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Polls, politics and class

By Martin Thomas

(This article was published in Clarion issue 7, early in the general election campaign)

Marine Le Pen won only 5% of the vote in Paris, and 7% in some other major cities, but 21% overall in the first round of the French presidential election. 1 094 mots de plus


Elections should be easier for voters: Part Two

In my post from May 20th, I discusssed how simplicity and clarity could not only help political parties with their message, but help voters understand what they are voting for.   774 mots de plus


What Montana Tells Us

Yesterday, Greg « Bodyslam » Gianforte beat Democratic Rob « Folksinging » Quinn by six points for the open seat contest to replace Congressman Zinke.  Quist, a cowboy hat wearing Sanderista raised over $6 million dollars with Gianforte was a carpetbagger from New Jersey who lost a race for Governor last year. 680 mots de plus


It's Corbyn's critics who need the history lesson

In his very carefully argued speech today on the relationship between contemporary terrorism and foreign policy, Jeremy Corbyn observed that: « Many experts, including professionals in our intelligence and security services, have pointed to the connections between wars our government has supported or fought in other countries and terrorism here at home. 791 mots de plus


Donald Rumsfeld on "The View"

Donald Rumsfeld on The View. He is not exactly someone I would think would go on the show, but it was for a good cause. 22 mots de plus


Broward Teen Starts Russian-American Republican Club

​​At last Monday’s Broward Republican Executive Committee (BREC) meeting, Chairman Robert Sutton discussed the formation of a new Russian-American Republican Club. Kate Koptenko, the 17 year old Vice President of the Weston Republican Club, explained shared values lead Russian-Americans to become more active in party politics. 37 mots de plus


Briefly: This Is Who They Are

Let’s be real: you hadn’t heard of this derplord two weeks ago, and neither had I.  And as an experiment, I’m going to be a bit of a dick and not use his name in this post– mostly to see if  401 mots de plus