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What Do The Terms Clicktivist, Cross-Platforming, and GOTV Mean?

A “clicktivist” is someone who uses social media to facilitate political activism, and who educates voters. (

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Your Child is Gay: Oh What Now!

I know a police officer who is very socially conservative. He’s a Baptist who believes that homosexuality is wrong, as most evangelical do, if not all. We had the usual discussion about gay people and he expressed his disapproval as a Christian.


Romney/Ryan White House – Gold Mine for 1 Percent

…Also a Financial Burden for Medicare Recipients and the poor


Liberals Fed Up With Listening to Anti-Obama Rhetoric from the Right

I believe I speak for many of my fellow liberals when I say this; please leave our president alone. We are tired of the made-up garbage from conservative corners that constantly berates our president.



The Trayvon Martin case looks to be entering into a new phase with the arrest of George Zimmerman. It’s about time, too. At least, Mr. Zimmerman had the grace to turn himself in, thus saving the state of Florida the trouble, not to mention the expense, of having to hunt him down.


Chris Christie "bunch of people sittin’ on a couch" WHAT?

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that the U.S. is turning into a “paternalistic entitlement society” that will bankrupt the country financially and morally because “we’ll have a bunch of people sittin’ on a couch waiting for their next government check.”