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Election Myths

Some of this recap you probably have read elsewhere, but maybe not.  I haven’t bothered with footnotes this time, but if you want them, let me know. 758 more words



Aug.15, 2016     By Jack Jodell (in association with BURR DEMING, creator of and chief author over at FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column). 485 more words


Here Are All The Congressional Republicans Who Have Come Out Against Donald Trump

YURI GRIPAS / REUTERS | Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says Donald Trump “does not reflect historical Republican values, nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country.” 480 more words
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[caption id="attachment_172799" align="aligncenter" width="630"]Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks at a news conference with a bipartisan group of senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., to unveil a compromise proposal on gun control measures, June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) [/caption]

Don't Kid Yourself: We Lose in this Election

I’m sure there’s some historical or Biblical reference to the events we’re seeing unfold in contemporary American politics. I’ll leave that to those who can actually make a reasonable connection; I’m more interested in how it’s affecting our daily lives. 851 more words


Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) Not Supporting Donald Trump; Considering the Libertarian Ticket for President

Another high-ranking Republican official is breaking with their party and pledging not to support Donald Trump for President.  Susan Collins (R-ME) is the latest to say there is no way she will support the Republican nominee and is considering supporting the Libertarian ticket of Gary Johnson and William Weld. 81 more words


As Trump Hugs GOP Orthodoxy, Orthodox GOPers Run Away

So, to recap Donald Trump’s Monday:

Never Trump finally found a candidate to run as an independent, conservative alternative to Trump, whose name you’ve probably already forgotten but who could conceivably make his path to the White House even narrower than it already is. 864 more words

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Read -- 2016/08/09

Today’s selection of articles:

  1. GOP senator Susan Collins: Why I cannot support Trump“, by Susan Collins (Washington Post). Senator Collins explains why she will not support Trump’s presidential bid, citing his “lack of self-restraint” and his refusal to “sa[y] he was wrong” as dangerous traits that would escalate conflict.
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