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Trump’s budget, repealing the ACA, the triumph of evil, and the rebirth of community spirit.

I absolutely hate Trump’s projected budget, as well as Trump’s Obamacare replacement, which although is nearly universally hated  not only on the left but on the right too (albeit for different reasons), is likely to pass this Thursday when Congress votes … Continue reading

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Unnecessariat

Originally posted on More Crows than Eagles:
I remember AIDS. I’m older than you probably think I am, and I remember what AIDS in America meant in the eighties, when William F. Buckley suggested all “carriers” be tattooed, and the…

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Social Narcissism: Safe Spaces, Collectivity, and Moral Obligation

Way back in 1979, a social critic named Christopher Lasch wrote “The Culture of Narcissism,” in which he made the case that increasing globalization, individualism over community, material success over loving relationships, nuclear families over the extended family or the … Continue reading

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New books for psychopathic business leaders!

Found in the same copy of MAD I wrote about a couple weeks ago … obviously this is supposed to be a joke but 3 of the titles recognize the psychopathy the business world reeks with! Sorry about the crappy … Continue reading

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What If Conservatives Actually Followed The Teachings of Jesus?

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“If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven” -Jesus (Matthew 19:21). Although the Old Testament is filled to the brim with passages of…

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