race, Republican Party, Tea Party

Emancipate the Entitlement Plantation

Like many other freeloading losers, I receive a wide range of government handouts.  Taxpayers give me money to pay for housing and health care.  For years the government helped me pay my student loan interest.  Federal money has helped me

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Posted in Taxes, Tea Party, Welfare State

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