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You write the “Fucking White People” post

I need some time away from the world right now, so I’m going to walk across the room with my chicken pot pie in a couple minutes, settle down on the couch with my family, and watch My Man Godfrey. I suspect I’ll return to blogging at some point in the not too distant future, […]

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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new homeowners Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Was Ypsilanti just the most affordable choice, […]

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I know I said I needed your vote before, but now’s when I really need it..

Do you remember how, a few weeks ago, I asked you to vote for me in that competition to win a scholarship to this year’s Netroots Nation convention? Well, I’m about to do it again. I wasn’t going to, but a friend talked me into it last night. I hate asking for people to do […]

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Please vote for me to be your representative at this summer’s Netroots Nation conference

As I’ve mentioned here on the site before, there’s a big progressive blogging conference that takes place each year called Netroots Nation. Well, this year, it’s scheduled to take place in Providence, and, a few days ago, I got an email from the good folks at Democracy for America encouraging me to apply for one […]

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That Wednesday post that everyone will be talking about on Thursday at the water cooler

There’s lots of stuff going on that I’d like to write about tonight, but I really should be working on tomorrow’s lesson plan for that class I’ll be teaching at 826. I’m thinking of giving each one of them, at the end of class, the opportunity to post something… anything… on my site. I guess […]

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