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Why America Should Ban Elections

“As long as the Establishment holds, the spectacle’s too much fun to look away, right? Well, there are times, like Trump 2016, when we should look away. We must permanently sever the circus spectacle from democracy.” Continue reading

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Political Time Machine

If Trump starts a nuclear war, it’s going to be a great nuclear war, the most fiery, fallout-heavy, centuries-long-nuclear-winterish war anyone could imagine. Continue reading

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Bernin’ For You

People get enthusiastic about what they never knew was possible, and Bernie’s support thus far has already proven that. Continue reading

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How To Vote Right: Ted Cruz

Here’s an idea: instead of the man we’d like to share a beer with, how about electing the guy we’d like to punch in the face? Continue reading

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How to Vote Right: Rand Paul

Need some help winnowing down the GOP Presidential Field? Who doesn’t? With this post-partisan analysis, The Weeklings Guide to Voting Right helps you choose. Continue reading

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Scream, Dream, Nightmare

In the first installment of his new feature, Kurt Baumeister screams the American scream. Continue reading

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The Power of Political Narrative: Part One, The GOP

We know the Democrats consistently drown in a river of good intentions. Why are the Republicans so successful staying on script? They keep it simple, stupid. This is how the Reagan Revolution happened, why it endures, and why it matters today as much as ever. Continue reading

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The Political Issues of 2012, as Presented by Eight Trashy Pulp Novels

Bill Spring’s fully-illustrated pulp fiction list includes such titles as “Outsourced Love” and “Border Patrol Babe.” Perfect for your library or book club. Continue reading

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I’m Right and You’re Wrong Forever!! Infinity!!! Bleh!!!!

In which Tom Gualtieri gets sucked into the abyss that is a Facebook debate. Continue reading

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