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My State of the Union Address

My version of the SOTU I’d give. Should be something in here to offend just about everybody.

Making a Case. And a Sale.

Two different sales models. Gillette highlights the worst that men do, says it describes all of us, and hectors us to “do better”, ignoring the fact that most of us are already doing better than the examples laid out in the ad. It’s designed to make us feel that we lack something and must change our basic nature in order
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Bipartisanship in DC: Tit for Tat Politics

Speaker Pelosi gigs President Trump regarding the State of the UNion Address

Razors and Masculinity: Creating a False Perception of Reality

What can an ad tell us about gender roles and relationships? It turns out, not much.

Moral Truth vs Facts: A New Disguise for the Ends Justifying the Means

Is it bad to use deception in service of a higher moral truth? Can that even be done?

Borders, Walls, and Immigration Reform: Embrace the Power of ‘And.’

We need a wall. We also need a gate. How can we get both?

Activism: What We Do Instead of Doing Something

A man goes into a church and murders nine African-Americans and so we ban a flag, dig up a few dead bodies, argue about slavery and a war that’s been over for 100+ years, then sink back into our Naugahyde Barcaloungers, secure in the warm self congratulatory glow that we’ve demonstrated just how much we care. The sad part is
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Let’s Talk Living Wage

First, if you want feel good vague assertions that all will be well with a $15 an hour minimum wage, you’ve come to the wrong place. All will not be well. What we are going to do is set up an average restaurant, as it operates now, and then see the impact of increasing wages to $15 an hour as
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Wedding Chapels Need to Follow Strip Clubs’ Lead

So, what do you think about wedding chapel ministers being forced to officiate at gay weddings even if it violates the tenets of their religion? In Coeur D’Alene, ID, the city has claimed that Donald and Evelyn Knapp, owner/operators of The Hitching Post must perform same sex weddings or face 180 days in jail and a fine of $1000 per
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Global warming ‘pause’ may last for 20 more years and Arctic sea ice has already started to recover | Mail Online

Global warming ‘pause’ may last for 20 more years and Arctic sea ice has already started to recover | Mail Online. Anthropogenic Climate Change is, has been, and always will be a scam based on political ideology instead of science, just like its close cousin, lysenkoism.