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voters

Voters Are More Similar Than They Are Different

  Voters of the opposition party don’t hate America, they just vote differently than you. The Democratic and Republican Parties have been around for 150 years now. They are hardly antithetical to America. It’s unrealistic and frankly naively to expect purity out of politics.   How Bad Are They Really?...

climate change

Why Climate Change Trumps Terrorism In Paris

  The Paris climate summit begins today with as many as 40,000 are expected for the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will run through Dec. 11. There will be more than 190 nations represented, and at least 140 national...

disillusioned

What Disillusioned But Not Defeated Looks Like For KTB

  If you’re reading something like this, chances are you’re either a regular at Killing The Breeze (thank you), or you’re searching for information. You spend time every day following daily events and listening to statements in an effort to make sense of it all.   Conversely, a large portion...

policy constructs

Daniel Rosenberg And American Policy Constructs

  Iʼm Daniel Rosenberg. I’ve been told I’m a reasonably intelligent person. I donʼt follow politics much because I canʼt. Itʼs horrible.   We live in a democracy and the people are policy constructs whom shape the country. In actuality, we donʼt because we can’t.   Policy Constructs An extremely...

distinction without a difference

Looks Like A Distinction Without a Difference on Refugees

  It seems that many want to ignore or disregard appeals to historical parallels such as our nation’s callous response to Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany. They have labeled these comparisons as bogus for there was no worldwide Jewish supremacist movement engaged in massive acts of terrorism on virtually every...

people of color

Luckily, It Looks Like It’ll Only Affect People Of Color

  One woman and three men of “Middle Eastern” descent were removed from a Spirit Airlines plane at BWI Airport. The flight was headed for Chicago from Baltimore. After removal of these four people, Spirit Airlines deplaned the rest of the passengers and they are all now at the terminal...

gambling

FanDuels and DraftKings: How Is That Not Gambling?

According to the National Law Journal: FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc. are facing about 40 class actions claiming that the online daily fantasy sport sites fraudulently enticed customers into participating in illegal gambling. Lawyers on both sides are seeking to coordinate all the federal class actions, filed in 13 states,...

rousey

This Is The Beating Ronda Rousey and Sportsbooks Took

Ronda Rousey released the following statement: I just wanted to thank everyone for the love and support. I appreciate the concerns for my health but I’m fine. As I had mentioned before, I’m going to take a little bit of time, but I’ll be back.   This was a beating...

Ithaca

It’s Protest Season: Ithaca

Tensions flared last month at Ithaca College when students say a prominent alumnus made racially-insensitive remarks to another speaker on a panel at a campus event describing the black student as a savage when she said she had a savage hunger for learning. I’m paraphrasing, because like the incidents at...

Missouri

It’s Protest Season: Missouri

The history of racially charged incidents at the University of Missouri dates back generations. When the university denied admission to black law school applicant Lloyd Gaines, the issue led to an influential 1938 Supreme Court decision that helped pave the way for the civil rights movement. Three decades later, during...