Tagged: Election

Internet Burnout From too much Politics 1

Take A Break, Relax, Recover, and Come Back To The Fight

Take A Break Or This Broken World Will Drive You Crazy For the last two months prior to election day, Drudge was linking to various articles about how people were suffering from election induced anxiety, depression, and even sleep loss.  Facebook feeds were particularly active and potent regardless of what political bubble you are dwell in. We all expected the end of the world before night, and it’s only gotten worse post-election for half of the voting public to cope with the election of Cthulu.  Detractors of Trump literally believe he’s Hitler, but then again, so is anyone to the right...

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...

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