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12November

The Screw You Strategy

Humans are a little hard to figure out sometimes, and that makes for an interesting Democracy.  Congressional Republicans just finished a successful campaign that focused on not being Obama.  Forget about the issues and actually having a platform, the party of We’re-Not-Obama came out on top.
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05November

The Last Campaign Ad Ever

Even before the big loss for the Democrats, we had all lost.  The money pouring into politics from Super PACs and shady political “nonprofit” organizations was stealing Democracy from you and me.  Financial contributions from individual voters is being eclipsed by the big bucks pouring in from far fewer big-money sources.
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29October

Gamergate Wants You!

Do you ever get the feeling that news stories are extensions of high school spats?  First Sarah Palin’s family was brawling at a party, now a boyfriend-gone-bitter sparked an online flamewar unlike any other.  The Gamergate story would be very silly if it didn’t involve threats of violence against women, bomb threats, mass shooting threats and egregious invasions of privacy.
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22October

Ebola Buddy

Now that politicians and pundits are using Ebola to score political points, it seems only natural for Ebola Buddy to be a vice presidential candidate, or at very least a trusted political consultant.  (Never mind that thousands are dying in West Africa and you should donate to Doctors Without Borders right now.)
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15October

Voter Fraud Vigilantes

What better way to eliminate the infinitesimal amount of voter fraud in the United States than by disenfranchising hundreds of thousands of people?  That is basically what the Republican craze of “voter ID” laws will do.  These laws will overwhelmingly impact students, minorities and the poor— interestingly-enough, all reliable Democratic voters.
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