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Sean Murphy

About Sean Murphy

SEAN MURPHY (@bullmurph) is the author of Not To Mention a Nice Life and the best-selling memoir Please Talk about Me When I’m Gone. He's a columnist for PopMatters and writes frequently about the technology industry. His work has also appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, The Village Voice, AlterNet, Web Del Sol, Punchnel’s, and Northern Virginia Magazine. He has appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" and been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Forbes and AdAge. Check him out at seanmurphy.net

Donald Trump: The Man in America’s Mirror

Even as he fails and flails, Trump can be seen as the symptom, not the disease, of what ails America. Continue reading

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Worst Americans: Cruel DeVos

Never mind Trump: one need look no further than Betsy DeVos to understand the true depravity of the contemporary state of all-things GOP. Continue reading

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Participation Trophy Politics

In Trump’s America, everyone can live vicariously, eliminating doubt, self-discipline and consequences. Continue reading

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Tiny Crowds, Tiny Hands vs. Huge Crowds, Huge Hearts

It’s 2017: are you going to believe Trump or your lying eyes? Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Trump Haters: It’ll Get Worse!

As Nietzsche once said, “When you stare into the abyss, Mike Pence stares back into you…” Continue reading

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The Democrats Can’t Win If They Won’t Fight

The only time Democrats love firearms is when they enter a circular firing squad… Continue reading

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Thom Jones: The Pugilist at Rest (in Peace)

Thom Jones was not a one-shot wunderkind so much as a career scrapper who banged back at a world intent on beating the shit out of him. Continue reading

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More Human than Human or, Do Atheists Dream of Electric Sheep?

Your opinion on whether Deckard is human or replicant might offer insight into your philosophy regarding morality, and even existence. Continue reading

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RICH ASSHOLES PAYING NO TAXES IS UNPATRIOTIC

If you’re unwilling to pay your fair share for the services that often make America exceptional, you’re letting the country know no rules can, or should, apply to you. Continue reading

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