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Australia Votes Overwhelmingly For Gay Marriage After Heated Campaign

It was only twenty years ago that the last Australian state, Tasmania, decriminalised male homosexuality. Whether one is in favour or not, Australia had a lot of catching up to do with other western nations. In an Australian general election, there is no such thing as a “low turnout” since voting is compulsory for citizens. […]

Tech Vs. Trump: The Great Battle Of Our Time Has Begun

Authored by Niall Ferguson via The Spectator, Social media helped Donald Trump take the White House. Silicon Valley won’t let it happen again… In the 1962 Japanese sci-fi classic King Kong vs Godzilla, the two giant monsters fight to a stalemate atop Mount Fuji. I have been wondering for some time when the two giants […]

Pat Buchanan: “America Has No Divinely-Mandated Mission To Democratize Mankind”

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, If a U.S. president calls an adversary “Rocket Man … on a mission to suicide,” and warns his nation may be “totally destroyed,” other ideas in his speech will tend to get lost. Which is unfortunate. For buried in Donald Trump’s address is a clarion call to reject transnationalism […]

Frontrunning: June 30

Rhetorical question of the day: Twisted Geniuses or Bumbling Ex-Academics? (WSJ) Markets Steady on Quarter’s Last Day (WSJ) Their fortunes enmeshed, Trump and Putin to hold first meeting next week (Reuters) Oil Is Set for Longest Rally of 2017 (BBG) Brightening economy sets euro up for strongest quarter since debt crisis (Reuters) Eurozone Inflation Falls […]

What To Watch For As The Dutch Go To The Polls

Dutch citizens will vote today for a new government in one of the most-watched elections in years. While polls have tilted towards PM Rutte's VVD Party in recent days, the euroskeptic leader of the Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, looks set to gain the most seats but the necessary coalition will be anything but clean (since […]

The Mayor Of London: “My Side” Versus Reality

Submitted by Janet Tavakoli via The Gatestone Institute, The number one reason British "Leave" voters backed Brexit was for self-determination. — Mega-poll by Lord Ashcroft. Every time a social problem arises, one can randomly assign blame to a host country for not providing enough social support to newcomers. That benchmark, however, creates a shifting goalpost: […]

Who Gave Us Justice Ginsburg?

Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, “Her mind is shot.” That was the crisp diagnosis of Donald Trump on hearing the opinion of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the possibility he might become president. It all began with an interview last week when the justice was asked for her thoughts on a Trump presidency. Ginsburg […]

Not ‘The Onion’ – Why Elections Are Bad For Democracy

Following James Traub's mind-numbingly-elitist rebuttal of the democratic rights of "we, the people" in favor of allowing "they, the elite" to ensure the average joe doesn't run with scissors, "It's time for the elites to rise up against the ignorant masses." The Brexit has laid bare the political schism of our time. It’s not about […]

How California’s Primary Was Rigged Against Independent Voters

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Rigging a primary can and does take many different forms. The most effective form of rigging actually takes place in subtle ways via long-exisiting Stalinist rules that normally don’t swing an election, but serve as an effective firewall against outsider candidates when they eventually do pose a threat. […]

ZeroHedge: Is Mitt Romney On A Suicide Mission?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Suibmitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, “It’s a suicide mission,” said the Republican Party Chairman. Reince Priebus was commenting on a Washington Post story about Mitt Romney and William Kristol’s plot to recruit a third-party conservative candidate to sink Donald […]