Tag: Donald Trump


E10 Border Security

Donald Trump campaigning in Arizona

Today on the Placebo Magick Podcast we discuss why Trump's border wall might seem worthwhile to many despite all the data and logic to the contrary—because in this civilization we often leave our personal emotional boundaries utterly undefended, especially against the malicious foreign influences of cable news and social …

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America First

The man in the White House
is building a wall,
closing our borders,
putting America First.

I am putting myself first.
I declare independence.
Among my people
I carve out
my place. Mine.
My land, my time, my art,
my opinion, my religion,
my boundaries.
These are my LEGOs
and …
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November Nine

Why did I wait
till now,
till I'm watching in horror
as these hidden elements
of my Self
revolt, finally finding their voice
in dysfunction?
It's so clear now:

When this part wanted to cry
I smiled.
When this part flushed with desire
I stiffened my spine.
When this part …
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The Progressive Compromise, the Win-Win Generation, and Ranked-Choice Voting

Since late last spring when it seemed likely that progressive and overwhelming Millennial favorite Bernie Sanders would lose the Democratic presidential nomination, a question has been brewing among his supporters. It's not by any means a new question, but it now takes center stage in progressive politics and the conscience …

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