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Clintons and Nero share similar stories

At first, the Roman Emperor Nero was very much like Bill Clinton: They were both mass entertainers: They both loved to perform in front of audiences. They were both charismatic and at first wildly popular. They presided over peace and […]

Clintons and Nero share similar stories

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At first, the Roman Emperor Nero was very much like Bill Clinton: They were both mass entertainers: They both loved to perform in front of audiences. They were both charismatic and at first wildly popular. They presided over peace and […]

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Emperors in Rome and the US: Seemed like a good idea at first

Empire seemed like a good idea at first in Ancient Rome (also known as the United States): Julius Caesar (Abraham Lincoln) made the mistake of winning a Civil War,

How Trump can revitalize his campaign

Donald Trump’s 11-month sweep through the Old Guard in of the Republican Party in all its imaginary glory was like Patton’s Third Army drive through France in August 1944.

American Politics New Map: A subway series contest for the Presidency

Something very fundamental and strange has happened to the geography of American politics. It is so enormous, so obvious and so counter to the accepted wisdom of the past half

Bernie Sanders’ lifelong hero guides his campaign for the Presidency

In my previous column I listed six reasons why Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont will be motivated to continue his remarkable underdog campaign for the presidency even if he

The Seven Reasons Bernie Sanders Will Stay in the Race Until Election Day

These are some of the things Senator Bernie Sanders said in his speech to a campaign rally in Ventura, California on Thursday: “The American people understand that given the crises

Bernie Sanders declares war on the Democratic Party

In these ludicrous days of the senility of the American Republic, the mind-numbing mediocrity of the liberal, fat-cat media and their failure to recognize the obvious continues to defy

The Real Meaning of Trump’s Victory

Suddenly, the secret supporters of Donald Trump or so they claim, are crawling like teeming termites out of every rotting wood-work in the Republican Party. Suddenly the swarms of lice

Ted Cruz self destructs

According to superficially obvious metrics, Ted Cruz should have been looking to pull off another media-hyped full or partial success in Indiana: it’s a Midwestern state, the only part

Halt Van Hollen; Decide for Donna

It is shameful that Marylanders who twice elected a first class governor in Martin O’Malley after his remarkable and grossly underestimated terms as Mayor of Baltimore should now look

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