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Democrats Makes History with Clinton’s Nomination

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What an amazing convention.  Fantastic speakers, great performances, great music not accompanied by a takedown order from the artist, and the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans couldn’t be more stark.  When Scott Baio is a key speaker for the GOP, it’s evidence the GOP is serious trouble. Prior to Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech,…

Trumping Fleischman

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Yesterday, I reached out to FlashReport publisher Jon Fleischman for a comment on the all-but-certain nomination of Donald Trump as the banner carrier for the Republican Party in November’s presidential election.  I told Jon I was writing a post about it. Jon didn’t send a comment and instead offered this post for his own readers.  Since…

The Math Still Doesn’t Work for Bernie

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Senator Bernie Sanders was an upset victor in the Indiana primary Tuesday;  he won the state by a margin of about 5% after spending nearly $2 million on TV advertising compared with Hillary Clinton spending nothing.  The margin of victory on delegates is something like 6.  Of the remaining primaries, there are not enough available pledged delegates…

Whites Only: “Parody” John Birch Society Fundraiser for OC GOP BoE Candidates Screams Racism

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Certain Republicans in Orange County have distinguished themselves for posting overtly racist “humor” ever since Barack Obama was elected president in 2008.  First Dean Grose posted an image of watermelons on the White House lawn and Marilyn Davenport’s shared on a Photoshopped portrait of chimps with the president’s face superimposed over the baby chimp.  And…

Electing Millionaires or Billionaires as President

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  The folks at Personal Capital, an outfit that helps people ascertain their assets and net worth, has examined the 2016 presidential candidate field based on the candidate’s net worth.  It’s highly likely the final two nominees for the two major parties will be millionaires.  The infographic above cuts to the chase. From Personal Capital’s…