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Read @mmflint's letter about the 5 reasons Trump will win. http://michaelmoore.com/trumpwillwin/ Note, he desperately wants to be proven wrong.
This wretched, ignorant, dangerous part-time clown and full time sociopath is going to be our next president.
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His inclusion of Michigan is also simplistic, which is surprising considering he's from Michigan and knows our politics.

First, we have an open primary. Since Michigan appeared to be "solid Clinton" for the Democrats, many Clinton supporters likely voted in the GOP primary in order to derail Trump. I know one person myself who did this. Other Clinton supporters may well have stayed home. I only went because I feel strongly about the act of voting itself (and I voted for Sanders, but I'm supporting Clinton at this point). So we can't make any assumptions from the fact that more people voted in the Republican primary than in the Democratic primary.

Second, we have a businessman governor right now, and he's hugely unpopular with the Democrats. There have been frequent comparisons of Snyder and Trump, including at least one nationally syndicated editorial cartoon. Democrats will be motivated to make sure Trump doesn't do to the country what Snyder has done to the state.

Third, Snyder remains popular with his base. At least twice, when I've compared Snyder to Trump, a Conservative has told me it's not a fair comparison because Snyder actually knows what he's doing. And Snyder has actively refused to endorse Trump several times so far, saying he has too much to do at the state level to get involved with Presidential politics. (http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2016/07/21/snyder-pence-trump-endorsement/87399002/)

So Trump will not have it easy in Michigan.
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Here's a longer version of the "calling all the Pokemon by the wrong names" video. Maybe there's something wrong with me, but damn, I thought this was funny.
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Staged, the "owner" of the house is the weak link in that video.
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I've seen some fakes in my time, and I can definitely say this photo is edited. Everyone knows there wasn't any such thing as a triceratops and that T-Rexs had feathers!
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Summertime in Canada. That's my son, Tristan, wearing white. And yes, it's July 19, 2016. What of it?
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Seems like the ideal time for activity! Not too hot, not too cold.
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My cat was on the keyboard, presumably typing. No doubt looking things up with Meowgle, the search engine for cats.
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The Liberal Redneck tackles that whole Black Lives Matter thang.
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No cable. No home phone. No Internet. @RogersHelps tells me it's the whole neighbourhood. ETA 2 to 3 hours. Panic will set in long before.

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For the record, I got my Internet access back just 15 minutes before I had to record a live show.
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When I was in design school, one of my professors taught me an important lesson: "if you can't hide it, emphasize it." 
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It's about the strength of your dreams, and your willingness to steal someone else's speech because, hey, who's gonna notice!
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Sharing values is one thing. Defining them in the same words, in a speech for the same occasion and purpose?
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Introduction
Marcel Gagné is just this guy . . . you know? He's ruggedly handsome, an award-winning author, and the guy responsible for the "Moving to Linux" series of books and the famous (or perhaps infamous) "Cooking With Linux" which ran for ten years in the Linux Journal. 

I've been a regular columnist for LinuxPro Magazine, Ubuntu User, Linux Journal, SysAdmin, and others. I am a public speaker, radio and television personality, and a well known voice in the Linux and open source universe.

I have an insatiable thirst for knowledge with a completely unrealistic desire to know everything. Science and technology are my passions; as such you'll find me unreasonably dedicated to the pursuit of reason (in case you have to ask what 'Free Thinker at Large' means). Oh, and I'm terribly opinionated. Other passions include music, art, food, wine, and the occasional single malt scotch.

I take great pleasure in making fun of your belief system; I sincerely hope you enjoy making fun of mine as well.

I'm also a published science fiction author and editor, a onetime Editor in Chief, a pilot, a Top 40 disc jockey, and I fold a mean origami T-Rex. Coolest of all, I'm a seriously lucky husband to my wife, Sally, and a seriously lucky Dad to my boys, Sebastian and Tristan.
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I'm the author of 6 books, hundreds of articles, a few short stories, and lots more. Two kids keep me hopping and my amazing wife keeps me honest . . . and humble.
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