Category: 2018 Elections

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The Revenge Cycle, On Repeat

The same folks who are never satisfied no matter the outcome drive the ones with the most to lose away from their only mechanism of being heard.

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Linky Friday: For the 116th Time…

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you linked stories from around the world and across the web. This week, “For the 116th Time…” a look at the many stories of the incoming US Congress, plus remembering the music of Roy Clark.

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Legitimacy and the So-Called House Popular Vote

Much ink has been spilt since Donald Trump’s election regarding the legitimacy of the U.S. government system, the fortitude of the rule of law, and the viability of American democracy. What do the 2018 election results tell us about those big, scary issues?

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About Last Night: Election Day Thread

Yesterday was America’s Election Day. Several candidates are running for office. It is estimated that upwards of some, and perhaps several, people will cast their votes by the time the polls close. These votes will be cast for candidates, all of whom generally agree with one another and simply want to work together.

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Ordinary World: Election Day

Ordinary World: Election Day with the first voting in America, the contention of 2000, the mess of 1998, the ugliest election ever in 1876, and the most consequential election in American History in 1864.

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Taking the Fifth

Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest ranking female Republican in Congress. And I thinks she is in BIG trouble.

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Ordinary World for 15 Oct 18

Your Ordinary World links for 15 Oct 18, focusing on Prognostications, Previews, and Perspectives on Midterm Elections 2018, plus two from the Ordinary Times Archives on the 2010 and 2014 midterms.

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