Jason Railton

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What is Bad Writing? 3 Successful Writers Stephen King Can’t Stand

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

Don’t Panic! Why Hillary Clinton Is Still Going to Win

Yes, the polls have tightened. But polls don’t matter. Targeting does. And on that front, Clinton is light years ahead of Trump.<p>My friends are scared …

I Was RFK’s Speechwriter. Now I’m Voting for Trump. Here’s Why.

The Democratic Party has become something both JFK and RFK would deplore—the party of war.<p>I was a Democrat all my life. I came to Washington to serve President John Kennedy and Attorney General Robert Kennedy. When the president was murdered and his brother struck off on his own, I joined his …

Geopolitics

An Anniversary of Shame

Fifteen years after 9/11, we're still entangled in the bad decisions America made following the disaster. But some in the CIA say the whole thing could have been over in six months.<p>Fifteen years ago, Americans given a glimpse of the future wouldn’t have been surprised to learn that the nation was …

People with *this* personality trait have the most sex

We all know the saying “nice guys finish last” and honestly, I’ve never really bought into it. And apparently, neither does science. According to a …

Research reveals the dark side of wearable fitness trackers

You no longer have to look to science fiction to find the cyborg. We are all cyborgs now. Mobile phones, activity trackers, pacemakers, breast implants and even aspirins all act as biological, cognitive or social extensions and enhancements of our bodies and minds. Some have even predicted that …

Wearable Tech

This Crazy-sounding Memory Trick Is the Cure for Your Forgetfulness

Always forgetting to buy milk or finish that one work task? Science has a solution.<p>"For me, an iPhone arrived, a baby arrived; in life you're constantly connected and there's always too much to do. My memory capacity has basically shrunk to zero at this point," complains working mom Katherine …

Loyalty

Everything you think you know about the collapse of the Soviet Union is wrong

Every revolution is a surprise. Still, the latest Russian Revolution must be counted among the greatest of surprises. In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, or politician foresaw the impending collapse of the Soviet Union, and with it one-party …

Clinton's debate strategy: It's about setting low expectations

<b>(CNN) —</b> The debate expectations game. A busy October for President Obama. And a curious New Hampshire visit from a former presidential candidate.<p>These stories and more are a part of the "Inside Politics" forecast this week.<p>1) Team Clinton tries to raise the debate bar<p>Hillary Clinton's campaign has …

Can President Hillary Survive the Media’s Fake Scandals?

Good luck governing next year while guilty until proven innocent in the eyes of the press, and as Republicans call her both accidental and …

Autusm: Feeling sympathy for inanimate objects

I have felt <i>sympathy</i> for objects since I was a very young child.<p>This has caused me a huge amount of sadness and anxiety over the years. I feel sad for …

Autism

Ex-Tony Blair aide Alastair Campbell on China, Jeremy Corbyn and Diana's death | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

The past couple of weeks can’t have been easy for Alastair Campbell, the man best known as spin doctor-in-chief to former British prime minister Tony …

Alastair Campbell: Labour risks becoming irrelevant

The former spin doctor warned Mr Corbyn's advisor Seumas Milne is 'hardly representative' of popular opinion and could distance the party from voters<p>Alastair Campbell, Labour's former Head of Communications, has warned the party risks becoming irrelevant after appointing Seumas Milne.<p>Mr Campbell …