The recent Stoneman Douglas High School shooting has been the final straw for a lot of US citizens. However, the faces we see representing the fight back might not be what they seem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Based on my background as a Christian, I discuss the reasons climate change and environmental concerns have been largely rejected by the political right which is dominated by Evangelical Christians.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
It doesn't take much imagination to see the parallels between Trump's slicing and dicing of America's institutions and Stalin's Great Purge. Both seem to have the same goal: Power consolidation into a small inner circle.
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.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
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?
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.
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.
When women wait to report assaults they're derided and bullied for it. When women report right away they also get bullied. There's no ideal time to report, but in the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings, it becomes clearer why more women don't come 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...
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.
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.
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.
Dismantling the dishonest narrative surrounding the 2nd amendment and NRA propaganda. Highlighting the tone-deaf, irrational arguments gun extremists use to derail any discussion of gun control.
Is the nomination of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential candidate a fluke or the result of long, simmering American electoral frustration? Or is it neither?
Three decades after the conservative revolution and the election of Ronald Reagan. The country is growing weary of right-wing crazy and conservative, pro-corporatist, neo-liberalism of the GOP and Dems. Resist!
This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Here are four great reasons to not vote for Donald J. Trump during the 2016 Presidential Election. If these reasons don't convince you that Trump is dangerous, nothing will.
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?
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?
An editorial cartoon based on Dr. Blasey Ford's testimony has shaken many women. It's not just about the Kavanaugh hearing, though.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
This article is a comprehensive list of the pros and cons of nominating Senator Kaine for President of the US in 2020. He is both an asset and a liability for the Democratic Party.
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.
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.
Is Donald Trump literally making us sick? According to mental health professionals, Trump Anxiety Disorder is real and it likely affects millions of Americans.
Many psychiatrists feel they have a "duty to warn" when their training/experience leads them to conclude that someone is a danger to the community. If they have a patient they feel that way about, that "duty" becomes a legal obligation. They feel they have a duty to warn America about Donald Trump
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
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.
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
The U.S. spends an obscene amount of money on the military, but fails to provide healthcare for all of its citizens.
Voters in the United States who opposed Trump are beginning to protest in large numbers. There are some who say they should "Move on. Get over it". Instead they are joining MoveOn.org. Here's why.
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
Like him or not, in this age of outsider politicians a potential Libertarian swing vote in the Senate might help offset the emerging Democratic Socialists.
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.
Here is a convenient list of important facts about Donald Trump's presidency that you may have forgotten.
Americans need to hear the truth, but, how do we determine real news journalists from fake news journalists?
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...
The liberals in America are up in arms over Trump’s orders on immigration. We must keep things in perspective. The media must learn how to treat the Trump administration fairly, if they are to survive
In Donald Trump’s America, democracy is being eroded in many ways. His government exhibits elements of fascism, plutocracy, kakistocracy, and kleptocracy. Also chaos!
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
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...
If we’ve learned nothing else from this presidential election circus it’s that politicians can’t be judged on the basis of their current political party labels.
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.
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.
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?
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 thought project for libertarians and everyone else: Answer your own questions—how would YOU solve society’s problems without coercion, intimidation or fraud?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
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.
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!
In this article, I give you ten reasons why Donald Trump should be removed from the presidency, along with dishonorable and honorable mentions.
This isn’t an attempt to explain economics or markets or trade, just an attempt to make sense out of the nonsense of trade in the economic world.
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?
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.
Donald Trump claimed that he gave financial assistance to organizations serving those with disabilities, but how does he really view disabled people?
There are elections coming in November and all trends point to a Democratic party wave sweeping out many in the Republican party.