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2017 Virginia Election Live Blog – Governor (?) Northam Edition

8:14PM CNN projects Ralph Northam will be the next governor of Virginia! This was a thumping of Trump and Trumpism. Trump may not want to come back from Asia. 7:50PM At this point, the only question left is what will … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now/Election Live Blog

7:46 PM: Ok, here we go. Polls sorta closed in North Carolina. Florida is tight, tight, tight! 7:55 PM: Clinton up in Florida and North Carolina. A lot of votes to count. I’m looking at the county breakdowns. 8:02 PM: … Continue reading

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Looking at Nevada Early Votes

The conventional wisdom on the 2016 elections is that even though Donald Trump is leading in the polls in Nevada, the Democrats have voted in such high numbers in Clark county that they have built an insurmountable lead over Donald … Continue reading

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For Trayvon Martin

This evening a six member jury in Florida¬†found George Zimmerman not guilty in the murder of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin. Though a verdict was delivered I can’t say justice was served. A teenager walking home was profiled, followed and shot … Continue reading

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A Letter To The Ethicist

Months before General David Petraeus resigned as Director of the CIA, an anonymous reader wrote a letter to the New York Times’ Ethicist column complaining about an affair his wife, presumably Paula Broadwell, was having with a “government executive”. In … Continue reading

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