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A Progressive Editorial Code for the 21st Century

Christmas (quaint; potentially offensive): now strictly Crustmas (alluding to the wintry period of low local food production); or Midwinter Holidays (irrespective of its etymological roots, slightly less suggestive of the supra-, super- or preter-natural). 18 more words


Blue White and Red: Forgotten Lessons From Vietnam In Our War Against ISIL

The biggest paradox of our generation is that despite having access to more knowledge and information than every previous generation combined, we are even more easily manipulated and swayed by propaganda. 2,146 more words


My oxymoronic pet peeve

“I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so.  Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.” 238 more words


Exclusive Fruit: Sittingsumas (like satsumas, but with better English)!

Satsumas are great. If they were animals, they’d be hamsters. Why? As they’re hamster size, almost hamster shape, and they’re a bundle of super groovy fun. 410 more words