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Turn Off CNN and Talk to Actual Americans: On Division in the United? States of America

Are you ready for a shock? As I sat down to write this, CNN had on the front page of its website an article putting Donald Trump in a dim light. Hard to believe, I know. And–are you ready for … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want my Son to be a Stupid Girl

Pink is in the news again. No, it isn’t because she has sold more than 14 million albums, or created music that has asked real social questions and influenced younger artists. It isn’t because she has been caught in public … Continue reading

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Watch Out Tom Clancy, Here I Come

The voice came from the backseat of the car. “When I grow up I’d like to be a spy for CSIS.” I burst out laughing, struggling to keep the car under control. A spy for CSIS! Right. Now, before anyone … Continue reading

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