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State’s Rights Leads to Regional Inequality

I’ve grown tired of state’s rights arguments, even if no one else agrees. For most people, the vague catch-all of “states rights” solves most problems outright. Liberals can trailblaze new environmental regulations, marijuana legalization, or gun restrictions whether The White House is occupied by Barack Obama or Donald Trump. And for their part, Republicans are… Read More »

Down & Out in Bumblefuck: Should Gov. Bentley Be Impeached? (Surprisingly) No

In the last couple of “A Year Long Conversation” podcasts, the themes have revolved around various hypocrisies liberals might be committing. It’s been noted that the politically correct are the new social conservatives and also that Democrats are less forgiving of sex scandals than Republicans. And now those chickens have come home to roost for… Read More »

The Southeast is Actually the MOST Important Area for Democrats

For months we’ve seen Bernie and his even worse traveling circus of goons—i.e. surrogates—basically write-off the Southeast and laugh dismissively about Hillary’s wins there. They might say different variations of things like “Well, it doesn’t matter if Hillary won ‘Bamasippi’ as she’ll never win those states in November.” They might even mock the “ignorance” of… Read More »

Why Are Republicans Acting Like They Didn’t Write the Southern Strategy?

“Donald Trump is a racist!” “Donald Trump is getting support from the Ku Klux Klan!” “Donald Trump is drawing white supremacists becaue of his racially divisive rhetoric!” And that’s just what the Republicans are saying about him. The exact question of how racist Donald Trump is may be the best one of the campaign season.… Read More »