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When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify…
If voter i.d. laws were truly about identifying the voters so as to remove the possibility of fraud, voter registration cards would be issued with a photo on them as driver’s licenses are. Issuing a card without a photo and … Continue reading
Disclaimer: Nothing I say, write, post, share, Like or otherwise react to, tweet, contribute, or comment upon in any manner is intended to or should be taken as representing the position or opinions of anyone other than me. This exclusion … Continue reading
In my experience, bigots and other intolerant people will generally self-identify by their own words and clothing choices. If you show up in public wearing a Nazi swastika or other Nazi or fascist symbol and it’s not for a WW2 … Continue reading
As an American who had ancestors who fought for the Confederacy and a Southerner whose family roots in the South go back for over 200 years, I am aware of the history of the Civil War, what led up to … Continue reading