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Down in Flames
Learning all the wrong lessons.
APRIL 18, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The moral of this story should be that Republicans will never win when they try to be Democrats.
The GOP establishment's "repeal and replace" bill has gone down in flames. Not that it repealed Obamacare, it just changed a little bit. And not that...
#Obamacare #Repeal #Replace #Paul Ryan #Donald Trump
The Real Betsy Devos
Not as evil as they say
MARCH 4, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
While democrats are all about choice when it comes to killing children in utero, they are much less so when it comes to educating the children that survive.
Our public education system, as we know it, is at an end. With the Senate's confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, America's children...
#Betsy Devos #Department Of Education #President Trump #Cabinet #School Choice
Democrats in Denial
Time to move on.
JANUARY 22, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Democrats' outrage over trump is the dumbest kind of politics, and we would all be better to ignore it.
As a well-experienced observer of the media, I have come to a conclusion: Washington politics is peopled almost entirely by a bunch of spineless,...
#John Lewis #Donald Trump #Inauguration #Hillary Clinton #Democrats
The Great Divide
Foreign policy takes shapes under Trump
JANUARY 14, 2017 AND MAGAZINE IN FOREIGN POLICY
It seems it would take a Secretary of State if not a President to remind the governing body that America is now in a multi-polar world.
Preeminent Exxon-Mobil C.E.O. Rex Tillerson took the stand to appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in his Confirmation Hearing....
#Rex Tillerson #Foreign Policy #Joe Mccarthy #James Clapper #Isis
Insults and Women
Some slurs are wrong regardless of the target
NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Coulter pretends the only issue is Trump's language, not that he's bragging about sexual assault.
I was more than a little surprised to see right-wing anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, anti-feminist pundit Ann Coulter was almost right about something...
#Ann Coulter #Donald Trump #Sexual Harassment #Gendered Insults #Feminism
Smart presidents and propaganda-riddled studies
OCTOBER 29, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN STIPKO LIVE
What happens when academics become biased in their clinical work?
Recently, the media has heavily referenced a paper from Dean Keith Simonton titled "Presidential IQ, Openness, Intellectual Brilliance, and...
#George W. Bush #Bill Clinton #George Washington #Intelligence #Psychology
Pence Instead Of Trump
There's A Better Option
OCTOBER 28, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
It may be too little too late, but Mike Pence would give Republicans something to fight for.
We're mere weeks away from Election Day, and depending on who you ask, the numbers are not looking good for Team Trump. It takes 270 votes in the...
#Mike Pence #Governor Of Indiana #Election #Hillary Clinton #President
Clinton Blames Powell
Colin Powell says Clinton trying to pin e-scandal on him
AUGUST 23, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN NEWS AND WEB REPRINTS
Her people have been trying to pin it on me. --Former Secretary of State Colin Powell
American statesman, four-star general, Republican, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell has responded to Hillary Clinton's claims that he...
#Colin Powell #Hillary Clinton #Email #Classified #Secretary Of State
I Felt Sorry for Ted Cruz
AUGUST 8, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Lies invective and hate, there's more to come.
Freud and Trump
Killing the Primal father
AUGUST 8, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The media will not be able to resist the ritualistic destruction that we are about to see unfold
the Donald Folds
Better to be a quitter than the biggest loser.
AUGUST 3, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Signs are pointing to The Trumpchurian Candidate quitting the race entirely.
Donald Trump is a terrible poker player, the kind of guy who giddily lays down his hand before anyone says "call."
The "Tangerine Caligula" (many...
#Donald Trump #Hillary Clinton #Democrat #Republican #Election
Politics and Religion
The New Evangelicalism
JULY 30, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN RELIGION
A political analyst would be able to give an overview of what exactly is happening in the USA.
Perhaps a political analyst would be in a better position to give an overview of what exactly is happening in the United States of America. It is...
#Evangelicals #Evangelicalism #American #Republicans #Democrats
It's Fix or Fail time for the GOP.
MAY 13, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
When the two biggest options are bad, why not go for the third option?
With the ascension of Donald Trump to the role of "Presumed Republican Nominee," many conservatives, myself included, are through with the GOP.
#Conservatives #Donald Trump #Republican #Vote #Gop
the Trump Brand
Philosophers on U.S. Presidential Politics
MARCH 22, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
The state of the Republican Party, and the establishment of the Trump brand
Make the Case
Want my vote? Don't badger me, convince me.
MARCH 10, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
There's always a better option than the false dichotomy that we get stuck with every election cycle.
I will admit that, at this point, convincing me to vote for Donald Trump is a hard sell - damn near impossible.
I turned 18 in 2000, just a few...
#Donald Trump #Ted Cruz #Hillary Clinton #2016 Election #Conservative
The eminent demise of the Republican Party
JANUARY 22, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
The ability to draw votes from cross-section groups that make up America is key.
There are some things so simple that when an allegedly intelligent person doesn’t seem to understand, it makes you wonder about that person’s...
#Donald Trump #Ted Cruz #Hillary Clinton #Vote #Democrat
Open Letter to Jeb
No one is more sorrowful than I to tell you this Jeb.
DECEMBER 24, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Anger and the desire for revenge, like sex, is what sells today Jeb.
Trump and Adolph
10 Similarities Between Trump and Hitler
DECEMBER 13, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Both men use finger pointing and wild physical gesturing.
I’ve seen enough of Trump by now to recognize a demagogue when I see and hear one, and I would like to believe I was open to being proven wrong...
#Adolph Hitler #Donald Trump #President #Leader #Dictator
Idiots R Us
We'll be forced to listen to fewer lies
NOVEMBER 8, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
All the candidates exhibit a reluctance to do common labor
God help us.
Look at the field of candidates. All over-achievers who never served anybody but themselves, but now claim they want to serve us....
#Candidates #Chris Christie #President #Donald Trump #Marco Rubio
Petty, Mean and Ugly
Let's assume Cruz's comments were truthful
OCTOBER 30, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Ted is not lucky enough to be clever despite himself.
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