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Republicans Could Go All the Way to California

The skyline of Los Angeles, California, November 15, 2009 (Keith Skelton)California, the largest of America’s fifty states, is normally an afterthought in presidential politics. It is reliably Democratic in the general election and comes last in the primaries, meaning that by the time Californians vote both parties have usually found their nominees. This year could be different. If Donald Trump continues on the path he’s on, California’s 172 Republican delegates could make or break Read more […]


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Overheard 3rd November

This all comes to you from The Steeple Times – News of the bold, the talented and the influential – News of the bold, the talented and the influential Clangers overheard by readers in the last week   Zulu work A woman in a café in Clapham was overheard lecturing her daughter on her mobile phone about a forthcoming job interview by reader Janet Andrews. She remarked: “Just because your grandfather was a Zulu warrior, it doesn’t make you one. Get off your ass and work”. Read more […]


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Sessions: Obama used holidays as distraction for another brazen, illegal executive action

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) speaks on the floor of the United States Senate By: Sen. Jeff Sessions The President has announced another brazen, illegal executive action. As Americans gathered with loved ones to wish each other a more prosperous New Year, the President issued an edict to put that longed-for prosperity further out of reach. In a proposed federal rule published on New Year’s Eve, President Obama decreed that hundreds of thousands of additional foreign workers will be licensed to Read more […]


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The Great Bait and Switch

Why Conservative Reagan Won Two Landslides, and Moderates Always Lose- Cruz vs. Rubio – THE “ELECTABILITY” DEBATE By Shlomo Pollak Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, right, speaks during a news conference with Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, following a vote in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. The U.S. Senate voted to finance the government through Nov. 15 after removing language to choke off funding for the health care law, putting pressure Read more […]


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GUN SHOW MYTH: Democrats Invoke Debunked Talking Points at Debate Nobody Watched

On Saturday night, Democratic presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Senator, First Lady, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley sparred on issues ranging from gun control to education spending to foreign policy (read: ISIS). If you didn’t watch it, you’re not alone. Saturday was filled with holiday parties, an intentional scheduling snafu by the Democratic National Committee no doubt. But, one talking point that all Read more […]


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Does Being A National Leader Shorten Your Lifespan? Maybe, Maybe Not

Winning an election to become your nation’s leader may be hazardous to your health, or at least lead to a shorter lifespan,  a new study suggests: New research may offer a consolation prize for whichever presidential nominee comes up short next November: Losing could mean a longer life. Whether heads of government die prematurely is a long-debated question, and research has yielded conflicting results. For example, one study held that presidents might age twice as quickly as the Read more […]