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Zero steps forward, and a bunch of steps back in Missouri

Ah, Missouri. My home state. For years, the ultimate purple state, previously described as a “bellwether,” before we decided to color code our partisan leanings. Since the Tea Party revolution of 2010, Missouri has increasingly moved into solid red territory. … Continue reading

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One down, 207 to go…

Donald Trump has been President of the United States for one week now. Just typing that feels strange. Like a different reality. I’ve been re-watching episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine lately, and I’ve recently gotten to one of … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust?

I’m going to start off with a brief preface, specifically in the interest of full disclosure. I am a Bernie Sanders supporter. I voted for him in my state primary, I have attended local campaign meetings and rallies, I have … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to (Not All) Men

 I have an idea to pose to all the men out there who are skeptical or dismissive of feminism. This thought is directed to those who have ever used the phrase, “not all men.” It’s to those who look around … Continue reading

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The Day I Became A Feminist

A good friend of mine posted on Facebook today, describing a time from years before, when she realized that she was a feminist. And she asked her Facebook friends to recount their stories. I started on mine, but as I … Continue reading

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Elected yet unelectable – Jody Hice

Elected yet unelectable Jody Hice Currently unelected, running for US House in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District Jody Hice, a Baptist minister and radio talk show host, is not actually an elected official – yet. I suppose he’s not the best … Continue reading

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