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Liberals for Gary Johnson?

Every Presidential election is mostly a two-person race – from a practical standpoint, anyway. Occasionally a third party candidate does make some noise. In 2000, Ralph Nader got a lot of attention, and shook up the race, arguably weakening Democratic … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust?

I’m going to start off with a brief preface, specifically in the interest of full disclosure. I am a Bernie Sanders supporter. I voted for him in my state primary, I have attended local campaign meetings and rallies, I have … Continue reading

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Sizing up the competition

Yep. This is what we’ve come to. The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination made dick jokes during a nationally televised debate. When Senator Rubio sunk to “The Donald’s” childish level by making jokes about his hands, Trump couldn’t help but respond in … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Asylum – Round One

Thoughts on the first Republican debate for Election 2016 This past Thursday, the seventeen candidates for the Republican presidential nomination met for a debate. Well, more accurately, FOX News deemed 17 candidates to be too unwieldy, and using a small … Continue reading

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Foxes Guarding the Henhouse: Science Denial and Congress

The 2014 midterm elections brought about much change in the United States Congress. The Republican party gained seats in both the House and the Senate, bolstering an already wide majority in the House, while claiming a new majority in the … Continue reading

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Elected yet unelectable – Darrell Issa

Elected yet unelectable Darrell Issa Currently starting his 8th term in the 49th California Congressional District For my third installment in this series, I’m going to bring up one of my favorite topics regarding the worst elected officials in the … Continue reading

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Elected yet unelectable – Jody Hice

Elected yet unelectable Jody Hice Currently unelected, running for US House in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District Jody Hice, a Baptist minister and radio talk show host, is not actually an elected official – yet. I suppose he’s not the best … Continue reading

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