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Well the House has swallowed their shotgun. Here is the email I have fired off to Flake. I will generate a “Maverick” Themed version for McCain not that he is going to have another election. I hope other Desert Dissenters contact Senators Flake & McCain so this idiocy gets stopped.

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Alright everyone! As the year is chugging along and as summer is quickly approaching, we’ve seen the political climate seemingly match the temperature degree for degree. With so much happening and so much information being throw at us in every direction, it’s hard to get a grip on what to

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Sean Spicer has the rare honor (insult?) of being parodied and thus immortalized on Saturday Night Live. For the most part, Sean Spicer wasn’t on my radar until he became the White House Press Secretary. The only time I ever heard about him was from Jon Favreau on the old

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I have bones to pick with this segment. Per @AZAgainstTrump, Jeff Flake sent it out with his newsletter in what I can only assume is an attempt to write off legitimate worry as political bluster. I won’t contest all of it, but that there’s “really nothing you can do?” VPNs

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I watched Senator John McCain’s poor excuse of an in person town hall replacement on Facebook Live. The “moderator” off camera was probably a staffer. She encouraged us to post questions for the senator to ask. It was clear that the questions selected were screened for his ability to answer

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This is Part II in a Series. Check out Part I here Let’s zoom in a bit on what we’re up against here. Remember Tom? “Your ISP handles all of your internet traffic” Tom? Tom is honest. We like Tom. If you’ve been thinking of ISP snooping as Google plastering

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Guest blog by Lauren Ghazikhanian For healthcare- I argue no, and for a very simple reason: people are not produce. Think about how you buy food. You probably spend about the same amount on food week in and week out. You eat the same general stuff. You can only consume so

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by Leslie Dow I’m a moderate. Sometimes I swing to the right and sometimes to the left. Or a better way to see this is that sometimes the Democrats swing to the left of me and sometimes the Republicans swing to the right. Sometimes, and this has become usually in

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Over the last 20 years, blacks and African-Americans have slowly outpaced whites in voter turnout [source]. Black woman have the highest percentage of voter turnout of any race/gender subgroup in the last two Presidential elections [source]. But the big story of 2016 was reduced voter turnout among blacks. We can

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Something happened last week and we all need to talk about it. Amidst all of the now-expected chaos that has come out of the Trump administration, between the nonsensical tweets and the rambling CPAC speech and the ensuing media circus, something more subtle happened. A chain of events that fell

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