Jon Green
Jon Green graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. He worked as a field organizer for Congressman Tom Perriello in 2010 and a Regional Field Director for President Obama's re-election campaign in 2012. Jon writes on a number of topics, but pays especially close attention to elections, religion and political cognition. Follow him on Twitter at @_Jon_Green, and on Google+. .

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(Inter)National Organization for Marriage propping up Ireland marriage equality opponents

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America’s premier anti-gay hate group is taking its talents across the pond in advance of Friday’s referendum.
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Did Notorious RBG drop a hint on marriage equality last weekend?

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A little extra emphasis on the word “Constitution” could be going a long way.
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Alcee Hastings is right: Members of Congress have too much money, but Congress is underpaid

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We get the government we pay for. If the public doesn’t fund government, the privately wealthy will take it over.
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Satanists and pot smokers testing the integrity of religious freedom laws

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All religious beliefs deserve equal protection, but some religions may be more equal than others.
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Scott Walker proves his foreign policy manhood by going to more countries than his opponents

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He can probably see Canada from his house, too.
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Marco Rubio crashes and burns on Iraq question, says war was “not a mistake”

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Knowing what we know now, Marco Rubio isn’t very good at prepping for easy questions.
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Jeb Bush: Repeal Obamacare and buy an Apple Watch

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Health care and health insurance are two different things. Duh.
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Republicans are trying to legally rig elections: Ohio poll tax edition

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Constitution-waving, anti-tax Republicans in Ohio want to violate the 24th Amendment with a poll tax.
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Less than half of Republican primary voters reject Jade Helm conspiracy theory

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76% of Rick Perry supporters think the government is trying to take over Texas.
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Jeb Bush says he’s running, won’t follow FEC rules for candidates who say they’re running

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He said the magic words, but the FEC can’t, or won’t, hold him to them.
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Rush Limbaugh: Obama’s gaystapo is making everyone say they’re atheist

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Clearly the only explanation for why fewer Americans identify as Christian.
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This is Water: What David Foster Wallace wanted us to think about

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What’s left to learn from one of the greatest commencement speeches ever?
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Texas bill would label citizens who receive Obamacare subsidies

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The latest in Texas’s continued struggle to make it harder for its citizens to get healthcare.
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