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  • 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...

    Prescott Bush: His Life and Deeds

    Prescott Bush: His Life and Deeds

    by Wesman Todd Shaw11

  • 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...

    How Do Political Labels Define And Divide Us?

    How Do Political Labels Define And Divide Us?

    by Howard Schneider68

  • 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.

    What Is a Swing State?  Why Independent Voters Rule

    What Is a Swing State? Why Independent Voters Rule

    by C E Clark38

  • A writer believes that Trump's temporary immigration plan is not a ban on Muslim Ban. And, he has a bone with anyone who disagrees. But his argument is flawed. Here is reason why he got it wrong.

    Angry Writer Misinterprets Trump’s Immigration Ban

    Angry Writer Misinterprets Trump’s Immigration Ban

    by Dean Traylor36

  • Karen Pence is second lady of the United States as wife of the Vice President. Learn more about her family and her platform to make the public aware of the benefits of art therapy.

    Karen Pence: Wife of Vice President

    Karen Pence: Wife of Vice President

    by Thelma Raker Coffone5

  • 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...

    Democrat vs Republican Tax Cuts

    Democrat vs Republican Tax Cuts

    by Chuck Nugent65

  • This hub is not about which president told the most lies. It's about which presidents told the most costly lies in terms of lives lost.

    "He Lies!" Not New to the Presidency

    "He Lies!" Not New to the Presidency

    by Kathleen Cochran38

  • 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?

    Is The Democratic Party Destroying America?

    Is The Democratic Party Destroying America?

    by Mr Archer17

  • The graphic novel "Clinton Cash" is an entertaining condensation and update of the longer "Clinton Cash" political book. What are the pros and cons of this political comic book?

    Book Review: 'Clinton Cash'

    Book Review: 'Clinton Cash'

    by Tamara Wilhite1

  • Finally, the Average American got a candidate who stood up and, warts and all, talked about what the American majority wanted done to make America Great again.

    You Don’t Know Me, I Voted for Trump

    You Don’t Know Me, I Voted for Trump

    by Don Bobbitt41

  • Do you know what makes a person a Progressive Democrat? Is it their views on the economy, foreign affairs or social issues at home; maybe it is all of the above?

    What is a Progressive Democrat?

    What is a Progressive Democrat?

    by David13

  • It was recently revealed that Facebook may have sold information that led to the influence of the US election. Suddenly, the world wants Zuckerberg to fall...

    The Facebook Information Scandal Bandwagon

    The Facebook Information Scandal Bandwagon

    by Benjamin McQuaid2

  • 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.

    Why Gun Control Is the Answer

    Why Gun Control Is the Answer

    by JOC27

  • 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.

    To Trump Voters: Yes We're Still Laughing at You

    To Trump Voters: Yes We're Still Laughing at You

    by Duane Townsend56

  • Right to Try is gaining momentum in states across America. It should become the law of the land, but we need to make sure more are aware of the federal government’s slow walking of this vital issue.

    The Right to Try is Right for America

    The Right to Try is Right for America

    by Robert Carbery0

  • 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.

    The Formation of the Republican Party: 1850 to 1865

    The Formation of the Republican Party: 1850 to 1865

    by Scott Vehstedt1

  • 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.

    Ideology: How America Lost Its Mind to Propaganda

    Ideology: How America Lost Its Mind to Propaganda

    by Duane Townsend7

  • This educational and uplifting book follows Doctor Ben Carson's rise from poverty to his fame as a world-renowned neurosurgeon. Raised by a single mother, the success of Carson's achievement stemmed from one specific practice his mother taught him.

    One Nation by Ben Carson Book Review

    One Nation by Ben Carson Book Review

    by Peg Cole83

  • 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.

    What Do Republicans Believe? Things They Stand For

    What Do Republicans Believe? Things They Stand For

    by crankalicious31

  • Knowing what astroturf lobbying is doesn't mean we always recognize it. After all, that is the goal of astroturfers--to conceal some combination of who they are, what they represent, and their motivations. As a former astroturfing firm employee, I have some insight.

    Astroturf Lobbying Undermining American Democracy

    Astroturf Lobbying Undermining American Democracy

    by Don Shepard4

  • 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?

    The American Dream and Poverty Ideology

    The American Dream and Poverty Ideology

    by Lurana Brown38

  • An unbiased look at the political positions of Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate. Could he find himself back in Washington in 2018?

    Mitt Romney's Political Views

    Mitt Romney's Political Views

    by ajherrma100

  • 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.

    Propaganda Today

    Propaganda Today

    by Betty A F8

  • 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.

    Donald Trump: The Early Years

    Donald Trump: The Early Years

    by Skarlet10

  • An unbiased look at the political views of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. How do his views stack up to the politicians currently running the country?

    Ronald Reagan's Political Views

    Ronald Reagan's Political Views

    by ajherrma5

  • When asked about the effectiveness of tactics such as waterboarding, U.S. President Donald Trump said “absolutely I feel it works.”

