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Most Republicans Think Colleges Are Bad for the Country. Why?

In the Pew Research Center’s study, distrust of colleges was strongest in the highest income bracket and the oldest age group, with approval levels of just 31 percent among respondents whose family income exceeds $75,000 a year and 27 percent … Continue reading

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Russia Hysteria Infects WashPost Again

The article went on and on in that vein, with all the standard tactics used by the U.S. media for such stories: quoting anonymous national security officials, reviewing past acts of Russian treachery, and drawing the scariest possible conclusions (“‘The … Continue reading

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The Risks of a Trump Presidency

But Trump also openly talks about the value of hyperbole (also known as bullshit). He wrote about it in The Art of the Deal. Trump tells us – in the clearest possible language – that he always sets the table … Continue reading

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The gang that gave us Mitt Romney is now banking on Marco Rubio

Then once the convention begins and there’s no winner on the first ballot, they could push a compromise candidate. Are you ready for Mitt Romney? via Stopping Donald Trump: The gang that gave us Mitt Romney is now banking on … Continue reading

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Fear, Loathing and Republican Debaters

“We haven’t heard a lot about Ronald Reagan’s city on a hill,” the questioner Hugh Hewitt said rather plaintively, yearning for some optimism. The audience was getting the Ronald Reagan who blew up a wagon full of gunpowder in “Cattle … Continue reading

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