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Sad end to ‘peaceful revolution of hope’

Sad end to ‘peaceful revolution of hope’

The time is near to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Look past the smile-for-the-camera executive order signings and realize the road ahead is not what we, the people, imagined.

It’s up to us to #DrainTheSwamp

It’s up to us to #DrainTheSwamp

Up to us to #DrainTheSwamp Yes, Donald Trump tapped into the fears of a segment of voters who feel disenfranchised despite eight years of economic growth and stability. Forget the racist, misogynistic, xenophobic, false bravado rhetoric from the campaign trail. He...

We have a people problem

The memes, tweets, and Facebook posts are back: #PrayForFill-in-the-Blank. The righteous indignation — from both sides — is in full throat. Meanwhile, people are dying. Every. Day. So much so, it’s become the norm — and we have lost a piece of our humanity with each mass tragedy.

Now is our WTF moment

When was our WTF moment? When did we, the people, go off the rails? When did we, the people, become … this intolerable? This ignorant? This downright hateful?

Opinions are like bellybuttons

I’m Joe Fan, like a lot of you – good food, cold drinks and sports on the big screen can be a productive weekend. I’m also a guy, like most Joe Fans – and we see sports a lot differently than women fans. Or women reporters. We also see sports a lot differently than other men. Or men reporters.

There were lies, damned lies

The second Republican debate was hosted by CNN on Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California. Of all the bullshit that was spewed, is it any wonder that Alex Trebek muttered “Turd Ferguson” on Jeopardy?

Embrace that all lives matter

All lives matter. It’s not a black thing. A white thing. A race thing, at all, in fact. It is a don’t-give-a-damn-about-anyone thing – and it has to stop. Somewhere. Somehow. Now. As a people, we are killing each other. Literally. How does that make sense? Yes, black...

Earn a degree in You 101

Ten things they don’t teach you in college, despite what you might think in light of that tuition check your parents just stroked: Pay attention to the news. Watch, listen – then read and make your own decisions. Today’s students have the world at their fingertips....

Trump: Voice of the idiotocracy

Donald Trump is a buffoon. Anyone who hand-to-God supports Trump — for anything, much less in the 2016 presidential race — is part of the idiotocracy. Donald Trump is not about “telling it like it is.” Trump is all about telling it so it...

It truly is ‘We the people …’

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry. The court ruled 5-4 that due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. With ruling, gay marriage becomes legal...