Category Archives: Controversial

The first Trump-Clinton presidential debate transcript, annotated

By The Fix from the Washington Post The Fix reporters add insight and analysis to the complete transcript from Monday’s debate. Source: The first Trump-Clinton presidential debate transcript, annotated

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How Trump Could Win The White House While Losing The Popular Vote

  By David Wasserman of FiveThirtyEight OK, before I say anything, a quick disclaimer: This piece is not a prediction. In fact, I’m a religious (maybe fanatical) adherent of FiveThirtyEight’s 2016 election forecast model… That said, in the event this … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Constitutional law, Controversial, David Murrin, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Hillary Clinton, Political parties, Politics, polls, White House

For Trump-Clinton Debate, The Biggest Rules Are Secret

Ari Melber of NBC News When Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off for their first debate on Monday, a strict set of rules are designed to govern the event. Besides the candidates themselves, however, virtually no one actually knows … Continue reading

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Did fracking really awaken Oklahoma’s sleeping fault lines?

FiveThirtyEight: It was either February or March of 1952 when an Oklahoma City petroleum geologist named William Atkinson took the unusual step of getting an earthquake insurance policy for his house. Today, that seems a bit eerie in its prescience … Continue reading

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Is History Repeating in the 2016 Campaign?

by Ken Feltman Remember the Know Nothings from mid-19th century American politics? Notice any similarities to the Donald Trump campaign and his followers? Here’s what Wikipedia says about the Know Nothings: The Native American Party, renamed the American Party in 1855 and … Continue reading

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