Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Basket of Deplorables as Elite Rhetoric

September 15, 2016

hillarypink   At a fundraiser, Hillary Clinton called one-quarter of the U.S. electorate “basket of deplorables.”  The quip reportedly got a chuckle from the wealthy donors in the room (more…)

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The Privileged Hillary Clinton

July 14, 2016

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High priests of the American political class are not like you and me. (more…)

How Bill Clinton Gets Third Term

May 19, 2016

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Hillary Clinton brought up her husband in campaign speeches, providing material (more…)

Collusion, Competition, Republicans and Democrats

April 28, 2016

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Donald Trump accused his two remaining opponents of collusion to cheat him out of delegates in the Republican Party presidential primary. (more…)

Trump the Donor as Victim and Predator

April 8, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

Donald Trump’s contributions to Democrats may lead one to wonder why he entered the presidential race as a Republican. But his defense of his political donations raises issues beyond him and the political affiliations of his beneficiaries. (more…)

Why Are People Angry?

March 18, 2016

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There’s an easy answer and a (more…)

The Economy under President Trump

March 2, 2016

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What policies will Trump pursue if he were to win the general election? (more…)