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The Gateway Arch

The simple appearance and design of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri hide some complex mathematics, geometry, and technology.  It should be a geek mecca. 675 more words

History

Focusing on 2016

My most recent blogs have stressed the need to focus on the election of 2016 regardless of the pundits and their predictions based on demographics. This concept can not be stressed too much. 457 more words

Democrats

Bernie Sanders For President

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced today that he will run for president of the U.S. in 2016.

Sanders, the Independent U.S. senator from Vermont, will run as a Democrat. 349 more words

Democracy

Nixon and Vietnam -- Campaign Ad 1968

Below is an ad for Richard Nixon in his campaign for President in 1968.  He was making a comeback of sorts that year as he had lost in a previous bid in 1960 for President and in 1962 for Governor of California.   63 more words

General Political Science

Libertarian women's history month: Edith Efron

Edith Efron (1922 – April 20, 2001) was an American journalist and author, who first identified media bias and the way biased media coverage amounts to a major unexamined and privileged political donation from powerful corporations that own the mainstream media. 1,239 more words

Ayn Rand

Daniel J.B. Mitchell: Video: Ronald Reagan Campaigns For Harry Truman in 1948

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress

If you just saw or met Ronald Reagan in lets say 1978 or so and had no idea who he was other than Governor of California and looking to run for President in 1980 and someone told you that Reagan was once not only a Democrat, but a Progressive Democrat who voted for both Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman for President, you might think that you were seeing same-sex marriages being performed at the Southern Baptist Convention, or looking at Martians with four eyes or something. 299 more words

Ronald Reagan

Daniel J.B. Mitchell: Video: Ronald Reagan Campaigns For Harry Truman in 1948

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress

If you just saw or met Ronald Reagan in lets say 1978 or so and had no idea who he was other than Governor of California and looking to run for President in 1980 and someone told you that Reagan was once not only a Democrat, but a Progressive Democrat who voted for both Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman for President, you might think that you were seeing same-sex marriages being performed at the Southern Baptist Convention, or looking at Martians with four eyes or something. 299 more words

Political Cinema