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Kellen Squire

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Dad, husband, Christian, outdoorsman, perpetually undercaffeinated ER Nurse. Common sense populist/progressive; heroes are Smarsh, Wellstone, Perriello, and Howell. A progressive in VA is anyone who believes in life after birth! Keep the Big Boys Honest! People Before Party!

The Fatalistic View From an ER Nurse on What’s Ahead

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by Kellen Squire, RN Being an ER Nurse, a lot of people have asked me what I think about COVID-19. I almost inevitably tell them- first...

Cheating My Way Through College: Morality In the Age of Donald Trump

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by Kellen Squire Ten years ago, I was struggling. To be fair, I had brought it on myself. By some miracle, I'd been offered an incomparable...

In 2020, the Cost of Schadenfreude’s Just Too Damn High.

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by Kellen Squire Some of you know I am no longer running for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. The reasons for that are pretty simple, but...

The Dangers of Medicare for All and the Benefits of Community Paramedicine: Moving Toward...

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by Kellen Squire I'm sure I don't have to belabor the point on the need for healthcare reform in the United States of America. While...

On Run For Something Day, Honoring EVERY Virginia Democrat Who Stood Up in 2019...

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by Kellen Squire Today is National Run For Something Day! Run For Something, a grassroots organization dedicated to empowering people to stand up and be the...

A Primer on Poll Greeting, or: How to Win Your Next Election

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by Kellen Squire The other day, I wrote this story about my election day experiences being a poll worker, and I noticed a number of people...

Lying to Protect the President and Attack Women: Virginia Republicans’ Depraved Race to the...

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by Kellen Squire Here's an existential question for you: how does a supposedly “pro-life" politico reconcile their support for Donald Trump, given that the Republican...

The Ones Who Make Everything We Do In the ER Worthwhile

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by Kellen Squire One of the open secrets from working in nursing and emergency services is how little our profession resembles what popular culture shows...

“AOC and Trump are both ****ing nutjobs!” Finding the Mythical “Independent” Voter in Albemarle...

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by Kellen Squire Ahhh, the first day of fall in Virginia. You would have been hard pressed to know that, according to the calendar, fall...

A Disease Claims Another Victim; I Lost My Dad to FOX “News”

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by Kellen Squire My dad’s been my hero for a long time. I don't think that's out of the ordinary for someone that was fortunate enough to grow up with...
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