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Not the Sharp(i)est Tool in the Shed

Some lines aren’t meant to be crossed. They also aren’t meant to be added to a weather map with Sharpie marker to unnecessarily stoke fear or exploit a crisis for political capital.

September 16, 2019

Self-Impeachment Is Not a Thing

Note to Nancy Pelosi: President Donald Trump will avoid the consequences of 100% of the impeachment proceedings not brought against him.

August 31, 2019

Putting 'Getting Things Done' in Context

There’s a reason why figures like Sanders and AOC are so popular when Congress as a whole is not. The policy positions they embrace are, by and large, supported by the American public. What’s not lacking is their commitment. It’s the political will to see their initiatives through.

August 21, 2019

Go After 'The Squad' at Your Own Risk

For Democrats and Republicans alike, going after The Squad is ill-advised.

July 27, 2019

In Case You Were Unaware, Mitch McConnell Is the Worst

Mitch McConnell is the worst, knows he’s the worst, and doesn’t care. How do you root for someone like him?

July 17, 2019

Yes, They’re 'Concentration Camps'

Detention centers don’t have to be Auschwitz or Dachau to be labeled “concentration camps.”

July 02, 2019

Sarah Sanders, You Will Not Be Missed

Accountability. Directness. Fairness. Visibility. These are hallmarks of good communication notably absent from the White House with Sarah Sanders as press secretary.

June 24, 2019

On Anti-Vaxxers, Climate Change Deniers, and Flat Earthers

How do those of us who have accepted phenomena like the efficacy of vaccines, human beings’ part in contributing to climate change, and the very roundness of Planet Earth as fact have a conversation with those who don’t?

June 12, 2019


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Joseph Mangano has been blogging for over 10 years in various forms. He once interned for Xanga as an editor and writer. He graduated with a BA in Psychology from Rutgers University, and an MBA in Accounting from William Paterson University. He resides in northern New Jersey, and has only once pumped his own gas. When not writing, he enjoys being part of an acoustic rock duo that never actually plays any shows, watching sports, and chasing Pokémon. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @JFMangano.

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