Tagged: elections

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Indict the System, With an Expert in Indictments

Symposium: There is no “I” in “team” but there is a “me”, and there is an “I” in Avenatti, and both are in “nominee.” You see what needs to happen here.

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Who Are We Kidding? Vote for Biden

Symposium: You want someone who can beat Trump. That’s the most important issue. Hell, that’s the ONLY issue. And Joe Biden can beat Trump.

Amy Klobuchar 13

Amy, I Think I Could Stay With You

Amy’s focus on sensible changes rather than sweeping reforms earned her the derisive nickname “the Senator of small things.” Maybe that focus on small things is the way to go.

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Debatable: The Slog in South Beach Part 1

10 candidates, almost as many moderators, 2 languages, 1 glaring technical glitch, and a whole lot of crosstalk: Night one of the Democratic debates is in the books.

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An Indian Election

A primer on the Indian presidential election, Indian politics, and Indian history.

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Let the People Gerrymander Themselves

Many of the arguments about gerrymandering now fall back on complex mathematical overlays to geography and the Civil Rights Act, but the Supreme Court justices remain bewildered and unimpressed. There is, however, a much more elegant and simple solution to the problem that allows for a far fairer representative system: eliminate the district lines altogether.

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Ordinary World 26 Nov 2018

Your Ordinary World for 26 Nov 2018 with links about healthcare, community, AOC, regulating Big Tech, a different take on red state/blue state, China’s revisionist history, and the death of charity walk-a-thons.

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Ordinary World 5 Nov 2018

Your Ordinary World for this Midterm Election eve Monday, with links to perspectives on politics and the voting to come.

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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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To No One’s Surprise

A squib of a post about this morning’s Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. Very brief: aggregate campaign donation limits unconstitutional.

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The Right Path, Part I: “To look more hard working”

The second in a four part series that argues that the left is headed down the same path toward the wilderness that the right began two decades ago. Before we look at the left, however, we must first examine the actual path blazed by movement conservatives.