Posts Tagged ‘Election’

Keep Up the Tweets,Mr. President

January 18, 2017

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Clinton Landslide and other Pipe Dreams

November 17, 2016

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Chidem Kurdas

All Governments lie but serious trouble comes when officials smoke the same hashish they give out. That was the maxim I.F. Stone arrived at after observing 20th century politics. (more…)

All Hail the American People

November 9, 2016

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I have to admit I did not think the people would be able to overcome the power of the political oligarchy, the immense amount of money backing the corrupt Clinton machine (more…)

The Clinton Fortunes

October 21, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

If there’s one point Hillary Clinton talks about honestly and passionately, it’s that (more…)

Are You Deplorable? Take the Test.

October 4, 2016

If you are unsure whether you are among those Hillary Clinton called deplorable, here is a quick test. (more…)

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…)

Easy Money, Voracious Uncle Sam

June 9, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

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Like President Truman, some market observers may have wished for a one-handed economist as they listened to Janet Yellen. (more…)

How Bill Clinton Gets Third Term

May 19, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

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

Collusion, Competition, Republicans and Democrats

April 28, 2016

Chidem Kurdas

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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…)