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How Democrats Should Play Their Hand October 02, 2019

Now that the polling is starting to show support for Trump’s impeachment, the cynic in me is worried that Democrats could still blow this thing….

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Pardon Ends Ford’s Career in Politics

On this day in 1974 newly-minted President Gerald Ford pardons his disgraced predecessor for any and all crimes related to the Watergate scandal. The reprieve…

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Posted in Election 2020 Politics

Will 2020 Be About Trump Fatigue or Trump Numbness?

Just when you thought this president couldn’t sink any lower, now he’s fabricating weather forecasts. Nixon had Watergate, Trump has Sharpiegate. Not only did Trump…

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Nixon’s Abuse and Congress Doing Their Job

On this day in 1974, President Richard M. Nixon announces his resignation from office “effective at noon tomorrow,” the first American President to date to…

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Posted in History Miscellaneous Politics

On This Day (October 10th)

On this day in 1973, Spiro Agnew becomes the first U.S. vice-president to resign in disgrace. That same day, he pleaded no contest to a count of federal income tax evasion in exchange for the dropping of charges of political corruption.

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The Roots of Generation X’s Political Cynicism

Written by Corey McLaughlin for Common Culture and The Big Slice.   I can’t speak for others, but my generation isn’t exactly the most trusting…

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