Archive for the ‘Election’ Category

The CEO President. THIS is Trump’s idea of “The Best People”?

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America elected a “CEO President” who’d “search far & wide” for “the best people”, and here is who he came up with.

 
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November 21, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Nearly Ten Million Fewer Democrats Voted in 2016 Than 2008. Why?

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Democratic votes fell by a ratio of more than 28:1 in this election.

 
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November 14, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Rants, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Okay DNC, You Own This. 10 Positives to come from a Trump victory.

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I‘m still stunned. DNC, you OWN this one. But the mind-numbing effects of Trump’s victory isn’t all bad news for Democrats. As the old saying goes: “Once you hit rock bottom, there’s no place to go but up.” There are actually some positives to come out of this mind-numbing election result: 10 Positives to come […]

 
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November 9, 2016
Posted in: Election, mystery, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

Mugsy’s Electoral Predictions (2016 edition)

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There are 12 states labeled “toss ups”. But really, there are only four, and Trump’s only path to victory is if he sweeps them.

 
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November 7, 2016
Posted in: Election, Predictions, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

The Most Frightening Thing This Election is that One Of Them Will Win

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Happy Halloween. And with the latest round of “scandals” ping-ponging between the candidates each week (Trump’s sexual misconduct, now Hillary’s emails), the more I dread what’s in store for us over the next four years (notice I did NOT say “four to eight” years.) Last February, despite being an enthusiastic Bernie supporter, I conceded that if the choice […]

 
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October 31, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Predictions, Rants

Could 1990 Texas Governors Race Foretell a Surprise Win for Hillary There?

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The 1990 race for governor of Texas bears an eerie similarity to the Clinton/Trump race as the two are now statistically tied to win the Lone Star State, possibly foretelling a surprise Clinton upset.

 
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October 24, 2016
Posted in: Election, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals

Increasingly Unhinged, Trump Preps Supporters for Epic Loss with Talk of Election Rigging

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In final days of his campaign, Trump complains “the system is rigged” rather than express optimism for a surprise victory.

 
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October 17, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, voting

BREAKING: Major Party Candidates are Duplicitous Frauds. Oh, and we’re all screwed

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There’s an old saying that “character” is who you are in private when no one is looking. Last week, WikiLeaks released thousands of emails belonging to Clinton campaign advisor John Podesta revealing (among other things) that what Clinton was telling cheering fans at her rallies or denying in those contentious televised debates was not what she […]

 
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October 10, 2016
Posted in: Election, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Scandals

Smart Businessmen don’t Lose a Billion Dollars, Mr Trump

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According to Rudy Giuliani across several Sunday shows yesterday, the possibility Donald Trump may not have paid any income taxes for 18 years because he ran his company into the ground in 1995 makes him “a genius!”. Seriously. I’m not making that up. The former NYC mayor repeatedly defended the possibility that Trump may have paid absolutely nothing in […]

 
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October 3, 2016
Posted in: Election, Greed, Money, mystery, myth busting, Taxes

Mugsy’s Pre-Debate Analysis: Four Candidates. Zero Winners.

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Four candidates are left in the presidential race and all four have serious judgement issues that renders them ill-equipped to lead the most powerful nation on Earth. Most depressing of all is that one of them will win. At this point, all that is left is to hope the Congress elected along side them ensure […]

 
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September 26, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Rants

Why No One is Buying Trump’s Renouncement of Birtherism

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Why is it no one believes Trump’s 11th hour conversion to renounce Birtherism? What does a bigot have to do?

 
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September 19, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

15 Years After 9/11. Doesn’t Anyone Know How to End a War? A 21st Century “Marshall Plan”.

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After 15 years of war in the Middle East with no end in sight, how is it no candidate running for president can conceive of a new approach to ending America’s longest war?

 
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September 12, 2016
Posted in: Election, Middle East, National Security, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War