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The Gender Gap: Why Women Voters will Reject the GOP in the Midterm Elections | Nomadic Politics

The Gender Gap: Why Women Voters will Reject the GOP in the Midterm Elections | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In red states like Kentucky, women voters may just turn these states to blue in the upcoming election. That should not surprise anybody, Much of the GOP platform is simply not appealing to women.
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These Three Tales of Open-Hearted Giving Will Make You Smile

These Three Tales of Open-Hearted Giving Will Make You Smile | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Three stories of unconditional giving.
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Mob Control: Do Trump's Mafia Connections Reflect His Lack of Ethics and Accountability?

Mob Control: Do Trump's Mafia Connections Reflect His Lack of Ethics and Accountability? | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Any presidential candidate should expect some in-depth scrutiny about his business relationships. In Donald Trump's case, his past contact with the Mafia opens up a lot of questions.
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Legislating a Creed: Heinlein's Warning about the Religious Infiltration of Politics

Legislating a Creed: Heinlein's Warning about the Religious Infiltration of Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Robert Heinlein offers this warning about religion and politics.
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The Ignorance of Donald Trump and the Shameless Capitulation of the Republican Party | Nomadic Politics

The Ignorance of Donald Trump and the Shameless Capitulation of the Republican Party | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
When Trump revealed the details of his long-anticipated economic programs, economists shuddered. It was suddenly clear that Trump hadn't the faintest grasp of fiscal realities. Tea Party voters and Reagan Conservatives also had their own reasons to tremble in disbelief.
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Capital Punishment: Another Example of How Ted Cruz is On the Wrong Side of Public Opinion | Nomadic Politics

Capital Punishment: Another Example of How Ted Cruz is On the Wrong Side of Public Opinion | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Candidate Ted Cruz long-held support for capital punishment may have helped build his career but today, it is a potential deal breaker for his nomination.
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Progress, Reality and Cynicism: Lessons We Learned From Millennium Development Goals | Nomadic Politics

Progress, Reality and Cynicism: Lessons We Learned From Millennium Development Goals | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In 2000, the 189 member states of the United Nations came together set about setting goals aimed at making the world a bit better.by 2015. So how did we do?.
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Napoleon Explains Why Putin Sent Kisses and Hugs to Candidate Trump | Nomadic Politics

Napoleon Explains Why Putin Sent Kisses and Hugs to Candidate Trump | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A quote by Napoleon explains why Putin should gush over the possibility that the US could somehow elect Trump as the next president.
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Want to Spoil Your Happiness? Think About Money | Nomadic Politics

Want to Spoil Your Happiness? Think About Money | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In a search for true happiness, thoughts of money are a killjoy.
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With One United Voice: The First Stirrings of the Women's Rights Movement in 1850 | Nomadic Politics

With One United Voice: The First Stirrings of the Women's Rights Movement in 1850 | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
The Story of the first stirrings of the women's rights movement in the US. Date: 1850.
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The Re-Greening of the African Continent: How African Leaders Came Together to Save the Planet | Nomadic Politics

The Re-Greening of the African Continent: How African Leaders Came Together to Save the Planet | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
African leaders have announced a new regional initiative to tackle one of the world's more important environmental threats.
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The Night Nazis Fought on the Streets of New York City | Nomadic Politics

The Night Nazis Fought on the Streets of New York City | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
In the 1930s, fascism groups seemed to be springing up every place. Some were more of a threat than other. In this post we examine the American Nazi and its climatic rally in New York.
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The Truth behind Ben Carson's Candidacy: Why Winning May Not Be his Goal | Nomadic Politics

The Truth behind Ben Carson's Candidacy: Why Winning May Not Be his Goal | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Is Ben Carson actually running for president? Or is he marketing his brand?
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Film Friday- Two Short Films from "The Perennial Plate"

Film Friday- Two Short Films from "The Perennial Plate" | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Two films from the two-time James Beard Award-winning online weekly documentary series, The Perennial Plate.
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With One United Voice: The First Stirrings of the Women's Rights Movement in 1850

With One United Voice: The First Stirrings of the Women's Rights Movement in 1850 | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
The Story of the first stirrings of the women's rights movement in the US. Date: 1850.
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Don't Be Fooled by Donald Trump's Big Fat NAFTA Lie

Don't Be Fooled by Donald Trump's Big Fat NAFTA Lie | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Trump has claimed that NAFTA was a disaster for the US economy and Bill Clinton, husband of his opponent, is the chief villain of the story. The only problem is it's a lie.
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Why Pointing Out and Righting an Injustice is Everybody's Business | Nomadic Politics

Why Pointing Out and Righting an Injustice is Everybody's Business | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
An interesting story about race and white privilege and injustice
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Why GOP Complaints about Pharma Price-Gouging of Vets is a Hypocritical Smokescreen | Nomadic Politics

Why GOP Complaints about Pharma Price-Gouging of Vets is a Hypocritical Smokescreen | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Florida Congressman Jeff Miller blames pharma for jacking up prices on drugs for vets. He leaves out some critical information you should know.
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The Iranian Nuclear Accord and the True Faith and Allegiance of Senator Ted Cruz | Nomadic Politics

The Iranian Nuclear Accord and the True Faith and Allegiance of Senator Ted Cruz | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
As the Iranian Nuclear Accord becomes a fact, Presidential candidate and Senator Ted Cruz a strange inability to understand how the US Constitution works. Or perhaps he simply refuses to respect the process it established.
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Why University Students are Becoming America's Latest Victims of Homelessness | Nomadic Politics

Why University Students are Becoming America's Latest Victims of Homelessness | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Our nation's best and brightest are quickly becoming casualties to homelessness.
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Deathtrap: Winter in Aegean Sea Proves Lethal for Refugees and their Children | Nomadic Politics

Deathtrap: Winter in Aegean Sea Proves Lethal for Refugees and their Children | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Despite the onset of winter weather, rough seas and icy winds, the narrow strait between Greece and Turkey continues to lure refugees and their children to their deaths.
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The Farewell Gift from the "Fair Lady of the Hill" | Nomadic Politics

The Farewell Gift from the "Fair Lady of the Hill" | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
One woman's last bequest will help provide shelter to Australia's homeless youth.
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History and Texas Anti-Abortion Laws Show How Futile and Dangerous Conservative Efforts Are | Nomadic Politics

History and Texas Anti-Abortion Laws Show How Futile and Dangerous Conservative Efforts Are | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
A new study in Texas about self-induced abortions underscores that truth that conservatives have long denied. Making something illegal won't make it go away and could have unintended consequences.
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The Year Emma Morano was Born | Nomadic Politics

The Year Emma Morano was Born | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
At 116, Emma Morano has seen a lot of history.
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Abraham Lincoln, Friend of the Working Man | Nomadic Politics

Abraham Lincoln, Friend of the Working Man | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
An interesting quote from Lincoln.
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Facing Single Digit Ratings, GOP Candidate JEB Responds to his Critics by saying "Blah, Blah" | Nomadic Politics

Facing Single Digit Ratings, GOP Candidate JEB Responds to his Critics by saying "Blah, Blah" | Nomadic Politics | Nomadic Politics | Scoop.it
Despite talk of a campaign in free-fall and cuts in campaign staff and salaries, JEB says his campaign is fine. To skeptics, the articulate Bush defiantly says,"Blah, blah."
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