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I think I’ve found the problem

Originally published 6/2/2004, but needed a revisit: – Health – Study: Junk Food Makes Up 30% Of Americans’ Diet “The study, published in the June issue of the Journal of Food Chemistry and Analysis, found that three food groups — sweets and desserts, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages — make up almost 25 percent […]

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when fascism comes to the United States

The Party of Mouch and Windrip has left me

Any number of well known, articulate conservative thinkers have made the case in the last two months for leaving the Republican Party or, in an appropriate nod of respect to a great Republican at such a time, the case why the Republican Party has left them. For most of them, the nomination of Donald J. […]

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Why even have a country?

There’s a particular non-argument that those who oppose free trade and reasonable immigration policies fall back on time and again as if it settles everything: “Why even have a country?” (I’ll pass on the easy answer: “You tell me?”) The phrase “Why even have a country?” presupposes that language and borders are more important than […]

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