This is part two of my predictions on the upcoming midterm elections, this time focusing on the Senate. Missed my predictions on the House? Check them out here. The Senate While the House looks bad for Republicans, the Senate looks just as bad for the Democrats. Senate elections rotate, meaning about one third of Senators … Continue reading MIDTERM PREDICTIONS: The Senate
The midterm elections are less than two weeks away and all the pundits are furiously predicting the outcome. Will the enraged resistance allow the Democrats pick up enough seats to take control of the House in a repudiation of the Trump agenda? Can Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump defy the odds and retain their dominance … Continue reading MIDTERM PREDICTIONS: The House
This article is going to be the first of a type on this blog, in which I read an article in a major publication and then I write a response to it. This is obviously not me trying to challenge major newspapers, but it serves as a launch point for me to dissect ideas I … Continue reading RESPONSE: Rich White Civil War
I figured that since I’ll say plenty of provocative things in the future, I should start with something a little more lighthearted. I love college football, much more than the NFL. The number of teams, split across a dozen 11 conferences, gives the sport a grand feel and the talent gaps between teams and players … Continue reading College Football Predictions
Welcome to the Reflections of the 24. My name is Dallas Kastens, and this blog is my reflections on all things related to politics and culture. Culture of course being a broad term will usually mean movies and sports, but when an event brings ethical or religious questions to the forefront of the discussion, I … Continue reading Who I Am and What I Do
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