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The Real Hillary

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If you’re under 50 you really need to read this. If you’re over 50, you lived through it, so share it with those under 50. 626 more words


What Could Trigger the Next US Recession: How About Trump's Plan to Deport 11+ Million "Illegal" Consumers?

Maybe it’s finally time to take the idea of President Donald Trump seriously. After all, it seems like America’s largest retailer, Walmart, might be doing just that: a few days ago, the giant company… 1,347 more words

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Revoking 14th Amendment Birthright Citizenship: The Ultimate in Voter Suppression

Presidential candidate Donald Trump and several of his Republican competitors have now endorsed the notion of doing away with the very first sentence of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, at least insofar as it has been interpreted to grant automatic citizenship to children born of undocumented immigrants. 1,658 more words

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Passengers Get Chris Christie Kicked Off Amtrak Car Because He Was Being Too Loud

Just a few years ago Chris Christie was a favorite for the Republican nomination for President, but now he is at the back of the pack and getting kicked out of amtrak cars by his constituents. 126 more words

What betting markets say on US Presidential Campaign

The author set up this handy site because “Research has shown that probabilities derived from betting markets are more accurate than polls at predicting political outcomes.” … 46 more words


"Horse race journalism": reporting the US Presidential Campaign

Enjoyable rant on Trump’s “candidacy” here but even better for its thoughts on the press coverage of the presidential campaign.

Political coverage that ignores actual policy in favor of gauging public perception and election prospects often is called “horse race journalism” for treating politics as a pure competition, the only goal of which is electoral victory.

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Why do evangelicals like Trump? Because he's one of us.

Donald J. Trump the leading choice for president among evangelical voters right now. This isn’t going down well with some of the gatekeepers—and for good reason. 875 more words