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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. (Clicktivist.org)
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Peace is Piecework

The last fourteen years of American politics are said to be the most divisive since the pre-Civil War era. Having paid attention to the news over these difficult years, this seems fairly accurate to me.

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#BringBackOurGirls.............. ALL OF THEM!

Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country. News outlets across the nation brought attention to Islamist fundamentalist that kidnapped the young ladies and are now holding them from ransom.

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How to Punish Putin

Over the last two weeks, Western nations have announced a layered sanctions plan to deal with Putin's aggression in the Ukraine. The layering, Western leaders advised, will be commensurate with Putin's future moves. The truth of the matter is that are few tools to deal with the Ukraine crisis.

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Results or Process: How Should We Evaluate Judges?

A few days ago I was asked which of the Justices on the US Supreme Court I admire the most.  My answer shocked the friend who asked the question: Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Stephen Breyer. His reaction was almost immediate.

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Teapartium

eMm3LAfter their success in discovering Dim Matter and its relationship with a new particle, the Positively Energized Moron, in their search for a relationship between dark matter and bureaucracy (

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Conservative Performance Art Convention

CPAC 2014 is over, and the hard core rightists of our nation have had their fill of entertainment for another year.

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The Main Trouble in Politics

I have given a lot of thought of late about what is ailing our dysfunctional political system, and have come to the conclusion that it boils down to one significant thing: Ideology.

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Judicial Review: Usurpation of the Will of the People?

I had to shake my head once more this past week when I heard a comment about a court ruling that invalidated a state law.  It was the age old comment that an unelected judge had usurped the will of the people by ruling unconstitutional a popularly voted in state law.  It begs the questi

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The Polar Vortex of US Politics

While another deep freeze engulfs the country, a deeper freeze permeates US diplomacy, as critics cast a chill on negotiations with Iran and create slippery conditions for Syria talks.