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The Grokking Eagle podcast -02 Tribialism

Nowadays, the following question is trending in Quora with hundred plus answers;
When you watch a stadium filled with white people chanting “Send her back!” about a US Congresswoman and our President silently endorses it, what comes up for you?
Despite being many answers, I have not looked at all of them, only a handful, it seems that there are a few themes that most entries just regurgitate. An obvious and common theme is the reference to Nazi Germany. I found the Nazi link hyperbolic, in fact, most people, qualify themselves as exaggerated and point out that, of course, US America 2019 is not Nazi Germany 1935. In this reference fascism is just used as synonym of “evil” and not real tough is given to the meaning of fascism, and thus, the reference is just meant as an insult.
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bible politics

The Dead Sea Scrolls, in the narrow sense of Qumran Caves Scrolls, are a collection of some 981 different texts discovered between 1946 and 1956 in eleven caves in the immediate vicinity of the ancient settlement at Khirbet Qumran in the … Continue reading

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THE SECOND AMENDMENT

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants: Thomas Jefferson. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep … Continue reading

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elections

Clinton’s State Dept. calendar missing scores of entries By STEPHEN BRAUN Jun. 24, 2016 4:01 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings … Continue reading

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Bill Warner on Political Islam

Published on Jan 21, 2016 We discuss Islam’s holy texts along with a statistical analysis of their contents, key Islamic concepts (e.g., the kafir, the dhimmi, and abrogation), Sharia law, and Islamic reformation, among other topics.

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caucus

A caucus is a meeting of supporters or members of a specific political party or movement. The term originated in the United States, but has spread to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and Nepal. As the use of the … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Investigations Find No Fetal Tissue Sales January 28, 201612:47 PM ET DANIELLE KURTZLEBEN

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TOO MUCH ACCESS

WISCONSIN COUNTY CLERK COMPLAINS THAT EARLY VOTING GIVES BLACK PEOPLE ‘TOO MUCH ACCESS’ While testifying in federal court, a Wisconsin County Clerk argued that early voting and weekend voting provides “too much access” to polls for residents of urban areas, … Continue reading

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United States over the past 50 years

Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page Each of four theoretical traditions in the study of American politics—which can be characterized as theories of Majoritarian Electoral Democracy, Economic-Elite Domination, and … Continue reading

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Distraction: something that makes it difficult to think or pay attention. : something that amuses or entertains you so that you do not think about problems, work, etc. : a state in which you are very annoyed or upset. Obama … Continue reading

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