The Hillary Clinton Pragmatic-Electability Premise

There are two intertwined premises looming large when one argues in favor of supporting Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. The first premise is that Hillary is the more electable candidate. The second premise is that Hillary will have the most success working with a (presumably) Republican-controlled congress. But, should we accept these premises?

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The Democratic Party’s ‘Superdelegates Of Mediocrity’

Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic Primary by a near landslide, beating Hillary Clinton by 20 points. But, it is not the average citizen who goes to the Democratic Convention this summer. Instead, delegates will cast votes for each state, ultimately electing the next Democratic nominee. But, delegates are supposed to represent the will of the people, right? Yes, that is how it is supposed to work, but the problem is that not all delegates are created alike.

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Beating Back The Bern: Shilling For Hillary Clinton By Proxy

Something I’ve noticed in the past few days on social media is the backlash against Bernie Sanders supporters by certain “liberals.” To be clear, I put “liberals” in quotes because they are acting more like protectors of the establishment and not the liberals they claim to be. Hillary Clinton defenders are starting to “#FeelTheBern” and they are lashing out.

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Mike Huckabee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

On Tuesday, Mike Huckabee announced he is running for president for a second time. During a campaign launch speech in Hope, Arkansas, Huckabee cast himself as outside the Washington elite establishment, you know, just an average guy with humble roots from a small town.

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What Can Denmark Teach Us About Ourselves?

On The Huffington Post, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders asks (“What Can We Learn From Denmark?“). But I think a better question is: What can Denmark teach us about ourselves? — Senator Sanders talks about the town hall meetings he attended with Danish Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen. During those meetings, people learned about the major differences in quality of life of the average person in Denmark compared to the average person in the United States.

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Senator Inhofe: MoveOn.org, George Soros, Michael Moore Responsible For Global Warming ‘Hoax’

On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said we must “act boldly” on climate change because an “overwhelming majority of scientists” agree global warming is real. This is not news of course. For those of us who value logic, reason, and well, reality, we give deference to the scientists who study climate change and its potential effects on the planet and the human species.

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Video: Sen. Bernie Sanders Says U.S. Moving To Oligarchic Government

Speaking on the Senate floor on Monday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that the United States is moving away from democracy and toward an oligarchy. Sanders said, “the United States is departing from its democratic tradition, which has always included a strong and growing middle class, and is moving rapidly into an oligarchic form of government in which almost all wealth and power reside in the hands of the very richest people in our society, the top one percent.”

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