    Torture Doesn't Work

    Torture Doesn't Work

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • 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.

    I'm Being Spied On: What Can I Do?

    I'm Being Spied On: What Can I Do?

    by Bev G6

  • Comrades - today we discuss gun control and how the left uses it as an overall control tool - we'll look back at early American history to see how the 2AD stopped them cold. Warm up those safe spaces

    The Liberal Newsletter - Memorial Day Issue

    The Liberal Newsletter - Memorial Day Issue

    by Ralph Schwartz6

  • Summery of the Iraq Survey Group's conclusions in Saddam's Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).

    The Iraq Survey Group

    The Iraq Survey Group

    by Lloyd Busch4

  • 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.

    6 Signs You’re Reading Fake News

    6 Signs You’re Reading Fake News

    by Dean Traylor10

  • What is nationalism? This article will look at two concepts, patriotism and national interest, with the intention of defining nationalism. Is it a positive term?

    The Concepts of Nationalism

    The Concepts of Nationalism

    by Alianess Benny Njuguna1

  • Daniel Richman has announced that he is serving as James Comey's attorney. The former FBI director is also slated to teach ethics at William & Mary College and has spoken at Howard University.

    What Is James Comey Doing Now?

    What Is James Comey Doing Now?

    by Stephen Sinclair5

  • This hub provides an unbiased look at the political views of former Senator and Vice President Joe Biden. It includes a summary of his positions on key political issues.

    Joe Biden's Political Views

    Joe Biden's Political Views

    by ajherrma4

  • What does freedom mean in America and what do we need to do to make sure we don't loose it? We are going to lose America if we don't change the path we are on.

    What is Freedom in America

    What is Freedom in America

    by spease39

  • Since her departure as acting U.S. Attorney General, on January 30, 2017, Sally Yates has appeared before several audiences and stayed true to her message, 'I wouldn't have done anything differently.'

    What Is Sally Yates Doing Now?

    What Is Sally Yates Doing Now?

    by Stephen Sinclair1

  • After facing criticism over her handling of a complaint of sexual abuse by a campaign staffer, Hillary Clinton has appeared on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden.'

    What Is Hillary Clinton Doing Now?

    What Is Hillary Clinton Doing Now?

    by Stephen Sinclair1

  • Modern American conservatism is a logical, practical and theoretical failure on all three major realms of public policy: social policy, economic policy and foreign policy.

    Why Conservatism Fails

    Why Conservatism Fails

    by secularist1048

  • Former U.S. Senator Al Franken resigned on January 2, 2018, after more than a half-dozen women lodged complaints of sexual misconduct against him. What is Al Franken doing now?

    What Is Al Franken Doing Now?

    What Is Al Franken Doing Now?

    by Stephen Sinclair1

  • Trump presents himself as the inheritor of the Jacksonian tradition. But while he uses populist rhetoric, to what extent is Trump's agenda genuinely aligned to the principles of Jacksonian Democracy?

    Is Donald Trump a Jacksonian?

    Is Donald Trump a Jacksonian?

    by Byron Dean2

  • When Americans face a true constitutional crisis, can they unite to restore integrity and honesty to democracy in tatters?

    A Constitutional Crisis for Americans

    A Constitutional Crisis for Americans

    by Eleanore Ferranti Whitaker5

  • 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.

    Political Segregation in the United States

    Political Segregation in the United States

    by JourneyHolm1

  • A look at the political views of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. What does Bill really think about the key issues of our time?

    Bill Clinton's Political Views

    Bill Clinton's Political Views

    by ajherrma2

  • Will free speech be a thing of the past? If things continue down the path that has started on University of California campuses, then it very well could be. February 1, 2017 - a fire in Berkeley, CA.

    Free Speech Died in Berkeley, California

    Free Speech Died in Berkeley, California

    by Robert Carbery1

  • 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.

    How Many Kinds of Crazy Is Donald Trump?

    How Many Kinds of Crazy Is Donald Trump?

    by Catherine Giordano86

  • This article will cover statistical data pertaining to deaths caused by a firearm, both violently and by suicide, and will also propose a gun reform that could potentially make America safer without taking guns from law-abiding citizens or disrespecting their rights.

    Why We Need Gun Control

    Why We Need Gun Control

    by Jesse Unk17

  • This February, President Trump and his administration have declared war on the mainstream media that enjoys falling trust throughout the public. Is Trump on solid ground? Or will his tactic backfire?

    President Trump v. The Dishonest Mainstream Media

    President Trump v. The Dishonest Mainstream Media

    by Robert Carbery3

  • In April of 2004, graphic images surfaced of U.S. soldiers abusing prisoners being held at the Abu Ghraib prison just outside of Bagdad in Iraq during the U.S led war on terrorism. The abuse in the Abu Ghraib prison showed comparable actions similar to the experiments of Zimbardo and Milgram in ways that people are not willing to stand up to authority figures.

