Kate's grandpa is fond of repeating the mantra he and his fellow sailors repeated while serving aboard the USS Indiana during World War II: "Never discuss politics or religion." And he always adds, "So what does that leave to talk about? Girl
Inbred Two Party System Unites To Hold Onto Power: Elder Bush "Endorses Daughter-in-Law Hillary"
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Watching the unveiling of the next political era in the United States has been satisfying on many levels. It is especially nice to see large numbers of deplorables standing up for their bad selves, and watching the political class recoil and faint.
It's a binary election, we're told. Trump or Clinton. Pick a side. That's a lousy choice, and a false one. As our Publisher writes on today's front page, we refuse to choose the lesser of two evils. Not when there's a reasonable, and
Democrats thought he would take from Trump but polls show he's attracting voters who like neither candidate. Gary Johnson was never supposed to be a problem for Hillary Clinton. The low-profile Libertarian's presence on the ballot
For many reasons, including positive long-term societal impacts, it is imperative that Gary Johnson be allowed to participate in the upcoming Presidential Debate. 1. Johnson is not a typical third-party candidate. 2. Americans want another choice.
At 4 p.m., Milo Yiannopoulos puts on a pair of glasses for the first time today.
Could a third-party candidate appear on stage at the Sept. 26 presidential debate? That decision will be made by the small group of prominent Democrats and Republicans who control the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). Given the American publi
No matter what state you live in, when you go to the polls on Election Day you will be able to select me, Gary Johnson, as president. My running mate Bill Weld and I are two well-regarded former governors. We are the Libertarian Party candidat
What Abe Lincoln Prophesied About Trump and Hillary
For more than 40 years, Republicans have been promising to cut federal spending. In the same period, federal outlays have inched up by a few trillion dollars.
Acquaintances of my generation are puzzled by the disappearance of the American left.
Apparently, our friend P.J. O'Rourke is back, to the extent that he ever left, and last night I heard that he dislikes Donald Trump so intensely--P.J. called him a "flying monkey"--that he's going to vote for the Deathcamp Dolly, instead.
The list of Republicans who support Hillary Clinton is growing -- quickly …
Years ago, Alvin Toffler convinced me that elections are merely reassurance rituals, and so I take no part in them. But these blaring spectacles - and especially the "every fourth year" variety - do have effects in the world, and so I peek in
'He's working on behalf of foreigners before he's working on behalf of Americans'
Have you ever wondered how big the black budget really is? Or how to win the clash of civilizations? Or whether James prefers Hillary or Donald?
It is a sad commentary on the state of political life in the United States that our political conventions have become more like rock music festivals than competitions of ideas.
The "liberal" party establishments in the U.S. and UK, within the Democrats and Labour, are united in their distaste for party member opinions.
Starfish Prime produced an electromagnetic pulse. It was also a nuclear weapon. One of these things is more threatening than the other.
Four new polls show comedian Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement (M5S) ahead of prime minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) were an election held today.
This piece first appeared at TomDispatch. Read Nick Turse's introduction here. Although it's difficult to remember those days eight years ago when Democrats seemed to represent something idealistic and hopeful and brave, let's take a moment
What is the likely result of the just-concluded conclave of the global cabal known as Bilderberg? In short, it looks as if "the great and the good," the high and the mighty of worldly power, have reached a "consensus" on a number of key issue
Republicans use a late-night parliamentary maneuver to disrupt the protest, but Democrats continued their effort on Thursday morning.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was left reeling Monday after stinging local election reverses that saw female mayors from the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) elected in Rome and Turin.
For nearly a half century - since late in the Vietnam War - the Democrats have been the less warlike of the two parties, but that has flipped with the choice of war hawk Hillary Clinton, writes Robert Parry.
Not only does the EU have its hands full with a sudden surge in favor of Brexit, it also has to deal with a sudden surge in the popularity of Spain's Eurosceptic "United We Can" party.
Expected and Unexpected Regional Vote Totals
The editorial relates that Trump sees himself playing the role of chairman of the board when it came to the presidency. However, the article points out that the job of being president is effectively the job of a chief executive. That's not just a t