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White People and the Bigger Ferguson Picture

The events that are occurring in Ferguson are important to all of us.  Not should be.  Are.  The very least we can do as allies is stay informed as events move forward.  If you have not been following along, start … Continue reading

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“For the people” But Against 90% of Them

I cannot think of a more horrifyingly tragic example of the failure of representational government than the failed Senate vote today on the background check amendment to the proposed gun control legislation. The idea is supposed to be simple.  We … Continue reading

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Two Amazing Fathers

There are two stories recently out about two fathers and their gay sons.  The first is simply inspiring and beautiful as it represents a reaction that continues to grow increasingly common. A father overhead his teenage son on the phone … Continue reading

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Why Democrats Should Vote Republican

What? Have I lost my mind?  No, and here’s why.  Much has been written about the degree to which the Tea Party is ultimately controlling the current stalemate in the federal government.  For the uninitiated, the Cliff’s Notes version is … Continue reading

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State of the Union Awards Ceremony Liberal Bias is an AWESOME satirical blog, and they let me write about the State of the Union as if it were a Hollywood Awards show.  And honestly, it sure feels a lot like … Continue reading

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The Boy Scouts and The Gays

I joined the Cub Scouts when I was in elementary school.  I wanted to be one, and unbeknownst to me at the time, the troop I was joining was in danger of closing, so my father became the Scoutmaster and … Continue reading

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