THE CURSE OF THE POTATO: “Grains crops transformed the politics of the societies that grew them, while tubers held them back.”
WELL GOSH, THAT WOULD BE AWFUL: If Trump destroys GOP, he may take DNC down with him.
READING DAVID BROOKS IN ALTOONA: At Commonweal, Matthew Sitman, who grew up just outside Altoona, Pennsylvania (100 miles east of Pittsburgh) writes: Blair County, where I was raised and where my parents still live, overwhelmingly went for Trump in the recent Pennsylvania primary, giving him 61 percent of the vote. A few neighboring counties delivered […]
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John Kasich and Ted Cruz are out. And Donald Trump is now the presumptive GOP nominee.
I searched the internet for jobs bills this morning, and found out that according to Speaker Paul Ryan's official Congressional website, there are all kinds of jobs bills waiting for passage in...The Democratic Senate? Our tech guruShow More Summary
Alex Jones did a dance on the head of George Will and the Republican glitterati last night after Trump won the Republican nomination by knocking his last two opponents out of contention. And then, for some mysterious reason, he deleted it. Show More Summary
And the jokes keep writing themselves. Earlier today, Donald Trump, the presumptive presidential nominee told the Morning Joe crew that he was looking for a running mate that could help him in legislative matters. “I probably will go the political route,” he said on Morning Joe. Show More Summary
NBC reports: The Romanian hacker who first exposed Hillary Clinton’s private email address is making a bombshell new claim — that he also gained access to the former Secretary of State’s “completely unsecured” server. “It was like an...Show More Summary
One result of Donald Trump’s imminent presidential nomination is that he will be the most prominent figure attacking Hillary Clinton on her many scandals, particularly her e-mail scandal. Though he has mentioned her e-mails before, today...Show More Summary
Mesa, Arizona is known as America's Most Conservative City, likely due to their uncanny resemblance to the ultra-Red State of Utah. Mesa has plenty of Mormon temples and an especially influential LDS population. Mesa’s religious roots continue to influence the city heavily today. Show More Summary
Honestly! It hasn't been twelve hours since sex toy oppo researcher and spanking obsessive Ted Cruz dropped out of the race, that now I have to write about Ed Henry's extramarital sex life? Make it stop! Okay here. Fox News White House...Show More Summary
WARFIGHTING: It’s Time To Go Back To Basics. “Most modern military doctrine should be scrapped. The Pentagon would be far better served if our military thinkers got back to the basics and taught the principles of war—and little more.” In the words of Curtis LeMay, “I’ll tell you what war is about, you’ve got to […]
The Republican party, today — I mean, this very day — reminds me of Ben Carson. During the campaign, you recall, Trump likened him to a child molester. Twice. He also mocked his religion (Seventh Day Adventism). Needless to say, Carson endorsed him, after dropping out. He was asked about Trump’s attacks on him. Show More Summary
Leon H. Wolf urges GOP Senators to confirm SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland ASAP on the conservative blog Red State. Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee, this is not even a close call. There is absolutely no reason to drag this out any longer. Garland is not a great choice, but he is [...] The post Red State: Corfirm Garland Now appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
One way to think about the art of leadership is as a dialogue.
Just minutes after the Cable News Network aired an interview with Hillary Clinton conducted by anchor Anderson Cooper, Dana Bash -- the channel's chief political correspondent -- angrily responded to the claim by the front-runner for...Show More Summary
Appearing on Wednesday’s CBS This Morning, Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward declared that the defeat of Ted Cruz in the Republican primary revealed that “Conservatism in America, in the Republican Party, is in a crisis.Show More Summary
Quienes dependían de Telemundo o de Univisión para enterarse de cómo Puerto Rico cayó en la cesación de pagos más grande de su historia el primero de mayo de 2016, tendrían que ser perdonados por no tener absolutamente ninguna idea acerca...Show More Summary