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Tavis Post
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Torn between his liberal-long-hair heart and his cynical, balding head; his joy is tinged with cynicism, his sorrow with a laugh.
Torn between his liberal-long-hair heart and his cynical, balding head; his joy is tinged with cynicism, his sorrow with a laugh.

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I made a survey about wearables for one of my first school projects. If you would take it, I'd be quite appreciative. Thanks in advance!
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Magical Unrealism
The same men who say global warming is a hoax, Obamacare has been failing for eight years, and abstinence-only sex-ed works are also convinced even basic gun control is an impossible and useless approach which would only make us less safe. These are also th...
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Ends and Means
It took me quite a while to understand the Kantian concept of treating people as 'ends in themselves' rather than means to an end. --Frankly, my philosophy professors and TAs at the University of Washington did not help with their circular definitions. I'm ...
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Dealing with lies and liars
The best defense against known lies, empty rhetoric, and pure nonsense is to refuse to report it unless and until it is actually newsworthy. This president and his people  are maliciously taking advantage of media bias towards reporting tweets, statements f...
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An adventure in bibliophilia and parenting
So I picked up a new, unfinished pine bookcase today for free. Looking forward to filling it later tonight. It wasn't deep, but it was about 6' long, so it barely fit in my car. I had to have my son ride in the passenger seat. I hit my neck on the thing get...
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What does 'neoliberalism' mean?
I've been confused over the last year or two at the liberal use of 'neoliberal' and 'neoliberalism' amongst liberals. Admittedly, definitions can shift, and meanings can be added to established words, so I get that usage here is changing. Still. As I unders...
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C. Tavis Post 2305 1st AVE B-12 / Seattle, WA 98121 / (206) 992-1518 / ctavispost@gmail.com Objective Seeking career to fully implement my writing skills and sense of social responsibility. Experience Fourth Manager, QFC, October 2008 - Present Ensure quali...
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Special elections lack predictive power.
Between the regular elections in 2008 and 2010, Democrats won 7 of 10 special elections for positions in the US Congress. You may recall the 2010 midterms, in which Republicans won 63 seats in the House and 6 in the Senate, showed that those earlier special...
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"I am not a number. I am a free man!"
Humans are not quarks or Hawking radiation. In society, nothing comes from nothing. Everything has a lineage. Thus grappling with the present requires understanding the past. Just sayin'.
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La Luna Bella
The low slung, full moon is pale gold tonight, and quite large. Smaller than they make it look in Hollywood, but no less beautiful for that. A pleasure to walk under.
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