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September 22, 2017

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Corporatism, the Political Zombie

The Democratic Party elites and corporatist shills have spent the last few months preaching “unity” and “moving forward” while hypocritically bashing the progressive wing that has proven itself to be necessary in order to win actual elections. Let me be frank: the Democratic Party, the political affiliation I have found myself to be apart of in the

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My (Negative) Thoughts on Tim Kaine

I dislike Tim Kaine. In fact, I despise Tim Kaine. If I had to put all of the contenders of Clinton’s VP shortlist in a list of my own, I would have put Tim Kaine in last place by a mile. He, despite what the media is trying to beat into the news, is NOT a progressive. He’s far from it. He just recently changed his course on the TPP, has been campaigning for bank deregulation, and is yet another thing wrong with Clinton’s campaign.

Hillary Clinton's Logo

Hillary Clinton: STOP GOING RIGHT

If Trump stays “to the left” of Clinton on foreign policy and trade – even if he’s lying through his fucking teeth about his platform (which he is) – he will win the election. Many Democrats have a God Complex going on right now. They think Clinton against Trump will be a cakewalk. As multiple polls have shown, it’s going to be a back and forth. Hillary Clinton, don’t be link your logo: don’t go to the right.

The Kaminski Code: Episode 3 – Politics of 2016

Episode 3 of The Kaminski Code is all about the election of 2016. From the rise of Donald Trump to the progressive struggle of New Deal Democrats, join Joseph Kaminski, Michael Andoscia, and Elliot Declet in discussing the political adventure that has led us through the past year and a half.

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Hillary Clinton’s Possible Vice Presidents

So, with that in mind, Hillary Clinton’s VP nominee might be what completely dominates the election in November…or it may be what allows even more progressives and independents to swing towards either vote for Trump or not vote at all. Many Clinton supporters can’t believe this fact, but a Vice Presidential failure on the Clinton ticket could very well effectively kill her momentum: a tragic end to the establishment success story in this election season. So, lets break down some of the names she’s been floating around as her possible Vice President. Here are Hillary Clinton’s possible Vice Presidents.

Who Will The Cruz Crew Cruise To Next?

Now that evangelical Ted Cruz is out of the Republican race, we have to wonder where all that support will go. With 546 delegates claimed by the Cruz camp and the Republican nomination down to the presumptive and destructive Donald Trump and 1-for-38 John Kasich, the Cruz camp is going to have to go somewhere.

The Five Ring Republican Circus

I have loved the analogy of comparing the demoralized and destructed Republican Party to a Five Ring Republican Circus for as long as I can recall researching our current politics. We don’t have a strong-right anymore. Nor do we have a strong left. The internal pendulum of American politics has found itself in a predicament: it’s shifted to the right severely, but the right has splintered off into oblivion. What do our politics look like? Well…

My Predictions: New Hampshire Primaries

Today’s the day, ladies and gentlemen! The first real primaries that actually show us a trend in national politics. The Iowa Caucus isn’t really a primary, it’s a Republican circle jerk for who is the most religious of them all. In 2008 Huckabee won, in 2012 Santorum won, and in 2016 Cruz won. So, yeah, we all know what happens to the people elected in Iowa on the Republican side: they don’t win. They’re usually Pastor-In-Chiefs who are “too religious” for a general election. On the Democratic side, on the other hand, Iowa seemed to give up. A literal tie that was solved with a coin flip (I guess money can buy anything in politics), we didn’t really learn anything. Here are my predictions…

Marco Rubio & The Case for Jeb Bush

I’ve been saying this since day one, and I’ll keep saying it until he fades into political oblivion: Marco Rubio is a terrible, horrendously bad politician. He’s an empty suit, a shell of a man who does whatever the establishment hand up his rear tells him to do. He’s a terrible Senator, and he’s done absolutely nothing for my home state of Florida in the six years we’ve seen him in the Senate. I, personally, put several Republicans above him: including but not limited to Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Chris Christie, Rand Paul…you’re starting to get the picture here. I don’t really like those guys, I just put them higher than Rubio. I think the only Republicans I’d put lower than Marco Rubio on my list are Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and people like Mike Huckabee.

Powerball Fever: The Disease of the Middle Class

The American obsession with money has been present throughout our history. The media — whether it be news networks like CNN or entertainment channels like MTV — teach our society that greed is good. We’re force-fed wealthy propaganda, seeing stories and advertisements for the “best cars”, “most expensive colognes and perfumes”, “great shoes”. People proudly show off their wealth on television, a nonstop wave of new-age Hollywood movies glorify the lifestyles of the elite men and women of America, and American politics have proven time and time again that money is behind anything. Then we have the dreaded Powerball lottery.

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