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How conservative pundits helped break reality

We are witnessing the unraveling of the American mind. We have become a nation of junk history, junk science, junk fact, junk logic, junk thought, a nation where not knowing things is no longer a bar to high office and may even be an advantage. Conservatives have wrecked the idea of objective fact and are reaping the whirlwind with Donald Trump

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Public service should be a vocation, not a career

I really do think most people entered public life with a sense of idealistic calling. But over the years, many get swallowed by the system. People with a vocation mindset have their eyes fixed on the long game; people who operate a career mindset, on the other hand, often put self-preservation above all. Nothing gets done because everybody’s doing the same old safe rigid thing.

Mary Sanchez

Why outcome of Kansas voter ID law case is crucial for our country’s future

It’s already hard enough to get voters to the polls. Kansas made it even harder with its voter ID law, which asks residents registering to vote for proof of citizenship beyond what is required by federal law. Now, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is in a federal appeals court to argue for keeping the law, and if he prevails, that could have frightening ramifications beyond Kansas.

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