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Politics & Economics

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Brazil’s New Leader Strives to Break Old Patterns

Jair Bolsonaro hopes to pull the country out of economic crisis and political scandal with ambitious reform initiatives. It won’t be easy.   by Allison Fedirka November 8, 2018 Summary Brazil punches well below its weight class in the geopolitical ring. It is the...

Revenge of the White Woman

by Alexandra DeSanctis November 8, 2018 In the wake of the elections, progressives are accusing white women of betraying the sisterhood. Amid the inevitable outrage fest touched off by the election results, hardcore partisans on the left solidified around one...

President Trump Beats the Green Wave and the Liberal Media

by Newt Gingrich November 8, 2018 The big story of the 2018 election is how totally the news media missed the issue of what waves were building. There was no red wave. If there had been, Republicans would have kept the House and had even more pickups in the Senate....

The Morning After – Election 2018

by Rod D. Martin November 7, 2018 So this morning we're exactly where I left off last night (which is exactly as I expected). Arizona and Montana still too close to call, but Republicans leading. There's a very good chance we'll end up at 55 Senate seats, up from 51,...

#YearOfTheWoman, GOP Edition

by Rod D. Martin November 7, 2018 #YearOfTheWoman, GOP edition: 1st woman elected IA Gov.   1st woman elected SD Gov.   1st Korean-American woman elected to Congress.   1st female TN Senator.   1st female AZ Senator* (results pending).   1st Latina Lt. Gov of FL.  ...

The Rod Martin Report – Final Pre-Election Update

Final Pre-Election Update     Dear Friend, Vote. Vote now. And take friends. As you well know from The Rod Martin Report, from RodMartin.org, and from my constant stream of updates on Facebook, I have been warning for well over a year now that lower...

Latest Generic Ballot Numbers – Nov. 1, 2018

by Rod D. Martin November 1, 2018 LATEST GENERIC BALLOT NUMBERS (remembering that historically, the Republicans win the House at D+5 or better): as of this morning, Rasmussen has it D+3, YouGov D+5, Ipsos D+7, Morning Consult D+8, Harris D+9. Last week, Harris was...

The 2018 Democrats: Wolves in Wolves’ Clothing

by Victor Davis Hanson October 22, 2018 If the New Democratic Party was smart, it would do what the old Democratic Party did long ago: always sound centrist if not conservative in the last weeks of a campaign, get elected, then revert to form and pursue a left-wing...

The Caravan Attack on America

by Newt Gingrich October 20, 2018 The caravan from Central America that has grown from 3,000 to 4,000 people in the last few days is an attempted invasion and an attack on the United States. This assertion will almost certainly be denounced by the usual sources as...

The Kavanaugh Effect and the Election

by Newt Gingrich October 17, 2018 In the last few days I have been in Seattle, Dallas, and Des Moines. In airports, on airplanes, in hotels, and in restaurants, I have been approached again and again by people who are glad we stood up for Judge — now Justice —...

#BlueWave in Florida? Not So Much

by Rod D. Martin October 17, 2018 #BlueWave in Florida? Not so much. More than 2.6 million mail-in ballots were sent out by elections supervisors two weeks ago. As of early Tuesday morning nearly 446,000 of those ballots had been returned with almost 40,000 more...

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