The results of the primaries in New Hampshire show a dangerous trend in the American electorate toward distinct facets of populism.
On one side, in the Republican Party, Donald Trump continues to advance toward a possible nomination for the presidency in the November election. Until now, it has been a grind for the [Read more]
At this point, there are still 10 Republican candidates. At least seven of them have no chance of winning the nomination. Their presence benefits the leading, racist candidate because it reduces the chances of exposing — for instance, in debates — Trump's ignorance.
The Republican Party has become a party of protest. It exploits the theme of "decline" (real or not) ... It opposes more than it proposes.
Up until the mid-1900s, the U.S. had laws in place that prevented immigrants from entering the country.
U.S. history cannot be understood without considering the legacy of immigration. It was founded by the first British colonists who arrived on what is now the East Coast of the U.S. at the beginning of the 17th [Read more]
Insiders realize that if Trump were indeed to win the nomination, it would be the end of the Republicans as a serious party.
We don’t have to give a damn about him either. He’s just one man, made objectionable by never being questioned. If you doubt how damaging that can be, just look at what it’s done to his hairdo.
There is a poll that scares Donald Trump. According to Monmouth University in Iowa (where on Feb. 1, 2016, the primary race starts with the caucus), Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon, has moved ahead of Trump by 15 points. Carson is the preferred candidate with 32 percent of the vote against the billionaire’s 18 percent. [Read more]
"Libya is a disaster. Iraq is a disaster. Syria is a disaster. And it all blew up around Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama."
It’s been eight years since the first political decision, which goes all the way back to the Bush presidency. Five whole years of negotiations, then a final negotiation in Atlanta lasting five days and five nights and resulting in the signature of the pact, which was rescheduled from Friday to Saturday and then to [Read more]
Trump is no clown. He is a racist skunk.