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Trump’s dangerous campaign to delegitimize the election

Generally speaking, I’m OK with the way things are playing out. I’m happy that, so far, there have been no pro-Trump domestic terrorist attacks. And I like that, despite Trump’s unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, every major news outlet went ahead and called it decisively for Biden. I also like that leaders from around the […]

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Bernie Sanders and the beginning of the end for Social Security

Last night, I was fortunate enough to find myself on a conference call with Senator Bernie Sanders. From what I understand, over 2,000 people were on the call, which was organized by the Vermont-based progressive advocacy group Democracy for America. While I’m doubtful that Sanders, who self-identifies as a Socialist, will have much success in […]

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How valid were the points of Discovery Channel gunman James Lee?

Putting aside for a moment what he did, which was clearly wrong, I’m curious to know if people feel as though James Lee, the fellow who was killed yesterday, after taking hostages at the offices of the Discovery Channel, had a valid point. For those of you who haven’t been following along, it seems as […]

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I was going to call this post “Welcome to the Ypsi Occupation,” but thought that might be a bit too inflamatory

My post on this weekend’s shootings in Ypsilanti elicited the following response from a reader calling himself Edweird. This is what I was able to gather from a few different sources (a neighbor who lives near the house in question, the news reporter trying to give her report to the camera, and a cop on […]

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