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The Final Popped Culture

The Weeklings editors, staff, and various contributors take turns answering the one question that matters most. Continue reading




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WILDFIRE IN THE AMERICAN WEST AND THE FAST TRACK TO OBLIVION

Danbert Nobacon takes on global warming, wildfires, and the possibility that there’s some human complicity.




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The Power of Political Narrative: Part One, The GOP

We know the Democrats consistently drown in a river of good intentions. Why are the Republicans so successful staying on script? They keep it simple, stupid. This is how the Reagan Revolution happened, why it endures, and why it matters today as much as ever.




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Russell Brand, Revolution, and the Audacity of Apathy

If you don’t share the view that giving the wealthiest one percent even larger tax cuts is not an antidote for what ails us, you SHOULD vote…and there is one party you should never vote for.




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A Letter from Mayberry: The South Versus the GOP

Lawrence Benner takes a look at the place of his birth, North Carolina, and where it fits into the political and cultural landscape of The South in 2013.




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Ronald Reagan, The Greatest President Who Ever Lived

The naming of an airport wasn’t enough. President Reagan should be sainted. Sean Beaudoin offers two thousand words, a scene from St. Elmo’s Fire, plus the head of Rob Lowe to prove it.




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Power Trio: 3 Songs for Ding! Thatcher Dong!

Danbert Nobacon operates as musical director for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral




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