Good Job, America!

This election cycle has done so much for my view of American voters. Can we all just take a day and toast ourselves? Here’s to being a better, fairer, more inclusive, more diverse, more amazing nation. Cheers. (Forgive my drippy sentimentality. There’s plenty of time to be cynical and depressed about this stuff later, and […]

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Rachel Maddow explains the election

YouTube user Tumwatl uploaded and transcribed this exhilarating clip from the Rachel Maddow show. I encourage every American to watch this. In the first minute she dispels the fringe theories of the right-wing, but then at 1:17 she gets right down to the structure of the two party system. Her salient argument is that we need vigorous debate […]

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512 Paths to the White House

Watching the election coverage today? Try out this interactive visual from the New York Times. There are buttons on the top to pre-select state outcomes. For example, if you check Ohio for Obama and Florida for Romney, North Carolina suddenly decides the election. Also interesting, there are five possible tie scenarios – and all of […]

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A Letter to the Right Youth

If you or someone you know is a young conservative, this letter is from DC Pierson for them. An excerpt: The world doesn’t need help being harder. It’s almost insult to the world and the baked-in difficulties it presents for us to structure our societies in an attempt to make it even harder just to […]

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To: Social Media Users

Hello sir/madam, There is a very important event coming on Tuesday, November 6. Many of you younger users may not give a flying fuck about this, but you should. I know the reasons why; you don’t think your vote matters, you’re only choosing the lesser of two evils, the electoral college is broken, they’re all […]

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Current (male) workers are not-good and exceptions can be made for (good) female workers.

From the transcript: ROMNEY: We’re going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I’m going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers they’re going to be anxious to hire women. Let’s start with that First clause: “We’re going to have to have […]

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