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Some people might call this vandalism, but I call it is a needed correction to the historical record. A Confederate statue in Nashville’s Centennial Park was vandalized late Sunday night with the words “They were racists” written on it in red paint.The statue, built almost 50 years after the Civil War ended, is meant to […]

The Wages of Coal

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On November 9, 2018

Oh coal, you never have any downsides. A federal jury on Wednesday ruled a global contractor tasked with keeping disaster clean-up workers safe instead endangered them – some fatally. A jury in U.S.

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The Bredesen Situation

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On October 9, 2018
Like most of you, I was pretty disappointed that Phil Bredesen decided to come out for no reason and say he would have voted for Brett Kavanaugh. This is an unforced error that infuriates the base without really getting him any votes. Now, I’m in no way saying that I expect Bredesen to be leading […]
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Our federal fascist force of ethnic cleansing sure is making American great again. Jessica Bailiff looked out at her class and saw empty desks where her students were supposed to be. The physics teacher’s heart sank. She knew why they weren’t there. The day before, federal authorities had swept through a nearby meatpacking plant, rounding […]

Corker

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On September 26, 2017

I think the main significance of Bob Corker’s retirement is that any Republican who is not completely cynical or completely mouthbreathing may find it not really worth it to stick around anymore

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Rural People of Color

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On August 16, 2017
If you only read the New York Times and listen to NPR, you would be sure that the only rural people in America are white. After all, hasn’t every rural white in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Wisconsin been interviewed since November 8 about why they voted for Trump, why they would still vote for Trump, and […]
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