If we don't turn out to vote, any inkling of hope I currently posses about higher education finance reform will surely be extinguished.
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Conservatives can do without a god, but they can't get through the day without a devil. Their entire model of reality revolves around the existence of an existential enemy who's out to annihilate them.
Conservatives believe that only private individuals should hold wealth. And that's why they feel perfectly free to raid the vast legacy that our ancestors have accumulated and stewarded for us.
What's going on internally that makes conspiracy stories appealing to us as individuals? For one, most humans don't deal at all well with the cruel, capricious randomness of fate.
When town hall protests begin attracting large numbers of foot soldiers youthful enough and fit enough to engage in organized violence, be afraid.
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