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Upon Negative Feedback Loops

Stunning in its lack of reflection, Matthew Shephard’s article manages to ignore the fact that it was republished in a magazine that is part of his right-wing echo chamber and was first published on a blog that few people have … Continue reading

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The Truth Matters

Do you want to know how a nation falls? It falls when people take up arms against each other because they are unwilling to hear the truth. They are not interested in knowing anything that wrecks their carefully-constructed reality, because … Continue reading

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Hate is Not the Opposite of Love

Hate is not the opposite of love. The opposite of love is disinterest. Hate, like love, still has the beloved as the object of interest; the object of love is still the gravity well around which hate and love rotate, … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s Credibility, R.I.P

Sarah Palin has been quiet for some time, quiet as in uninvolved in politics. When she showed up recently, it was to endorse Donald Trump. That itself, though a foolish choice, was one I and others chalked up to differences … Continue reading

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Accepting Less to Win

Why is it that those who pontificate about political races think that conservatives cannot win, when a good third (more or less) of the country identifies as such? Note that this is more than the percent which identifies as liberal. … Continue reading

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Compromising Your Way to Victory

What sort of warrior enters the battlefield ready to cut deals with his foe? Did Patton seek to cut deals in order to win? Did William Wilberforce seek merely regulation of slavery? Did Jesus seek to divide the world with … Continue reading

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