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Donald Is Done

[Originally posted at http://www.politicalstorm.com/donald-is-done/] The next President of the United States will not be Donald Trump. It will likely be Gary Johnson – or, possibly, Hillary Clinton.  Here’s why, and how. The Trump campaign, if not clinically dead (although “brain dead” has long been suspected), is in its death throes. He’s down in the latest …

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Bernie’s Talk with the Lesser Evil

[First posted at http://www.politicalstorm.com/bernies-talk-lesser-evil/ ] The Wall Street Journal just reported that Bernie Sanders told MSNBC that he will vote for Hillary, but later told CBS that he’s not “endorsing” her (a semantic hair split worthy of Bill (“what-is-is-or isn’t”) Clinton himself). Bernie says that he first needs to hear from Hillary “the things that …

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On Orlando . . .

Before the backdrop of another carnage, this time in Orlando, candidates and other partisans (including our national LP chair, I will point out, to my dismay) have opportunistically grasped to vindicate their standard (and tired) talking points on guns. I consider that completely beside the point, as well as tone-deaf.  This is not an occasion …

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A Libertarian’s Letter to Republicans Friends Who Can’t Trumpet Trump

This article was originally published at http://www.politicalstorm.com/libertarians-letter-republicans-friends-cant-trumpet-trump/ So Donald Trump really did it.  He captured (or hijacked) your Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States. You may still be looking for a loophole at the convention which could permit (but will it justify ?) nominating someone else.  At this point, anything’s worth a …

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