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How do we reconcile these two visions for America’s future?

In the wake of this incredibly divisive campaign season which we just lived though, I can’t help but wonder whether our nation has a reasonable chance of surviving this perfect storm which has arisen around us, having been fed for so long by the forces of paranoia, fear, environmental volatility, and economic uncertainty, which are […]

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Alleged domestic terrorists thwarted near historic Monkey Power Trio recording site

Remember the Christian militia folks from here in Michigan that were locked up not too long ago for allegedly plotting to kill state and local law enforcement officers? Well, it looks as though something similar is unfolding right now in Georgia, where four right-wing militia members have been arrested for planning attacks on IRS and […]

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“See, the Democrats are violent too!”

With the news that a mentally ill man in Pennsylvania had threatened the life of Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, conservatives everywhere have begun jumping up and down, waiving their hands around wildly (imagine Arnold Horshack trying to get Mr. Kotter’s attention), and claiming that this definitively proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that Democrats […]

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Christian soldiers among us

I’ve got other things I need to be working on tonight, like the script for Friday’s Dreamland Tonight, but I’m obsessed with this local domestic terrorism story that I mentioned yesterday. If you aren’t familiar with the case, it revolves around a Christian militia group known as Hutaree. Early reports speculated that yesterday’s FBI raids […]

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