Posts Tagged ‘ Hillary Clinton ’

Meet The New Boss

Meet The New Boss

  Update: Matt Bruenig explains what happened this weekend.  Michael Tracey raises an interesting question.  Keith Ellison’s loss is noteworthy for a number of reasons, many of them unrelated to the fact that his victorious opponent will be the first self-identifying Hispanic to preside over the Democratic National Committee. Yes, ethnicity/race did play a pivotal...
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The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

President Obama’s last week in office has brought with it a flood of breaking news. The biggest story, of course, is his commutation of Chelsea Manning’s 35 year prison sentence. My own impression is that his decision is designed as a cynical bit of legacy-building, with the added benefit of perhaps inducing Julian Assange to...
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Speaking Truth To Power

Speaking Truth To Power

To the surprise of no one, the reporters, editors and publishers whose revolting fealty to Hillary Clinton, exposed in excruciating detail through Wikileaks, resulted in an historic loss for the Democratic Party have learned nothing from Tuesday’s Trumpslide. Instead of reflecting upon how media institutions rigging the primary process against Bernie Sanders, then conducting an...
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A New Day

A New Day

Even CNBC is impressed by the President-elect’s magnanimous victory speech. We’ll have more thoughts on this historic election in the days ahead. For the time being, we’d like to congratulate the people who made this day possible, including the immigration patriots who’ve been directly victimized by our federal government’s indifference to illegal immigration.
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D Day

  After over a year of campaigning, countless campaign ads, and several groan-inducing paeans to Hillary Clinton by post-punk rock bands, we’ve arrived at the moment of truth. The day when all of the bickering over polling averages will be rendered moot and we will see who America, in its infinite wisdom, has selected...
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Libertarian Swingers

Spoiler Alert: Walter Block won this debate, i.e. convinced a larger percentage of the audience to vote in his favor than Nick Gillespie. For what it’s worth, I found it to be an interesting parallel to the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates.
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Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fights

  One of my favorite spectator sports is live debating. Although not all debates are as riveting as the Nick Gillespie-Walter Block confrontation which occurred last night, this election cycle has taught us all the entertainment value of a good one.
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Silicon Valley Browncoat

Update: For those who can’t watch the entire speech, CNBC has provided a surprisingly good summary of Thiel’s remarks.  The event begins 3 minutes into the video and Thiel begins speaking roughly 5:30 minutes in.
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Better A Diamond With A Flaw Than A Pebble Without

A world without borders would be impossible to govern democratically. It would need to be run by a strong central authority that would quickly morph into an iron fist dictatorship.
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Reveille For Radicals

Reveille For Radicals

  It turns out that the violent Marxist riots targeting Donald Trump and his supporters weren’t the spontaneous upwelling of progressive rage we had been led by the media-those paragons of transparency and fairness-to believe.
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