Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Movies Watched in 2018 Part 1

I’m trying again this year to keep track of the movies I watch with the annual goal of ten movies per decade (counting the silent era up until 1929 as one full decade.¬†Since I might’ve overlooked films from the early … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Pence

This is very premature speculation on a possible Oprah presidential bid. If she were to run for President, and were to win the Democratic vice-presidential nomination, who would be her ideal running mate? Who could do for her what Pence … Continue reading

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How Unpopular Could Trump Be?

There is one line of thinking that President Trump, despite his record low approval rating, has a floor in terms of how low he can go. Part of this is in comparison to former Presidents. However, Trump is a bit … Continue reading

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Why Did Republicans Go For Trump?

A question that comes up in political discussions is why Republican voters went for Trump. There are three main categories: Why did he win the primary? Why did he get so much institutional support as the nominee that he was … Continue reading

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Did President Trump Say Finland and Russia Have Gotten Along For 100 Years? Nope.

Yesterday, there was a comment on twitter on something stupid President Trump allegedly said about Russia and Finland. James Oliphant, a White House correspondent for Reuters, posted the following. Trump said Russia and Finland have gotten along for “a hundred … Continue reading

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Political Stars of the 2020s

There was a discussion on a political message board about who the political stars for the 2020s might be. Before considering that question, it seems pertinent to work backwards¬†to see what 2010s stars were doing a decade earlier. In the … Continue reading

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Thursday Throwback: Changing Election Laws

Several years ago, there was a brief discussion about whether Republicans might change the law, so that key swing states, the electoral votes would go to the winner of congressional districts. This is the current system for Maine and Nebraska. … Continue reading

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