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    Hot Take Life

    Have you ever watched regular television months or years after cutting the cord? For someone who watches cable tv for hours per day or week, the avalanche of advertisements which interrupt every program become a sort of background noise — you may watch them, even be able to recite two or three of your favorites, […]

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    Julie Kirchner May Head up the Department of Homeland Security

    Trump appointed Julie Kirchner, who was the executive director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform for nine years, to serve as ombudsman of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at Homeland Security in 2017.  And now, that same Julie Kirchner is being considered to lead the agency according to rumors floated by Politico last […]

  • A Brief History of Free Speech Grifters Suing Their Haters for Libel

    It was a headline that felt like a distinct artifact of the Trump era: Devin Nunes, a Republican congressman from one of California’s less glamorous districts and a dedicated member of Trump’s fan club, sues a cow for defamation. Nunes, last seen carefully and deliberately ignoring the mounting evidence of Trump’s corruption, had finally had […]

  • Trump’s Economy

    Trump’s economy is booming, haven’t you heard? You would have if you’d so much as glanced at any mainstream media sources this week, from CNN to Fox News, The Washington Post to the New York Post. Here is a simple life hack: When mainstream media abandons their usual pretext of ‘Left v. Right’ to speak […]

  • Arming Teachers – The Latest in a Long Line of Nonsensical Republican Proposals

    The American Idiocracy There are times when I feel like I’m living in an episode of ‘The Twilight Zone’ and these moments usually always correspond with socio-political news.  Bad socio-political news.  For instance, the acquittal of George Zimmerman. A man who logically should have been sent to prison for the murder of young Trayvon Martin. […]

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    Battle Lines

    Question: If you were an employer, if you were the boss, would you rather have an employee who did whatever you wanted, or an employee who did whatever you wanted but constantly acted out of control? Would you rather have an employee who came to work every day, put their head down, and quietly did […]

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    Joe Biden’s Role in Engineering the System of Mass Incarceration

    Some Americans Love Mediocre White Centrists Two days ago, former Vice President Joe Biden announced his candidacy for President of the United States. It will mark his fourth attempt running for the office after previous failed tries in 1984, 1988, and 2008. There has been much speculation for months that he would run, and Progressives aren’t here […]

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    Bernie On Fox

    The Joe Rogan Experience is arguably one of the biggest podcast in the world. Each week, millions of people ‘experience’ the show across multiple platforms and episodes, making JRE more viewed and probably more influential than any of the nightly news programs presented by mainstream media. Since its early days, the defining characteristic of the […]

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    Kingsbury Rules

    “You start to see kind of hands twitching and legs shaking …” These, the words of Kliff Kingsbury — current National Football League, and former college football, head coach — describing what happens when the players he is in charge of are asked to sit through a meeting for more than 20 minutes. Thus, he […]