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Love’s Labor Days Lost

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This weekend we celebrate Labor Day, in which we honor the salt-of-the earth worker who toils in our fields, staffs our assembly lines and works with his hands in exchange for an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work. HAHAHA! Ahhhhhh, sometimes I kill myself… Nowadays, we barely pay lip service to labor, no…
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Happy Labor Day, Samuel Gompers!

What does labor want? We want more school houses and less jails. More books and less guns. More learning and less vice. More leisure and less greed. More justice and less revenge. We want more … opportunities to cultivate our better natures. - Samuel Gompers From unadorned to ostentatious, the graves that make up Sleepy…
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The Backfire Effect: How Obama is a Radical Islamist and Can’t Prove Otherwise

I’m sure the title tricked you (and that’s what it meant to do), but which assertion grabs your attention? “Obama is a Radical Islamist Kenyan.” “Obama is an American Born Christian.” Most people gravitate towards the first statement, no matter how preposterous it may be. And although the statement is ridiculous, unsubstantiated and easily debunked, the…
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Genetically Modified Ignorance

When Republican congressmen start chiding folks about scientific ignorance, you know something is horribly askew. Especially when they have a point. Back in July, the bipartisan Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture subcommittee held hearings on the subject of whether food containing GMOs should carry mandatory labels, and the panel recommended that no, they should…
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How Ferguson Might Be Changing American Perceptions

The United States of America is the greatest country on Earth. God spent five days creating this holy temple of freedom, hastily vomiting the rest of the world out of His celestial mouth in one day like a Jackson Pollock painting. Most of us are taught some form of this myth growing up under Uncle…
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