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.
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.
Shaun McCutcheon changed history with his lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission. Politics has never been the same.
I'm sure most of you have heard the terms PAC and Super PAC. Read this article to find out what they really are and how they can donate unlimited, undisclosed funds because of the IRS ruling them as non-profit, tax exempt organizations. Find out how you can create your own Super PAC.
The divide of liberals in conservatives is brought up constantly in the United States' media. There is a common misconception that liberalism is leftist. In this article, I explain why liberalism is not left-wing.
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 you took 1,000 Republicans and generalized about what all of them believe as a group, this is that list of beliefs. In other words, the quintessential Republican believes these things.
Why do so many people hate America? - Americans use patriotism as a means to bolster self-esteem in a culture where feeling special is a difficult task. The US government's history of interference and intervention in foreign countries is another primary focus of foreign hatred.
I often wondered when I was a younger man why there were so many different music labels. The music stores would classify music as Hard Rock, Reggae, Heavy Metal, Hip Hop, Jazz, or Alternative. These are just a few examples of the cornicopia of music...
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 advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.
Republicans' failure to refute Democrats' false claim that the parties switched sides on race has allowed that big lie to become widely accepted. Republicans need to counter this falsehood to reclaim for their party its history in fighting slavery and racism.
We are all narcissists to one degree or another. Those on the lower or upper end of the scale can potentially have serious social issues. Donald Trump is, by all accounts, on the very high end of the narcissism scale—and America is paying the price.
President Trump has promised many good things about how well America will do under his leadership. Let's take a continuing look at the state of Trump's America, including graphs and tables.
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.
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.
Even our leaders in the oval office joke around, misspeak, utter faux pas, and don't have their facts straight. It's best to laugh about them.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
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.
The US Constitution specifies exactly what behavior justifies impeachment. There are at least 10 specific crimes committed by Donald Trump which merit impeachment—including violations of campaign finance laws, personal ethics violations, conflicts of interest and obstruction of justice.
After the chaotic rollercoaster ride of the last four years of a Republican administration, the American people are traumatized, fearful, and looking for stability. Joe Biden is the intervention that will provide a calming and steady leadership to the nation.
Analysts are aghast at a recent General Accounting Office report that the Pentagon was forced to make up to $35 trillion in "accounting adjustments," more than the entire size of the US economy, in 2019.
Philosophically, ideologically, politically collectivists hone in on the universality of human nature while libertarians focus on the individuality of human nature.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
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!
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...
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.
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.
In just a few days, it will be the 4th of July. Scenes of picnics, parades and fireworks will be everywhere. This is how we celebrate the holiday. It is the day we set apart from all others, to honor the anniversary of the birth of our nation. It...
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
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.
California is implementing a voting system which converts and transmits a voter's choices in the form of a barcode, which the voter cannot read. The system is widely criticized by some election integrity activists as a giant step backward in honest elections.
This explains what name calling propaganda is. It provides examples and describes common propaganda techniques. It focuses on names used for foreign groups.
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
A review of facts you are unlikely to know about Joe Biden's voting record and beliefs, including revealing quotes and under-reported controversies. Even back in 2008, it's likely that Biden was only chosen as Obama's VP to appease white closet-racists who were afraid of a black president.
The President of the United States of America is the one of the top political positions in the world, often referred to as the leader of the free world. What are the most important characteristics and experiences that should be taken into consideration with selecting an American President?
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.
Andrew Cuomo follows in the footsteps of his late father Mario Cuomo, the 52nd Governor of New York. Brother Chris Cuomo is a CNN journalist.
The validity of Biden's victories on Super Tuesday has been questioned due to information from exit polls. Long wait times at the polls in California and Texas may also have skewed the results of the election. Many factors were acting against Bernie, while the media exaggerated Biden's successes.
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
The Deep State is the federal bureaucracy that creates laws, enforces them, and judges and punishes transgressors, which means it possesses all three powers that are supposed to be separate in America: legislative, executive, and judicial.
My belief prediction that Donald Trump will win reelection in 2020 is based on historical trends and a knowledge of psychology.
I recorded live updates as the results rolled in on Super Tuesday 2020, including insights on races in California, Texas, Colorado, Virginia and more.
This article suggests a list of the 15 most impressive conspiracy theories in the history of the United States.
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.
The Mueller report contains damning information about Donald Trump and his campaign's involvement with Russians who were trying to help him win the presidential election. Here are 12 takeaways from the report that the president doesn't want you to know.
This article suggests a list of the 11 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
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.
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.
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.
In 2016, hundreds of thousands of Bernie supporters disappeared from the voting rolls in New York City. In 2020, California voters need to make sure history doesn't repeat. They must demand ballot images in the California primary.
Libertarians are individualistic by nature and political parties are collectivistic by nature. Trying to shoehorn individuals into a collective will always fail.
Who will win the presidential election in 2020? The Keys to the White House is a system created by historian Allan Lichtman to predict presidential elections. The system has correctly predicted the winner in every election since 1984 and retrospectively fits all "modern" elections since 1860.
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.
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.
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.
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
Richard Nixon was a great man in a lot of ways. He was, if nothing else, a tireless worker, and very high achiever. That all said, the drug war is a disgrace, disaster, and Nixon played a huge role.
Donald Trump may very well be the worst president in American history. Here is a convenient list of important facts about Trump's presidency that you may have forgotten.
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
In an email exchange, a spokesman for the US Department of Justice Criminal Division said he would "neither confirm nor deny" whether an investigation was being conducted after a citizen's election watchdog group says it witnessed vote tampering in...
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.
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.
The recent revelation that Russia offered the Taliban bounties for American soldiers exposes a major deficiency in the White House.
Americans need to hear the truth, but, how do we determine real news journalists from fake news journalists?
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.
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...
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.
Do you sometimes wonder what our past presidents did in their early years before becoming President of the United States? From George Washington to Gerald Ford, let's take a look at what 13 of our past presidents did before assuming office.
What is Kau Inoa? What is the Akaka Bill? Do they attempt to give the land back to Native Hawaiians? Many Native Hawaiians believe that Hawaii was taken illegally, so they feel they have the right to take their land back. Will these movements be enacted?
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.
Citizens United v. FEC fundamentally changed the definition of citizenship leading to ever more corruption and partisanship.
(Note: Many states have post-election audit laws. How closely they are followed varies greatly. #AuditTheDemocraticPrimaries ) Raising the stakes in an already contentious Democratic primary season, a citizens' group in Chicago, in an official...
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.
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.
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.
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?
Just a common person having the basic cognitive ability to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate formal and official discourse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
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...
Cheating investors, illegally hiring foreign workers, working with the mob, making illegal political contributions, housing discrimination and violating anti-trust laws to name just a few.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
The media and the academy are confusing the public about the terms "patriotism," "nationalism," and "fascism." Is there a difference between these three "isms"? In this essay, I say "yes, there is" and that the distinction between these isms should be clarified.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
Like him or not, Donald Trump gets what he wants. His earliest influence was his father who began developing real estate. Trump made his mark in Manhattan & became one of the wealthiest men in the world.