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9/25 at EXIT/IN: Turn Up for Turnout —-> Gun Sense Votes Get Your Groove On #Nashville

September 24, 2014


Turn Up for Turnout! is an event dedicated to gun violence prevention and voting with gun sense. Join us for a night out with live performances by Grace Weber and other Nashville artists. Admission is free for all Gun Sense Voters — all you have to do is click here to RSVP! What: Turn Up for Turnout! A Night […]

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What the Television We Watch Can Tell Us About Our Politics

July 13, 2014


Originally posted on unfettered equality:
In 1999, NBC premiered Aaron Sorkin’s new series The West Wing, a television show that follows the life of fictional President Josiah Bartlet and his staff. It was two years before 9/11, and television audiences were enamored by Sorkin’s portrayal of a “utopian” White House. Premiering shortly after the Clinton…

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My Sincerely Held Belief Means No More Student Loan Payments, Right?

July 2, 2014

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One year later

June 26, 2014


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Obama in the Toilet at Conservative Conference

June 20, 2014



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Tweet of the Day: The South…Suddenly not so Red Edition #DemographicsIsDestiny

June 18, 2014


You know how I’m always harping about changing demographics and how liberals in other parts of the country should really quit dogging on the South? Here is why. (Help or kindly STFU). If unregistered black, Hispanic and Asian voters registered, South would look VERY different http://t.co/KNfL5Wjqn1 pic.twitter.com/KS7ovY1loB — ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress) June 18, 2014

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A new Rock Opera to beat all Rock Operas (ok, maybe not all…) introducing The Stacey Campfield Musical. So. Much. Win.

May 5, 2014


Originally posted on Big Blue Dot Y'all:
Some talented homo-lovers from North Broadway in Knoxville have created a masterpiece about our very own Rep. Stacey Campfield, he who hates teh poors and teh gays and probably you too. It is free for download here. For you ease and pleasure…I give you: Stacey Campfield: The Musical.…

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Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Freed from Police Custody

May 5, 2014


I have many thoughts about all of this. For now though, they remain contained in my head.

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You Can’t Always Raise Them Right… Or Left

May 5, 2014


Originally posted on The Dish:
Looking at how parents attempt to inculcate their kids with their political beliefs, Te-Erika Patterson notes that those attempts often backfire: It’s understandable that parents with strong beliefs would feel it is their duty to see their children adopt those beliefs. But, however well-meaning these efforts are, they may be in vain. A study recently published in…

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Twitter Is Not Dead Just Because You Are Bored

May 5, 2014


One of the best things about Twitter, is that it can catch a current hidden deep and quickly elevate it to the surface.Twitter is a back and forth conversation between what is happening in the world and those living in it. Recently, that conversation was about Twitter itself…what it is, what it isn’t and HOW […]

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