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Charlie Verdin
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General Manager at Fangamer
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My Ron Glass Story
With the passing of Ron Glass, many people have different reasons for remembering him. Like many people my age, I was primarily familiar with him through his portrayal of Shepard Book on Firefly . However, the world is always smaller than we realize. As a r...
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Internet Arguments: The Pence/Hamilton Thing
I have a bad habit of getting into arguments with people online. I would say I spend too much time on it... but I'm not sure that's true. The alternative is to avoid engaging with people, which seems like the sort of action that perpetuates this culture in ...
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Still Improving My Videos
My most recent video is up, the first real episode of my Constitution Series. It's incorporating a lot of the stuff I've learned in the past few months, and I think it's on the verge of being respectable. That said, I still have a lot to improve upon, some ...
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Odd Bard Instruments
Many a conversation starts with Laura lying on the couch and telling me about things she's reading on Tumblr. (I don't do Tumblr personally--Facebook and Twitter already eat up enough of my time.) Today, she was telling me about a Tumblr post that included ...
Odd Bard Instruments
Odd Bard Instruments
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The Brock Turner Problem
Recently I've seen stories about how there are armed protesters in Brock Turner's neighborhood. They seem to be there with the intent of intimidating him, of making sure he knows that the public has not forgotten what he's done. Which seems fine on the surf...
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Dealing in Fear, Dealing in Hope
Fear is a powerful emotion. It can drive people to do many things, and the ability to instill fear into people's hearts is one of the more effective paths to power over those people. It's the calling card of many a movie or comic book villain, from Emperor ...
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Part 1: Preamble
PREAMBLE The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a proposed agreement between 12 countries along the Pacific rim: The United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Vietnam, Australia, Peru, New Zealand, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore. The preamble of the TPP lays ...
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Part 0: Public Perception
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a hot-button issue right now. Our current sitting president, Barack Obama, supports the deal, while both of our presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, oppose it. Clinton in particular has waffled on the d...
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Revised Amendment XXVIII
After discussing it with a friend, it became obvious that there was a problem with the run-off method in my proposed amendment: basically, that getting people to go out and vote a second time in the case of a run-off would be difficult for many people. So, ...
Revised Amendment XXVIII
Revised Amendment XXVIII
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Why I'm Running for President
I don't want to run for President. I don't want to be President. Yet, strangely, these are the thoughts that made me decide to run for President. These are the thoughts that have been driving me toward my 2020 run for the past 12 years. I've recalled this m...
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