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Scott Stenholm
Scott Stenholm is currently the senior producer for former Congressman and presidential candidate, Ron Paul's new internet channel, A recent staffer on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Scott is a graduate of Loyola Marymount’s School of Film & Television. He is a proud Chicago area native who has spent the last several years living and working in Hollywood. Scott has also written for Newsweek, Thought Catalog and Vice. Follow him on twitter at

Entries by Scott Stenholm

Q&A: Oscar Nominee Jeremy Scahill on Drones & Dirty Wars

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 7:47 AM

During his fifth State of the Union address, President Obama touched on Al Qaeda's resurgence in nations around the globe like Yemen and Iraq. Though noticeably absent was mention of the negative effects of the United States' military policies abroad that have not only killed countless civilians but have arguably...

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Why Paul Ryan Is (Mostly) Right About the 'Liberal Media'

(93) Comments | Posted October 10, 2012 | 11:44 AM

The Republican nominee for vice president, Paul Ryan, was recently asked if "the mainstream media is carrying weight for Barack Obama." The congressman answered that it "goes without saying that there is definitely media bias... I'm a conservative... I'm used to media bias... I've long believed, long felt that there...

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Conservatives and Climate Change: The Devastating Irony

(1912) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 5:40 PM

There is a widely held theory that former Vice President Al Gore lost his bid for the presidency in 2000 because of his insatiable, career-long desire to curb the effects of global warming by first and foremost informing the public on the world's climate crisis. At the time, there was...

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A Local (and National) Medical Marijuana Policy That Reeks of Hypocrisy

(33) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 5:05 PM

Thanks very much in part to a cultural surge in the use of prescription pain and anxiety drugs that are potent, highly addictive, and wildly dangerous when combined with other drugs or alcohol, drug-related deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in the United States. However, marijuana did not kill...

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Santorum's Stance on Climate Change: Not Very Christian

(259) Comments | Posted February 23, 2012 | 7:16 AM

Five major polls in recent days definitively show Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum as the new front-runner for his party's nomination. Much of Santorum's ascension has been credited to his unwavering conservative beliefs -- among the GOP field, he is undoubtedly the strongest contrast to President Obama. A...

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A Democrat's Memo to the GOP: Please Nominate Jon Huntsman!

(10) Comments | Posted January 10, 2012 | 1:17 PM

With Huntsman's first real surge in the polls following a pretty stellar debate performance on Saturday I, a liberal Democrat, plead to the Republican voters (as a last ditch effort) to make Jon Huntsman your nominee. A nomination that would be a win for both of our sides.

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L.A.'s Best Lounge: Palihouse

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2011 | 12:50 PM

L.A. nightlife is nothing if not fickle. A new venue is lucky to have a shelf life of six months to a year as a desired destination. Palihouse, located in the heart of West Hollywood (the new Hollywood), opened ages ago: all the way back in 2008. Remember 2008? We...

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2001-2011: The Decade of Great Change & Tragedy

(1) Comments | Posted December 6, 2011 | 9:20 AM

As 2011 comes to a close, I can't help but feel a sense of tepid relief. Last September's tenth anniversary of 9/11 featured an immense amount of reflection on that event, but history will remember it as not only a tragically monumental day but also as the beginning of a...

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A Liberal's Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving Dinner

(263) Comments | Posted November 7, 2011 | 1:20 PM

The most stereotypical, called-out liberals in America, for generations, have been the most creative, the most educated and the most well informed members of our society. Who wouldn't want to be grouped in with them?! Yet the holidays are upon us, and for many of us this does not just...

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