Obamacare and My Family

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Tina Dupuy: Beltway prattle within the paradigm of who’s winning and who’s losing doesn’t register the impact of affordable health care on the struggling working class. They’re not an abstract—they’re my family.

Congresspeople Unwilling to Work, Shall Not Eat!

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Tina Dupuy: Instead of debating how we can possibly lift people out of poverty we have a swarm of hissing cockroaches in neckties debating how to punish poor people for being too decadent with their $4.50 a day eating habits.

82 Gun Deaths a Day…Everyday

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Tina Dupuy: We don’t have to have a country like this. We don’t have to live in a country where a 5-year-old kills his 2-year-old sister with a Crickett rifle made for kids.

Mistaken Identity Politics

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Tina Dupuy: In the 2013 New York City Democratic mayoral race, the primary didn’t only look like New York, it looked a lot like America. Was it parity with the population? No. But was it this much-coveted diversity of contestants? Yes.

The “Creationist with iPhone” Paradox

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Tina Dupuy: We have to stop giving credence to the Christian Scientists of climate. If faith-healing is not an acceptable form of medical treatment, why should we accept it as an energy plan?

For Shame for Poor-Shaming

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Tina Dupuy: The aim of poor-shaming is to get the marginalized to fight over scraps instead of demanding more from their country.

How to Seem Racist: A Guide

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Tina Dupuy: If you feel like Martin is responsible for his own death because he wasn’t docile and apologetic, you seem racist.

Solitary Confinement and American Acceptionalism

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Tina Dupuy: If the Constitution is good enough justification to protect nutty Uncle Ernie’s arsenal and Glenn Beck subscription, then it should suffice for halting long-term solitary confinement of both enemy combatants and U.S. citizens.

Standing with Pelosi on DOMA Demise

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Tina Dupuy: Pelosi is right on this one. What do people who marginalize gays think of these Supreme Court rulings? Who cares?

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