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Why Voting 3rd Party Can Change History: The Election of 1924 0

Why Voting 3rd Party Can Change History: The Election of 1924

I often browse the blog of economist and author Aaron Clarey who goes by the name, Captain Capitalism for his blog.  His post, Conservative Idiots Who “Protest the Vote” about this upcoming election misses an important lesson from history where voting 3rd party changed the results of an election. History – for those of us who actually read it instead of watching Netflix – can teach us all sorts of fun things that internet comment brawls can’t. Voting 3rd party can push a main party in a specific direction. Don’t believe me? Take for example the presidential election of 1924.   Calvin Coolidge crushed...

Ann Coulter’s Futbol in Mouth 0

Ann Coulter’s Futbol in Mouth

About two months ago during the World Cup, that nothing thing ruins a nation’s identity like kicking a ball around. That’s what Ann Coulter is desperate to have us believe and acknowledge this. I’m not exactly one of her haters nor one of her admirers, but when I see bullshit, I mention it. Why this late? Because its early into the EPL season and I’ve seen some great games and shocking results already.   Arsenals loss to Southampton, 1-2, was a pleasure to watch.  (Especially if you root for Southampton after their supposed confinement to a relegation battle this season.)...

Liquored Up, Broke, and Hungover:  The Poor and the Promotion of Video Gambling. 2

Liquored Up, Broke, and Hungover: The Poor and the Promotion of Video Gambling.

I just wish my corrupt state run by self-proclaimed caring liberal democrats stood by their supposed allegiance to the poor, downtrodden, and less fortunate in Illinois instead of actively promoting and encouraging new and revised ways to trick them out of their money

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