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-Head to the Blog to read an important piece about the election by new contributor Robin Messing.

In addition, on the  blog is an enlightening article on
spiders by new contributor Paul Westman.

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AN APOLOGY TO RALPH NADER AND, MOST OF ALL, HIS VOTERS
July 20, 2017
by Casey Ellis

In 2000 I voted in my first U. S. presidential election.  I was a 19-year-old college freshman and, while being in college was very exciting, even that couldn’t match the thrill of voting.  This was a moment I’d waited for since I was a ...
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The Toxicity of Partisanship
June 20, 2017
by J.A. Young

From John Adams's letter to Jonathan Jackson in 1780 “There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my ...
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Next Man Up: "Big Money Mitch"

Mitch McConnell

Perhaps you’ve seen him, the Man pompously walking around Washington, after yet another re-election, with nothing but money on his mind. This Man who looks like a medical room skeleton with leathery human flesh pulled taut across the feeble bones. This is a man who, if he could cry, would most definitely wipe away his tears with crisp hundred dollar bills provided by his benefactors. This wonderful man I am talking about is Mitch McConnell, Kentucky State Senator, and the “next-Man-up” of American politics. The political landscape is full of Democratic sharks and Republican wolves, men and women hell-bent on getti ...
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