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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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TrollPatrol 7: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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#10 Alexander has anger issues. #9 Translation: Mike plays Warcraft. #8 Bob understands pigs and acorns. I don’t. #7 Wait. What’s a “wall boner?” #6 Not everything deserves a hashtag. #5 Christopher Anthony thinks about things. Alot. #4 Does it … 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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TrollPatrol6: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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#10 Okay, but that doesn’t explain why there’s a chicken throwing up at the end of your comment. Consuelo, explain . . . the . . . chicken.  #9 Aron, I think the fact that you can remember every forehead … 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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TrollPatrol5: Twitter Pics and Facebook Memes

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A much needed break from the usual format. These pics speak for themselves. Enjoy.

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South Carolina and Nevada by the Numbers

After a long week, the people have spoken in Nevada and South Carolina. Though the presumptive frontrunners may appear to have this race wrapped up, it’s probably better to take a breath and look at where the election stands. In … 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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TrollPatrol3: A Countdown of the Worst People on Social Media This Week

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#10 Proof that nobody’s quite figured out how to insult John Kasich yet. #9 Clinton barked and the Internet responded with dad jokes. Opportunity squandered. #8 Thanks for clearing that up. #7 This guy’s been waiting to use this line … Continue reading

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