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IMAGE 7 Dumbest Mistakes of Wannabe Presidential Assassins
Since the Secret Service was charged with protecting the President only one President has been assassinated. Most wannabe Presidential assassins don’t really need the Secret Service to prevent them from killing the President, though. They are...
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IMAGE Alt-Left: The New Bigot On The Block
Liberals have grown alarmingly intolerant towards people espousing views at odds with their own. Oppose Black Lives Matter and you are immediately accused of being a racist, voice reservation against Muslim immigration and you are a fascist, oppose...
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IMAGE Why we are not in a post-racial society after eight years of Obama
Eight years ago, many hoped, declared even, that with the election of the first black President, America would finally enter a post-racial society. In hindsight, it seems silly to believe that centuries of institutionalized slavery, segregation,...
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IMAGE Zero Hour Workweek: Why the era of big government is only just beginning
We are on the cusp of a seismic socioeconomic shift, one even bigger than the Agricultural Revolution that began 12,000 years ago and which transformed human societies from hunting and gathering to farming. Bigger also than the Industrial Revolution...
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IMAGE Why liberals should accept the election results and move on
By demanding an audit and recount of the presidential election results in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, Green Party nominee Jill Stein and the Clinton campaign are playing into the narrative that the elections might have been manipulated and...
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IMAGE The US and EU, Divided They Stand
Before last week, the last time large-scale demonstrations had broken out against a President-elect who had secured a clear-cut victory was in 1860, when Abraham Lincoln won the presidential election with virtual no support from the Southern States....
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IMAGE Is Civil War Brewing in the Democratic Party?
For weeks, it appeared the Republican Party was headed for imminent civil war. Eminent Republicans disavowed their own presidential nominee, Senators and Representatives seesawed, there were the #NeverTrumpers and the #RepublicanwomenforHillary. It...
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IMAGE The Man Who Already Knew He Would Be President
What if Donald Trump already knows he will become the 45th President of the United States?   What if, after watching The Simpsons episode “Bart to the Future”—which actually predicts a Trump presidency—he has slowly but...
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IMAGE A Lesser Evil
Dear undecided progressive millennial,   You are in a tough spot. For you, the presidential election effectively ended when the fiery septuagenarian from Vermont and his political revolution were defeated by Hillary Clinton and her army of...
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IMAGE After November 8, The Issues Will Remain
If Donald Trump loses the election on Nov. 8, he will not have lost it on the issues.   He will have lost it because he made fun of disabled people, insulted a Gold Star mother, fat-shamed a Miss Universe, was caught on audio tape giving his...
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IMAGE How Putin Will Win the US Election
The last time a large part of the electorate refused to accept the clear results of a presidential election, it triggered the start of the Civil War. And although another civil war is unlikely, the chance that the results of this year’s...
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IMAGE Why a Terrorist Attack Could Make Trump President
Let’s not beat around the bush. This is no ordinary election, it’s a battle for America. We have two very different presidential candidates, who are selling two very different visions of the kind of America we had in the past, the kind...
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IMAGE Who Would Benefit The Most If Donald Trump Were Assassinated?
Earlier this year, a mentally disturbed British national tried to assassinate Donald Trump by grabbing a police officer’s gun at a Trump rally in Las Vegas. Like most mentally disturbed would-be assassins, he failed.    (...)  ...
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IMAGE Who would replace Hillary Clinton if she withdraws?
The news that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has pneumonia, immediately kicked off speculation about what would happen if Clinton needs to be replaced for health reasons. It would also be the first time in more than 220 years of U.S....
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IMAGE This is Not Just a Race Issue - It's a Gun Issue
990 people were shot dead by the police in the United States in 2015. I know your first question. How many of them were black. But that shouldn’t be the first question. The first question should be: why so many? In Germany, a country of 80 million...
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IMAGE The Traveling Book - Gift it Forward
A book wants to be read. It wants to travel, experience new things, meet new people. No book wants to be bought, half-read, and then spend six months on a nightstand with a bunch of other half-read books, before being put away at that place where...
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IMAGE Why Republicans want a Constitutional Convention and Democrats should not be Afraid of it
When you are faced with a no-win scenario, there are only two ways to avoid losing: refusing to play or changing the rules. Realizing they are losing the battle for (their kind of) America, Republicans — perhaps mindful of what transpired 150...
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IMAGE Is YouTube Enabling Child Exploitation?
There is a 5-year-old girl on YouTube who unwraps surprise eggs for a living. Well, not her living, but it must be a pretty good living for her parents, because some of her videos have logged over 20,000,000 views. That’s right, 20 million views....
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IMAGE Want to Own a Gun? Join the Militia!
There is no point in trying to convince a junkie that drugs are bad. Even if he agreed, he’d still want to keep using. And he probably won’t agree. He’ll say that drugs are only bad if you don’t know what you’re doing. That he has it under...
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IMAGE Now That Same-Sex Couples Have a Right to Marry, Should States Have a Right to Divorce?
On June 26, 2015, the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5–4 that marriage is a Constitutional right for straight and gay people alike, meaning individual States must recognize it, whatever the convictions of (the majority of) their...
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