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Missouri GOP Leader Calls Ferguson Voter Registration Drives ‘Disgusting’

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Apparently when you want to take part, maybe hold your local government accountable, some Republicans show you nothing but contempt. In Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown, a black unarmed teenager by a white police officer, you might expect at least a few black residents will register to vote, and set their sights on…
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How To Explain Science To Your Climate-Change-Denying Uncle

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This is what you say to your crazy-climate-change-denying uncle when he asks, “Yeah, but, how do we know scientists are right? I mean, how do we know what is a ‘fact’ anyway? Oh yeah, and where is the science council of elders?” Warning: This is also what you say when you no longer want to be…
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Was Civil Unrest In Ferguson Inevitable?

I have one thought on Ferguson, positing that the level of protest, demonstration, and civil unrest is an indictment itself on the officer involved shooting and killing of Michael Brown. After all, do you really think the community would respond the way it has if this was a justified shooting and killing? Of course, remembering…
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What Constitutes Freedom In Ferguson? Or In America?

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Excuse me if I sometimes have a hard time understanding what constitutes freedom in this country. And before I even begin to explain what I mean by that, let me first acknowledge that I’m well aware people will respond to what I have to say by prosecuting me for conflation. In June the Supreme Court…
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