Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin lead two of the most powerful countries in the world. How will they get along in the next four years?
This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
People on the centre left of politics strive for a society of equality and stress the importance of the community over the individual.
Americans need to hear the truth, but, how do we determine real news journalists from fake news journalists?
Heated discussions in the U.S. Congress sometimes led to violence on the Senate floor in the form of fistfights, gun play and severe beatings.
The Republic of Iraq is a seething Pandora's box of conflicting ethnicities that was held together for 30 years by dictator Saddam Hussein. Saddam was evil, but is the world better off without him?
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
Learn what makes a state a swing state, why Independent voters in swing states make all the difference in a presidential election, and which states are considered swing states in 2012. Includes a map of the current political situation as to which states are swing states and which ones are likely to vote Democratic or Republican.
Why does the United States have political parties? Why are certain colors and symbols associated with these parties? What is the origin and meaning of some common political terms.
Finally, the Average American got a candidate who stood up and, warts and all, talked about what the American majority wanted done to make America Great again.
In a previous Hub (see "How Tax Cuts Work") I discussed how a supply side tax cut works. For the past quarter of a century tax cuts have been synonymous with supply side economic theory and Republican Administrations (Reagan in the 1980s and now...
Everyone knows about the Democratic and Republican Party’s but how about the Libertarian Party? This is a smaller party but it is quickly growing. What are some of the differences of these party’s?
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
Challenges to intelligence collection and the roles of security service organizations, police officers/patrolmen, and members of the public are discussed. It is argued that these challenges can be tackled by providing adequate information about intelligence collection, and by emphasizing the importance of intelligence sharing for all parties concerned, specialists and non-specialists alike.
Because the Republican Party was founded to abolish slavery, the Democratic Party hijacked the issue, turning racism into a Republican problem by claiming that the parties switched sides on race.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
For almost 30 years, political historian Allan J. Lichtman's "keys to the White House" has been the most accurate advanced forecasting model of American presidential elections. So what about 2016?
If evolution has sped up to the extent that it has affected our racial, sexual and gender issues does that mean the libertarian philosophy will evolve faster too?
George Washington and John Adams were the first two presidents of the United States. Both men were committed patriots, but their contribution to the new republic couldn't be more different.
CBD’s often confusing legal status is set to be clarified by a new bill that will legalize hemp as well as CBD derived from it.
Some of the daughters of presidents were shy ugly ducklings while others were beautiful young ladies. Many First Daughters' accomplishments made their famous fathers proud.
The Media, the educational system, and the entertainment industry have always had the power to sway entire nations into following a government's agendas. The same tactics we see now are nothing new.
There are many facts that people don't know or don't want to know about what has changed in America because of President Obama. This article sheds some light on those facts.
In this essay, the ideologies of liberalism and conservatism will be compared and contrasted in historical perspective by looking at these three areas: freedom, human nature, and the role of government.
There is an interesting allegory between Machiavelli's role in the ever-changing Florentine Republic and the role of the modern-day Republican in the Age of Trump. Two very different political situations joined together by a common theme: Survival.
Are Donald Trump's campaign promises pure vote-grabbing rhetoric? Or, like Populist Andrew Jackson, is this the start of another tragic Trail of Tears? When Populists speak, we better listen.
People have worked very hard to rewrite the history of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, but objective historical facts dispute the wishful thinking of the 40th president's admirers.
The POTUS is the leader of the free world. He is expected to be responsible, eloquent, intelligent, stable, and ethical. Fundamentally, this difficult job requires our trust. He can't violate that.
Like nearly every president before him, the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency has been marked by controversy, a few successes, and some failures.
After 400 years of American conquest, the rags-to-riches stories are still the exception, not the rule. Is everyone else just not trying hard enough?
Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered as a courageous leader who used the tactics of non-violence to fight against racial discrimination. He is remembered for his achievements and his eloquence.
Another mass shooting early this morning, Nov. 8th 2018. Gun nuts are already poised to deflect responsibility for this tragedy from copious availability of firearms, to mental health, or some other scapegoat issue. Anything to distract from the true culprit, promiscuous gun ownership.
A review of Trump's campaign, what's in store for the United States and the world, is Trump really a fascist, which countries most align with a Trump presidency, and is this a zeitgeist of hatred?
Don’t be fooled by the name. It doesn’t exist in medical dictionaries , It’s just another annoying thing circulating throughout the chat-rooms and forums where politics is the subject. It needs to go.
Many mental health professionals have publicly noted their concerns about Donald Trump’s mental health. There appear to be many different, but overlapping conditions, to describe his behavior.
USA Today reported in August 2018 that, "Overall, only 37 percent of Americans have a positive view of Socialism." They also reported 60% of Democrats, the people, not the party favor Socialism. You won't see those numbers reflected in corporate media or the party platform, or the ballot.
It's said Trump supporters shouldn't be laughed at. I say, not laughing at them will not change their minds. They've been bedazzled by a notorious swindler and bigot. His supporters are fine with that because, "he makes liberals heads explode". That's all they seem to care about.
Busting the myth of the "wasted" third party vote and exploring why a third party vote may be the best solution to the two party duopoly.
Donald Trump claimed that he gave financial assistance to organizations serving those with disabilities, but how does he really view disabled people?
This article is an analysis and response to what the impending resignation of Nikki Haley will mean for the future of the United States going forward.
Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America. This is a remarkable accomplishment for any person – to become leader of the most powerful nation in the world. It’s even more of an accomplishment for a young...
