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.

Hilarious Funny Or Die Video Sells The ‘New’ Indiana With Anti-Gay State Tourism Ad (VIDEO)

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“Do you want to zip line without a d*ck slapping you in the face? Do you want to rent kayaks without fear of lesbos staring at you in their vests?”

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Teen Blogger Arrested In Singapore For Posting Video Critical Of Late Leader (VIDEO)

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The video “Lee Kuan Yew is Finally Dead!” has since been removed from Yee’s YouTube page, but can be found elsewhere. You can check it out inside.

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Two Men Dressed As Women Ram NSA Gate, One Killed In Shootout (VIDEO)

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Confirming once and for all that you shouldn’t wear heels to a gun fight…

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City Councilman Beaten, Wrongfully Arrested By NYPD During Occupy Wall Street Wins $30k Settlement

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The suit alleged that the NYPD, as well as the city, itself, all violated the 1st Amendment and often used more force than necessary.

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Idaho Legislator’s Response To Former Website-Turned-LGBT-Resource-Page Is Stupefying

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“[Shepherd’s] staff forgot to renew the domain this week, so we’ve done that for him…”

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion (VIDEO)

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The Army’s investigation actually concluded back in December, but the matter remained largely up to the head of U.S. Army Forces Command Gen. Mark Milley.

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Jeb Bush Had Second, Undisclosed Email Address While Governor Of Florida

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Well, well, well… Looks like Jeb Bush has an undisclosed email account, as well.

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Six-Year-Old’s Film On Climate Change Gets White House Screening (VIDEO)

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The scope of his ambition even prompted President Obama to single him out.

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ISIS Calls For American Extremists To Help Kill 100 Service Members On U.S. Soil

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These are the chickens coming home to roost, folks, and when the chickens are in, they WILL peck.

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RNC Releases Attack Ad, Spoofs Hillary As ‘The Least Transparent Person In The World’ (VIDEO)

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Rather than “the most interesting man in the world,” Clinton is “the least transparent person in the world.”

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Liberals And Conservatives Agree: Wealthy ‘Not Paying Their Fair Share’

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What is, “the obvious”?

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Sociology Professor Arrested For ‘Revolutionary’ Foreign Policy Rant During International Flight (VIDEOS)

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“In a democracy one must speak up and against injustice. To be tortured is not democracy!”

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‘Life Today’ Host Urges GOP Christians To Take Over Congress, Make ‘The Demons Shudder’ (VIDEO)

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“You’ve been told it’s politically incorrect for church people to be involved. That’s one of the biggest lies that ever came through the lips of Satan.”

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Suspect Arrested In Shooting Of Two Ferguson Police Officers (VIDEO)

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The night of the shooting, shots seemed to come from a hill that overlooks the Ferguson Police Department.

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GOP Suffers More Humiliation As Kerry Announces Deal With Iran Likely ‘In The Next Days’ (VIDEO)

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What a difference a day makes.

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State Rep. Shares Sexual Abuse Story For First Time In Stand Against Bill (VIDEO)

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Steele stepped forward to underline her point: “Abortion is health care.”

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What A Surprise: ‘Bibi’ Releases Campaign Ad With Footage From Congressional Address (VIDEO)

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President Obama sure called this one.

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Congressman Glitter Bombed, Told To ‘Mind His Own Uterus’ (VIDEO)

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Who knows what might happen should glitter fall into the hands of the wrong people?

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Seeing Green: Legal Colorado Marijuana Keeps Raking It In For Public Schools

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States like Colorado show us that the Wild West still has a name.

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Mich. State Rep. Pans Faith-Based LGBTQ Discrimination To Help Find Foster Kids Forever Homes

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“The Michigan bills are on the wrong side of history. We must put the best interests of the child ahead of the ‘strongly held religious beliefs’ of the agencies.”

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