Author Archives: J. Hugar

Never Forget the Women’s March on Washington

It’s been a little over two months since Donald Trump was elected the unfortunate 45th president of the United States. Nothing celebratory accompanied his Inauguration. The parade and subsequent balls failed to clear the dark clouds over Washington. The following … Continue reading

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Scapegoating Hillary

As I type, Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote stands at over 1.7 million votes. Her loss to Donald Trump marks the second time in her career that she’s been forced to concede an election despite having won a … Continue reading

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This is not normal.

If there were ever a time I hoped to be wrong, this would’ve been that time. Shortly after the Iowa Caucuses in February, I wrote an article titled, “Here comes the revolution, but it’s not what you think.” In that … Continue reading

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A Toxic 2016

9 months ago, I asked a simple question: Can you still be a Moderate in America? I followed up on that inaugural post by highlighting Clinton’s email issue as a continuous thread in the election, identified The Angry White Electorate, … Continue reading

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Is the media shaping our opinions? Yes it is.

“Here’s what I think is going on, and I think we’ll have to do more research and understand it better. I think you’re really on to something. There is a sense of disappointment among young people about politics, and there … Continue reading

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Understanding White Privilege: A Guide For White People

By J Lee Hugar On a cool sun-filled day sixteen years ago, I casually drove my work van through a bluster of city streets with the windows rolled down and Eminem blasting through the speakers. I’m not entirely sure why … Continue reading

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Following Orlando, Trump Tweets — About Trump

It took less than twelve hours for Donald Trump to take to Twitter with an opinion on the massacre in Orlando. While most of us were still trying to digest what happened, the presumptive Republican nominee spent the day tweeting … Continue reading

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Republicans Need to Start Acting (r)epublican

Note: This article uses a small (r) to differentiate between the Republican Party and (r)epublican representative government. I wasn’t surprised four months ago when Chris Collins became the first Republican in Congress to endorse Donald Trump. As a longtime resident … Continue reading

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No. I am not a Correct the Record Clinton Operative.

I’m still trying to figure out what’s more laughable: The idea that someone would pay me to make comments on Facebook? Or the fact that I’m doing it for free? Truth be told, I do engage in political discussions on … Continue reading

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Solutions for a Revolution: How Bernie Sanders Supporters Can Save the Movement

I’ve been exceptionally hard on Bernie Sanders and his supporters this election cycle. Anyone that reads this blog can tell you that the majority of my posts are critical of the senator and his so-called “revolution.” Truthfully though, there’s a … Continue reading

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