Where the people are so deep you're drowning

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President Ye?

As of this writing, I have no idea whether this is Kanye being serious, Kayne being a troll, Kanye being somewhat deranged, Kanye getting a brainfart or Kanye having a joke with his friend Donald Trump.

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Don’t Forget: Black Lives Matter

While deciding if we can watch Gone with the Wind or use racist pancake mix, the House and Senate were working on bills dealing with police brutality.

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Remembering Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner was one of the funniest men in show business for almost 70 years, which hardly seems possible.

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The Eagle Has Encountered Customs

The following story is meant to be humorous. The crew of Apollo 11 did not, as far as we know, have a Duty Free catalog in the Command Module.

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Do All Lives Matter?

One thing I’ve noticed about the correction of “All Lives Matter” is that it doesn’t really seem sufficient if one’s goal is purely to inform.

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They Who Must Not Be Named

Today I realized I’m tired of the fight over the “Redskins” name, tired of citing Ives Goddard, and tired of taking positions on the polls.

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Weekend Plans Post: On Running A 5K

I visited my friends and we ran a 5K. It took about an hour. Yeah, maybe it was more of a jog.And, lemme tell ya, if I could do it. You can do it.

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Mini-Throughput: The Living Sun

That’s why studying the Sun matters. That’s why SDO matters. The more we know about the Sun, the better our chances of avoiding a disaster.

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The Confederate Flags of Comer’s Store

Mr. Comer used those flags to efficiently my generation into a special kind of passive, blind and “nice” racism. But racism nevertheless — on autopilot.

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Hollow Rights & Hollow Points

It doesn’t matter as much if they can’t arrest you if they can just kill you. Rights that are not consistently respected aren’t rights.