Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Novel Experiments in Politics and Governing

Thoughts on Autocracy, Disruption, Innovation, and Novel Experiments in Politics and Governing By Ken K. Gourdin Is President Trump an autocrat?  Is he an innovator?  Is it possible for him to run the government the way he has run his … Continue reading

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Griffin v. Trump

Griffin v. Trump: On the First Amendment, on Government Criticism, and on the Boundaries of Good Taste By Ken K. Gourdin “Comedienne” Kathy Griffin—quotation marks used to denote that I don’t think anything Ms. Griffin has ever said or done, … Continue reading

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Electoral College Undemocratic?

Why Not Abolish the Electoral College? Doesn’t It Subvert the People’s Will? Why I Don’t Believe It Does By Ken K. Gourdin Although she won the popular vote against President Donald Trump, what former Senator from New York and Secretary … Continue reading

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MoTab & Politics

Mormon Tabernacle Choir & The Trump Inauguration By Ken K. Gourdin Former Mormon Tabernacle Choir member Jan Chamberlin staged a very public protest by posting a letter on Facebook resigning from the choir following the Choir’s agreement to perform at … Continue reading

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Trump the Victim of a Smear Campaign

How Donald J. Trump is the Victim of a “Smear Campaign” By Ken K. Gourdin Mr. Donald J. Trump has claimed that he is the victim of the largest smear campaign in the history of United States presidential electoral politics. … Continue reading

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Litmus Tests and Elections

Non-Negotiable Litmus Tests Employed by Conservatives Have Led to Every Democratic Presidential Victory in the Last Quarter-Century By Ken K. Gourdin Several months ago, before Donald J. Trump had secured the Republican nomination for president of the United States, in … Continue reading

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Deciding Elections Via Polls Rather Than Deciding Them At The Polls

A Word About Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton By Ken K. Gourdin Blogger Cody Ray Shafer opined on deciding elections via polls rather than deciding them at the polls. Here are his thoughts on the matter (last accessed July 26, … Continue reading

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Fiorina, Powers, and Candidates’ Looks

Demented? On Carly Fiorina’s Looks, on the Criticism of Those Looks by the Ladies on The View, and on Kirsten Powers’s Defense of Fiorina By Ken K. Gourdin I often disagree with Kirsten Powers. If we were members of the … Continue reading

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