Category Archives: Politics

On Student Loan Forgiveness

I’m not a fan of the idea of student loan forgiveness. If people got screwed over, we should look into reforming the immoral institutions that did it, and protect future college students. In most cases, adults chose to make an … Continue reading

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The Senate Elections in 2024

A weird thing about Senate elections is that it’s often based on circumstances from earlier cycles, with some incumbents benefitting from earlier wave years. Republicans had decent years in 2010 and 2016, which meant they were defending 60 percent of … Continue reading

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The Rule Behind the Rule

One of the best concepts I’ve heard for understanding┬ápeople is the rule behind the rule. It was summed up pretty well on a Reddit thread. A great example of this was a story I heard from Brad Bird when he … Continue reading

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One Reason The Last Decade Has Been So Uniquely Stupid

Jonathan Haidt had a piece on the Alantic on social media’s effects on culture called “Why the Past Ten Years of American Life Have Been So Uniquely Stupid.” It got a lot of attention, although one portion of it is … Continue reading

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Should Political Parties Support Independents?

On a discussion forum, there was an argument about British politics and the strength of the Scottish Nationalist Party, which led to questions of whether something like that could work in America. The United States sometimes has a history of … Continue reading

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I Think I Need To Watch Letterkenny

The Youtube algorithm recommended this scene from the sitcom Letterkenny in which a Women’s Studies Professor has the attention of rural Canadian men. The Youtube algorithm was certainly correct in the assumption that I would enjoy this.

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Nancy Pelosi Did A Bad Thing

There’s something Nancy Pelosi did recently that makes me wonder why no one is calling for her to be fired. It has also gotten very little attention. This was in a San Francisco Chronicle piece about concerns of Dianne Feinstein’s … Continue reading

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We came really close to an electoral college tie

It seems underappreciated how close we came to a 269-269 electoral tie. Biden’s margin in Georgia was 0.23% (11,779 votes) His margin in Arizona was 0.31% (10,457 votes) and his margin in Wisconsin was 0.63% (20,682 votes.) A national swing … Continue reading

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Running Against Kamala Harris

There have been quite a few stories about Kamala Harris’ low approval ratings. This is relevant with someone obviously set up as the future of the party. Don Winslow, and aothers, have called the criticism racist and misogynistic, without clarifying … Continue reading

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Alex Haley VS An American Neo-Nazi

A twitter link on Alex Haley’s response to the racist George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi party, got me thinking that that would be an interesting movie. And then I learned that it was already done, with James … Continue reading

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