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The cult’s logical end is off the cliff

The cult’s logical end is off the cliff

Have you ever heard of Margaret Chase Smith? She was a four-term, U.S. Representative (1940-1949) and then a four-term U.S. Senator (1949-1973) from Maine. She is famous for a fifteen-minute speech she gave on the Senate floor in 1950 that came to be known as the...

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Kwity Paye can help us understand resettlement better

Kwity Paye can help us understand resettlement better

There are 80 million displaced people in the world. It is one percent of all humanity. It's almost exactly the equivalent of two Californias. It's almost exactly the equivalent of Iran or Germany. Analogous numbers aside, this is a crisis, quite possibly the crisis,...

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The red flag law debate feels like a white flag to me

The red flag law debate feels like a white flag to me

Author's note: In March of 2020, Brandon Hole's shotgun was not "seized" pursuant to the Laird Law, IC 35-47-14, it was voluntarily surrendered and never returned. A request for it to be returned was never made. Therefore, a warrant to seize the weapon was never...

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Calling someone ‘woke’ is never an insult

Calling someone ‘woke’ is never an insult

Stan Laurel once said, "I had a dream that I was awake and woke up to find myself asleep." That is how I feel much of the time, now that I am almost a full presidential term into my fifties. It's hard to say when Laurel said it, but I'm pretty sure he meant "woke" as...

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GOP: Corporations are not people anymore

GOP: Corporations are not people anymore

At a news conference in Kentucky on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell made the following remarkable statement: "My warning to corporate America is to stay out of politics." It was remarkable even to him, leading to this later statement in that same news...

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How awesome is Joe Biden’s honeymoon?

How awesome is Joe Biden’s honeymoon?

There is something strange going on in Washington. The American President has an approval rating that is so lopsided to the positive, it almost feels heroic. So, how popular is Joe Biden? His numbers are so good, one might think the alleged election "irregularities"...

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