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The Protest Vote

Enlightenment has been forsaken for deontological egoism, personified in irrationally moving a man into power who tapped into insecurity and fear so as to lead a nation whose existential integrity is wholly dependent on rationality. Continue reading

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Who’s Indoctrinating Who?

Indoctrinate: (transitive verb): To teach (someone) to fully accept the ideas, opinions, and beliefs of a particular group and to not consider other ideas, opinions, and beliefs. — Merriam-Webster I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard the word ‘indoctrinate’ (and it’s … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Between the Classes

Today, I’m keeping it short. I’m also not going to throw facts at you. I just want to speak very frankly on the topic of poverty and the division between the poor in the United States and the men and … Continue reading

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With Regards to Jello Biafra

The following video is an audio clip from ex-Dead Kennedy’s frontman Jello Biafra’s 2006 spoken-word album, In the Grip of Official Treason. As per the disclaimer at the bottom of the blog, I am not claiming ownership to this audio and … Continue reading

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Shutdown at The Zephyr Lounge

Dear loyal readers, As of 10:00 am CST, the offices of The Zephyr Lounge are forced to shut down due to stalled budget negotiations. We’ve been attempting to keep the internal issues under the radar in the hopes that a … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth!

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are but mere hours away from what appears to be the first government shutdown in seventeen years. Am I surprised? No. I’ve honestly thought this was an inevitability. Why? Because Ted Cruz’s reading of Green Eggs … Continue reading

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September 11th, 2001: 12 Years Later…

America is in a rut. Well, that’s probably not the best choice in diction. America is stuck in the past. Eh, that’s not as eloquent, but it makes more sense. Basically, the point of this post is to look at … Continue reading

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List: Robert’s Political Platform

Note: This is a list of opinions, and while not meant to incite rebuttal, I understand that there will probably be rebuttal. So, I beg of you, if you feel the need to debate me on these topics and what … Continue reading

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America Has Been Hijacked!

My wife and I have been discussing the Zimmerman verdict for the last couple of days, and while I resolved to not debate the legitimacy of said verdict, I feel that I should at least deliver a statement. The only … Continue reading

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On LGBT Rights and What Marriage Actually Means

One of the topics that triggered this look into American culture was the recent examination of California’s Proposition 8 and the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court. The debate as to the definition of marriage … Continue reading

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