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Paul Hirsch

Category Archives: Politics

When I Was 10, I Spit In My 5 Year Old Black Neighbor’s Face

That admission probably sounds strange, coming from someone raised with progressive values in a liberal household. Believe me when I say I didn’t do this because I was a racist. I wasn’t trying to demean someone of color. I wasn’t trying to subjugate him or demonstrate racial superiority. I was being mischievous, like giving a […]

What’s Done Is Done, and I Owe You The Following Promise

I did not support Trump. I didn’t feel I could, even though at one point early in the race I gave him serious consideration. I even called him my second choice after Sanders (I saw both as hand grenades, and felt that if we couldn’t blow up the system with one, at least the other […]

If You Lose, It’s Your Fault

Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians and…Greenies(?), I’m going to address each of you separately. There is SO much I could discuss, but I’m only going to touch on electability. This post is NOT about qualifications. It is about candidates being viable. If this pisses you off – good! I’m pissed off. You’re pissed off. It’s the last […]

Why I’m backing Bernie Over Trump

How on earth do THESE two make someone’s top candidate list when they couldn’t be more opposite? There is a method to this madness; allow me to explain. The biggest issue we have in politics right now is that instead of being representative of and beholden to the people, our government is held hostage by […]

The Ultimate Guide To Ending Election Corruption

The presidential election process is a sham. I know it. You know it. That’s the price we pay for living in an oligarchy, where we refuse to put together a decent set of rules that prevent an election from being bought instead of rightfully won. The good news is that it can be repaired! The […]