Fixing the Hole in the Boat

HoleInBoatby N. A. Halkides   4/27/16
When the literal ship is sinking, it probably doesn’t matter all that much how the hole in the boat got there: would it have mattered if the Titanic, for example, had hit a land mine (as her sister ship Britannic supposedly did four years later) instead of an iceberg? More » • (700 views)

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The Most Important Republicans in 2016

2016Primariesby Jon N. Hall    4/25/16
The 2016 primary campaigns should serve as a major civics lesson for those Americans concerned about their democracy. Because of the unusual length of these primary contests, Americans are beginning to better appreciate the complex byzantine structure of the parties’ primary systems and their delegate selection methods More » • (608 views)

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Voting and State Conventions

Conventionsby Timothy Lane4/19/16
One of Donald Trump’s favorite lies is that Cruz is cheating by winning states (North Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming) that didn’t allow the voters to choose their delegates. It’s certainly true that these states relied on local caucuses to choose delegates to county conventions More » • (965 views)

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LGBT “National Day of Silence”

WireTongueby Leigh Bravo4/13/16
Shutting Down All Other Voices?  •  First, let me make one thing clear. I am not a racist or a bigot or a homophobe or even an Islamaphobe. I believe in “Live and Let Live,” and I am a concerned American and a parent wondering what happened to MY rights? More » • (1247 views)

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Delegates to the Rescue in the Year of the Outsider

RNCconventionby Jon N. Hall    4/11/16
Republicans will hold their presidential nominating convention July 18-21, and Democrats will hold theirs July 25-28. Consider this: what if both conventions nominate someone who hadn’t run in the primaries and caucuses? More » • (669 views)

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The Peasants Are Revolting

PeasantsPitchforksby James Ray Deaton4/10/16
They certainly are! It’s clear that old-guard elites of both parties fear freewheeling democracy and the inconvenient choices of the great unwashed masses. I mean, talk radio audience types and base voters of both political parties More » • (823 views)

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Trump’s Irrational Trade Non Sequitur

Trumpby C. Edmund Wright4/5/16
Donald J. Trump is rich and therefore is a macroeconomic genius and Jedi mind trick negotiator who always wins. So we are told by his legions of anonymous prolific keyboard cowboys on the internet and a lot of talk show hosts who formerly understood economics. More » • (1514 views)

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If Bakers Can be Forced to Service Faux Weddings, so Can Churches

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke4/4/16
As our Great Sexual Heresy continues its march onwards and downwards, state governments have forced bakers, wedding planners, florists and other businessmen to service faux weddings. More » • (809 views)

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Nullifying the Republican Primaries

RNCconventionby Jon N. Hall    4/3/16
On Super Tuesday II, not to be confused with Taco Tuesday, I dutifully trekked over to a nearby church to vote in the Missouri presidential primary, despite it being the Ides of March. It wasn’t surprising to see that Missouri had yet again changed its ballot. More » • (1320 views)

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A Dangerous Game

GlobalDominationby Mr. Lesser (GHG)4/1/16
The left is playing a dangerous game. The objective is domination. The rules are there are no rules. The term “left” generally refers to liberal or socialist socio-economic philosophy and governance. More » • (802 views)

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Slouching Toward Washington

QuestionThinkingby Deana Chadwell4/1/16
I’ve lived through and paid attention to elections going all the way back to Eisenhower. Each time, people chose up sides, whacked away at the opponent, and the votes fell where they fell. More » • (803 views)

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Cult of Trump

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu3/26/16
The American political system is deathly ill. And although Donald Trump is not responsible for the sickness, his campaign is an unmistakable sign of national degeneration. It is a cancerous carbuncle which has finally surfaced due to the years of untreated corruption in the body politic. More » • (2310 views)

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