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Singin’ the Blues in a Red State

By Clara Nipper

I live in a place that believes on the 7th day, God created Wal-Mart, Chik Fil-A and Cracker Barrel and that Jesus hunts deer and drinks beer while wearing the American flag. 873 more words

Bold Strokes Books

Tangled up in hue

If not for my diet I never would’ve noticed

those golden light bulb tomatoes

at the party with the fancy desserts,

met the gardener who plucked them… 36 more words


15 words special junk

Why would a loving God
Red state, blue state
Give a shit
Food stamps, marriage
Whether I believe
Talk like adults
Before I know him?
Maybe you just like rules.

Republicans Northeast Wins Show Limits of Full Throated Progressivism

GOP victories in 2014 were deep and widespread.  Republicans unsurprisingly dominated in red and purple states but they also showed surprising strength in blue states in the Midwest and Northeast.   637 more words


NYTimes: Is Life Better in America’s Red States?

An interesting look at the real cost of red state economics and politics. They’re unsustainable over time, but boy do people like sprawl and cheap energy. 13 more words



America often seems to be the opposite of the rest of the word. One way in which this is obvious is in the colors we choose to designate the left and right wings of our political system. 290 more words