Category Archives: politics

The cautionary tale of Flint

A few weeks ago, the New England Journal of Medicine published a piece by David Bellinger about the lead contamination of water in Flint.  Bellinger calls it a abject public health failure.  It’s a good article about the health problems … Continue reading

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Ellen speaks out

Ellen Degeneres spoke out yesterday about Mississippi’s recently passed religious freedom law, using her opening to discuss the topic.  The law allows people with religious objections to deny LGBT people marriage, adoption and foster care services, fire or refuse to … Continue reading

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Election fatigue

Considering my recent Facebook post, I think this is fitting.

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overread

America is again caught between nationalists longing for the glories of an imagined past, and activists invoking ideals the nation has never yet attained.

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Dear Senator Cruz

this is all kinds of epic.  check out this woman’s Facebook post. Jenny Adams February 3 at 10:51am · New York, NY · Dear Senator Ted Cruz, I’m not sure how you got my email, since I’m a registered Democrat. … Continue reading

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Bernie or Hillary?

I think Bernie speaks to my heart, and Hillary speaks to my head. ~Betsy Burtis, resident of Derry, NH I think this is the conundrum as well as the guiding principle for a lot of liberal voters.  I think it … Continue reading

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The purging of Trump

The rest of this post is in no way an endorsement of Donald Trump or his political, cultural, or social views. By now, those of you on Facebook have likely heard of the option to search for your friends who … Continue reading

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