The Flavors of the Democratic Party

The three visions; or flavors, of the Democratic Party are Social Democracy, Traditional Democracy, and Technocracy. There is some overlap among these visions but the differences between the flavors are stark.

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 Independent Scotland is Almost Here

In the final analysis, I think an independent Scotland is more probable than most people think. Ironically, Boris Johnson could be the father of Scottish independence. 

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Can the 2019 British General Election tell us anything about the 2020 US Presidential Election?

There is an odd commonality between American and British politics. Both countries can elect national governments without the support of popular majorities.

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Democratic Primary Shocker: Yang and Bloomberg beat Buttigieg

Hence, the candidates not at the debate are attracting more support. In fact, I think Bloomberg’s strategy of heavy TV advertising buys and lots of appearances in Super Tuesday states is paying off.

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Will 2020 be 1980 All Over Again?

That candidate was Ronald Reagan (R-California) who was opposed by the Republican establishment. Reagan was popular with grassroots Republicans, but party leaders feared him as a dangerous radical.

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Bernie could become President without the Popular Vote

The speculation the next president will lack a popular mandate focuses on Trump. However, I think the possibility of a Bernie inversion is as probable as a Trump inversion.

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Yang comes in Third in New Mexico Poll

Bloomberg’s hope is that Texas and other high-population Super Tuesday states will pick the Democratic primary winner. To clarify, Super Tuesday is March 3, 2020, the day 13 states primary.

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Three Things People Get Wrong About Impeachment

In fact, Trump will be free to keep running for reelection if they impeach him. Ironically, the U.S. Senate could impeach Trump and voters could reelect him in November.

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Is America Fighting Saudi Arabia’s War?

There are several reasons Trump could fight Saudi Arabia’s war with Iran.
America needs answers before our soldiers die in the Middle East. Are we going to war with Iran because of Saudi money?

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