What’s So Toxic About Toxic Masculinity?

So, what’s so “toxic” about masculinity? It’s not the traditional values McAllister ascribes to masculinity—”physical strength, sexual drive, emotional reticence, and raw competitiveness.” It’s when those drives become so uninhibited that they cause a boy or man to harm themselves and others.

Toxic Masculinity, Meet Weaponized Veteranhood

Agreeing Loudly is proud to help its contributors’ gain compensation for their labor. Please consider helping kuyaalb by supporting his Patreon campaign. I know it’s low hanging fruit, but Townhall published another stupid take by Marina Medvin on why veterans are always preferable to liberal womenfolk: Young Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (“AOC”) has been dubbed a media-darling….

The “Long Realignment” Continues….Part One

It was a #BlueWave … no it was a #BlueRipple … it was a #RainbowWave …. it was a #CamouflageWave … it was none of those things, and all of those things. In the sense that it was none of those things, the 2018 Midterms represented what has traditionally happened in midterms, especially the first…

The Republican Party – Art of the Bad Deal

A Dispatch from Trumpistan — I didn’t know where to start with this one. I’ve been putting this one off for awhile now. The events of the last week regarding President Trump’s (yes folks, he’s our president, just not a particularly good one) saber-rattling with North Korea, a country of 25 billion in GDP, which…

A Nation of Strangers

Earlier this spring while speaking with educators and mentors of mine who were visiting New York City from my hometown in the midwest, a voice called out to me “you live here?” “Yes, ma’am, I do”, I replied. A politeness that does not leave me just because I’m in Urbania now, which is filled with…

All Hands on Deck at The People’s Summit

The 2017 People’s Summit was a meeting of committed grassroots organizers and activists, leaders and followers in Chicago, IL. The land of Lincoln and home to the birth place of the last successful third party movement that went on to replace on of the major political parties in our binary system.

Episode 46: And the Award Goes to…

  On this month’s episode of Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast, Bill Nentl makes his triumphant return from his multi-month suspension. In celebration of this momentous occasion, the Agreeing Loudly brain trust (minus one Pat Meacham) discuss their thoughts on who will win Best Picture at the upcoming Academy Awards, the latest Trumptastrophes, and some more…

AP Mass Shooting Template Accidentally Published

Washington D.C. — At approximately noon today, an Associated Press journalist accidentally published the mass shooting in the United States template he had been working from for the past six years of his employment. Below is the text of that template. ********** In what has seemingly become a daily occurrence in the United States, the latest…

Conversations with the Ghost of America’s Future Past

by Carson Starkey and Troy M. Olson On a quiet park bench on Central Park West, merely hours after a 2018 GOP strategy conference on how to win back the White House got over, which Carson Starkey and Troy Olson, had just got done attending under the guise of being correspondents. The mood is somber. Not…