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A Fearful Journey

What follows is an account of my fearful journey, which in patchwork fashion can be found in the posts of this blog. For better or worse I am a political creature. 470 more words


Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton on the same stage?

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush will be part of a rare bipartisan presidential candidate mashup on Friday in Fort Lauderdale when they speak to the National Urban League conference. 380 more words


OPINION: Why Donald Trump is the WORST presidential candidate

He’s awful. There’s really no way around it.

This guy needs to stick with reality TV, real estate, and the entertainment industry; because that’s what he is — an entertainer. 2,182 more words


Take Our Country Back from the Plantation: 2 Things Republicans Should Stop Saying Immediately

Good politics pertains as much to good policies as it does to good rhetoric. If Republicans learned nothing else from the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, we should have learned that image and rhetoric matters–perhaps more than anything else. 730 more words

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Know Who Your Choices Are – XV – Bobby Jindal

On June 11, 2015, Bobby Jindal Governor of Louisiana announced that he will be running for President of the United States in the 2016 elections. Below I have provided his political history for your review. 149 more words


Clinton and Long-, Medium-, and Short-Term Capital Gains

Halfway through an extensive post on Hillary Clinton’s new tax proposal, announced Friday, I managed to lose the whole thing. Which is fine, I guess, because, while giving a lot of details about her proposal, and about capital gains in general, I wasn’t writing what I find really interesting about it: the fact that it is neither radical nor conceptually new. 578 more words


Puerto Rican Exodus Could Upend Florida Vote in 2016 Presidential Race

Washington Post — KISSIMMEE, Florida — Puerto Rico’s economic crisis meant Jeffrey Rondon, 25, struggled to find even part-time work, so he recently joined the growing exodus from his Caribbean island to Florida. 78 more words