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.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
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.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, and Joe Biden battle for the right to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.
The advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.
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 Freemasons is one of the world's oldest and longest-surviving secret societies to which many of our United States presidents belonged. Here is a list of the last ten.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
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.
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.
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
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!
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Suzanna Ibarra is running for running for City Council in the 3rd largest city in Illinois looking to make a positive change.
Is Donald Trump literally making us sick? According to mental health professionals, Trump Anxiety Disorder is real and it likely affects millions of Americans.
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
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...
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.
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.
This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
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...
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?
A popular self-delusion is that we know ourselves and others better than others know us and themselves. It’s why people constantly get libertarianism so wrong.
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.
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.
Americans need to hear the truth, but, how do we determine real news journalists from fake news journalists?
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.
This article suggests a list of the 13 most impressive conspiracy theories in the history of the United States.
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 explains what name calling propaganda is. It provides examples and describes common propaganda techniques. It focuses on names used for foreign groups.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
Interested in learning more about politics? Check out this guide to the best political blogs on the web, whether you're a conservative, liberal, or just interested in politics!
Here is a convenient list of important facts about Donald Trump's presidency that you may have forgotten.
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
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?
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
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.
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.
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
Progressives, Conservatives and Libertarians cannot communicate with one another because they all speak in different dialects of the same language. Why is that?
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.
Blue vs. red politics, archaic systems ordained by the elite, and hate-filled sentences of segregation are illusions that many unconsciously perpetuate to support agendas not their own.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
Some may believe the Barr memo cleared Trump of involvement in the Russian Probe. And others may have a favorable view of the president. However, the polls suggest that little has changed in terms of overall opinion of him and the investigation.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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...
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.
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 War on Poverty in Appalachia created different reactions and was the cause of a murder. Are we winning the war?
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.
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?
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.
I recently read an article wherein the author compared gun control to restricting access to cars and alcohol. Here is my opinion about those comparisons.
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.
Libertarians have long called government the root of all evil since the egomaniacs who run it use coercion, intimidation, and fraud to gain their power and wealth.
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.
The U.S. spends an obscene amount of money on the military, but fails to provide healthcare for all of its citizens.
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Free speech is a hallmark of free society. It is the bedrock upon which all freedom stands. If ever that foundation becomes sandy, democracy sinks into the quicksand that results from the crumbling of that God-given infrastructure.
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.