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Samantha Grasso

Writer and graphics at Discourse Blog. Also, Texan.

Finding My Grandparents’ Graves Online

The internet works in mysterious ways.

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An illustration of the Find A Grave logo with an orange textured tombstone and a big purple question mark, wilting flowers, and little green wifi signals floating around the grave marker

Stephen Miller Is, Unfortunately, Healthy and Evil Again

Here he is, well-rested and ready to continue his ghoulish anti-immigrant bullshit.

Immigration
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Stephen Miller speaking with supporters of Donald Trump at a rally at Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona.

Please, Fuck Off: 2020 Adult Halloween

Cancel it. Incinerate it. Trap it in a box lined with knives and wrap it up in chains and padlocks and throw it in the bottom of the lake.

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The 'Mean Girls' Halloween scene but edited, making Cady Haron as a 'coronavirus' bride, Gretchen Wieners the 'Mike Pence fly,' and Karen Smith as a slutty 'Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg.'

Will People Still Care When it’s No Longer Trump Doing It?

It is wrong to assume that we're voting for a Biden administration that won't just revert back to an immigration status quo.

Immigration
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President Donald Trump signs a plaque on the U.S. border for the 200th mile of new border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma, Ariz.

‘You Need to Be Alarmed’

Discourses with: a non-binary, Black director of two Southern abortion funds.

Justice
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A pair of arms holding up a retro "keep abortion legal NOW" sign against some trees, the photo edited into a orange and yellow combination

Oatmeal Is Tearing Us Apart

Civil war has broken out because some people like oatmeal and some other people are wrong.

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Crosbie, Rafi, Sam and Paul and our Discord chat on the Discourse Blog Twitch stream talking about oatmeal, our screen split apart by a glowing bowl of oatmeal, with a purple textured background

You’ve Been Watching Army Propaganda This Entire Time

How an old MTV reality show opened my eyes about the military's iron grip on our culture.

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A photo illustration of the cast of MTV's The Challenge: The Island lifting the U.S. Army logo star on a beach, under a plane dropping a U.S. Army "air drop" supply crate

What ‘The Social Dilemma’ Gets Wrong

Its conclusion about what's really causing mass unrest is a myopic cop-out.

Culture

Here Are Some of Your IRS Horror Stories

"That $600 bill literally halved my ‘disposable' income for the year."

Fuck Bosses
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They Give Us Crumbs so We Don’t Ask for More

A rotten system survives by doling out just enough "justice" to maintain itself.

Politics
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Send Us Your IRS Horror Stories

We want to hear from you (and we'll keep you anonymous).

Fuck Bosses
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I Am This Close to Losing It over ‘Ocean Galaxy Lights’

The last corner of Twitter I thought I could trust, consumed by some corny night lights.

Bad Online
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As American As Apple Pie

The alleged medical malpractice in ICE facilities is part of a long and shameful history.

Immigration

A Very Detailed Blog About the Politics Of Fall Out Boy

Please watch your step — we'll be descending into a rabbit hole.

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Look Up

Why a billboard about a police killing stopped me short.

Politics
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Pandemic Life: I Started Cross Stitching and I Can’t Stop

How an accidental hobby became my obsession.

The Discourse
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I’m Tired of This Already

The Kamala Harris conversation is exhausting and infuriating in every direction.

Elections
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I Know What I Googled This Summer

What have I been up to? Let my search history lead the way!

The Discourse
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The Post Office Is For Everybody

Trump is murdering one of our best things.

The Economy
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This Brie Larson Car Commercial Is the Only Thing That’s Real to Me Anymore

My world has vanished. Only the commercial remains.

Culture
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