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Today, regarding this piece: "Whether we want to or not, for the sake of America, we must try to understand the Donald Trump phenomenon, as it has completely swept the nation and also fiercely divided it. What is most baffling about it all is Trump’s apparent political invincibility. As he himself said even before he won the … Continue reading Daddy

Al Gore Won Florida in 2000 & Handed the Presidency to George Bush with a Preemptive Surrender

by Jon Schwarz Intercept Nov 10, 2018 At midnight on election day last Tuesday, vote tallies showed Republican candidates ahead in key races in Florida, Georgia and Arizona. However, many votes remained to be counted in all three states. The stakes are high: two Senate seats (Florida and Arizona) and two governorships (Florida and Georgia), plus … Continue reading Al Gore Won Florida in 2000 & Handed the Presidency to George Bush with a Preemptive Surrender

Bernie Sanders On New Democrats in Congress & Taking on Trumpism

A conversation with the Vermont senator, who wants liberals to be able to “walk and chew gum at the same time” when it comes to the president. by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone Nov 8, 2018 Amid all the drama of the 2018 midterms, Vermont’s Bernie Sanders cruised to re-election Tuesday night, securing a third term … Continue reading Bernie Sanders On New Democrats in Congress & Taking on Trumpism

2020 Vision: If Nobody’d Run, They’d Have Won!

If “Did Not Vote” Had Been A Candidate In The 2016 US Presidential Election, It Would Have Won By a Landslide by O Society Nov 10, 2018 Today someone asked: "Now the 2018 Midterm Elections are over. What do the results tell us about who is going to win in the 2020 presidential race? Should … Continue reading 2020 Vision: If Nobody’d Run, They’d Have Won!

Dead Republican Pimp Dennis Hof Wins Election to Nevada Assembly: Echochamber Friday

Make sure we don’t become frogs in a well. Welcome to Echochamber Friday. This next piece reflects the current state of American politics. The actual headline is: "Dead Republican pimp Dennis Hof WINS election to Nevada State Assembly - three weeks after porn star Ron Jeremy and a prostitute found his body at his Love … Continue reading Dead Republican Pimp Dennis Hof Wins Election to Nevada Assembly: Echochamber Friday

Money Still Rules US Politics

Whether it's Donald Trump, the Democratic Party, or midterms, the best way to understand US politics is to follow the money. by Paul Heideman Jacobin Nov 6, 2018 Though pundits have been scrambling to find new and inventive ways to describe the extraordinary nature of this year’s midterm elections, in one respect they’re just like the … Continue reading Money Still Rules US Politics

Here’s How We Can Create a Common-Good Politics

By Simon Greer / Independent Media Institute Nov 7, 2018 Way back in 2004, I was in Ohio in the run-up to that year’s presidential election. I had a chance to talk to a woman who was one of the undecided “values voters” who would become folklore among political strategists and pundits in the ensuing years. … Continue reading Here’s How We Can Create a Common-Good Politics