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Dear-sweet-mother-of-pearl, this campaign season just will not end! It feels like we’ve been hearing about 2016 since 2013—probably because we have—but finally we have the major party conventions behind us. Also the ...
Hope Out The Ying-Yang

Everything You Wanted To Know about the DNC 2016 in Philly (But Couldn’t Bear to Watch)

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Dear-sweet-mother-of-pearl, this campaign season just will not end! It feels like we’ve been hearing about 2016 since 2013—probably because we have—but finally we have the major party conventions behind us. Also the Libertarian National Convention which blew the RNC and DNC out of the water when it came to brevity and weirdness. But
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Soon President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima, one of two Japanese cities the United States dropped nuclear bombs on at the end of World War II. Mr. Obama had said for several years ...
Can The U.S. Admit Its Weaknesses and Still Be Strong?

The Game of Sorry

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Soon President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Hiroshima, one of two Japanese cities the United States dropped nuclear bombs on at the end of World War II. Mr. Obama had said for several years that he would like to visit the city and with his upcoming trip to the G7 [&hellip
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Buckle up, readers. It’s Women’s History Month and my rage-o-meter is at dangerously unsafe levels. March is when the country, or rather a handful of people, pause to note the many contributions of women to ‘Murica ...
Women's History Month: The Rage Continues

HerStory: When Will Enough Be Enough?

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Buckle up, readers. It’s Women’s History Month and my rage-o-meter is at dangerously unsafe levels. March is when the country, or rather a handful of people, pause to note the many contributions of women to ‘Murica while the rest of the country just irritates the bejeezus out of me. To the uninformed asshats out there, [&hellip
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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and ...
The Complicated History of Black History Month

Shortest Month of the Year

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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and tweets from asshats asking when White History Month is (answer: every month), I’m about ready to staple [&hellip
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For those of you who are already sick of the political campaign commercials and news coverage of each candidate’s latest slip up, you may find a surprising ally for your escape in one John Dickerson. Host of Face the ...
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Podcast Review: “Slate’s Whistlestop,” A New Take on Old Politics

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For those of you who are already sick of the political campaign commercials and news coverage of each candidate’s latest slip up, you may find a surprising ally for your escape in one John Dickerson. Host of Face the Nation on CBS News, political director of CBS News and a political correspondent for Slate magazine, [&hellip
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The recent U.K. petition to ban Donald Trump from entering their borders makes me wonder about the impact and history of banning, specifically in the U.S. Who's been banned from the U.S., why, and who should we think ...
Who Bans Who

Bugger Off, Gobby Trump!

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The recent U.K. petition to ban Donald Trump from entering their borders makes me wonder about the impact and history of banning, specifically in the U.S. Who’s been banned from the U.S., why, and who should we think about banning? After conducting a great deal of research, I discovered the U.S. bans people on a [&hellip
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Some commie liberals are up in arms over a recent decision by brave Oklahoma state legislators to ban advanced placement U.S. history classes. These legislators do not want Oklahoma’s children to learn to be ashamed of ...
Oklahoma and China: United in Jackassery

Don’t Know Much About History

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Some commie liberals are up in arms over a recent decision by brave Oklahoma state legislators to ban advanced placement U.S. history classes. These legislators do not want Oklahoma’s children to learn to be ashamed of being ‘Murican. Hells no! That’s why they’re unafraid of complaints from countless educators, parents, students,
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The Snap: Many a moon ago, my friends and I organized the Women’s History Month celebration at our all-girl Catholic high school and asked Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend to speak. I couldn't tell you ...

WE ARE MORE THAN OUR VAH JAYJAYS

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The Snap: Many a moon ago, my friends and I organized the Women’s History Month celebration at our all-girl Catholic high school and asked Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend to speak. I couldn’t tell you what the hell she said because the only thing I remember is standing backstage prepping contingency plans in case

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