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Trump vs the 1st
How will Republicans react to Trump's anti-freedom creed?
DECEMBER 12, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
This kind of statement, coming from the next Leader of the Free World
Even though he isn't officially the president until January, it seems that President-Elect Donald Trump can't do much of anything without stirring up...
#Flag #Donald Trump #First Amendment #Constitution #President Elect
the Reframing Delusion
Republican voters know what they're doing.
JULY 29, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Reframing the issues isn't a Jedi mind trick
Cognitive scientist George Lakoff has a simple solution for how Democrats can win over Trump voters: just stop talking about racism and sexism and...
#Donald Trump #Identity Politics #Sexism #Reframing #Liberals
Forget the 5 Ws
It's not about the Who, Where, When, What or even Why
JUNE 26, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
The state of the Union, nay, the World, has to do with the crucual HOW.
Trump Cancels Chicago
Didn't want to see anyone hurt at rally
MARCH 12, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Our First Amendment rights have been violated -- Donald Trump
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled one of his signature rallies Friday, saying he didn't want to see "people get hurt" after...
#Donald Trump #Campaign #Violence #2016 Election #Chicago
Make the Case
Want my vote? Don't badger me, convince me.
MARCH 10, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
There's always a better option than the false dichotomy that we get stuck with every election cycle.
I will admit that, at this point, convincing me to vote for Donald Trump is a hard sell - damn near impossible.
I turned 18 in 2000, just a few...
#Donald Trump #Ted Cruz #Hillary Clinton #2016 Election #Conservative
Calm the Hell Down
Elections Have Consequences
FEBRUARY 29, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
One of life's most important lessons is that you should never make big life decisions while angry.
The story behind the GOP primary is anger. The polls, the pundits, and the voters seem to be in agreement: people are angry, and that anger is...
#Donald Trump #Hillary Clinton #Election #Campaign #John Mccain
Islam's not a Religion?
That's the new anti-First Amendment argument.
FEBRUARY 1, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Religions fighting for government power never works out well for anyone except the winner.
Wesley Clark thinks he knows it when he sees it.
JULY 23, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
It's very easy for even decent governments to assume anyone who questions them is an enemy...
Shake a Veterans Hand
Open Letter to University of Maryland Muslim Students Assn.
APRIL 27, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN UNITED STATES OF COMMON SENSE
I know as well as anyone I think that radical Islamic jihadists do not speak for Islam as a whole...
America: A 4-Letter Word
If you hate America so much, why not leave?
MARCH 15, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
If free speech is only allowed by government sanction, then we have no freedom of speech.
A couple of weeks ago, the student government at the University of California, Irvine voted to ban the display of the American flag - and the flag of...
#Uc Irvine #Flag Ban #Barack Obama #Civil Rights
Erotic Liberty? Cool.
Sounds like a good thing to me.
JANUARY 30, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
We've had gay marriage in some states for more than a decade and preachers are not being silenced.
The Danger of Net Neutrality
NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
We're not as free as we used to be.
Now That's Funny
Jody Hice thinks theocracy creates smaller government.
NOVEMBER 14, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
The last thing theocrats want is people governing their own lives.
Exception$ to the Rule
Would it kill bandiers of the Constitution to read it?
JULY 30, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
We the people are the rightful masters of both the Congress & the courts...
You want it, so I have to pay for it?
JULY 3, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
The fact that someone else isn't paying for everything in my life JUST ISN'T FAIR!
To Bigotry No Sanction
Freedom of religion was one of the Founders' best ideas.
JUNE 26, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship.
First Amendment Area
APRIL 19, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Well played corporate oligarch, you truly are insidious.
Whenever the state, operating through its various institutions, violates the protection of our civil liberties, the entire country slides towards...
#Rights #First Amendment #Cliven Bundy #Bundy Ranch
Banning The Cross
Turning Hatred Into Law
MARCH 16, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
To these religion-haters, the mere presence of a cross cannot be tolerated.
Not a Christian Nation
The First Amendment applies to every faith.
JANUARY 3, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
I'm sure Fischer envisions this as a triumph for Christianity, but he's deluding himself.
Ground Zero Mosque
A decade later, is it time, or still a slap in the face?
DECEMBER 13, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN UNASSIGNED CATEGORY
An opportunity for healing, but what is the right way to do so? What if it was your family?
Islam's not a Religion?:
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