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Recommended Reading: Marc Dion

Marc Dion: Get Out Of The Republican Party! (Creators Syndicate) As Trump Administration Misspokesperson Sean Spicer just proved, Republicans remain unconvinced about the evil nature of Adolf Hitler. They’re not too sure slavery was that bad a deal, either. https://www.creators.com/read/marc-dion/04/17/get-out-of-the-republican-partyContinue reading

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Recommended Reading — Mike Moffat: Lawmaker: Miscarrying women must carry dead fetuses to term (SF Gate)

  RECOMMENDED READING: Mike Moffat: Lawmaker: Miscarrying women must carry dead fetuses to term (SF Gate) Iowa state representative Shannon Lundgren is under fire after saying women who miscarry after 20 weeks of pregnancy should be forced to carry their … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman: “We have an obligation to tell our politicians what we want, to vote against politicians of whatever party who do not understand the value of reading in creating worthwhile citizens, who do not want to act to preserve and protect knowledge and encourage literacy.”

Source and Recommended Reading Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming (Guardian) A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming

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Recommended Reading: Christina H., “I Was A Hardcore Conservative: What Changed My Mind” (Cracked)

Christina H.: “I Was A Hardcore Conservative: What Changed My Mind” (Cracked) I know a lot of liberal-leaning types think that backwards conservatives (especially Trump voters) can never change, because they’ve never seen such a change. They’ve never seen someone … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Tom Nichols, How America Lost Faith in Expertise (Foreign Policy)

Tom Nichols: How America Lost Faith in Expertise (Foreign Policy) In 2014, following the Russian invasion of Crimea, The Washington Post published the results of a poll that asked Americans about whether the United States should intervene militarily in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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Jesse Drucker: Wealthy Would Get Billions in Tax Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal Plan (NY Times)

RECOMMENDED READING: Jesse Drucker: Wealthy Would Get Billions in Tax Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal Plan (NY Times) Two of the biggest tax cuts in Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act would deliver roughly $157 billion over the coming … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: THU/2 February 2017

Neal Baumann: Virginia Just Filed A Contempt Motion Against Trump Over Immigration Order (Huffington Post) The Commonwealth of Virginia asked a federal judge late Wednesday night to force President Donald Trump, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and top government officials … Continue reading

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