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Is Hillary a Historically Bad Candidate? (Part Six)

September 10, 2015

Nearing the finish line.  This is the last grouping of candidates, those who did not get nominated and did not deserve to.  Some of the better of these would find an opening in future election cycles.   5,324 more words

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August 29 in history:

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th, 2005, leading to massive flooding in New Orleans when many levees on the Mississippi were breached.   153 more words

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[VIDEO] Spiro Agnew is No Laughing Matter

Richard Nixon chose little-known Maryland governor Spiro Agnew as his running mate for his 1968 presidential bid. Democratic nominee Hubert Humphrey lampooned Agnew in this “Laughter” ad, created by… 14 more words


Is Hillary a Historically Bad Candidate? (Part Three)

August 24, 2015

Our multi-part series reviewing past candidates to see where/how 2016 Hillary Clinton compares rolls along with a look at the worst of the best and the best of the worst. 5,397 more words

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Creative Destruction for Whom?

The West once again seems to be embroiled in debate about the merits of capitalism — only this one, as David Brooks contends in his most recent column, is “both bolder and more intellectually rigorous.” 702 more words

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Political History Tuesday: A Fast Reversal of Desire

Programming note:  This post was scheduled to run on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, but due to the infamous “technical difficulties,” it did not. Enjoy a double dose today of Political History Tuesday! 441 more words

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