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Guest post by Peter Bearse, Ph.d: “On Gay Marriage”

“ON GAY “MARRIAGE” The issue of gay marriage is not a civil rights issue. The civil rights movement arose because of racial discrimination that blatantly foreclosed or limited black opportunities to obtain the basics of human sustenance, including education, housing, financing, employment, and fair pay for equal work. There is no comparison between the gay …

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Guest post by Peter Bearse, Ph.d and a former Congressional candidate

THE RISE of a NEW POPULISM A rising new populism can become the heart of an America rising anew. What, after all, do liberals and conservatives have in common? It’s the recognition of “We the People” as more than the opening lines of our Constitution. “Power to the People” is the title of a conservative …

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Choir Practice

Listening to twenty or so people give political speeches in succession may well be worse than being water-boarded. Listening to twenty or so political speeches in an air-conditioned room with close to 300 people who (more or less) are on board with just about everything that is likely to be said at that kind of …

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