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About Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

Maybe the middle class will wake up someday and realize they aren’t #Republicans

I have an answer to this question. “So pathetic that an asshole like Trump apparently appeals to more Republicans than ‘august’ leaders like Perry, Santorum, and Cain who, incidentally, are also still being taken seriously while unmitigated failures like Jindal, Cruz, … Continue reading

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Stop accepting the things you think you cannot change.

The meme expresses my feelings exactly. I’m starting with no longer accepting liberal cowardice. For far too long too many liberals and self-proclaimed “progressives” and “trans-partisans” – yes, I’m looking at you, Join the Coffee Party Movement – are doing … Continue reading

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#Fracking is literally killing babies in Utah, and local, state, and federal officials are helping to make that possible

What Paul Solotaroff’s expose in Rolling Stone, “What’s Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah?” reveals is disturbing on so many levels. It’s what happens when Big Money instead of We The People control government. It’s what happens when voters stay … Continue reading

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Wealthy corporatists have been playing poor whites for fools since the founding. They still are.

Tim Wise says the “white” race was created by the wealthy elite to trick poor, landless Europeans into siding with them. The corporatists, then as now, were selling the lies of racism, the American Dream, and of trickle-down economics. Then … Continue reading

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Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America

Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.psychologytoday.com Truer words are rarely penned. Please read and share this Psychology Today article as far and as wide as possible.   My hope is that … Continue reading

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