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Enlightenment and Elections

by Bob Schoone-Jongen.

About the time when Spring Break arrives I hit the line in the HIST 152 syllabus calling students to consider the 18th-century Enlightenment and its offspring. 958 more words


Wait—a former Goldman Sachs banker can bring populist credibility to Hillary Clinton’s campaign?

The first time he worked for a Clinton, Goldman Sachs veteran Gary Gensler helped royally screw up the US financial system, pushing from his perch at the Treasury Department to deregulate the derivatives market during Bill Clinton’s presidency. 471 more words

Hillary Clinton's low-key launch set the tone for a different kind of campaign

“It’s your time.”

That was pretty much the central message in Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she will seek the presidency for a second time. The announcement video, which runs for two minutes and eighteen seconds, doesn’t feature Clinton until nearly the end. 730 more words


A pledge

It is April 13, 2015.

Yesterday former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that she was running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.  272 more words


Midweek lunch break

This one is dedicated to Craig on Twitter who revealed the glory of Luther, Obama’s Anger Translator, to me:


Midweek lunch break

In honour of Mitt Romney possibly/probably/definitely running for President again, a flashback to the 2012 US elections care of Bad Lip Reading.

(Just because some people really don’t get satire: none of these are actual Mitt Romney quotes. 7 more words


Predictions 2015 (Politics)

I did a bit better on my political predictions than my HE one last year. So here goes for 2015:
1 – There will be a General Election. 410 more words

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