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Adam Dawson

It's A Free Country blogger

Adam Dawson has lived and worked in and around Washington, D.C. for most of his life. He does communications work for law firms and advocacy groups and writes freelance contributions for law firms and advocacy groups. He lives right over the Potomac River in Arlington, Virginia.

You can follow him on Twitter @AdamDawson9681

Adam Dawson appears in the following:

Opinion: Can We at Least Make it a Little Harder to Get Killed in America?

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

When Americans say "gun control," we mean "gun inconvenience." We mean "gun paperwork." We mean "filling out gun forms."

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Opinion: Want to Get Rid of Grover Norquist for Good? Vote in Primaries

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Wishful thinking isn't going to diminish Grover's influence. But everyone getting off of their collective lazy bums come primary day certainly will.

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Opinion: Meet the Terrible, No-Good Tea Bag Running for Virginia Governor

Monday, December 03, 2012

I’m going to tell you why you should care: Ken Cuccinelli is about as moderate as a punch in the face. If he wins, which is very possible, any talk of the Republican Party moving back to the center will go by the wayside.

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Opinion: We've Finally Come to Our Senses on Legalized Pot; Let's Keep Going

Monday, November 26, 2012

So now what? Will this cause our daughters to listen to jazz? Will everyone become jabbering leftists who burn the American flag and mock U.S. war dead?

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Opinion: I Don't Care about the Petraeus Scandal, and Neither Should You

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Can we stop to think for a second about how staggeringly pointless it is to expect sexual and moral purity from the head of the CIA?

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Opinion: Thank You, Tea Party, for Getting the GOP Shellacked in 2012

Friday, November 09, 2012

Indiana is as red as a baboons butt, but the Tea Party candidate was still too far to the right for Indiana voters, particularly when said candidate had such interesting ideas about God and rape.

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Opinion: Wait, Mitt Romney Really Didn't Know any Smart Women?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

It says something about the guy and his attitude towards women when you consider that even his self-generated, wishful-thinking scenarios seem completely outdated.

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Neil Young: One For The Aliens, One For The Sun

Monday, October 15, 2012

The next installment of our game “One for the Aliens, One for the Sun” asks listeners to make tough choices about songs in Neil Young’s catalog.

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Opinion: Cutting Funding to Arts isn't Good Business

Thursday, October 04, 2012

I can turn on the TV, watch Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, or I can drive over to the federally subsidized Kennedy Center and watch Dr. Lonnie Smith crush it on the Hammond organ with his trio.

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Opinion: The Life of a Fat Cat Government Worker

Friday, September 21, 2012

When people see stories where the premise is “D.C. = rich people,” they make that leap into “government worker = rich people,” which is a little like making the assumption that everyone in Vegas is a casino owner.

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Opinion: Sad Tale of the Pizza Owner Who Hugged Obama

Thursday, September 13, 2012

If conservatives worship the self-made man who gives to the community because he wants to and not because he has to, then they should be lining up to not only eat at Big Apple Pizza but to kiss Scott Van Duzer on the face.

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Opinion: Hey Homophobes, It's Game Over after the NFL Dustup

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Let me preface this by saying that if the Baltimore Ravens stadium were on fire, and I had just finished drinking a six pack of beer, as a Redskins fan I would do nothing to help put the fire out.

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Opinion: Did you think the GOP's War on Science Was Over? It's Not

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Hey Congress, please let people with either a legitimate science background or at least a respect for science serve on the Science Committee.

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Opinion: I Didn't Mean to Say that about Abortion, It Was a Trap!

Monday, August 20, 2012

(Disclaimer: Don’t actually go out and punch Todd Akin in the privates. I’m sure that over the next few months, simply being Todd Akin will be punishment enough.)

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Opinion: Hey Family Research Council, Hate Crime Laws are for Christians, Too

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

If only there were laws that would emphasize how terrible those crimes are, or if only there were a way to add extra legal penalties to the sentences of people who kill and maim based on hatred for others!

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Opinion: Crying Wolf on 'Voter Fraud' and Other Dirty GOP Tricks

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

I don’t believe that Maryland Republicans are racist. I truly don’t. They’re just practical. If black voters had a tendency to vote in a manner that pleased the Maryland Republican Party, they would help them get to the polls.

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Opinion: Freedom of Religion? How About Freedom From Religion

Friday, August 03, 2012

It’s hard for me to get really worked up over American policy becoming inconvenient to religious beliefs, particularly when the religious beliefs of others are quite often cheerfully inserted into the lives of Americans.

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Opinion: Sarah Palin's Beautiful, Socialist Alaska

Monday, July 30, 2012

How can the governor of a state absolutely up to its hips in federal loot and absolutely dependent on said loot claim to want the government out of the lives of her fellow citizens?

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Opinion: The Frivolous 'Bratz' Lawsuit Tort Reformers Don't Want to Talk About

Friday, July 27, 2012

Tort reform advocates talk a lot about injury cases taking up courts’ valuable time, but say little about how it took seven years to determine exactly where Carter Bryant was sitting when he came up with the idea for "Bratz."

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Opinion: If You Thought Solyndra Was a Money Pit...

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Salivating over the Solyndra scandal? Read the rest of the government-money menu first.

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