2016 Presidential Campaign

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This campaign isn’t being decided by you, it isn’t being decided by me, and it isn’t being decided by all the other American citizens who will (hopefully) cast a vote in November. Instead, it seems to be in the ...
One Person, No Vote

Donald Trump v. Special Interests: A Wake Up Call for Democrats

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This campaign isn’t being decided by you, it isn’t being decided by me, and it isn’t being decided by all the other American citizens who will (hopefully) cast a vote in November. Instead, it seems to be in the hands of the media, and more importantly, the people and groups who don’t care about the [&hellip
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When it comes to elections, there are plenty of special interest groups always represented. We’ve heard from religious organization, anti-abortion groups, and plenty of niche areas of focus. But where are the ...
Where The Presidential Candidates Stand

Election 2016: The Politics of Disability

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When it comes to elections, there are plenty of special interest groups always represented. We’ve heard from religious organization, anti-abortion groups, and plenty of niche areas of focus. But where are the discussions about the 48.9 million people in America living with disabilities? As someone who has worked with community programs
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Recently I was asked why I support Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and want to see her become the 45th President of the United States. The tone with which I was asked indicated the questioner believed it was mainly because ...
She Can Be Prez But I'm Still Claiming Queen of Everything Title

Dear ‘Muricans: Why I Like Hillary

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Recently I was asked why I support Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and want to see her become the 45th President of the United States. The tone with which I was asked indicated the questioner believed it was mainly because she is a woman. To my own ears, my response sounded defensive and disjointed — like [&hellip
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Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more interesting, this week’s episode of the hit soap 2016: Election of Doom brought the big stuff. There was violence, amnesia, sweating, and even more violence. The ...
In a world…

Donald Trump and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more interesting, this week’s episode of the hit soap 2016: Election of Doom brought the big stuff. There was violence, amnesia, sweating, and even more violence. The intrigue! The violence! Was this the best episode yet? So let’s recap: Evil Scrooge-character-with-less-money Donald Trum
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Picture it: January 2018, Trumpmerica. A year has passed since Donald J. Trump, née Drumpf, was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of Great America. It only took reporters 30 days to be able to say ...
'Cuz Global Warming Is a Lie!

Trumpmerica: Like a Dystopian Hellscape But Without The Warmth

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Picture it: January 2018, Trumpmerica. A year has passed since Donald J. Trump, née Drumpf, was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of Great America. It only took reporters 30 days to be able to say “President Trump” without nervously giggling and less than that for RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to [&hellip
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If you’re not tired of the oversaturated media coverage of the 2016 election, can you give me any tips? Honestly, I’d love to write about anything else, but it’s like celebrity gossip, I JUST CAN’T HELP IT. Actually ...
The Media Is Deciding This Election

If The Party Doesn’t Decide, Does The Media?

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If you’re not tired of the oversaturated media coverage of the 2016 election, can you give me any tips? Honestly, I’d love to write about anything else, but it’s like celebrity gossip, I JUST CAN’T HELP IT. Actually though, it’s not just like celebrity gossip, that’s exactly what it is. Here’s the deal, the media [&hellip
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Dear Secretary Clinton, Congratulations on your recent caucus and primary wins. It feels like momentum has shifted away from Bernie Sanders and in your favor, despite some poll tightening and the nagging controversy over ...
Just Make It Easy For Me To Help

Secretary Clinton, Let’s Talk About Volunteer Onboarding

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Dear Secretary Clinton, Congratulations on your recent caucus and primary wins. It feels like momentum has shifted away from Bernie Sanders and in your favor, despite some poll tightening and the nagging controversy over the private email system that you used while serving in the State Department. I think you’re well on your way to bea
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Have you heard the Democratic Party has recently been overrun by Superdelegates, hell-bent on making sure ‘Murica doesn’t feel the Bern? Before you Tweet your outrage or appear on Fox News to show how steamed you are at ...
Plus Everyone Hates Them!

Superdelegates! Like Superheroes But Way Less Exciting

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Have you heard the Democratic Party has recently been overrun by Superdelegates, hell-bent on making sure ‘Murica doesn’t feel the Bern? Before you Tweet your outrage or appear on Fox News to show how steamed you are at Debbie Wasserman Schultz, take a moment and hit the pause button. Despite what you may assume given [&hellip
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It feels like we’ve been wrapped up in the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign season for the bulk of our adult lives and yet much of how all this shit goes down is still a mystery. Like what the hell is a caucus? Why is Iowa ...
Isn't the Election Over Yet?

What in the Hell is a Caucus Anyway?

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It feels like we’ve been wrapped up in the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign season for the bulk of our adult lives and yet much of how all this shit goes down is still a mystery. Like what the hell is a caucus? Why is Iowa so freaking important? Who in the hell actually likes Donald [&hellip
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