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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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Immersive Politics: My Brief Experience with the Clinton Campaign

On an unseasonably warm day in March, I met Eric at a hipster coffee shop in North Buffalo. He wasn’t hard to spot. Visibly exhausted, he half-heartedly plucked at his computer keys from behind the Hillary logo slapped across his … Continue reading

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No one reads this blog, and that’s okay.

Well, I shouldn’t say that. It’s probably more correct to say that a few people read this blog. I read it, my wife reads it. My friends read it when they have time, and there’s a handful of WordPress followers … Continue reading

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The PostModerate Platform: American Exceptionalism

That American Exceptionalism is only possible by our example. It almost sounds like a dirty word; a politically-charged, cringe-worthy term guaranteed to spark a debate over its etymology, its implications, and its merit. From the right, you’ll likely hear boasts … Continue reading

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Disturbing the Nest: My Brief Experience with the Bernie Sanders Revolution

  Call it an ad hoc anthropologic exercise. One minute you’re busily going through your daily routine, getting the kids breakfast, making sure they’re not setting fire to the furniture, the next you’re delving into the world of the Bernie … Continue reading

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The PostModerate Platform: Citizenship

That citizenship is active. Unless we’re talking about undocumented workers supposedly pouring across our southern border, Americans don’t spend a lot of time talking about citizenship. Nothing compels us to examine our status as citizens, and our liberty prevents us … Continue reading

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The PostModerate Platform: Foundations

Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be laying out in greater detail the ideology of the PostModerate Platform. The first four tenets are grouped together under the title, “Foundations.” That the best solutions to our problems remain within the … Continue reading

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The PostModerate Platform

At some point it’s necessary for a political party to put forth a set of ideas that form the foundation of its philosophy. What follows is a collection of guiding principles that moderates should study with a careful eye and … Continue reading

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