Category Archives: Campaign Finance

#TrumpRussia gets even more tangled with dark web, deep state, and dim-orange-wit

By ann summers Apparently there was an actual corporation (LLC) for a possible conspiracy- what HRC called a “factory for conspiracy-theory machines”. The late Peter W. Smith created an entity to acquire stolen emails that included: Steve Bannon, Kellyanne Conway, Sam Clovis, … Continue reading

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A historic moment revealing a Pyhrric defeat for Trump

By ann summers Even as Trump tried to make canceling a Sanders-Trump debate this week in Caifornia into a positive meme (“I don’t debate second-place candidates”), he lost because his ditching a debate in the Iowa GOP primary using the … Continue reading

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Hillary must resist the temptation to Triangulate

By ann summers More surprising is that there is a literature going back to 2010 urging that the Democratic party move past the linear model of political triangulation as a strategic messaging option. There are serious reasons why Hillary’s triangulating her … Continue reading

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tRump’s First TV ad in Iowa, Iowa that’s where the tall Idiocracy grows

By ann summers Today’s GOP has shown during the presidency of the actual first Black President that it can be only interested in obstructing legislation (losing count now of ACA repeal votes) and ultimately a kleptocratic capitalism. It is the … Continue reading

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For Talking Like a Pirate (but not really acting like one) Day

By ann summers For pirates, talk is cheap and perhaps subordinate to buckling swashes and its stereotypical, romanticized pirate discourse made even more weird by “parley” as texts made popular by a Disney theme park ride have cinematically distorted the … Continue reading

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The 2016 Discourse should be about Quality not Quantity; Debates should be less like Thunderdome and more like a Conversation

By ann summers The number of political debates seems irrelevant in an age of DVRs, YouTube, and podcasts but this is the moment when the Democratic party could actually use the format to finally crush the GOP and its commitment … Continue reading

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Scott Walker favors a complete Canadian Border wall, what could it look like and would ex-Stasi get H-1B visas

By ann summers Scott Walker has supported the idea of a complete Canadian Border wall reminiscent of East Germany, so what could it look like and are the Koch Brothers willing to pay for it or would gastarbeiten or braceros … Continue reading

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