MANY PEOPLE WOULD RATHER DIE THAN THINK; IN FACT, MOST DO. — BERTRAND RUSSELL

Politics

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The Bush shrug o’ doom — ‘Stuff happens’

When asked about the recent shooting tragedy in Oregon today, in which nine people were killed and seven others wounded, former Florida governor and GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush seemed dismissive of tighter gun regulations, approaching a level of…




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‘Know-nothingness’ as a party platform

I’m not going to take a bunch of time dissecting this week’s GOP presidential debate, for trying to look for any kind of productive political dialogue in that veritable wasteland of half-truths, truisms and outright obfuscations would…




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Most conservative, liberal cities

No real surprises on this list. Other than my metropolitan area of residence, Knoxville, Tenn., which should probably be near the top of this list on the conservative side. Not sure why it isn’t. Of course,…