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An Open Letter to the American People

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Dear Reader,

I’m writing this open letter to unfurl some things that have been on my mind for the last week. I hope you find something in this that resonates with you and helps to keep you going.

First, things are going to get better. This will sound unbelievable, especially in this new and uncertain time where Nazis are coming out of the ash pile, Betsy DeVos is destined to ruin public education, and Trump is calling any judge who opposes his Muslim ban, essentially, an unpatriotic American. But things will get better. In some ways, things are already better. Continue reading →

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Why I Will Never Make Political Videos on YouTube

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  1. The comments section. Yes, I know I can turn them off, but then I’ll get weebs contacting me by other means demanding I turn them on because “freedom of speech.”
  2. Weebs.
  3. Racist weebs.
  4. HIPSTERS.
  5. Have you SEEN vloggers that talk political topics? I’m talking about the “anti-SJW” crowd (a phrase that hurts my inner librarian because it butchers the English language at so many levels). It’s like they’re professional YouTube commenters with cameras. And they are always. So. Fucking. Miserable. Like, come on, guys. Step away from the internet for ten minutes. Get some fresh air. I know the concept sounds ALIEN to you, but it will do you good to realize that there is, indeed, an outside, real world that’s worth going out into.