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  1. Paul Ryan likely to retire after 2018

    He's getting ready to run for president in 2020
  2. GUYS GUYS BREAKING NEWS ALABAMA SENATE ELECTION EXIT POLLS ARE OUT!!!!

    He's actually saying "You should have seen the one that got away"
  3. Al Franken Resigns

    What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.
  4. Al Franken Resigns

    He was pretty much ruled out even if he didn't resign
  5. RIP John Anderson

    Anderson's 1980 campaign was the primary catalyst for the Sore Loser laws and simultaneous registration schemes we have today.
  6. Trump jerusalem decision

    Really? There was much consternation here when the carpetbaggers moved the state capital to Atlanta.
  7. RIP John Anderson

    What Democrat got in because of John Anderson?
  8. Election Night

    If you want to see what the Election Night simulation @Bruce Fischer is talking about looks like, you can play President Elect 1988 free online here: https://archive.org/details/msdos_President_Elect_-_1988_Edition_1987 Screenshots of the original game manual can be seen here: http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st-president-elect-1988-edition_10292.html
  9. Idea for Election Night simulation

    President Elect was a fine game by 1980's standards. Tons of fun to play against other people. The computer is pretty easy to beat in any reasonably close scenario once you figure it out. You can play the game free online here: https://archive.org/details/msdos_President_Elect_-_1988_Edition_1987 Screenshots of the game manual can be seen here: http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st-president-elect-1988-edition_10292.html Play it so you can get an idea what the Election Night simulation is like
  10. Election Night

    President Elect was a good game for the 1980's. It's pretty easy to beat the computer in any reasonably close scenario once you figure it out (don't underestimate national campaigning) but games against real players can be amazing. I agree that it has a better and more exciting implementation of election night.
  11. President Trump Forum Approval Poll (Nov 2017)

    Buchanan pressured the Supreme Court to decide against Dred Scott. That did more damage to African Americans than Trump could ever dream of. 160 years later it's still cited as the worst Supreme Court decision in the country's history.
  12. Net Neutrality

    It will give ISPs the option of doing that sort of thing. There's no guarantee that they will.
  13. Weird and Wonderful What-Ifs

    A fun what-if would be... After Nixon's resignation, congress calls for a special election to be held in November of 1974 to select a new president. It could be continued with elections every four years after (1978, 1982, 1986, etc.) Would Ford run? Would Carter, who was still governor of Georgia at the time? Or Reagan, who was also still governor?
  14. Weird and Wonderful What-Ifs

    No. Unlike today's Republicans, Reagan could and did disagree with people politically without hating them.
  15. Net Neutrality

    Anyone can show that you're wrong when you say businesses won't censor stuff. For example, we saw ISPs block access to sites of labor unions they were having disputes with before 2015. You think an ISP would be above censoring unfavorable articles or sites that criticize them?
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