Shutdown blues in divided America

How did we get to the shutdown, is it just another sign of deeply divided political scene in the US? Read few comments.

The United S.tates Capitol – the seat of the United States Congress. Credit: https://cz.usembassy.gov/

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Oprah Winfrey for President? Again?

The question “What if Oprah Winfrey will candidate for President?” is not a new. (I run an article in 2007 about this). But do you think this time is something different, is she somehow an answer to Trump, but if she really is aren’t we then more in the celebrity death match territory than in political territory? (Yes, I have to admit I am a bit sceptical about famous people running for an office, even when we are talking about such accomplished person as Oprah Winfrey). Read few comments.

Oprah Winfrey. Credit: http://www.oprah.com

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#MeToo, Roy Moore… How will this affect US politics?

It seems now that the Republicans, President Donald Trump are pretty firmly supporting Roy Moore. Democrat Al Franken amid his resignation announcement has blasted Republican hypocrisy on sexual misconduct.  With all the MeToo campaigns and Time’s Person of the Year for Silence Breakers how much do you think the sexual misconduct and allegations and parties positions towards those issues could be a broader political topic in America which may have an visible effect on voters? Read few comments.
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Trump’s biggest achievement is that he is still in office

Donald Trump won the elections with the slogan MAGA (whatever it means) one year ago. What are his biggest achievements and the biggest failures when you assess his one year after the elections?  Read few comments.


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SCOTUS: What will Democrats do over Judge Neil Gorsuch?

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Judge Neil Gorsuch. Credit: https://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/

Judge Neil Gorsuch. Credit: https://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/

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Clinton vs Sanders: Towards a contested convention?

Bernie Sanders said: The Democratic National Convention will be a contested convention. But how realistic or unrealistic is this scenario especially when Hillary wins California primary? Is Sanders pushing for concessions (maybe Veep post, perhap not for him personally but maybe for somebody who is close to him)? Read few comments.

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Trump beats or matches Clinton in some polls. But…

The polls are tricky and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not in the same position as she still fights Bernie Sanders in primaries. But if we look at some polls Clinton and Trump are tied in likely November matchup. How do you read such polls or maybe we should not pay much attention to them? Read few comments.

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