Gun Rights

Breakfast in America: December 4, 2012

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The most annoying aspect of conservatives is their blind allegiance to tired and frankly failed talking points. Obama is apparently “arrogant.” Yeah, we get it, you’re a racist douchebag who thinks black people with degrees are full of themselves. But…

Eat At McDonald’s Today

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As opponents of gay marriage convene at Chick-Fil-A restaurants around the nation for today’s Mike Huckabee declared “eat in,” there are a number of alternatives for those of us on the other side of the issue. GLAAD has asked all…

Maybe This Isn’t The Time, Gun Lobby

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Let’s discuss kairos. Kairos means “time,” but more specifically it refers to the concept of the opportune moment. In the classical rhetorical tradition, kairos refers to the juncture of matching the optimal argument to the optimal time. That’s not what the gun…

Weekly Podcast: The Saddest Podcast Ever

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Joe, Kathryn, and Allison discuss the reaction of policy makers to the Aurora shootings and the sanctions levied by the NCAA against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky abuse case. It’s a depressing look at the political…