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I am amazed at how quickly the liberal media will jump on something a conservative politician says and jump to conclusions without really understanding the words said.  446 more words

The Republican Loyalty Pledge, Like Any Other Elitist Political Litmus Test, Will Backfire

To paraphrase the late Ed Koch, the colorful and sometimes controversial Mayor of New York City from 1978-1989: If you agree with me on nine out of twelve issues, that’s great. 503 more words

Chemistry Lessons: pH

We have a new video in our ongoing Chemistry playlist on YouTube!

Chemistry students all learn to calculate pH.  They know it has something to do with… 104 more words


If You Could Have One Superpower

What would it be?

I like this question. This is my definitive litmus test for blind dates. If someone can give me a well-reasoned argument behind their superpower, whatever it may be, then they pass muster. 757 more words


Gov. Herbert opposes Republican Party 'purity panel'

SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Gary Herbert is with Republican Party leaders when it comes to the state’s caucus convention system. He said he feels like it helps the little guy fight for office against someone with a lot of money or a lot of rich friends, but the governor made clear in his monthly news conference at the University of Utah that he does not support proposals that centralize power with party leaders. 158 more words


Winning Elections: It's the Supreme Court, All Y'all

Later today, the first candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nominating contest will throw her hat into the ring.

No, not her. She is doing a great job right where she is. 823 more words

Issues And Activism

Diversity in Local Races

Schleifer at the Chron had an interesting article about the lack of women in the Houston Mayor’s race. Diversity is important, no doubt, but for this avid voter, having a progressive-minded candidate whose policies are on the liberal side of things is a lot more important. 365 more words