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If Someone Comments On Your ‘blog, Do You See The Comment?

In the title of http://ronsspot.org/rep-kevin-mccarthy-applauds-synagogue-shooting/ , the author accuses this McCarthy congresscritter, but the body of the post doesn’t seem to explain just where McCarthy supposedly applauded the thing that the title accuses him of having applauded. Advertisements

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Response to Paul Cohen on “Balanced Approval Voting”

This is in reply to https://www.opednews.com/articles/Opposites-by-Paul-Cohen-Alternative_Approval-Voting_Balanced-Voting_Logic-181020-376.html#comment714429 I suppose Paul Cohen agrees with me that the current voting system used for virtually all (or entirely all) single-winner elections in the US, namely the choose-one plurality system, is not democratic, not democratic-republican, … Continue reading

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Response to Common Cause’s Proposals for a Democratic Republic

But you aren’t talking about the most important factors, both of which are mathematical: – the constraints on what is regarded as a valid ballot, and – the tally characterized as a mathematical function from the valid ballots to the … Continue reading

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Gangsterism

A headline today in the New York Times says that North Korea calls the US statements “Gangster-like”. How could anyone familiar with both US foreign policy and gangster behavior disagree?

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Celebrate the Declaration of Independence

By Cassandra Pax and William Waugh On this fourth of July of 2018, we read the Declaration of Independence of July 4th, 1776, where one of its more prominent complaints against the British monarch is “for depriving us in many … Continue reading

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“Democrats” Support War While Shedding Crocodile Tears

By Cassandra Pax and William Waugh. The “Democrats” say Trump is a madman and that he may start a nuclear war. So how do we square that with the chair of the DNC, Tim Kaine, cosponsoring a bill to transfer … Continue reading

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What Makes an American President Presidential?

Self-styled “Democrats” — Why is Mr. Trump presidential when he bombs another country but not presidential when he enforces border-control laws which may lead to temporary separation of some children from their parents, but the bombing that kills and separates … Continue reading

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