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Brian Alspach
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I make video games that educate, entertain and empower youth
I make video games that educate, entertain and empower youth

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Independence Day in Trump's America
This Independence Day, I am grateful to live in a country led by a strong, fearless, authoritarian figure who can fix everything and solve all our problems. I am grateful that America has finally realized the promise of its founding and elected a reality sh...
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Why I am concerned about Trump supporters
This is a post about why I am concerned about Trump supporters. Most of my recent political commentary and Facebook activism has been about analyzing and trying to oppose militant pro-Trump people. Why am I spending time doing this? Why do I think it's impo...
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How to win an argument with a Trump supporter on Facebook
Wait... what? Seriously? What? Why would you try to win an argument with a Trump supporter on Facebook? Nothing good can possibly come of that. If you're going to get into an argument with someone -- and I mean argument in the sense of a debate in which the...
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But Hillary Clinton...
Whenever some new revelation about a bad thing Donald Trump has done comes to light, his supporters practically trip over themselves racing to remind us of something Hillary Clinton (or Bill Clinton or Barack Obama or some other hated liberal) did that is s...
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The Arbitrariness Candidate
For those struggling for an explanation of what happened, here's the best I can come up with so far: Obviously, Trump's election represents a rejection of the Establishment, of which Hillary Clinton is, in many ways, the perfect embodiment. But if that's wh...
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Election 2016 Final Take
Here's the truth: Trump is poison in a way that is unprecedented for a major party nominee. Hillary may not be a steak dinner, but she is some type of food, however unappetizing. There is no hope for the people who think that Trump is a steak dinner. They'l...
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The 2016 Election Tobacco Analogy: Extended Version
Most politicians: a pack a day smoking habit Hillary Clinton: going from 1 to 1.15 packs per day What even Hillary's strongest supporters think she is: going from 1 to 1.15 packs per day but also going for a light jog What Trump's more naive supporters have...
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The three kinds of Trumpies I meet on Facebook
An extremely unscientific survey based on my newsfeed. The three type of people I see on Facebook who express support for Trump: Women who are strongly anti-abortion, recognize that Hillary Clinton is an extremely pro-choice candidate and believe that there...
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The Unhappy People and The Orange Man (A Cautionary Conspiracy Theory Fable)
The country was an absolute disaster and a lot of people were unhappy. The Unhappy People felt like America was becoming unrecognizable. They thought it had lost its standing in the world. They saw that the economy wasn't working for them. They had lived th...
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The nihilism of Trump's fraud allegations
[reposted from Facebook] The other thing about Trump refusing to state that he will accept the results of the election is that it is an admission that he has abandoned all hope of actually winning. It is such an obscene statement that it is going to contrib...
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