Category: Politics

GM Strike 91

The GM Strike is Going to Take a While

There’s an election a year from now, and many of the people affected by the UAW strike live in the states that will determine the election’s outcome.

Democratic Debate 136

The Democratic Debate: Houston Has Problems, Plans, and Candidates for President

With the “Warren vs Biden” matchup not really happening as advertised, and Bernie being Bernie but with a scratchy throat, the sizzle reels for the talking head shows are going to need something to cover other than Biden’s gaffes and word salad. So Beto will eat up plenty of air time over the next few days.

primaries 22

What Is the Purpose of Primaries

So, what’s the purpose of primaries anyway? Are they a process by which a political party selects its nominees, or is a function of the overall US election system?

GOP 5

Elephants vs Pachyderms

Unlike Four Years Before, The Battle For The 2020 Republican Party Nomination For President Is A Boring One, And Yet Neither Is It Historically Insignificant

Mike Maroney 7

Dirty Politics

If Maroney is proven guilty, his ouster is not inappropriate, though I am of the opinion that such ouster should occur at the voting booth.

Brazil 50

Leave The Amazon Be

Developing the Amazon Rainforest is a bad idea even in economic terms.

Tulsi Gabbard 10

Tulsi Gabbard Has a Sad

It rings hollow when the powers that be point out the obvious-that you are not viable-and the known-from-the-start non-viable candidate starts crying foul.

joe biden 30

Joe Biden’s ’68 Throwback Special

Joe Biden talked about these formative events to a generation. The problem is that was not only a generation ago, but nearly two generations ago.

loans 95

Maybe Forgiveness After All

How much debt should you legally be able to take on before you can legally drink alcohol?

Federal Reserve 42

The Trump Economy On the Brink

You don’t need to be an economist to know that none of this is good. A President at war with everyone and pushing an economic agenda that is pure crackpottery.

google 23

No, Google Did Not Steal The Election

This is one of the classic methods of junk science — multiplying humbug by humbug, extrapolating upward and onward until you get dramatic conclusions that defy any common sense.

GOP 224

The Hedgehog Who Won

In short, the Republicans rule the Winter Carnival but sacrificed their tongue in order to do so.

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