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New GOP Election Strategy

Because of the electoral college, which needs to be scrapped, it’s hard to see how Mitt Romney was going to put together a winning coalition. Although Mitt Romney stated that he needs to win 50.1% of the vote, he is wrong. He needs to win 270 electoral college votes. As we saw in 2000, winning the popular vote does not guarantee that you win the electoral college. Winning the popularity contest is nice but if you want to be president you have to win the electoral college. Mitt Romney and his strategy gurus have decided that he cannot win a significant

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Birther Craziness

In my opinion, Donald Trump’s complete embracing of the birthism craziness needs to be enjoyed. It is unusual in politics to see a politician go way out on a limb and then begin to cut the limb out from under him. First of all, it is kind of hard to prove that something exists. As any psychology student has found out, it can be difficult to prove existence. Try to prove that you exist. Let’s understand the basic facts. Barack Obama has claimed that he was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4, 1961. Both major Honolulu papers have his birth

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Republican strategy and President Obama

The Republican strategy to win elections is not new. The Republican strategy was first really put into play by Richard Milhouse Nixon. In the 1950s and early 1960s, the former president learned how to divide a populace and get elected. He used the classic Republican strategies: hot button topics and demonizing your opponent. While you wrap yourself in Mom, apple pie and the American flag, you paint your opponent as an outsider. Your opponent is someone who is not quite as American as you are. Your opponent represents something different. Specifically, you must attack your opponent’s strengths. You must take their

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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