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All Trumped Out?

I’ll just post this from Kevin Drum in its entirety (because it’s awesome): Message to everyone: You don’t have to cover Donald Trump’s every move. Honest. If you’re going to whine and complain about how he’s sucking all the oxygen out of the race, then stop covering him unless he does something genuinely newsworthy. Which […]

Is Trump Trolling The GOP?

In the past, Donald Trump has held several liberal political positions — on abortion rights, raising taxes on the rich, and universal health care: [H]e was once a registered Democrat who called for legalizing drugs, a massive one-time 14.25 percent tax on the wealthy and staying out of wars that didn’t present a “direct threat” […]

Repenting Of My High School’s Confederate Flag:

Repenting Of My High School’s Confederate Flag:

As a guy who grew up in a community whose neighborhood high school was dripping with symbols of the Confederacy, I’m all too familiar with folks who defend the Confederate flag with claims that it represents “heritage, not hate.” History, of course, doesn’t leave much room for this argument. From the 1940’s to the 1960’s, […]

A Spike Lee Joint:

For me, an Instagram gem: ┬áBono on Spike Lee’s IG feed. Last Night The Lee’s Checked Out U2’s Great Show At The United Center Here In Chicago. Afterwards BONO Rocked His CHI-RAQ Baseball Hat. U2 Is Coming To The Worlds Most Famous Arena-Madison Square Garden For 8 SOLD OUT Joints. Awwwwwwwwww Sheeeeeeetttttt. Y’Know I’m Goin’ […]