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Top Russian Official Mocks US, Declines to Recognize Texas and New Mexico

Vladimir Churov, the head of Russia’s Central Electoral Commission since 2007, does not believe anything positive could come out of studying the American experience with democracy – because democracy in the US is nothing more than a bunch of dirty tricks. 641 more words

The Anatomy of Arrogance: How to understand the Donald Trump phenomenon

Pride is one of the cardinal sins, but in today’s America it seems to have  become a virtue. If Donald Trump’s rhetoric is anything to go by, and the reaction he is getting from his ‘fans,’ then this ‘sin,’ seems to be the way to win elections. 671 more words

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President Obama's Coattails

When Barack Obama was on the ballot, his coattails were longer than Ronald Reagan’s, and when he wasn’t on the ballot, polling places looked like the movie “Omega Man.” Nobody there! 101 more words

What Bernie Sanders should mean to us (and why we should support him)

Amidst a backdrop of global political and economic austerity, neoliberal-capitalism and conservatism, it is astounding to watch the unpredicted and potentially empire-changing rise of socialist US senator Bernie Sanders. 604 more words

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Hillary Clinton says China hacks into "everything that doesn't move"

US Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton aired accusations against China on Saturday, July 4. Speaking at a campaign event in the US state of New Hampshire, she claimed Chinese hackers had stolen “huge amounts of government information,” and were intent on “hacking into everything that doesn’t move in America,” … 176 more words

Obama Joins Israeli Bandwagon Against BDS Movement

[ Ed. The 2016 election season is upon us, and we now are seeing candidates trying to outdo each other in expressing their support for Israel. 396 more words

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US 2016 ELECTION HEATS UP AS TRUMP FILES $500 MILLION LAWSUIT AGAINST UNIVISION

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump speaks while campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Winterset

Real estate developer Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit on Tuesday against Univision over the Spanish-language TV network’s decision to end its contract to broadcast the Miss USA pageant, which is co-owned by Trump, the Trump Organization said. 37 more words

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