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Donald Trump taps into constructing fields to remove Democratic voters

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

The Republican appeals to frights over disappearing employment opportunities in coal mines and sword plants of Ohio and Pennsylvania, influencing voters to vacate loyalties The Ohio flow hollow was formerly a footing of the American economy, and of the Democratic party. For decades, coal- and steel-producing areas in south-east Ohio and south-west Pennsylvania voted Democrat. […]

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Trump and Clinton on grease-guns: two visions of hasten, justice and policing in the US

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Amid a national discussion of police savagery and a series of high-profile shootings, the 2016 election has insured a rare places great importance on the fight for gun control For times seen as a losing combat, the push for gun control has become a center conflict of the 2016 presidential election, and part of a […]

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Republican mega-donors ramp up efforts to hold Congress after Trump tape

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd September 2017

With the Democrat perhaps necessity only 4 sets to hijack see of the Senate, companies such as the US Chamber of Commerce are funding key races With Donald Trumps campaign still reeling from his pornographic comments about searching women on an 11 -year-old tape, a growing number of GOP mega-donors and outside groups are fretting […]

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The US election recount is a long shot- but the alternative is devastation

Published in Odd and Fun on 28th August 2017

Its unlikely that a recount will change national elections outcome, but future prospects of a Donald Trump presidency entails its time to think big When big changes and chances arise, you have to think large-hearted. You dont put under a forest barrage with a glass of sea. Remembering small-minded can prevent you from even realise […]

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Youngstown, Ohio: why voters are substantiating Trump in a bellwether metropoli

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th August 2017

The Republican presidential nominee may not be intellectually there, but backers in Mahoning County “says hes” better than the alternative Autumn leaves colour the wooded slopes along Ohios State Route 82 and the blue signals promoting presidential candidates along the border dad against the scarlet and lemon foliage. Some pollsters have Donald Trump and Hillary […]

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Donald Trump links Mexico border wall plan to Israel’s ‘successful’ separation barrier

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th June 2017

Republicans expedition foregrounds interminable deliberation between Trump and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on procuring borders Donald Trump attempted to draw parallels between Israels separation barrier and his much-touted border wall assurance on Sunday after both presidential nominees matched the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. In Trumps hour-long meeting with Netanyahu at his Trump Tower penthouse, […]

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I’m American and devastated. Why did we vote for Trump? | Mariella Frostrup

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd June 2017

One woman, frightened by her countrys election result, encounters no chink of dawn. Remember the millions, looks just like you, trying to establish the world a better place, does Mariella Frostrup The dilemma I am American; born, heightened and still living in New York City and I am, without hyperbole, ravaged. I detect my own […]

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The dangerous fantasize behind Trump’s normalisation

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th June 2017

Boris Johnson has urged people to snarl out of the doom and mist. Yet this situation is not normal. Reassuring ourselves the president-elect doesnt necessitate everything he answers is a imagination that stops us witnessing Trumpism for the barbarism it is It was David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, who crystallised developments in the […]

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Chris Christie should be encouraged to ‘smack’ Trump amid mainstream Republican panic

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th June 2017

The New Jersey governor, who is focusing his efforts on New Hampshire, told me that he will be used to determine when to aggressively take on the frontrunner for the nomination Presidential contender Chris Christie has defied demands to smack Donald Trump as the Republican party establishment panics over the billionaire personality seemingly unstoppable rise. […]

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‘Throw the pricks out’: an American institution from immigrants to Trump

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th June 2017

The more unflinchingly Trump urges, the more it clicks with the national sect and the more satisfying it seems. Theres a ground for that: its part of the fabric of American history This past summer, I was guest-teaching in Europe. When the talk of the town wasnt Brexit, it was the US election. It was […]

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