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October 2016

QB Colin Kaepernick kneels during national anthem

Take a Knee? What Kaepernick Should Be Doing

When I was in the military, “take a knee” was something NCOs would say to their troops indicating it was time to relay some information. In broader society, it has a different connotation, especially when it’s done during a rendition of the national anthem. Enter Colin Kaepernick and his national anthem protest. The bench-warming (until [...]...

Why We Watched (Really Watched)

According to a recent Fox News article, the third presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was the third most watched in history. It was behind only the lone Reagan-Carter debate in 1980 (80.6 M people) and the first debate which took the top spot with a hefty 84 million. So it means that [...]...

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Welcome to Politics as Unusual

When I came up with this tagline two years ago, I never could have imagined how appropriate it would be for the 2016 election cycle. I created it because of the success of my first novel, The iCandidate. The main character, Michael Bennit, is anything but conventional. His journey into Washington’s halls of power in [...]...

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