Uprisings: The long tale

By : Billy Manes
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BobBuckhornLike so many wood-paneled fights between ‘70s parents in various shades of sexual, financial and fuel crises, this year’s presidential preference primary has inspired few, angered quite a few and scared the shit out of nearly double those numbers. Actually, to be fair, the ‘70s – minus a Watergate scandal or Iran hostage crisis or whatever ¬– carried with them the last vestiges of civility in the political arena. In the ‘80s, the fringes started to show, with folks like Ross Perot and David Duke wide-eyeing from the sidelines and pushing everyone into their respective frenzies. And the ‘60s – minus a Cuban Missile Crisis and a war in Vietnam –saw their biggest campaign moments in the reflections from the sweat blobs on Richard Nixon’s debate-head when faced with the coming surge of John F. Kennedy. Neither era saw the amplified rhetoric we’re witnessing at the Klan rallies (ooops, Donald Trump rallies) in recent weeks, really, minus the Republican National Convention riots during the Vietnam War.

OK, so little has changed. We’re just a little more rock’n’roll and a lot less country now, throwing people out of rallies while simultaneously punching them in the gut while shouting xenophobia. Come on, evolution. Help us out here. Oh, wait. You did. Thanks, internet.

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Republicans asked if they would attend a gay wedding

By : Staff Report
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Would you go to a gay wedding? That is the question being proposed to several Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential race.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who recently announced his run for the Republican presidential nomination, was presented with the big question by Fusion host Jorge Ramos. Despite his objections to gay marriage, he said that he would go if invited.

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President Obama is re-elected, defeats Romney

By : Wire Report
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President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.

“This happened because of you. Thank you” Obama tweeted to supporters as he secured four more years in the White House.

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