Category Archives: Thought-Provoking Analysis

Rating Changes in 19 House Races: All Toward Democrats

By Nathan L. Gonzales of Roll Call In total, 68 GOP-held seats are now rated competitive Despite forecasts of a blue tsunami, it’s still not guaranteed that Democrats will win back the House majority. But the playing field of competitive … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Demographics, Elections, House of Representatives, Nathan Gonzales, Political parties, polls, Republicans, Roll Call, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Darwin: Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. — Charles Darwin

Posted in Charles Darwin, Controversial, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The FBI Informant Who Monitored the Trump Campaign, Stefan Halper, Oversaw a CIA Spying Operation in the 1980 Presidential Election

By Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept An extremely strange episode that has engulfed official Washington over the last two weeks came to a truly bizarre conclusion on Friday night. And it revolves around a long-time, highly sketchy CIA operative, Stefan … Continue reading

Posted in CIA, Controversial, Donald Trump, Thought-Provoking Analysis

New York City may be less liberal than you thought.

At least according to The Economist, which pulled data from an MIT study on how city governments reflect their constituents’ politics to produce a ranking of cities with populations of over 250,000. As The Economist asked (quite British-ly), “Would people … Continue reading

Posted in Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Gandhi: Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence

Wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle. — Mahatma Gandhi

Posted in Controversial, Mahatma Gandhi, Quotations, Thought-Provoking Analysis