Category Archives: Controversial

The GOP Debate: Who Won? Who Lost?

After spending the night pouring over focus group videos and transcripts from last night’s Republican debates, I have some conclusions: The “junior varsity” debate mattered because Carly Fiorina was part of it. Donald Trump was the big story – but … Continue reading

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Social Security is called “the third rail of American politics” for a reason: Touch it and you die.

Jeb Bush wants to push back the retirement age for Social Security by as many as five years, The Hill reports. Said Bush: “I think it needs to be phased in over an extended period of time. We need … … Continue reading

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Rand Paul campaign expects contributions to “increase big.” So is this about political fundraising or national security?

Political snip-it: The more you know about Rand Paul the more you realize that it’s always all about Rand, all the time. READ MORE

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Obama doesn’t seem to know how to be president

Originally posted on I Said . . . comments on current issues:
Two years ago, a PhD student from Stanford University spoke with several former Obama White House staff members. Naturally, they were guarded in what they said but, every so often, a…

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The Manipulator: Psychological Profile of Ukrainian President Yanukovich

by Elizaveta Egorova, PhD, and Ekaterina Egorova, PhD (This is an update of the April 2010 psychological profile of President Yanukovich by Ekaterina Egorova and Elizaveta Egorova.) Viktor Yanukovich’s choice between the association with the EU or the accession to the Customs Union is quite … Continue reading

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