Bernie Sanders’ Favorability Is Sliding Among Democratic Voters

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is losing his hold on democratic voters. According to a recent CNN poll, only 46 percent of voters believe the Vermont Senator is a “favorable choice” for president. 45 percent list him as “unfavorable.” A Quinnipiac University poll from last December goes even lower, giving Sanders a favorability rating of only +2 points. So, what happened? A June 2016 CNN poll shows Bernie Sanders boasting 59 percent favorability, higher than the 36 percent of surveyed voters that saw him as an unfavorable choice. What could cause…

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Model 3 Op-ed Tesla volunteers 

Musk Once Again Pushes Tesla to the Brink

It’s all hands on deck at Tesla as the electric car-maker is scrambling to meet its delivery numbers. Producing the Model 3 (the company’s more affordable, “mass-produced” car) has put the company through, as Elon Musk has said, “Production Hell,” and they are now in “Logistics Hell.” What does this mean? Essentially, Tesla couldn’t make enough Model 3s, so the company was stretched to the breaking point. Now, the issue appears to be whether they can deliver the cars they make. Tesla is now asking for volunteers to help deliver…

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2020 us presidential election bernie sanders beto o'rourke Op-ed 

Beto’s $6.1 Million Haul Makes Him the Frontrunner

Beto O’Rourke is back in the picture. Proving that the base is still there for the presidential candidate from Texas, Beto has raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours of his candidacy. This beats even Bernie Sanders’ $5.9 million. Does this mean that O’Rourke is the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination? Probably not. It does guarantee that he is going to be in the conversation moving forward. I would venture, however, that he isn’t running for president – he’s auditioning for VP. O’Rourke Would Offer Money and Star Power…

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Elizabeth Warren jussie smollett Op-ed 

The Jussie Smollett Scandal & the Left’s Alarming Victim Culture Fetish

Americans are getting wimpier and more pathetic, thanks to the political left’s fetishization of victim culture. Actor Jussie Smollett is a perfect example of how embracing “victimhood chic” can ruin your life. Smollett is a 36-year-old actor who starred on the hip-hop-centric TV show “Empire” from 2015 until February 2019. Jussie Smollett Scandal Sees Actor Fake Victim Status Smollett was earning $125,000 per episode starring on a hit TV show. Despite his privileged status as a rich, famous, successful actor, Smollett wasn’t satisfied. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and…

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bitcoin Crypto Op-ed 

Why Institutional Adoption is Bad for Bitcoin

If recent noises coming out of Wall Street are anything to go by, it looks like 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the institutions for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. However, the arrival of the institutions as they stampede over that hill represents a double-edged sword. On the one hand, prices will almost certainly pump in the short to medium term, even if just by association alone. On the other hand, we appear to be in the process of welcoming into our beds the very enemy that cryptocurrency was…

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Chris Daniels Chris Fox facebook Op-ed 

Departing Facebook Execs Give Thumbs Down to Zuckerberg’s Latest Plans

Chris Cox. Photo from Facebook. Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox is calling it quits with the company following creative differences with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Joining him is Chris Daniels, who was formerly in charge of the company’s WhatsApp platform. Both were members of Zuckerberg’s inner circle. Their leaving signifies potential turmoil for the company as its focus for the future changes. Moving on to Other Ventures In a recent post, Cox explained that he gave his final orientation to Facebook staffers last Monday. He later wrote: Join CCN…

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Donald Trump Op-ed rand paul 

Senate Republicans Mutiny, Deliver Devastating Rebuke to Lawless Trump

The U.S. Senate voted today to block President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration at the United States-Mexico border. Following a weeks-long government shutdown and stalemate with House Democrats over funding to reinforce barriers on the southern border, Donald Trump invoked the Nixon-era National Emergencies Act of 1976. Under the old law, Trump claimed the power to direct funding to barrier construction at his own discretion without a line item in a legislative appropriation. Join CCN for $19.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events…

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Donald Trump Headlines Impeachment nancy pelosi Op-ed 

Trump Eyes 2020 Presidency After Thanking Pelosi In No Impeachment Tweet

Donald Trump’s Twitter account will be studied for generations by aspiring political science majors. The topic will be, “how to connect with your voter base.” They could also look at the evolution of the spelling mistake, as it transitioned from a big red flag to a symbol of authenticity and relatability. Trump was tougher on Covfefe than he was on Mexican manufacturing. Today’s tweet from the President regarding Nancy Pelosi’s comments on impeachment was an excellent example of where we currently stand in US politics. ….a man who is considered…

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Op-ed Tim Berners-Lee 

World Wide Web Turns 30: Has it Failed

Today, March 12, marks the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. To celebrate, we’ll look back on how it began, assess the progress its made, and ask the all-important questions: has it failed – and what comes next? World Wide Web vs. The Internet While sometimes used interchangeably, it’s important to separate the World Wide Web from the Internet. The former refers to the network of information consisting of web pages and other similar resources, identifiable by Uniform Resource Locators, or URLs. The Internet, on the other hand, is…

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Donald Trump Op-ed 

Donald Trump’s $4.75 Trillion Budget Should Terrify Fiscal Hawks

Here we go again. Donald Trump’s new $4.75 trillion budget proposal is wild even by his lofty standards. We shouldn’t be surprised, as overspending has been the hallmark of the president’s professional business career, but you are forgiven for thinking he might take a different approach to his handling of the United States’ finances. The proposal, which will make the shrinking number of fiscal hawks on either side of the aisle shudder, is evident in its intent. Trump is going all out to make sure that he has the cash…

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