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American Divine Right: Fallacy of a Presumptive Nominee

The latest headline of the trend-driven media proclaims Clinton as the presumptive nominee. Her delegate totals, if one includes super delegates, puts her over the threshold for the nomination. But if there is one truth in politics, it is that … Continue reading

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An open letter to Rhode Island’s Super Delegates

Whatever happened to the will of the people? The results of the Rhode Island primary are pretty clear. Rhode Islanders prefer Sanders to Clinton 55% to 43%. That seems a pretty clear message. But that’s not the way the system … Continue reading

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Trumping America

I think I have figured out the Trump phenomenon. His success in the primaries comes from supporters who behave at the maturity level of 15-year-old boys and 13-year-old girls. They are not quite children, not quite adults, and driven by … Continue reading

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Neither a Democrat nor a Republican Be…

Not all that long ago, there was a time in this country when people defined themselves, politically at least, as either Republican or Democrat. Voters took pride in entering a voting booth and pulling the master handle to vote for … Continue reading

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