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How Clinton Could Win Texas

(And Why It Isn’t Good News for Democrats) Those who predicted a close election in 2016 are starting to retreat. It’s early to get reliable polling, but even at this stage you can draw some conclusions from large or anomalous numbers.

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Posted in Election 2016, Texas, Uncategorized

Republicans are missing their ride

Wouldn’t it be great for Republicans to line up behind a massively popular force that pits entrepreneurship and innovation against corrupt political interests? Even better, what if that same force was helping ordinary people improve their lives and opening up

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Posted in Economics, Republican Party, Technology, Uncategorized

Democrats and the Politics of Crazy

Over the past two decades America’s second political party has devolved into a circus of the bizarre, an open revolt against reality. As the tide of crazy swamps the GOP, many on the left entertain fantasies of an impending Republican

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Posted in Politics of Crazy

How pluralism threatens lower income whites

Democrats are seeing a steady erosion of their traditional support among low and middle-earning white families. That drift contributed heavily to the outcome of the 2014 mid-terms, but it has been in motion since the Civil Rights Acts of the

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Posted in Civil Rights, Neo-Confederate, Political Theory, Race, Religious Right, Tea Party

How democracy works now

For anyone interested in understanding how they might personally wield some influence in politics, the stories emerging from Cantor’s loss are a rich trove of insights. Particularly interesting is this piece in the Washington Post published by a young Democratic

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Posted in Political Theory
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