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A Little Exploitation Never Hurt, Right?

We’ve seen a lot of criticism of Kanye West and a lot of criticism of those criticizing Kanye West. My criticism falls primarily on the people around President Trump. This was incompetence at its worst. A complete lack of vetting on the part of the White House. The looks on the faces of everyone in the room, from Donald Trump  to Ivanka, Jared, Kelly etc said it all. This was an absolute disaster.

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Posted in Environment Headlines LGBT MIdwest Report Women's Issues

The Midwest Report – Saturday, June 15, 2013

The Midwest Report is a daily news-roundup dedicated exclusively to the American Midwest.   1)   Ohio – Story One “Ohio abortion bill would require women…

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Posted in Headlines Politics Religion

Concerning the Charge of Militant Atheism

Last night, Salon published an excerpt from Frans De Waal’s book Bonobos and the Atheist, which rails against dogmatism as it exists in both religious and non- religious…

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Posted in Civil Rights Headlines Politics Rants

The Liberals Are Always Right (Just Give Us Time)

“It is what I believe”–Stephen Dillane as Thomas Jefferson in the miniseries, John Adams There is an argument being pressed by a substantial portion of the…

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Posted in Economy Headlines Politics

Organized Irresponsibility: The Best Tool to Maximize Shareholder Value

Ulrich Beck, a German sociologist, is credited with the term “organized irresponsibility.”I find it a compellingly descriptive term that reveals something important about capitalism in…

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Ryan's World

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) released another budget which was narrowly passed last week by the House of Representatives.  This plan is not, as Mr. Ryan stated, an…

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