Racism + Ignorance = Manipulation Politics

By: Todd Smekens Politicians Manipulate Instead of Truth Telling Hate and racism aren’t separate issues from politics. I’ve written about this often and yet, even today, I’m still dismissed as “too political”. That’s funny when you consider how much Indiana loves its hate and also loves electing Republican lawmakers. Are they really connected? Inextricably. The Chicago […]

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Where Free Speech Ends, Ignorance Begins

Where Free Speech Ends, Ignorance Begins March 15, 2017 by Michael Winship This post first appeared on At the risk of sounding like a geezer complaining about “these kids today,” back in my college days, when it came to points of view we were unhesitatingly exposed to literature, teachers and on-campus speakers covering the […]