Posts Tagged ‘rachel maddow

First Presidential Debate 2016 outline

10/04/2016

The debate video and transcript, and my source for Trump and Hillary quotes is here. (New York Times) My bias: strongly left leaning, certainly, but self-identified Independent full disclosure: I do reference some left-leaning sources, such as Young Turks, and Rachel Maddow.  But I am trying to keep my summation of the debate fair.  My […]

First Presidential Debate 2016, Trump v. Clinton (part 1, question 1: Job Creation)

09/29/2016

Breaking down the first presidential debate, September 26th, 2016, Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton: The debate video and transcript, and my source for Trump and Hillary quotes is here. (New York Times) My bias: strongly left leaning, certainly, but self-identified Independent My personal opinions: On the “pro-Hillary at least in the sense of anti-Trump” side: […]

It Can’t Happen Here

03/23/2016

An excerpt from the book, It Can’t Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis (1935). “If Bishop Prang, our Savonarola in a Cadillac 16, swings his radio audience and his League of Forgotten Men to Buzz Windrip, Buzz will win.  People will think they’re electing him to create more economic security.  Then watch the Terror! God knows […]

I’m scared

03/13/2016

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First 2015 Republican Presidential Candidate Debate(s)

08/09/2015

The “Top 10” Debate: Here are the official links: FoxNews’ “Top 10” Debate, aka Debate part 2, aka “the debate” (as if the first one didn’t exist): http://video.foxnews.com/v/4406746003001/watch-a-replay-of-fox-news-prime-time-presidential-debate/?#sp=show-clips FoxNews’ debate part 1, aka Junior Varsity debate, aka “Happy Hour” debate, aka kids’ table debate: http://video.foxnews.com/v/4406890723001/watch-a-replay-of-fox-news-5-pm-presidential-debate/?#sp=show-clips   Up first, some background, who are these candidates: Who […]