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If 2016 is a choice between the worst options, the people bear some responsibility

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A mere four years ago, pundits were bemoaning the death of the Lincoln-Douglas style debate. In an election cycle defined by quips about “binders full of women” and where the most serious dismantling of ideology involved repeatedly calling it “malarkey,” the staid deliberation of 19th century campaigning seemed the height of rhetorical finesse. If the clamoring for such gravitas seems ...

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DON’T LOOK TO THE WRONG PERSON AS “SAVIOR” OF THE USA

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I have heard people say and have read in online posts that all people who want to save the nation from destruction must vote for Donald Trump in November, That Trump is to be the one to save the nation from destruction. While I agree that Trump looks to be a much better option than hillary clinton he is not ...

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Stasis politics, not voters, is driving elections

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When Donald Trump, after several election cycles of toying with the idea, announced he was actually running for president, the conventional political pundit class snickered openly. A bombastic businessman whose controversial and often outlandish opinions, conventional wisdom dictated that he had absolutely no chance of gaining support. When that bit of prognostication turned out to be totally fallacious, the pundit ...

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Aiken: Exactly What We Don’t Need In Politics

Perhaps when our time is relegated to the history books it will be remembered as the “Era of Self-Important Divisiveness,” or something to that effect. Truth be told, there have been few times in the history of our nation when politics was so basely divisive. I say basely because although politics in the time of our Founders and Framers was ...

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An Oligarchy and Not a Republic? No Kidding?

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The Washington Times is reporting that a study by Princeton and Northwestern Universities has determined that the fundamental transformation of the United States of America has already taken place. We have transitioned from a Republic (as our Framers intended) to an oligarchy: “America is no longer a democracy — never mind the democratic-republic envision by Founding Fathers. Rather, it’s taken ...

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Executive Order Creates Election Commission

President Obama signed an executive order last week creating the nine member Presidential Commission on Election Administration, a move he signaled as a priority during the State of the Union speech. The Commission, co-chaired by Bob Bauer, who was Obama’s lead counsel in his 2012 campaign, and Ben Ginsberg, who held the same role in the Romney camp is tasked ...

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Dems Gain the Voter ID Edge, Again

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The pendulum in the war between liberals and conservatives continues to swing with Democrats regaining the voter ID edge in the aftermath of the 2012 election.  According to Mike Flynn of Breitbart, he wrote today that this shouldn’t be a surprise. A new survey by Gallup shows Democrats regaining their edge in party identification over the GOP. In 2012, 47% of Americans ...

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Won’t You Come Home Bill Bolling?

Virginia’s Lt. Governor Bill Bolling is going to have to lose a considerable amount of weight and drastically increase his time on the tanning bed to physically resemble Charlie Crist, but Bolling’s ideological transformation is coming along nicely. For those who don’t follow Florida politics, Charlie Crist is the former Republican governor who intended to be the state’s new US ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

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11/11/12  There has been a lot of talk about where we go from here. I’ve been getting a lot of questions and a lot of hate mail. Join me to discuss the good and the bad of Tuesday, and how you’re feeling about the future. Also, Louis Fowler will stop by to talk entertainment. Tonight at 10pmET/7pm Pacific on the CDNews ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

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10/28/12  Are you sick of hearing about Ohio already? Sorry, we’re going to talk about it too. Benghazi blackout and would Hurricane Sandy vote Republican or Democrat? Tune in tonight at 10pm ET/7pm Pacific on the CDNews Network on BlogTalk Radio. UPDATE: Listen to a replay of the show here or follow the link to download. Listen to internet radio with CDNews ...

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Californians Face Primary Voting Today: Races to Watch

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Tuesday, June 5 Californians head to the polls today to vote in primary elections and the ballots will be longer than voters have seen in the past. That is because new ballot rules goes into effect this election cycle. Under the new “top-two” system, party affiliations are removed from candidates and voters will have the opportunity to choose from any ...

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Clinton's State Department to discredit Russian elections?

NEW YORK, January 31, 2012 — Anthony T. Salvia, Director of the American Institute in Ukraine, and consultant in international public advocacy and governmental affairs, has said that Vladimir Putin is still the most popular politician in Russia. He said: “If the Russian presidential election were held next week, Prime Minster Vladimir Putin would likely win with 52-58% of the ...

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Santorum Surge: Should We All Start Investing in Sweater Vests Now?

I never in my life would have thought I’d be describing the Iowa caucuses as exciting.  Hell, I can’t even say the word “caucus” without having to suppress immature fits of giggles.  It’s just such a funny word.  I have never really taken the Iowa caucuses as seriously as Iowans themselves do.  After all it’s not a real vote and ...

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The 730 Days That Continue to Change the World

After years of fighting, years of spilling our blood and treasure, we finally had our own independent, sovereign country. We were finally free of the shackles of tyranny. So many of our young men lay dead, so much of our property gone, so much of our innocence lost. Yet, we were finally in control of our own destiny. This precious ...

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Playing Santa on Our Dime

One does not have to go to Washington to become an out–of–touch politician and it’s not required to be a Democrat. Local Republicans can lose their way quite nicely without all the bother of traveling to D.C. This summer, in Prince William County, VA, Jeanine Lawson ran a spirited challenge in the Republican primary against two–term incumbent Wally Covington for ...

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