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Are digital campaigns the machine politics of the 21st century?


The days of strong-arm politics creating a single party-dominance so concrete it rivaled dynastic monarchies, when urban kingmakers such as the infamous Boss Tweed ruled from the smoky back rooms of pool halls, are now like fables in the rich backstory of America’s political heritage. Their primary purpose in the enlightened now is seemingly to convey a moral, one of ...

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Palin’s endorsement is day that will live in infamy for conservatives

Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump has generated a lot of salacious talk from pundits over-eager for election-crushing political gossip. The theories range- some believe she is no longer relevant, some believe Palin’s action was a calculated political bid for the VP nod. But most seem to believe this is an attempt to bring conservatives over from grassroots darling Ted ...

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AFP On The Ground In Wisconsin

As the citizens of the badger state prepare to head to to polls June 5th to decide their state’s economic future, it cannot be denied that phone banks, neighborhood canvassing, and other forms of grassroots outreach are helping Gov. Scott Walker maintain his lead over his Democratic opponent Tom Barrett.  The folks at Americans for Prosperity have been on the ...

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