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#NativeVote16 - Campaign shorts from Native Congressional candidates


North Dakota Congressional candidate Chase Iron Eyes will be the star at a Washington, D.C., fundraiser on Thursday. It’s hosted by Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-North Dakota, and former Senators Kent Conrad, Byron Dorgan and Rep. 518 more words

Why I'm Optimistic About the Future of America

The clouds are darkening over the United States. Conservatives have been warning us for a long time but when the next president of the United States will most likely be Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, amid a backdrop of global and national chaos, one begins to see the dark clouds for themselves. 244 more words


Auditors: How was Hillary's email use wrong? Let us count the ways

Well, well, well … from the Associated Press:

“Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found.

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This is how propaganda works: Donald Trump’s Worthless Real Estate Math 

…In his presidential disclosure Trump valued the golf course and its massive clubhouse at more than $50 million. In tax documents Trump valued the same property at just $1.35 million… 11 more words

Cover Up

        Her eye was fixed on me, following my steps in every direction. The faint flecks of green hinted in her iris could hardly be seen unless examined close up. 784 more words

#NativeVote16 - California here we come; Pechanga candidate for Legislature

Mark Trahant / TrahantReports

California is the land of superlatives. “The biggest” as in state economy. “The most” when it comes to population. And the largest number of Native Americans of any state in the country (because California has more of everything, right?). 325 more words

Waiting for Hillary

Last night both democratic candidates for President were in my hometown. Having become thoroughly disenchanted with Bernie, I decided to try and hear Hillary Clinton speaking at my old university. 478 more words