There has never been anything in modern times even close to the Cult-of-Trump in terms of being outright disturbing. People embrace and defend this cretin in ways that are reminiscent of actual cults.
Contrary to what you may have been told, refusing to vote for Hillary Clinton doesn't mean you support Donald Trump. Fight the partisans with logic!
Here's a list of pop, rock, and country songs for the American resistance movement about the bumbling, unhinged orange man who is our oldest President. Let's hope he's not our last.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
Former Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell’s 1992 essay, "Reflections on the Quincentenary" gives a useful glimpse of the history of the native and European clash of cultures. He does not put a happy face on the situation, but neither does he try to make it worse than it was.
Everyone is familiar with the two famous sons of George and Barbara Bush. However, the other four Bush children are lesser known, especially the daughter that died as a child.
Has the Democratic Party assisted in the current downfall in our country? The policies and actions of the party could be creating a trend in America which is leading us downhill. Can we recover?
This educational and uplifting book follows Doctor Ben Carson's rise from poverty to his fame as a world-renowned neurosurgeon. Raised by a single mother, the success of Carson's achievement stemmed from one specific practice his mother taught him.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
The President of the United States of America is the one of the top political positions in the world. What are the most important qualities to take into consideration when choosing a POTUS?
The values of Unitarianism were crucial in shaping the United States of America in her early years. The first six presidents (and many of the other founding fathers), were Unitarians or Deists.
Now that Bernie Sanders has shown he'll believe a bridge in Brooklyn is for sale by believing anything Hillary says about the Democratic platform, and endorsing her, it is time to examine the issue: Who is really more dangerous, Hillary or Trump, as...
This explains what name calling propaganda is. It provides examples and describes common propaganda techniques. It focuses on names used for foreign groups.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
The Trump presidency is like a slow moving coup-d'etat against democracy and these "Trump-Words" illustrate how he is doing it. We all need to understand what "fake news," normalize," weaponize," "collusion," "kompromat" and other terms mean in this "post-truth" era of Trump.
Fake news is not a brief trend and it's not news that President Trump doesn't like. It's everywhere and found in all forms of media. How does one avoid being fooled by these stories? Let's find out.
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
President Trump has promised many good things about how well America will do under his leadership. Let's take a continuing look at how well he is doing.
George W. Bush, the 43rd United States President, was well known for the "No Child Left Behind" educational program and was also the son of the 41st President.
Are we living in a post-truth world? Has truthiness supplanted truth? Is the truth the truth? How can we know what is true? Has America become Fantasyland?
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
The 2016 presidential election is history. Part of moving forward is looking back to understand how we arrived at the present. Let's look at one of the election's primary influences, Evangelicals.
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
While there has always been political unrest, it seems like uncivil war is the rule and the use of social media is fueling the unrest among ultra liberals and ultra conservatives, hurting almost everyone in the process.
Some of the very worst politicians in the history of the United States of America, and some heinous crimes against humanity can be laid squarely upon the head of Prescott Bush. There really can't be much in the way of apologies, as Mr. Prescott Bush...
By any standard, it's difficult to find any president who did more harm in more ways and left the country in worse shape than this man did.
As part of his campaign, President Donald Trump promised the American public that he would build a wall over the U.S.-Mexican border. In an effort to show the futility of Trump's wall, I've provided a few satirical suggestions for improvement.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
Here is a convenient list of important facts about Donald Trump's presidency that you may have forgotten.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
A thought project for libertarians and everyone else: Answer your own questions—how would YOU solve society’s problems without coercion, intimidation or fraud?
In this article, I give you ten reasons why Donald Trump should be removed from the presidency, along with dishonorable and honorable mentions.
State sponsored surveillance - necessary for your well-being, or an invasion of privacy? Find out how you are being watched, your conversations recorded and your communications intcercepted.
The Hillary Clinton Scandals - Hillary Clinton has been involved in numerous scandals. These are related to Wikileaks, Benghazi, campaign donations, health care, Iraq, Iran, and Zionism.
In the film, a monitor reports that almost half the ballots in the box of ballots she witnessed had been so altered, always against Sanders.
Is Donald Trump literally making us sick? According to mental health professionals, Trump Anxiety Disorder is real and it likely affects millions of Americans.
Donald Trump: Love him or hate him, it's undeniable that he's good at self-promotion. He's also terribly reckless. Here are 5 reasons why Trump is dangerous for America and the world.
On his last day in office President Bill Clinton granted 140 pardons to federal criminals, some of whom were Clinton's friends and relatives, resulting in worldwide criticism still discussed today.
It is common to hear America touted as the greatest country in the world. But how is such greatness defined? By military might? Wealth? Is America being made great again?
After reading this article, you will understand that it was not just one event or one group of people that created the forces for the GOP takeover of government, but it was a long line of individuals who were able to create the proper conditions for takeover.
This article looks at the results of an informal survey about important qualifications to become president of the United States of America. The survey was taken from November 2012 to November 2016.
Ideologues occupy the far end of the political spectrum, They judge all matters in absolute black and white terms. There are no shades of gray for them, no modifying distinctions, no nuances, no compromises. No reasonable flexibility.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
Libertarians are split on abortion. Here’s an opinion based on rationally defined terms and a logically applied Non-Aggression Principle, not on personal attacks.
Hillary Clinton is hoping that you’ve forgotten about some her wonderful past and her circle of friends which have been part of her and Bill’s political life over time.