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Good Reasons For A Brexit 'Do-Over'

Britain should conduct a "do you really mean it?" second referendum on Brexit. Soon. True, the British people indeed have spoken, voting to exit the European Union by 52-48 percent. By contrast in 1975, they voted to remain by a 2:1 margin. Show More Summary

The Devil Is in the Details: How Insurance and Catholic Lobbyists Are Trying to Help Child Predators and Supportive Institutions Behind the Scenes

This article, written by Professor Marci A. Hamilton, was originally published on Hamilton and Griffin on Rights on June 25, 2016. When it comes to behind-the-scenes chicanery against child sex abuse victims, no one holds a candle to the insurance and Catholic Conference lobbyists and bishops. Show More Summary

Dear David Cameron: Be a Leader, Not a Quitter

Source:YouTube.com Dear David Cameron, While it's true that Thursday didn't go so well (and let's be honest, Friday went even worse by most things that are measurable), it was very clear from the outset that you've been dealing withShow More Summary

Is CNN In Trump's Pocket Now?

The June 23 Erin Burnett show on CNN (6pm, CDT) welcomed Corey Lewandowski as a new CNN "political analyst", the same Corey Lewandowski that was fired a couple of days earlier as Donald J. Trump's campaign manager. Erin questioned Lewandowski...Show More Summary

Brexit in Plain English

After 43 years of membership, the UK electorate has voted to leave the European Union. What is the European Union? In order to truly understand the implications that this will have on the economy of the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world, it is important to first understand what the European Union is and why it is exists. Show More Summary

The Terrible Damage That Immigrants Do

A FEW NOTES ON THE DANGERS OF IMMIGRANTS AND THE DAMAGE THAT THEY DO I am reading Age of Discovery by Ian Goldin and Chris Kutaarna. Highly recommended. It's a comparison between the impact of the invention of the printing press in 1452...Show More Summary

Looking At Hillary's Nomination Through A Nordic Lens

This post was first published at BillMoyers.com. Today, Iceland's voters go to the polls to elect their first new president in 20 years. Nearly half of the candidates are women. It's worth noting, however, that while 2016 saw a US milestone...Show More Summary

Trump Should Not Bet On Any Boost From The Brexit Vote

It has been widely reported that Donald Trump will be the beneficiary of a Brexit vote boost here in America. As The Hill reported: "It's been a good week that I think will allow him to move past some of these issues that have hampered...Show More Summary

Does Religion Matter in Politics?

Shortly after Tim Kaine had been elected Governor of Virginia in 2006, a discussion ensued among Democratic party leaders about the lessons that could learned from Kaine's victory. Some observations were interesting, others were not....Show More Summary

Barbara Williams and "The Hope in Leaving"

Photo courtesy of barbarawilliams.com On this week's episode of Scheer Intelligence, Robert Scheer sits down with acclaimed Canadian actress, musician and author Barbara Williams. She discusses her memoir, "The Hope in Leaving," andShow More Summary

Brexit and Us: Voters Frightened by Chaos Choose ... More Chaos

Does Hillary Clinton get it? The Democratic presidential candidate, for whom Bernie Sanders now says he will vote in November, reacted to the British referendum to withdraw from the European Union in much the same fashion as, well, the...Show More Summary

Abraham Lincoln Predicted Brexit and Trump's Rise. Hillary Should Pay Attention

On August the 21st, 1858 Abraham Lincoln said: Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. Consequently, he who molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes...Show More Summary

Friday Talking Points -- Taking The Trump Exit

Donald Trump's name lends itself to all sorts of mashed-up words, but we find it doesn't really work with the big story of the week. British voters decided to take the so-called "Brexit" (or "British exit") from the European Union. But...Show More Summary

Defeating Trump Doesn't Eliminate the Evil of Clinton

Over the course of this presidential campaign season it is safe to say that millions of people participated in what was to hoped to be a political revolution. Senator Bernie Sanders, was able to campaign across the country and inspire millions of people to challenge the Democratic Party. Show More Summary

Stricter Gun Controls Are Now Inevitable

You know the tide has turned against gun violence when even the American Medical Association calls it a public health menace at the finish of its annual convention. "CHICAGO - In the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history...Show More Summary

The IRS and the Self-Minimization of Congressman Jason Chaffetz

Politicians who limit the effectiveness of government agencies for short-term political advantages cheat taxpayers and short-change the government. I first met Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), a brash young Republican, at a gathering...Show More Summary

Kansas Supreme Court Threatens to Close K-12 Schools

The Kansas Supreme Court is threatening to shutter schools across the state - unless the legislature shells out another $38 million in K-12 funds. If the legislature fails to appropriate these additional funds, the state high court will...Show More Summary

It's Not Just About Harriet Tubman: Representative King Doesn't Want Any Women on Currency

This week, Representative Steve King (R. Iowa) introduced an amendment that would bar the Treasury Department from spending any funds to redesign and issue any new currency--on coins or bills. King's amendment would keep the heroic crusader against slavery-Harriet Tubman-off of the $20 bill. Show More Summary

Failed Carson campaign spent heavily in April and May, routed funds to former staffers

by Alec Goodwin Ben Carson endorses Donald Trump in Palm Beach on March 11, one week after Carson dropped his presidential bid. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Former presidential candidate Ben Carson's campaign committee, Carson America, spent...Show More Summary

Donald Trump: A President From America's Past

I woke up this morning thinking about Presidential candidate Donald Trump and the way it used to be in America. I was recalling those days when America was still the envy of the world. It seemed we had more of everything then, didn't it? And not just more, but life was somehow richer and shinier. Show More Summary

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