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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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Background checks are infrastructure

Background checks are infrastructure

For what seems like a lifetime, most of us have been anxiously waiting for life to return to normal. Two mass shootings in consecutive weeks remind us that regardless of how much we have grown to miss in the last year, not everything that is "normal," is OK. These...

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A hate crime is in the eye of the beholder

A hate crime is in the eye of the beholder

On Tuesday, a 21-year-old Georgia man walked into Big Woods Goods gun shop and purchased a 9mm handgun. Within a few hours, he had used it to kill eight people at three different locations in the Atlanta area and was apprehended on his way to Florida to continue his...

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It’s values vs. interests, like Godzilla vs. Kong

It’s values vs. interests, like Godzilla vs. Kong

Godzilla vs. Kong finally opens in theaters this month after a series of delays. There is a good chance this installment in the monster series won't be good, but with every new battle there is new hope. Monster movies or the Marvel and DC Comic adaptations never...

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