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Why I’m voting third party this year

Steven Keehner November 7, 2020
#OPINION: I’m writing this on Oct. 23 — a day before early voting opens in New York. For the last six months, I have stared down the dreaded dilemma: Who should I vote for in the most important election of my lifetime?
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Achieving true political correctness

Achieving true political correctness

Kraig Klein March 18, 2018
If we need to create gender equality in our language, we need to search thoroughly and correct the etymology of words like “human.”
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Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook Helmut Norpoth, above, moments after announcing his forecast at the SUNY Global Center on Feb. 22nd, 2016. Norpoths findings with the electoral cycle method show the Republican Party winning with a three point lead in the general election. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Before he predicted a Trump victory, Norpoth was inspired by JFK

Chris Gaine October 13, 2016
At 72, Stony Brook professor Helmut Norpoth got his first taste of fame thanks to his Primary Model, which has predicted a Trump presidency.
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Republican Presidential nominee Donald trump speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona. GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICR CC BY-SA 2.0

RIP the party of Lincoln

Nick Zararis September 22, 2016
It’s really simple: Republicans have signed their own death warrant by not adapting to changing demographics or slowing down the trends themselves.
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Heterosexual Monopoly on Irish Heritage?

March 20, 2002
New York City held its annual St. Patrick's Day parade this Saturday. The city's 241st celebration of Ireland's patron saint (the parade is older then America itself) was successful on manylevels.
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