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Primarily Humorous

It is hilarious when people complain about some aspect of the primary elections as being “undemocratic” or unfair, for a number of reasons. First of all, people complain only when some obscure detail of the primary process works against them (or their favored candidate). Or they just complain when they are losing. For example, Bernie […]

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The Lyin’ King

© Phil Hands People are tired of politicians who will say anything to get elected, so they pick someone who will say anything to get elected, but who isn’t a politician. Doesn’t that make sense? UPDATE: Trump not only leads PolitiFact’s “Pants on Fire” brigade (a stunning 76% of his statements are Pants on Fire, […]

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The Candidate of Misinformation

A detailed analysis of voting during the Republican primaries shows that two of Donald Trump’s main claims – that he is bringing in new voters to the Republican party, and that he is even attracting Democrats to vote for him – are just lies and misinformation. Or as Politico puts it: Donald Trump likes to […]

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Voting Against Their Own Interests?

The New York Daily News (yeah, I know) has an interesting article, where they interviewed some Trump supporters. But these weren’t regular Trump supporters, they are members of groups that tend to not like Trump very much. Americans like women, Muslims, Blacks, Asians, Mexicans, and from India. People who have been insulted by Trump in […]

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Trump is Nothing Like Reagan

If you have read this blog for a while, you know that I love a good rant, and I recently read one. Paul Kengor, who has spent most of his life researching Ronald Reagan, including writing six major books about him, finally got fed up with people comparing Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan. The rant […]

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Auditing Trump

Donald Trump is refusing to release his tax returns. He claims that it is because he is being audited by the IRS, but that argument doesn’t hold a drop of water. First of all, Trump has plenty of older tax returns that are not being audited, and he refuses to release those too. And second, […]

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Irony from West Virginia

Exit polls in West Virginia show that many Bernie Sanders voters in this week’s primary plan to vote for Donald Trump in the general election. But the ironic part is that 39% of people who voted for Sanders in the Democratic primary would vote for Trump over Sanders, if Sanders is the Democratic nominee. How […]

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Jon Stewart on Hillary Clinton

Jon Stewart was interviewed by David Axelrod on Monday. He has some sharp criticism of Hillary Clinton: I agree with Stewart about how Clinton appears inauthentic, and I think Clinton might agree with him as well (if she were being candid). She has said on more than one occasion that she is not a natural […]

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Trump Might Just Destroy the World Economy

If you were worried about whether Donald Trump would destroy our economy, you don’t have to worry any more. In an interview last week on CNBC, Trump explained how he was going to destroy our economy. Bonus points: he will not just destroy our economy, but likely most of the world economy. Don’t believe me? […]

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Bad Hair Day

© Steve Breen What will the Republican party look like, after it is restyled by Donald Trump?

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Hillary Clinton is a Progressive

Some people have called Hillary Clinton a Republican in Democrat’s clothing, but does that claim pass scrutiny? One of the arguments for this was that she was actually a Republican for part of the 60’s, but that was mostly before she was even old enough to vote. If there is some rule that once a […]

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Republicans Should Apologise to Bill Clinton

This is ironic – an article titled “Republicans, Apologize to Bill Clinton“. No, it wasn’t written by a Democrat (not even by Hillary Clinton). It was written by influential conservative Erick Erickson. His point: Seventeen years after Republicans impeached Bill Clinton for covering up an affair, they are handing their party over to a man […]

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Angry Tweets

© Matt Wuerker I can’t help but wonder if the Internet played a role in our current political predicament. Would Donald Trump have been able to to become the presumptive nominee without Twitter? Is it any wonder that the mainstream media abdicated their responsibility to vet the candidates? With each generation, the dominant media changes. […]

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London’s New Mayor

Europe has been experiencing far more radical Islamic terrorism lately (especially compared to the US – thanks Obama!), which makes it doubly amazing that London, England just elected a Muslim mayor in a landslide victory. This, despite the fact that Conservatives have won a number of electoral victories lately. But the Conservatives miscalculated on this […]

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With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

The Hillary Clinton campaign wasted no time after Donald Trump became the presumptive nominee of the Republican party. She released an online campaign ad that is made up of video of other Republicans sharing their opinions of Trump. Republican politicians are in a tight spot, especially ones who are up for reelection this year. Nearly […]

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