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Not Ready for Prime Time

This should be their time. This should be their opportunity to set themselves apart as the third way in American politics.

In an election year that has seen voters increasingly frustrated by the Two-Party System, where any number of voters have had difficulty uniting behind the Republican or the Democratic prospective nominees, the Libertarian Party was given a chance that most third Parties aren’t given: the chance to legitimize themselves. 1,160 more words

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Election 2012 Part II: Four More Years

written November 7, 2012

Shenandoah Elementary, a few blocks north from Magnolia Avenue in St. Louis, was in full swing by five in the evening to vote, when May and I (she choosing to make it a party with hip hop in my car while waiting).  888 more words

New Obama executive order on presidential transition shows he really will leave office

Obama, elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012 to a second term, is now a lame duck, with less than 8 months left to go. 1,350 more words

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Republicans just put Hillary Clinton in the White House

If history has given us any indication of how the 2016 election will go, it will probably look a little like this:

  • Polls show Clinton leading Trump by a comfortable margin, with a few outliers.
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Four Horses of the Apocalypse 2016 US Presidential Election Sim

A few people have asked me what would happen if Bernie Sanders ran as an independent or on a joint Green Party ticket with Jill Stein, or if the Republican establishment ran their own candidate against Donald Trump. 1,268 more words

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