Author: Andrew Donaldson

Born and raised in West Virginia, Andrew has since lived and traveled around the world several times over. Though frequently writing about politics out of a sense of duty and love of country, most of the time he would prefer discussions on history, culture, occasionally nerding on aviation, and his amateur foodie tendencies. He can usually be found misspelling/misusing words on Twitter @four4thefire.
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The Democratic Debate: Houston Has Problems, Plans, and Candidates for President

With the “Warren vs Biden” matchup not really happening as advertised, and Bernie being Bernie but with a scratchy throat, the sizzle reels for the talking head shows are going to need something to cover other than Biden’s gaffes and word salad. So Beto will eat up plenty of air time over the next few days.

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We Go Where You Go, And We Bring Pizza

Symposium: This is down and dirty pizza; But that’s fine, the spartan pies from Anthony’s Pizza are meant for folks who aren’t expecting Neapolitan perfection.

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Tulsi Gabbard Has a Sad

It rings hollow when the powers that be point out the obvious-that you are not viable-and the known-from-the-start non-viable candidate starts crying foul.

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Joe Biden’s ’68 Throwback Special

Joe Biden talked about these formative events to a generation. The problem is that was not only a generation ago, but nearly two generations ago.

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The Perspective of Luck, or Lack Thereof

Sports and politics have that in common. People absolutely lose their minds over it, and their basic life skills and humanity tend to go with it.

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To Lift This Great Social Incubus of Bad Cooking

Fannie Farmer’s influence and cookbook are both still around today, in an age where culinary is a hot entertainment commodity and the entirety of human knowledge on the subject is available with a quick search on your phone or computer.

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A Timeless Box Full of Whistles

The story of Handel, a young Mozart, a Dutch church, Johnny Cash, and holding my kids hand, all set to the subtle sounds of a pipe organ.

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Ben Shapiro Works Those Feelings

For facts not caring about feelings, there sure are a lot of folks getting all up in their feels whenever Ben Shapiro is the topic.

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Indict the System, With an Expert in Indictments

Symposium: There is no “I” in “team” but there is a “me”, and there is an “I” in Avenatti, and both are in “nominee.” You see what needs to happen here.

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Democratic Debates: Biden in the Middle

Night two of the second Democratic Debate has come and gone with a very simple dynamic: Joe Biden was center stage both in where he was standing and in being the focus of incoming fire.