Why Republicans Are Even Losing Middle-Aged White Guys Now

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Christopher Dale isn’t as liberal as he used to be, but he’s not ready to vote for bigotry and craziness either.

A Tale of Two Tragedies

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Paul Blest on two heartwrenching tragedies and what we can learn from them.

Government’s Latest Tribute To Harvey Milk Unveiled

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The USPS has announced a new stamp to honor the gay rights pioneer.

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection

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Those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.

In The Footsteps of a King: How Raphael G. Warnock is Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once spoke for a voiceless nation and now, once again, impoverished Americans are finding themselves in need of a voice to defend them and speak on their behalf. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock may be that voice.

Start the Conversation: Law Enforcement Should Not Be Able to Carry Guns Into a State Capitol Building

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Politics Editor Paul Blest thinks the current conversation about guns is disingenuous. It’s time to change that.

Start the Conversation: Law Enforcement Should Be Able To Carry Guns Into A State Capitol Building

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An Oklahoma state senator recently reported 40 state sheriffs lobbying in Oklahoma. Contributor Michael Amity thinks that’s morally reprehensible.

The Social Impact of #UniteBlue

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Want to harness and leverage the power of social media to organize around key political issues? Unite Blue seems to have a few things to teach.

An Open Letter To The DCCC

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The depressing emails have got to stop.

A Few Reasons Why Republicans Have to Stop Saying President Obama is the Worst President in History

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Republicans often claim that President Obama is the worst president in history but how does he really compare to the worst of the worst?

Why the Pope Should Come To Philly and Ignore Its Hierarchy

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Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael Nutter and Pennsylvania’s Governor Corbett are the wrong faces for a plea of patronage from his holiness.

The Swift and Quiet Death of ‘Loyal Opposition’

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Here’s to wishing the Democratic opposition to Iraq took a page from Lindsey Graham’s playbook.

Why Are Millennials More Liberal And Less Trusting?

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Millennial attitudes toward trust reflect the right wing’s teaching every-man-for-himself ideology

America’s Sexual Dysfunction Problem

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Tweet Our culture has a serious, childish issue with sex. – On Sunday night, I was treated to the news via Facebook that a drunken couple at my alma mater, the University of Delaware, had sex behind a dumpster at Grotto’s Pizza (a legendary Delaware pizza establishment), in the same parking lot that I parked […]

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How The Justice System Failed Gerard Richardson

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Gerard Richardson was recently released after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Was this a one time mistake or just more proof that our justice system is failing?

5 Things Paul Ryan Wishes He Could Say To Lazy “Inner City Men”

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In lieu of Paul Ryan’s commitment to improve life outcomes of inner city men, here are five things he would probably say to them.