Tag Archives: democracy

Democracy Means Accepting Defeat (For You)

The main soundbyte from the third presidential debate seems to be that Trump would not unequivocally accept the results of the election if he loses. In other words, Trump would reject the “peaceful transfer of power” so sacred to American … Continue reading

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Are Voter ID Laws Racist?

Well, the default alt-right  answer is “I don’t care,” since charges of racism are just used to socially shame ethnocentrism among Whites. Furthermore, anyone who doesn’t have enough agency to prove their identity to the government should not be voting … Continue reading

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Relative Poverty, “Democratic Socialism,” and Capitalism

The economic ideology of the average liberal voter in the United States is best summed up as free shit. This is similar, but distinct, to the overall message of equality through state intervention, but of a much lower-order impulse than … Continue reading

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The Utility of Extremism

One of the major issues with translating politics into action (as well metapolitics into politics) is the issue of where one’s positions fall relative to those of the audience he is trying to win over and what their own expectations … Continue reading

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The Strong Horse

“When people see a strong horse and a weak horse, by nature, they will like the strong horse.” CIA asset Osama bin Laden may have channeled something embedded in man since time immemorial when he likened militant Islam to virility … Continue reading

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Opposition to DC Statehood: An Opportunity for Consistency

The District’s flag is based off the coat of arms of the Washington family, a rather aristocratic choice of symbolism. The British-American version of ((((Jon Leibowitz)))), John Oliver, recently used “his comedic sway with the American public to shine a … Continue reading

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