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Area Mom Bans Politics as Topic of Conversation, Family Eats Dinner in Silence
Featured, The Modern Condition

Area Mom Bans Politics as Topic of Conversation, Family Eats Dinner in Silence

  Gayle Taylor, 46, a resident of Fredericksburg, recently banned the discussion of politics at “her dinner table.” Previous to Taylor’s foot being put down, her husband, Frank, and two college-age children, Brianna and Harry, would talk “non-stop” about the presidential race and other dismal current events. “I had to make it stop,” Taylor said….

The Joyful Effectiveness of John Oliver’s ‘Drumfinator’
Politics

The Joyful Effectiveness of John Oliver’s ‘Drumfinator’

  Last week John Oliver devoted a 20-minute segment to the anomaly (is that the right word? Maybe it’s “horror show”) that is Donald Trump and his rise to the political spotlight. Oliver, much like what Trump’s supporters claim their messiah is doing, told it like it was. He rebuked each and every possible reason…

Overview of Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo
Politics

Overview of Obama’s Plan to Close Guantánamo

  Last Tuesday, President Obama announced his plan to close the American military prison at Guantánamo Bay. This plan, one of his original campaign promises, is seven years in the making. Here is a brief outline of what would happen to the 91 current detainees if this plan were to follow through. * 10 of…

Donald Trump Invites Paul LePage into White Illuminati
Always Right Right-Wingers, Politics

Donald Trump Invites Paul LePage into White Illuminati

Mother Jones reported Thursday, January 7—Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage told a town hall audience on Wednesday that heroin use is resulting in white women being impregnated by out-of-state drug dealers with names like “D-Money.” When asked how he would stifle the trafficking of heroin in Maine, Gov. LePage responded: “”The traffickers—these aren’t people that…