Cutting Through Identities: to Alter the Body or to Heal the Mind?

But this article is not actually about cutting. If one has not yet guessed what it is really about by now, it is time for me to pull back the curtain.”

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The Woke Mob vs. the Trump Mob: the Real Double Standard

(Jonathan Levinson/OPB)

There is a real double standard at work. It is a glaring one, not the one President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris claim exists but, rather, the one they want to gaslight us into accepting.”

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I Voted for Trump, and I’m Not a Racist

(Erin Scott/Polaris/Bloomberg via Getty Images file)

“But I had never voted in a presidential election until this year. So why did I vote in 2020?”

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A Soviet Immigrant Reminds Americans What They’ve Forgotten

This country confers upon people the basic, fundamental dignity—starkly absent in Soviet Russia and in many other places on Earth—of drawing a more-or-less direct line between our life choices and our lives’ outcomes.”

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White Jesus and the “Other” Jesus: When Activists Come for Gods

A civilization that worships at such altars is one that no longer believes in itself, that considers itself irredeemably guilty, sinful or evil…”

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How We Can Finally Put the Reparations Question Behind Us

(By Stephanie Keith/The New York Times/Redux)

With that in mind, what I want to do below is to advance a proposal that, I think, lets everyone concerned out of this conundrum gracefully.”

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These Are Not “Peaceful Protests”; Their Violent Rhetoric Incites Violence

“If that is the result of George Floyd’s killing, he will have not only died in vain but, more, died as a critical girder supporting the enemy’s battlements.”

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The Plague in New York, the Pox on America 

“With our political and cultural situation having deteriorated far beyond where it was two decades ago, it is my hope that the long-overdue national cleansing and cultural revitalization this pestilence brings in its wake will last.”

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“People of Color” Do Not Exist

“Looking at the highest income Americans by ethnicity, we likewise find a hodgepodge of people of many colors, with peoples largely from East and South Asia, Europe, and the Middle East at the top.”

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Enough Empathy: the Case for Punching Down

(Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)

“…because heedless empathy for the worst among us is currently leading us on the downward-sloping path to mediocrity and beyond.”

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