Category Archives: Politics

4 Reasons To Vote In A State Where It’s “Pointless”

Just one more, and I should be done with the voting listicles. This year in particular, I’m a blue voter, and I live in a very red state. When elections (especially presidential ones) roll around, one of the things I … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Early Voting (in Indianapolis, at least)

These are based on my experience at the Perry Township Government Center in Indianapolis. Marion County in particular is woefully unprepared for the amount of in-person absentee voters. I waited three hours to vote. Other people waited eight, and I … Continue reading

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The Problem With ‘All Lives Matter’

Consider this statement: “I believe everyone has the right to freedom of expression.” Chances are, you agree with the statement, as it stands now. In the U.S., this freedom is codified in the bill of rights, in freedom of speech, … Continue reading

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Being Wrong Is (Sometimes) Okay

So there’s That One Guy. There’s probably a slang term for That One Guy, but not knowing it, I’ll give a general description: That One Guy is (typically) most or all of the following: white, male, straight, cis, college-educated, safely … Continue reading

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Being Right Is Not Enough

Let’s talk about tactics. Just to be clear, this post is going to deal with communication about social issues SPECIFICALLY on social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter. Different elements of communication are more effective in some situations than … Continue reading

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Fine, I’ll Do a %&*#!@$ Post About Racism

I really don’t want to write about racism today. My Facebook feed has been a steady flow of articles, memes, and rants about white supremacists, Charlottesville, free speech, racism, Arpaio, and He Who Shall Not Be Named. And I don’t … Continue reading

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Introducing the Sovereign Party for Extremist and Radical Moderation

Since my most successful blog post is the one that pissed off half its readers, I’m going to do one better and piss off ALL my readers. So I’m gonna be breaking out the insults in force, you geeks and … Continue reading

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