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Sticks & iStones

Sticks & iStones

It’s not a race. But it’s set-up to feel like a race. I’m not talking ...

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Call It What It Is

Call It What It Is

John Boehner wants to sue President Obama. Some would call it frivolous. I’d call it ...

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Hobby Lobby: Alarming Decision

Hobby Lobby: Alarming Decision

Chick-fil-A might be home to the “original chicken sandwich,” but my cash won’t be finding ...

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Starbucks: No Glockuccinos

Starbucks has asked customers not to bring guns into their stores. They’re wrong. President Obama has asked Congress to have a meaningful debate on gun control. He’s wrong. Republicans in the House Of Representatives have voted 42-times to repeal The … finish reading Starbucks: No Glockuccinos

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Open Season On The Unarmed

Aaron Alexis should be applauded for shooting up a Navy Yard. It’s the right place to come unglued. We’re not interested in having a thoughtful, productive or rational conversation about guns. We’re not interested in placing the word ‘control’ anywhere … finish reading Open Season On The Unarmed

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And The Lord Spoketh: Atone, Bitches!

How do you atone? What’s atonement? I put the question into the ether. In other words, I sent text messages to people I love. “What does atonement mean to you?” I asked my dad. “Not the textbook definition. The Brutally … finish reading And The Lord Spoketh: Atone, Bitches!

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Da, Vladimir, Da.

There are no Exceptional Nations. Moments come close, people come close, snacks come close, but there are no Exceptional Nations. Rugelach is an exceptional cookie. Cream Cheese is an exceptional schmear. Matzo Ball Soup is exceptional proof Hitler was wrong. … finish reading Da, Vladimir, Da.

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Foreign Entanglements

George Washington warned of “foreign entanglements.” FDR gave it a context, “Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged.” … finish reading Foreign Entanglements

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Putin & Assad: Thugs In Harmony

George Zimmerman was arrested for threatening his wife with a gun. This happened in Florida. So the question isn’t related to guilt. The question is related to skin color. If she’s a white woman, Zimmerman is toast. Otherwise, on the … finish reading Putin & Assad: Thugs In Harmony

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Amateurs & Fetishists

Karl Rove said it’s “Amateur Hour” at the White House. Calling President Obama an “Amateur” for his handling of Syria. I have to agree. President Obama is an Amateur War Criminal. Unlike Karl Rove, who’s an International War Criminal, willfully … finish reading Amateurs & Fetishists

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Doubt

Doubt. How do you wrestle with doubt? The Bush Administration cast the world out of their process. Using swagger and moral certainty as a mask for pigheaded stubbornness. They beat on war drums. They bankrupted a nation. They killed millions. … finish reading Doubt

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Nyet, Vladimir, Nyet.

On spite, Vladimir Putin makes me want to support the impending war in Syria. Here’s a guy who poisons a reporter for the crime of reporting, Alexander Litvinenko. Here’s a guy who incarcerates punk rock girls for the crime of … finish reading Nyet, Vladimir, Nyet.

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Obama All In

Winning feels good. Losing feels worse. If you don’t believe me, try looking at the world through the eyes of a blackjack player. The tide always turns. Not sometimes. Always. Speaking of stacked decks, woke this morning to good-bad-news: Ariel … finish reading Obama All In

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