Trump's Actions Are A Psyche Disorder

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From every town and hamlet, let ring the question of the hour: What about two personalities? Can a candidate be elected with an alter ego that has its own names, mission, . . . → Read More: Trump’s Actions Are A Psyche Disorder

Slip Sliding Away

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It is one thing to be out of touch; it is another thing entirely to be losing your grip. When the touchstones of reality no longer guide your path, when the social . . . → Read More: Ted Cruz: Slip Sliding Away

The Bold And The Clueless Both Offer Cliches

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The campaigns have become depressing. If the themes are bold and clueless, the tactics and media have descended into the same old cliches: “I’m a Democrat,” “I will work . . . → Read More: The Bold And The Clueless Both Offer Cliches

Super-PAC Commericals, Why President Obama Should Appoint Himself to the Open Seat, the GOP Legacy of No

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More Republican candidates for President have meant more political commercials in Charleston, sometimes running right after each other in no . . . → Read More: Super-PAC Commericals, Why President Obama Should Appoint Himself to the Open Seat, the GOP Legacy of No

Jeb, Flint, the White Middle Class, American Muslims, and Marco Rubio

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The media treats them as separate, but they are all a part of the same malaise. Tie them together; they are one story. Together, they catalogue . . . → Read More: Jeb, Flint, the White Middle Class, American Muslims, and Marco Rubio

Trump And Marx's Dialectic

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In one of my New York Times comments last week, I wrote about Marxism, an old, abandoned misunderstood philosophy that once stirred fear and rage and still has plenty of fire and strength. . . . → Read More: Trump And Marx’s Dialectic

History: The Spyglass of Politics

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History allows its observers to put ideas into motion, to see patterns; to discover and track how ideas adapt and change for different purposes and new environments. You cannot . . . → Read More: History: The Spyglass of Politics

What the GOP Silence About Ferguson and State Violence Really Means

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The Republican candidates are strangely silent about the problems abundant around the country. Especially the continued and it feels like increasing number of police killings spreading . . . → Read More: What the GOP Silence About Ferguson and State Violence Really Means

Barack's Quiet Joke Was Huge

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Did you miss Barack Obama’s great inside joke this week? It is one of the all-time greats of American politics! It is in a galaxy beyond his own previous personal best! The . . . → Read More: Barack’s Quiet Joke Was Huge

Single Incident Politics

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As President Obama demonstrates world class skills at building solid coalitions, from his Africa Summit, to financial embargoes against a variety of aggressor states to a far reaching trade agreement with 11 Asian countries, . . . → Read More: Single Incident Politics