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The Golf War

On CNN this morning they were talking about the fact that Trump has been golfing far more than previous Presidents.  What makes this especially ironic is that before he ran for office, he tweeted all sorts of insults at then-President Obama for how much time he spent golfing. 157 more words

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Trump Betrays His Base.

What I expected to happen in the 2016 election was that Clinton would win, but Trump would do better than most people expected, and it would scare the political establishment into making some concessions to the nationalist movement that had propelled Trump to the nomination. 396 more words

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#DrainTheSwamp: Trump’s Plan to Enact Congressional Term Limits

Posted By: James Lawrence, Gary Gold, Orlando Luna, Camron Liston, Amanda Lewis, Sarah Lemelman, and Sarah Lemley

During the 2016 presidential campaign, and before elected President, Donald J. 3,879 more words

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says we need redistricting reform.

The former governor of California wrote:

“Gerrymandering has completely broken our political system and I believe my best platform to help repair it is from the outside, by campaigning for independent redistricting commissions.” 297 more words

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What is a political party, anyway?

We take the existence of political parties as a given.  Even dictatorships usually have one party, which is strange if you think about it–a bit like having a sports league with only one team.   1,456 more words

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The Role of the Labor Market in the Trump Travel Ban Litigation

Among the executive orders and presidential memoranda issued by the Trump White House during its inaugural weeks in power, the order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” — colloquially known as the… 1,195 more words

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A few thoughts on President Trump's Address to Congress

  • Purely as a piece of rhetoric, I liked his Inaugural Address more.  For one thing, it was shorter. In general, the fewer words you use to make your point, the better.
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