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Dearest Politicians…

Hi, it’s me: your constituent. What I’m about to write is in no way ground-breaking, but it does seem necessary. You’re focusing on the wrong thing. You’re focusing on winning elections. Stop that. It seems counterintuitive, I know. You only have a job if you win an election. So naturally, you want to do that. You raise tons of money to pay for signs and commercials and research to smear your opponent, and you try to…

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“Mike Pence doesn’t …what, now?”

Preface: My hope in writing this was not to win an argument. Re-reading it, I’m not even sure I’ve staked a flag in the ground. But having read a lot of misunderstandings on the topic today (including my own, initially), I wanted to write something to at least help increase the understanding of what the conversation is, and what it is not.  It’s not news–there are articles dating back at least to 2002 outlining some ground…

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DFW Airport, 1/28/17

I’m a writer, but I’m going to keep this as simple and as short as possible. 1. The countries on today’s Muslim Ban list have combined to kill zero Americans on U.S. soil in acts of terrorism from 1975-2015 2. The countries left off the ban (Turkey, Egypt, Saudia Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan) are all countries in which Donald Trump has business ties (source: Bloomberg) 3. Terrorist attacks on U.S. soil from this region…

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