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Category Archives: Politics

The GOP RNC Debates v. Fallout 4

The folks in the Republican National Committee made the unfortunate mistake of scheduling the 4th GOP debate on the same day that the highly anticipated game Fallout 4 was released. The past three debates have seen record viewership numbers, and probably will do well tonight too. But I still wonder, will more screens be tuned […]

How To Avoid Hateful Actions As a Response To Love

I have the perfect solution for the handling of marriage licenses, a solution that removes the County Clerk from any decision related to the sanctioning of a marriage that doesn’t match the clerk’s personal beliefs. Instead of issuing a marriage license to a couple, the Clerk only issues a license to one person at a […]

Change is coming

Today is a very important day in the history of the United States of America. Today, we usher an era of change into the White House. No longer will the highest stations of our great political system be ruled exclusively by representatives of our country’s demographic majorities. Today, we embrace a new ideology; we welcome […]

Last night’s debate: the unasked question

Last night, Amy and I watched the second in a series of mostly uninspiring presidential debates (I won’t even get into the VP debacle…er…debate). I was less concerned with the content of their answers – we’ve heard it all before – and more concerned with how they handled the format of the debate. The two […]

My political perspective

I’m typically fairly skeptical about tests that attempt to compartmentalize views, personality, etc., but I have to say, I’m fairly impressed by the accuracy of this one. – The Politics Test My results are as follows: You are a Social Liberal (80% permissive) and an Economic Moderate (41% permissive). You are best described as a […]