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The News – You Didn’t Choose to Think That.

The News Media is Biased This point has become painfully clear since the 2016 that put Donald Trump into office, and the #resistance movement that followed it in all major news outlets. I hope that nobody reading this is surprised to hear this. You should clearly recognize that even the most highly regarded news sources […]

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Social Media, News Cycles, and False Dichotomies

You are either with us or against us George W. Bush I watched a podcast with Joe Rogan and Alan Levinovitz yesterday. Joe Rogan’s podcasts are a great way to hear a good conversation about a variety of topics. The aforementioned episode was no different. One of the quotes from Alan that really struck me […]

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Open Letter to Local, State, and Federal Representatives

After a lot of reflection, and against the advice of great friends, I’ve written a letter to all of my local, state, and federal representatives. The discourse in national politics has become untenable. I hope you will consider writing your representatives as well. I’m just one guy, and my influence is very little. Letter To […]

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Happy 244th Independence Day!

Independence Day is the day this rad country celebrates it’s independence from colonial rule. Independence day signifies the day that we began to decide our own destiny. Many of those decisions were regrettable. I can definitely relate. The world certainly seems crazy lately. Social Media and news barrage us with confusion, anger, and reason to […]

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Personal Politics

Insanity, Depression, and Recessions

Lately, the lack of money in the economy has provided a number of opportunities for me to see things in ways that I had not in years past. All Americans, and likely the rest of the world, is feeling the effects of a global recession in a number of ways. Those effects have lead many […]

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A Nation of Victims

So, things have been difficult for my family lately. Melissa is still pregnant with twins, I’m still struggling to find work for my new business, and we’re still pretty broke. After a while of feeling like things just won’t turn in my favor, I slipped into feeling like a victim of circumstance. Keep in mind, […]

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Socialism = Fail

Today will be remembered for a long time to come. How it will be remembered, is likely going to be up to the rest of us. On this seventeenth day of February, two-thousand and nine years after the birth of our lord and savior Jesus Christ, Socialism was snuck upon the people of the greatest […]

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Primetime Virginity Broken Badly

President Barack Obama is really pissing me off. President Barack Obama’s first prime time Presidential news conference was tonight, and it went off with many a hitch. First, President Obama insisted upon the same fear-mongering that has dominated his first month in office. Second, sounding like a dictator from a third-world country he claims the […]