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Donald Trump, The Nazis, And The Violence Of The Mob

Back in August, when I first compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, the connections already seemed remarkable. Not only did Trump keep a copy of a book of Hitler’s speeches on his bedside table, whip up his audiences into frenzied fury against foreigners, and have

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Do you miss George W. Bush?

Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick is posing a question on the front of his Twitter page: How about it?  Do you miss George W. Bush?

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Who’s for Rand? (Rand Paul vs. Reality)

For much of this year, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has offered a promotional webpage on which he encourages certain groups of Americans to download their very own “_________ for Rand” image to use in social media and on their own web pages. As you

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What’s Socialist?

Public schools. Cooperative extensions. Community hospitals. Pre-K. Public roads. Public transportation. Social Security. Medicare. Public libraries. Minimum wage. Overtime pay. Work safety. Vaccination programs. Job training. Unemployment insurance. Flood insurance. The GI Bill. Insider trading laws. Earned Income Tax Credit. Food stamps for kids. Emergency

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State Of The Green Party Presidential Race, Part 2

Yesterday, I began a review of the state of the race for the Green Party’s presidential nomination. Jill Stein continues her slow but smooth pace as the frontrunner, while the other contenders, including a venomous virtual viper and a prophetess, announce and then do no

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We Do It Anyway

As you’re probably aware, Republican Party governors across the United States are declaring that they don’t want any Syrian refugees coming into their states because there might be a secret terrorist sneaking in among them, posing as a refugee. It’s tempting to try to find

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The State Of The Green Party Presidential Race

You would think that the people at the FEC might have suspected that this presidential candidacy isn’t genuine when Mr. Deathbringer listed his address as 200 Poison Nova Drive, Jidi Isle, AS 73556 and the address of his campaign committee as 360 Dire Ancient Way, The Dire Side Of The Map, FL 11111.

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How Do You Root Out Thoughts via Global Policy?

There were a number of interesting ideas aired in the Democratic Presidential Debate last night (11/14/15), but to me the most interesting statement of the debate came from former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “We need to have a resolve that will bring

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?