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.
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.
Libertarianism is not a feature of the Democratic Party; in fact, the Republican Party's ideology is more libertarian in nature, advocating smaller government and less regulation.
The framers of the U.S. Constitution allowed a method to remove a sitting president or other civil officers from public office through the process of impeachment. In September 2019, the Speaker of the House announced that formal impeachment hearings would begin against President Donald Trump.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
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.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
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.
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.
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.
The advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.
This article suggests a list of the 11 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
Americans need to hear the truth, but, how do we determine real news journalists from fake news journalists?
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.
The US Constitution specifies exactly what behavior justifies impeachment. There are at least 10 specific reasons why Donald Trump should be impeached—including violations of campaign finance laws, personal ethics violations, conflicts of interest, obstruction of justice, and more.
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.
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.
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.
With the looming threat of a Trump re-election, it is important for Muslims in America to become politically active and engaged. Bernie is the only candidate who has the integrity to work towards medicare for all, responsible environmental and foreign policy, and ending corruption.
Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
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.
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.
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.
On July 6, 1854, a crowd that numbered as high as 10,000, crowded into Jackson, Michigan in what has often been considered the founding of the Republican Party. In just six politically charged years, the coalition of radicals, conservatives, former Whigs, Free Soilers and Know-Nothings, anti-slavery Democrats, nativists and foreigners, were able to form a cohesive party. By 1860, the Republicans would have the presidency with the election of Abraham Lincoln. Slavery is the key to all of this.
There will be only one more debate before the Democratic nominee for President of the United States is selected. The tenth Democratic debate demonstrated the pressure under which the current candidates are operating.
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.
If the February 19 Democratic debate is any indication, the Democratic Party had better find a way to unite before they divide and fall.
In Michigan, Bernie Sanders has once again called voter disenfranchisement an "outrage," but no action has been taken to remedy the situation.
My belief prediction that Donald Trump will win reelection in 2020 is based on historical trends and a knowledge of psychology.
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?
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...
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...
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.
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
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.
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.
Bernie Sanders is being painted as a dangerous socialist, but ironically, he is one of the few US senators who strongly opposed the current law to allow the military to detain US citizens indefinitely, without charge or trial, if the executive branch claims they are "associated" with terrorism.
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?
Margaret Taylor was the wife of American President Zachary Taylor, who served in the White House from March 1849 until his sudden death in July of 1850. Mrs. Taylor suffered from ill health much of her life and shied away from the Washington, D.C., social spotlight.
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.
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan was a longtime Bush family friend at the time of 9/11. Was his role in the events downplayed? Does recent journalistic investigation credibly question Robert Mueller's involvement in covering up the truth?
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.
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.
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.
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...
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
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 explains what name calling propaganda is. It provides examples and describes common propaganda techniques. It focuses on names used for foreign groups.
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.
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.
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.
Is Donald Trump literally making us sick? According to mental health professionals, Trump Anxiety Disorder is real and it likely affects millions of Americans.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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...
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?
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.
One's political views reflect one's belief system, and one's belief system reflects one's character. I could never date a conservative. Here's why.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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.
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.
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
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.
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.
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.
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?
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
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.
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...
This article suggests a list of the 14 most impressive conspiracy theories in the history of the United States.
Bernie Sanders is still the Democratic Party frontrunner after a brutal battle at the Las Vegas debate on February 19, 2020.
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.
Gambling odds-makers have given Bernie Sanders a higher probability of beating Trump in November than Joe Biden, were Sanders to become the Democratic nominee. At the same time, concerns that recent Biden's gaffes indicate the onset of early-stage dementia have broken out into the open.