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.
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.
This article suggests a list of the 13 most impressive conspiracy theories in the history of the United States.
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.
Hate rhetoric is not a new concept. Having a President of the U.S. accept it as a norm is new. Trump has incited a level of unrest in this nation that may mar its character forever. The power of his words is undeniable.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
You’ve probably heard of the fictional Trump Derangement Syndrome, but did you know there’s Trump Fatigue Syndrome? While not a medical term by any stretch, the phrase does reflect the temperament of a growing number of individuals who are getting tired of the president’s rhetoric and actions.
This article suggests a list of the 11 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
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 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.
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.
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?
This explains what name calling propaganda is. It provides examples and describes common propaganda techniques. It focuses on names used for foreign groups.
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.
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.
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
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 essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
The article summarizes the many issues regarding the possible secession of California from the United States. Highlighted in the story is Marcus Ruiz Evans and his book, California's Next Century 2.0.
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.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The case against convicted child molester Jeffrey Epstein is riveting, but who else will be charged?
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.
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...
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.
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
This hub provides an unbiased look at the political views of our 44th President, Barack Obama. What doe she think about the key issues currently being debated in Washington?
Americans need to hear the truth, but, how do we determine real news journalists from fake news journalists?
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.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
Although the teachings of Christ often refer to love, grace, and forgiveness, the Trump Era in American politics has seemingly inspired a large group of evangelicals to become fighters instead of lovers. Why is this behavior becoming the new norm, and how are evangelicals justifying such behavior?
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.
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 advantages and disadvantages of the democratic system of government in the form of pros and cons lists.
Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
In this article, I go through what I believe to be the winners and losers of the October 2019 Democratic Debate. With 12 candidates taking the stage, this was a record-setting debate.
Although Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat, was the president when American women country-wide finally won the right to vote, it was the Republican Party that advocated for and supported women's rights, including the politically important right to vote.
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.
In 2016, Trump successfully deployed the election insanity tactic of branding Hillary Clinton as “crooked Hillary.” He's trying the same tactic for 2020. If insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, voters are definitely suffering from election insanity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
Vice President Millard Fillmore became president upon the sudden death of President Zachary Taylor in 1850. Fillmore inherited the heated debate over the spread of slavery, which culminated in a series of laws known as the Compromise of 1850.
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?
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.
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
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.
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...
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.
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.
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!
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton an Donald Trump are contestants on a special edition of Jeopardy - Political Jeopardy.
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.
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.
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.
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
Andrew Johnson was sworn in as president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Johnson quickly made many enemies in Congress and became the first president to face an impeachment trial in the Senate.
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 time has now come for voters to get rid of Jill Holtzman Vogel once and for all. Her 11-year political regime has left many scars on the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Voting her out of office altogether will prevent her from doing any further substantial harm to Virginians.
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.
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.
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
The 2020 election is narrowing down to four major candidates. The Iowa caucus is coming up on February 3, and here is what you need to know.
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.
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...
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?
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?
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.
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.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
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.
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.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
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.