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The World is Changing Minute by Minute

SkyePuppy Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 7:20 PM
Too many of the polls over-sample Democrats, so they make it look as though Obama is doing better than he really is. Check the details of the polling methods before you put much trust in them.
We are witnessing a seismic shift in global affairs. The shake-up is a perfect storm of political, demographic and technological change that will soon make the world as we have known it for the last 30 years almost unrecognizable.

Since the mid-1980s there have been a number of accepted global constants. The European Union was assumed to have evolved beyond the nation-state as it ended the cycle of militarism and renounced free-market capitalism. With its strong euro, soft power and nonaligned foreign policy, the EU was praised as a utopian sort of foil to the overarmed U.S. with its...