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Take a closer look: Sanders is no dove

Bernie is no dove. While his vote against the 2003 invasion of Iraq is held up as “proof” of his “judgment” and his anti-war credibility, his record is far more mixed. Iraq: He did support the March 21, 2003, resolution … Continue reading

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No, wearing blackface is not OK

Here’s the short of it:  Wearing blackface is not OK.  Don’t do it. Here, if you need it, is the long of it: It hurts people.  When you wear blackface, you are mocking and dehumanizing other people. You are dismissing … Continue reading

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Dear Donald Trump, define “English”

Donald Trump says Jeb Bush “…should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States.”  Bush, talking to reporters about Trump’s polices, quipped “El hombre no es conservador,” which translates to, “This man is not a conservative.” Well, … Continue reading

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Was there a contest to see who could cram the most old and moldy lies into a single Facebook post?

This painfully stupid viral email from 14 years ago is now gaining a lot of traction on Facebook as a post by a dentist named Howard Farran.  It draws cheers from people who apparently skipped out of high school civics class.  If … Continue reading

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Muslims in America, the inconvenient truth

Paul Revere is alive! He rides the airwaves, newsprint and Internet this time, awakening us to a new danger invading our homeland, a new enemy coming to destroy our nation:  Muslims!  The trouble is, our modern would-be midnight riders are … Continue reading

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No, America is not turning Right

As pundits, semi-journalists, politicians, and that hyper-opinionated guy posting on your Facebook page stumble through their painfully uninformed and shallow analyses of “what just happened” in the 104 midterm election — all coming to the conclusion that Americans are all … Continue reading

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These are the best of times (so far)

The world is going to Hell in a handbasket, right?  Things were so much better “back in the day”  — the 1950s, ’60s or ’70s, depending on when you were born — right? Just watch the TV news, read your … Continue reading

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