Why I’m not a “Feminist”

Feminism seems to be the hottest, hippest trend amongst millennials these days. Everyone I associate with is a feminist, and everyone they idolize is a feminist, too.

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Conservatives: We Can And Should Deal With Iran

The United States announced on July 14th that it has reached a landmark deal in negotiations with Iran regarding their pursuit of nuclear facilities. Conservatives predictably denounced this deal immediately and vociferously, saying things like “the terrorist regime Iran will get its nukes,” “Now we won’t get blown away by Iran’s nukes today. It will just be next week,” and all sorts of other hysteria.

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Confederate Flag As Religious Symbol?

A topic that I don’t usually discuss much in a public forum, or with many acquaintances, is religion. 

R.I.P. Kemper – Fracked, Dead and Buried

It has been an expensive few weeks for Mississippi Power (MP). (more…)

Civics 101: Democracy Or Republic? And Why Care?

Over the past few weeks two specific issues have dominated the public discourse: the confederate flag and gay marriage. Predictably, Christian conservatives instantly expressed their outrage to the gay marriage ruling. Meanwhile the confederate flag continued to embody the fact that symbolism is a complex and emotional issue which has consistently divided my fellow southerners.
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Checking the Numbers: Unemployment Rate & Labor Force Participation

(NOTE: This began as a discussion with a friend re: the politics of unemployment and workforce participation. But it got so in-depth, that I decided to share it as a note. FOX and other Right-Wing spinners continue to share a number of cherry-picked statistics and half truths. Here is a more realistic look at these numbers.)

Entitlement Culture? Where Do You Think THAT Came From?

Sense of entitlement (noun)- A belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.
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SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling A Mixed Blessing

As I’m sure anyone who doesn’t live under a rock has heard by now, the Supreme Court ruled last week that same sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states.
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Separation (of Powers) Anxiety: SCOTUScare and Judicial Activism

It’s SCOTUS opinion season, and most of the country is currently discussing the Court’s decision requiring States to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. And while there are some arguments to be had with Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, the greater violation of Constitutional principle was seen in Chief Justice Roberts’s King v. Burwell opinion.
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Tennessee Company Boasts Three Generations Of Leadership, Celebrates Its’ Tradition

By Holland Dobbs

Special Contributor to BAMSouth.com

Approximately 175 people gathered  Thursday morning, June 11, to pay tribute to three generations of the Langsdon family who built www.OffTheDuck.com.
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