Category Archives: elections

MARKET MADNESS

Why is the stock market soaring amid a pandemic? Because Trump thinks that may save him By Bob Cesca/ Salon.com/ July 24, 2020   All told, Donald Trump is a bit of an expert at blurting things that force the … Continue reading

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TRUMP’S DIRTY TRICKS

Trump bruised as polls favour Biden – but experts warn of risk of dirty tricks By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ June 28, 2020   Donald Trump will do anything to be re-elected. His opponents are limited because they believe in … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren, Perhaps?

By Arlen Grossman Joe Biden needs to pick a progressive woman for his VP nomination. Here’s why: 1) It would spark enthusiasm for Democrats (especially for progressives let down by Biden as the candidate, and 2) The woman he picks … Continue reading

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American Democracy May Be Dying

Authoritarian rule may be just around the corner. By Paul Krugman/ New York Times/ April 9, 2020   If you aren’t terrified both by Covid-19 and by its economic consequences, you haven’t been paying attention. Even though social distancing may … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT FOR LIFE?

We need to plan now in case Trump loses in November — but refuses to leave the White House By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ March 13, 2020   The Constitution provides a couple of mechanisms for Trump to lose the 2020 election—both … Continue reading

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AOC on FOX

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Vote? What Vote?

Anybody want to venture a guess on when President Trump postpones the November election?

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Who Should the Democrats Nominate?

By Arlen Grossman As of this moment*, and after seeing the latest debate in New Hampshire: The candidate who I’d most like to be president: Bernie Sanders. The candidate with the best chance to beat Donald Trump: Amy Klobuchar (*subject … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Election Cheating

The Billion-Dollar Disinformation Campaign to Reelect the President How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election By MacKay Coppins/ The Atlantic/ February 10, 2020   One day last fall, I sat down to create a … Continue reading

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