October 20, 2020

The Bush Family’s struggle to keep up with the Conservative movement

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GEORGE H.W. BUSH By Ed Kilgore From New York Mag The late George Herbert Walker Bush was the patriarch of one of the more successful political dynasties in U.S. history, serving as president, siring another president, and then a second son who at one point looked on course to win the presidency. But “Poppy” (as […]

The Koch brothers are having a bad election year

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By Ed Kilgore From New York Mag There are a lot of conservatives, ranging from Jeb Bush and Paul Ryan to various personages at Fox News, who are having a tough time in 2016. It’s looking even tougher as Republicans head toward a waxing on November 8, certainly in the presidential race, more likely than not […]

Some reflections on the 2016 Republican National Convention

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By Tiberiu Dianu From Caribbean News Now It was rumored that the GOP would not be in a partying mood for Cleveland, Ohio, between July 18 and 21. 1. The Kasich Non-Factor There will be ups and downs at a GOP convention in a city where a candidate won the state, but lost his party’s […]

Margaret Thatcher on the $10 bill

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People in the UK hate the idea of Margaret Thatcher on the $10 bill, too By Tim Chester From Mashable LONDON — The U.S. Republican debate was a little different to the ones we over here — they had a Boeing 707 in the background for starters — but it yielded no less controversy. Candidate […]