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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Democrats Should Move To The Center — Of The Country

Reprinted with permission from Creators.

 

Contrary to what we hear, “the energy” in the Democratic Party is coming not so much from the political left as from the geographical center. The most notable victories belong to Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania, Doug Jones in Alabama and Democrats taking statehouse seats in Missouri and Wisconsin. They win because they talk economics, not economic theory, and they avoid sounding radical.

Our last two Democratic presidents, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, spoke to wide audiences. Both hailed from the interior. Both were elected twice.

The direction the “energy” in the Democratic Party is coming from is irrelevant, in any case.…

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Cowboys For Liberty

Reprinted with permission from Creators.

 

What’s in a name? By definition, the name of a person, place or thing is its personal designation… a distinct way of being known to others. Unless, of course, it’s the opposite — a label meant to disguise who or what a person or thing really is. In other words, a fake name.

Hiding one’s true identity can be done for many legitimate purposes, but it tends to be widely-used these days by scheming people or nefarious interests with… well, with something to hide, using a dishonest, Orwellian representation of themselves for villainous reasons. Two of the most notorious practitioners are common crooks and corporate front groups, which often are one and the same.…

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Trump Meets Putin In Helsinki Following Furious Tweetstorm

Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland on Monday as controversy raged over the investigation into the Russian president’s covert role in the 2016 election of his US counterpart.

As he went into an early breakfast with Finnish president Sauli Niinistö at the palace, Trump sought to reassure reporters about his meeting with Putin, “We’ll do fine,” he said.

But only hours before, Trump had sent out a characteristic blast on Twitter, blaming the current difficulties between the US and Russia on opposition to the former Soviet spy’s conduct and policies — not on Putin’s electoral meddling and imperial incursions.…

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