    Abuse and Authority - The Abu Ghraib Comparison

    Abuse and Authority - The Abu Ghraib Comparison

    by TommyGuns2

  • 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.

    America Is Shifting to the Political Left

    America Is Shifting to the Political Left

    by Duane Townsend16

  • 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!

    Best Political Blogs

    Best Political Blogs

    by ajherrma25

  • 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.

    The Hillary Clinton Scandals

    The Hillary Clinton Scandals

    by Thomas Swan70

  • Even Presidents of the United States have swayed from marital bliss and had affairs on the side. Some of them just have not had has much publicity as others.

    Sexual Affairs by US Presidents

    Sexual Affairs by US Presidents

    by Nolan Thomas48

  • Trump was dealt a big blow by the Ninth Circuit. Will he be able to overcome the resistance from an activist judicial branch? Or will he moderate his positions moving forward?

    State of Washington v. Donald J. Trump

    State of Washington v. Donald J. Trump

    by Robert Carbery0

  • 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...

    Why Hillary is Far More Dangerous Than Donald Trump

    Why Hillary is Far More Dangerous Than Donald Trump

    by Ralph Lopez17

  • State Capture, otherwise known as lobbying in the USA, is responsible for the increasing corruption of politicians, the breakdown of services, and the destruction of our world.

    Business Has Too Much Power for the Common Good

    Business Has Too Much Power for the Common Good

    by Tessa Schlesinger0

  • 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?

    Is Donald Trump Qualified to Be President?

    Is Donald Trump Qualified to Be President?

    by crankalicious9

  • When thinking of the worst president in US history, many Americans think about the recent past and name George W. Bush or Barack Obama. However, most historians look back to a run of really bad presidents around the Civil War era, with the notable exception of Abraham Lincoln. Who do most post polls of historians and laymen name as the worst president of all time? Note: it's not Bush, Obama, or the guy in this picture.

    Who Was the Worst President in American History?

    Who Was the Worst President in American History?

    by Chris Price67

  • More then ever it seems we are a divided nation. Have we allowed the Government to silence so many of us? Many Americans agree we need to change our two party government and add a third party.

    Time for Change: Why We Need a Third Party

    Time for Change: Why We Need a Third Party

    by Joshua Barnett1

  • Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?

    What Is Donald Trump's Religion?

    What Is Donald Trump's Religion?

    by Catherine Giordano56

  • While there has always been political unrest, it seems like uncivil war is the rule and the use of social media is fueling the unrest among ultra liberals and ultra conservatives, hurting almost everyone in the process.

    American Politics: Too Far Separated to Ever Unite

    American Politics: Too Far Separated to Ever Unite

    by Beverly English4

  • 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.

    The 10 Words You Never Heard Until the Trump Presidency

    The 10 Words You Never Heard Until the Trump Presidency

    by Catherine Giordano37

  • Why I love Donna Brazile, and why you need to buy her book, "Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House."

    Why I Love Donna Brazile

    Why I Love Donna Brazile

    by Carolyn Fields4

  • 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?

    Barack Obama's Political Views

    Barack Obama's Political Views

    by ajherrma146

  • 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.

    What Do We Expect from Our President?

    What Do We Expect from Our President?

    by Christopher Peruzzi19

  • There are elections coming in November and all trends point to a Democratic party wave sweeping out many in the Republican party.

    A Big Blue Tsunami Is Coming!

    A Big Blue Tsunami Is Coming!

    by JOC14

  • Abraham Lincoln is widely recognized as one of the United States’ greatest presidents, and maybe even the greatest president this country has ever experienced. Despite Lincoln’s great accomplishments, though, he was not without faults. ...

    Lincoln's Abuse of Presidential Power

    Lincoln's Abuse of Presidential Power

    by thegnome2

  • Yes if you were alive that day November 22 1963 you remember where you were at and what was going on when you heard that the President had been shot. I was with my family at Winn Dixie in Jacksonville Florida at the time. They announced over the loudspeaker that the President had been shot and then just a few minutes later as we were standing at the check out they announced that the President had died in Dallas. I remember looking across the check out aisles and people were crying in line. The l

    Who Really Assassinated JFK?

    Who Really Assassinated JFK?

    by Thomas Byers23

  • This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.

    10 Greatest American Presidents

    10 Greatest American Presidents

    by Kelley Marks10

  • 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 Truth Isn’t the Truth! Or Is It?

    The Truth Isn’t the Truth! Or Is It?

    by Catherine Giordano30

  • The ninth governor of Alaska has kept busy, as an author, parent, and political activist. Sarah Palin supports Donald Trump and her book, 'Going Rogue,' has sold more than two million copies.

    What Is Sarah Palin Doing Now?

    What Is Sarah Palin Doing Now?

    by Stephen Sinclair5

  • 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.

    Why I Would Never Date a Republican

    Why I Would Never Date a Republican

    by Tessa Schlesinger6

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