The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

February 2, 2012
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Poisonous Parenting: The Santorum Edition

I mentioned earlier that I’ve been doing a bit of writing about the GOP candidates for the day job. Those posts are limited to policy issues, usually economic policy. But, like I said in the posts about Newt, there’s a … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
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Herman Cain & Eddie Long: A Tale of Two Players

It’s rare that two very public implosions occur almost simultaneously or resonate so well with one another as the the crashing and burning of Herman Cain’s presidential campaign and Eddie Long’s marriage and ministry. It’s even rarer that two high … Continue reading

May 11, 2010
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Poisonous Parenting: The “Intact Family” Edition

My initial reaction to Ross Douthat’s (whose name I habitually mispronounce as “Ross Doubt-that”) recent New York Times column was to roll my eyes. Fifty years ago, American family structures were remarkably uniform. The rich married at roughly the same … Continue reading

July 20, 2009
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Sotomayor & The Vulcan Standard, Pt 1.

I was probably an annoying person to have around if you were watching the Sotomayor confirmation hearings. I was so frustrated listening to them that I couldn’t help … um … talking back to the television. There is, after all, … Continue reading

June 2, 2009
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The Day Will Come, Pt. 4

iv You know my friends, there comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression … If we are wrong, the Supreme Court of this nation is wrong. If we are wrong, the … Continue reading