Craigslist Ads Offering Money to Protest at Trump Campaign Events

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Looking for a temporary paid gig to earn some extra cash protesting Trump? Do you like shouting slogans, holding signs, and standing your ground? If you’re an experienced protestor or would like to be, answering the latest of what appear to be several anti-Donald Trump ads on Craigslist may be your best bet. A few weeks ago, according to an article...

Your Guide to the 2018 Midterm Elections

2018 Mid Term Election Guide
While the midterm elections will not occur until November 6, 2018, it is not too early to start speculating on what needs to happen for either party to remain in control. During the 2014 midterm elections over $3.67 billion was spent, and voters can expect even more to be spent between now and 2018. There will be some very...

How Twitter Bots Affected 2016 US Presidential Election

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Key to democracy is public engagement – when people discuss the issues of the day with each other openly, honestly and without outside influence. But what happens when large numbers of participants in that conversation are biased robots created by unseen groups with unknown agendas? As my research has found, that’s what has happened this election season. Since 2012, I...

Berning the Fields – Hillary’s Coronation is Shunning Millennials

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Before the polls opened in California and New Jersey, Hillary Clinton's media friends made a few phone calls to superdelegates and declared her presumptive nominee. This untimely move angered millions of Bernie Sanders supporters and provided further evidence that the election was rigged in Clinton's favor. Bernie Sanders Stood Up Against the Clinton Machine On May 26, 2015, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

Donald Trump’s Great Wall of Mexico – Made in America by Mexicans

Donald Trump wants to build The Great Wall of Mexico. Trump exploded into the GOP primary race with his bold plan to tackle illegal immigration by building a "big, beautiful wall" on America's border with Mexico. He accused Mexico of sending rapists and murderers across the border to steal American's jobs and ruin the economy.  His bold plan was bolstered by his...

Hillary Clinton’s House of Cards

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Is House of Cards Based on Hillary Clinton Political Scandals? Hillary Clinton has survived the Bernie Sanders socialist uprising and has become the first female presidential nominee of a major party. Her rise to power has many wondering if she might be a character out of the Netflix hit political drama House of Cards. The scandals, investigations, and rumors of corruption...

The Media is Running Against Donald Trump

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A Media Feeding Frenzy Against Trump If you advocate your viewpoints candidly without demonstrating sensitivity to the feelings of others in 2016, you run the risk of violating established social norms in the United States. Billionaire real estate mogul Donald J. Trump, the Republican nominee for President, has discovered this hard fact of political life. Members of the media have responded...

Obamacare Is Collapsing American Healthcare

The collapsing Obamacare health laws have had a major impact on the U.S. economy with individual spending more on health care and less on other aspects of their life, which has had a major impact on the entire economy of the nation. Among the problems being faced by the U.S. healthcare system is a shortage of healthcare workers and...

How Will Marco Rubio Fare in New Hampshire Primary?

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GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio heads into tomorrow’s New Hampshire primary—the first primary election in the nation—in a somewhat precarious position. Rubio had a solid 3rd-place finish in the Iowa caucuses last week. A strong performance in Saturday’s republican debate could have helped his cause in the New Hampshire primary. However, most experts agree that he struggled on stage over the weekend...

Carly Fiorina is Ted Cruz’s Running Mate

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Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz announced today that he wants to run with Carly Fiorina if he gets the GOP nomination. Cruz announced Carly as his VP pick today in Indiana as part of his effort to slow Donald Trump’s momentum. Who is Carly Fiorina? Carly Fiorina has an excellent education. She graduated from Stanford University and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of...

Five key debate moments that altered the course of a presidential race

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Every presidential election year in my American Political Campaigns and Elections course, I get an opportunity to spend a full lecture discussing with students some of the famous moments from historic presidential debates. I explain to students that while the presidential candidate debates are supposed to be about presenting policy alternatives to undecided voters, almost no one pays any attention...

Trump University Waterboarding Scandal

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In 2007 an American citizen was allegedly waterboarded in Provo, Utah as motivation to sell Trump University training. "Would I approve waterboarding? … I would — in a heartbeat," Trump proclaimed at a rally in Columbus, Ohio, according to The Washington Post. “And I would approve more than that. Don't kid yourself, folks. It works, okay? It works. Only a...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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