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Colin Kaepernick Is Forcing You To Look In The Mirror

Colin Kaepernick, a mixed race man adopted by white parents, is not standing for the national anthem because of the historical and ongoing treatment of people of color in the United States. As a black man, let me be the first (I’m sure I’m not) to stand up and give...

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The Hillary Emails Smear-job Has Delivered Everything But Truth

As the greatest smear-campaign in American history sneaks into its 4th year, you can’t help but be impressed at the scumsucker dream team assembled to see it through. Never before has a single person been the target of a 23+million dollar congressional witch hunt, a right-wing news (propaganda) website whose editor works for her political opponent, a...

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Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ): The 36th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) After JFK’S assassination, the nation was left in a state of shock and despair. LBJ was sworn into office...

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK): 35th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) John F. Kennedy was the youngest man ever elected president. He said he represented America’s youth. This new...

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General Dwight David Eisenhower: 34th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Eisenhower was one American who appealed to everyone. He was a god-like figure all over the world, but he...

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5 Rotten Lows and 6 Jubilant Highs To Watch For In Rio

Tomorrow night begins the Olympics. And while seemingly all Olympic games pull tens of millions of viewers into the celebration of “other” sports (i.e. sports we only care about once every four years) amid a cloud of scandal, uncertainty and worries (Vancouver without snow; Sochi without snow and with inadequate facilities and...