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For the Love of All that Is Holy, Stop Claiming that China Will Supplant America as a Superpower. It Won't. No, Seriously, It Won't.

Our punditry class and our media in general are filled to the gills with incredibly lazy people who are far more content to recycle stories and analysis than they are to put forth anything resembling original thought and commentary. 1,005 more words

The Land of the Free, the Home of the Brave: A rant

I’m going to start this post with a disclaimer. I love the States, I’m not quite keen on their smaller maternity leave and such, but I’ve met some truly awesome people from the States and I’ve lived here for 3 years. 370 more words

America

Candidate Evaluations: George Pataki

We’ve got another name to add to the growing roster of presidential candidates–George Pataki. This means it’s time for another candidate evaluation, where we examine a US presidential candidate’s background, policy history, and explicit statements in an attempt to figure out whether the candidate would actually be any good at being president. 1,492 more words

Politics

NOLA in June

I left for New Orleans after my last day of work. I was taking advantage of a package I won at the HRC Gala last year: A week in NOLA at a house located in the Treme. 364 more words

Cemeteries

Muslims in Minnesota want sharia law in America; approve of killing those who insult Muhammad

Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the 14th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Of its 3.8 million residents.

The city experienced a surge of immigrants from Muslim Somalia beginning in the mid-1990s because of political unrest in that African country. 370 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Quote of the Day

At 9:30 a.m. on a sunny weekday, the phones at Candelia, a purveyor of sleek office furniture in Lille, France, rang steadily with orders from customers across the country and from Switzerland and Germany.

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