Articles by: Dylan Hock
Dylan Hock is a poet, novelist, professor and social activist. He is published in a number of little magazines and has an essay on the muzzling of Ezra Pound included in the anthology Star Power: The Impact of Branded Celebrity. He is an editor for Reverb Press and a contributing writer/editor for If You Only News and Liberal America. He is a board member of The James Jackson Museum of African American History and tech manager for the Ezra Pound Society. Follow him on Ello, Google+ and Twitter! To stay connected to a savvy collective of writers from all four sites, and more, follow Politricks on Facebook and Twitter.

Petraeus Betrayed Us: Top U.S. General Pleads Guilty To Sharing Classified Information (VIDEO)

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Acting U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland said of the former CIA director’s guilty plea: “He was entrusted with the nation’s most sensitive security. The defendant betrayed that trust.”

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Michigan Oozes Closer To Adoption Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples (VIDEO)

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How far some Christians have fallen from the cross.

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Gallup Poll Shows Conclusively Who Climate Change Deniers Are, And It’s EXACTLY Who You Thought

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These folks think of climate change as something akin to the way atheists think of the Lord’s second coming — it’s never going to happen.

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Conservative Group Claims It Thwarted ‘Mexican ISIS Camp’ Attack On U.S. — DHS Says, ‘Nope’

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“There was going to be an imminent attack around September, which we reported. I think it was averted as a result of our report.”

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Video Breaks Down Annual Cost Of U.S. Gun Violence In 90 Seconds, And It’s Sickening (VIDEOS)

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Everyone always says you can’t put a monetary value on life, and that’s true – but you can put one on the costs involved in taking one, and they’re staggering.

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This Video Of Cops Playing Football Really Struck A Nerve (VIDEO)

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It’s about coming together.

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‘Largest Land Deal In Michigan History’ Is 9,000 Acres Entirely Stolen From Native Americans (VIDEO)

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Treaty? What treaty?

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Sorry, Reality — Spineless Judge Refuses To Remove Marijuana From ‘Most Dangerous Drugs’ List

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“At some point in time, a court may decide this status to be unconstitutional, but this is not the court and not the time.”

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‘Grandmas Smoke Weed’ Brings You ‘Ex-Cops Smoke Weed For First Time In Decades’ Teaser (VIDEO)

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Any bets on whether they enjoy themselves?

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55 State House Republicans BANNED From N.D. Coffee Shop For Panning Anti-Discrimination Bill

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“Unless accompanied by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transsexual, queer, intersex or asexual person.”

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Group Roller Skates Across U.S. To Raise Awareness Against Sexual Assault And Domestic Violence (VIDEOS)

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The group is seeking to raise $50,000 on behalf of the Joyful Heart Foundation, a non-profit “working to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.”

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Two-Thirds Of U.S. Voters Want Congress To Not Be A D*ck About The Iran Nuclear Deal

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All votes favoring Congress blocking a deal with Iran were cast by Republicans, but Republicans are split as a party as to whether or not Congress should block the bill.

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Scott Walker Appointee Says Climate Change More Likely Caused By Volcanoes Than People

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Walker’s new appointee: “You know, the elimination of essentially every automobile would be offset by one volcano exploding.”

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Sons Of Confederate Veterans: ‘American Flag 25 Times More A Slave Flag’ Than Confederate Flag

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“The American flag flew over a slave nation for over 100 years. The Confederate flag flew over a slave nation for four years. By comparison…”

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Philly Mayoral Candidate Collapses Onstage Mid-Debate, On-Air (VIDEOS)

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Mayoral candidate for Philadelphia Lynne Abraham: “It just happened at an inopportune time.”

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Two Boulder Jewish Organizations Receive ‘White Powder’ Packages On Same Day, Hazmat Responds (VIDEO)

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Cmdr. Jeff Hendry: “It’s still an open investigation. It’s still a threat. It’s still a significant issue.”

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Hate PAYS: Florist Rides Pizza Success, Grabs $90k In Donations For Refusing Same-Sex Wedding (VIDEO)

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So what’s the moral of this story, and is it anything remotely “Christian?”

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Insists U.N. Resolutions Step Off Upon Sealing Nuclear Deal

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“Before the Geneva agreement [in November, 2013], they wanted to bulldoze Arak, reduce Fordow to dirt…. But these positions changed. They realized they can’t shut down Iran’s nuclear program.”

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United States Achieves Preliminary Nuclear Deal With Iran (VIDEO)

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What a difference a few hours can make.

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Tea Party ‘Terrorist’ Seeks Dismissal Of Charges For Anti-Muslim ‘WMD’

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Attorney Kevin Luibrand: “(Crawford sought funding for) what he believed was a never-before-considered idea — an idea only — to use on Islamic terrorists.”

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