Category Archives: Politics

All Polls Are Concoctions Except for Election Day

Polling is a game. If a candidate wants to skew his results to the right, polling companies simply telephone voters mostly on landlines, not cellphones, and do so on Friday or Saturday evenings when people under 40 are out. To skew results to the left, voters should be contacted mostly on cellphones and never on… Read More

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Trump’s Reality Show Coming to an End

Donald Trump is not the first crackpot to run for President of the United States, and probably won’t be its last. The nature of the Presidential form of government is badly flawed, compared with Parliamentary systems, but that’s a topic for another day. It’s interesting to note, however, that Trump appears to be “channeling” Alabama… Read More

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Brexit Paradox: US and Canada should merge economically and militarily

The Three Amigos met this week in Ottawa with an exceedingly messy Brexit and rising U.S. protectionism as worrisome backdrops. The meeting was more about optics than substance, but there was one clear and expensive request buried President Barack Obama’s speech: “NATO needs more Canada.” Whoops. The media has not picked up on this because… Read More

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Huffington Post: America’s Third World Nation Is A Disgrace

population of Kenya — who live in poverty without adequate health, education, housing, and social benefits. Despite this, candidate Bernie Sanders has found it difficult to gain traction for his anti-poverty policies in the Democratic primary in states where income inequality is highest. The recent exception is West Virginia where he won a resounding victory…. Read More

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Guardian: Sanders 7th win in a row now New York

Bernie Sanders galloped to a decisive win in cowboy land, the Wyoming caucus. His momentum is impressive and, at this point, it feels like he’s unstoppable. He has come out of nowhere since January with a hard-hitting, liberal message that resonates dramatically with Democrats and Independents.  Wyoming marks his seventh victory in a row (and eighth out of… Read More

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Wisconsin is Trump’s Waterloo …

Wisconsin may be Donald Trump’s Waterloo, or the beginning of it. It was the first electoral test since Trump’s disastrous Nuke and abortion mistakes last week and shows that unless he can reverse the damage he may just have peaked. That will like result in a hung primary outcome and a brokered convention where Trump… Read More

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Apple: Big Tech and Big Brother

It seems Americans trust their tech companies — led by Apple Inc. — to protect their privacy. They shouldn’t. This trust factor showed up in a recent poll taken following the highly publicized legal battle between Apple and the U.S. Justice Department began. Justice officials asked Apple to de-encrypt an iPhone used by a terrorist…. Read More

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