The Fourth Estate, the 2016 United States of America Presidential election, and The United States Supreme Court

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“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” (Thomas Jefferson, Letter to P. S. Dupont de Nemours, Poplar Forest. April 24, 1816.) The United States presidential election of 2016, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016, will be...

The Gonzo Fourth Estate And The Libertarian Party National Convention Of 2016

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“I believe that the eighties have never ended, they are still with us today. We have never repudiated. They are still here, making more money than ever."  John Carpenter This writer is a proud member of The Libertarian Party. I had the honor of representing Iowa as a delegate at...

The Fourth Estate And The Iowa Caucuses Of 2016

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The 2016 Iowa Caucuses are coming up this Monday. Since 1972, the Iowa caucuses have been the first major electoral event of the nominating process for President of the United States. As of this year, this process only involves Democrats and Republicans in Iowa. You must register as as one...

An Iowan’s Journey To Pakistan

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If you are at all curious about the state of international relations you have most likely heard about the recent poll involving the bombing of the fictional city known as Agrabah. Thankfully the sample size from this poll is relatively small. However it is still rather embarrassing and I do...

The Fourth Estate and the American political debates of 2015

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As I sit here we are closing in on seventy days until the Iowa Caucus. In Iowa the Green and Libertarian Parties are not quite yet official political parties. Therefore they are currently Non-Party Political Organizations in this state. Therefore Libertarians decide if they want to swallow their pride and...

Interview With Democratic Presidential Candidate Lloyd Kelso

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A Democrat with a tax plan. A candid interview with Democratic Presidential candidate Lloyd Kelso. Des Moines, Iowa Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 Marco Battaglia: You were born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina? How do you feel that your life experiences in the region helped shape your views? Lloyd Kelso:...