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Queer in the Rural Midwest

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On June 24, 2021
As I’ve stated on the grave series, I spent the last week in the lower Midwest, specifically Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas. I am going to have a series of posts discussing my time there. For the first one, I just wanted to mention something I saw in the tiny town of Chanute, Kansas. I […]
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Your Republican Party: A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas who told a black city planner that he belongs to “the master race” as he rejected her proposed development plan is coming under pressure from fellow commissioners to resign. Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the master race — the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy […]
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Compete Everywhere

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On April 15, 2017
In the aftermath of the Kansas special election, there was a lot of the typical Democratic infighting, with the left angry that Democrats didn’t do more in a district that swung over 20 points from Trump since November. The question is, should the DCCC actually have done something. Would investing resources moved an already active […]

Racist in Chief

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On February 28, 2017

Donald Trump is showing the leadership one would expect in the aftermath of the racist murder of Indian engineers in Kansas. At some point, embarrassingly late begins to verge on something more disqui

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The voters of Kansas elected Sam Brownback governor. Then they reelected them. So now the reap what they sowed: The economic fallout continues in Kansas, where Republican Gov. Sam Brownback recently signed a public school funding overhaul that cut millions in funding for the current school year. Two school districts in the state are now […]
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