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.
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.
A former leader of the American Nazi Party appears set to run as a Republican candidate in the November 2018 general election for Illinois' 3rd Congressional District. Who is Arthur Jones?
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.
The federal government is growing at a rate that will crush the American people in the rapidly approaching future.
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
Deeply concerned about the loss of civility in politics and a crumbling society, Rachel Ventura is looking to take her message of helping one another all the way to the United States Congress with solutions that include the Green New Deal and Medicare for All.
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?
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.
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.
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 often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
As NYC Sanders forces and those joining them from around the country protested in front of the courthouse, a judge who ruled against a lawsuit's request to allow independent voters to vote, also ruled that all other points in the lawsuit may move...
A generation of Americans are growing up regularly at war. The conflicts the U.S. is drowning in currently have no end in sight. Will our endless wars ever end?
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.
How the Vice President succeeds the President has been controversial in history since the death of President William Henry Harrison. The 25th Amendment to the Constitution cleared up the confusion.
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?
For President of the United States, most people want someone they can identify with and be proud of—a caring, hard-working, trustworthy person who can be held up as a role model for their children. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are both running for president, but are they that kind of person?
Trump’s incompetence is negatively impacting us domestically and internationally. Trump’s post-truth politics means that anything that he thinks will help him he’ll say.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, and Joe Biden battle for the right to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.
When non-citizens are at the heart of a political rally for an Ameican candidate running for anAmerican office, with flags of foreign nations, it's an anti-America rally, plain and simple
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?
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?
How quickly the narratives can shift following an unforeseen occurrence. The media discussed an inevitable Clinton victory that never came while Trump worked hard to dominate the electoral college.
Barack Obama's presidency was not the train wreck that some tried to make it out to be, but he did a bad job of voicing his successes.
Libertarians are individualistic by nature and political parties are collectivistic by nature. Trying to shoehorn individuals into a collective will always fail.
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.
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.
John Adams was a one of the founding fathers of America—an important leader who helped the colonies gain freedom from Great Britain. In the new republic, he served as a diplomat to European nations, the first vice president, and the second president of the United States from 1797 to 1801.
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.
Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
A short biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton covering the years from her birth up through her years in Arkansas.
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.
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’s speech last Wednesday changed tones for the Republican nominee. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton struggles against a criminal investigation and accusations from Trump of how corrupt she is.
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.
Those who claim to be “former” libertarians are simply those who never fully grasped libertarianism; they never really got beyond their old left-right politics.
The Trumps have long been in the limelight. It wasn't until Donald J Trump ran for the presidency that the lies and revisionist history came to light. The family's instability and lies sent one into the background and highlighted the life of the other as greatness.
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.
Former Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell’s 1992 essay, "Reflections on the Quincentenary" gives a useful glimpse of the history of the native and European clash of cultures. He does not put a happy face on the situation, but neither does he try to make it worse than it was.
The balloting system by which citizens cast their vote may impact the results of election, especially if that system is allowed to be manipulated.
What is the Violence Against Women Act? How was it created, what does it do, and when has it been reauthorized in the United States?
Trump is taking us down a dangerous path toward Iran if he keeps it up. Does he know what he’s doing? Will Iran lash out at us in the Persian Gulf somewhere? Things are getting scary with Iran.
Sexual scandal has dominated the political landscape from the beginning. Such behavior is often condoned or encouraged. Should Christians continue to ignore this elephant in the room?
Hillary Clinton was the best-qualified candidate for president of the United States. Did she lose because she was too good for America?
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.
Prior to Donald Trump's first few days in office, "Make America great again" had only been a refrain contrived for the unification of his supporters. Now his vision is taking a dismal tone.
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.
An unbiased look at the political positions of Mitt Romney, Republican Senator, Massachusetts Governor, and failed presidential candidate.
So many people have Conceptual-Reality Undifferention Disorder (CRUD) that it needs its own entry in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Cognitive Disorders.
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.
The world must understand that Hillary's claim to the nomination is not legitimate. Her victories in a half-dozen key states are tainted by fraud.
After decades of progress towards freedom and the right of people to govern themselves there seems to be a bit of a hiccup the growth of democracy.
In an odd election year, the GOP has put forth Donald Trump. A man who says so many incendiary things that defeating him should be easy. So why isn't it? Two words - Hillary Clinton.
The 2016 Presidential election had far greater consequences for the United States and the World than prior cycles going back decades. Politics is changing, parties are re-aligning and a new reality is settling in. 2020 may well cement the great shift in American politics for at least a generation.
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.
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...
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?
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?
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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.
By cross-examining energy, weight, speed, forces and buckling forces of Tower 1, it is clear that natural full collapse is impossible, without introducing an unknown force. What force? I'll show you.
Kamala Harris is a junior Democratic Senator from California. The speculation is that she is going to run for President in the upcoming Democratic Primary. This article will be about Senator Harris's life, position on issues, and why I believe she would make a great presidential candidate.
This article suggests a list of the 13 most impressive conspiracy theories in the history of the United States.
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.
Unlike any election before it, the stampede of high profile personalities from the opposing Party who not only won't vote for their Party's nominee, but actually will vote for the opponent.
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.
The U.S. spends an obscene amount of money on the military, but fails to provide healthcare for all of its citizens.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
Challenges to intelligence collection and the roles of security service organizations, police officers/patrolmen, and members of the public are discussed. It is argued that these challenges can be tackled by providing adequate information about intelligence collection, and by emphasizing the importance of intelligence sharing for all parties concerned, specialists and non-specialists alike.
Since Ivanka Trump was a young girl, Donald Trump has made a series of jokes and sleazy comments about her. He has treated her more like a girlfriend than a daughter. We don't know if this behavior goes any further.
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.
Ronald Reagan, the 40th United States President, was well known for his acting career before he became President.
After bilking investors for $200 million, pleading guilty to fraud, and spending 22 months in jail, Jordan Belfort continues to live a life of luxury. Who is 'The Wolf of Wall Street'?
Infighting keeps libertarianism viable, vital, vibrant, vigorous, virtuous and ultimately victorious. Infighting is libertarianism’s strength, not its weakness.
This explains what name calling propaganda is. It provides examples and describes common propaganda techniques. It focuses on names used for foreign groups.
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.
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.
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
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.
A day that will stand in infamy...is being systematically pushed to the back-burner along with the values of the men and women who made that day a success
The White House as it appears from the north. Photograph by David Lat. The White House is the official residence of the President of the United States, located in Washington, D.C. It is on Pennsylvania Avenue facing north onto Lafayette Square. The...
Before there was Charlottesville, the alt-right, or El Paso, there was a work of fiction that stirred up race hatred.
Donald Trump ran his Presidential campaign as a narcissistic populist demagogue and barely won. I will show the signs to look for if he is going to become a leader for all the people or just his own.
Was it a false flag attack? Is there a huge conspiracy within the US government still being played out to push US citizens into a certain mindset? Are stupid "Truthers" just seeing things that aren’t there? Here’s the way I look at it.
Business owners have the right to refuse service. Whether or not such refusal is in the business' best interest is another question. This article takes a look at what is right in the interest of humanity, dignity, and compassion.
Most criticisms against libertarianism are based on false assumptions or strawman arguments, but these five legitimate critiques get five legitimate “Short Answers.”
President Ronald Reagan - the conservative icon who reshaped American politics and laid the groundwork for the end of the cold war.
For beginner voters, it might be okay to have someone tell you who to vote for. But as you grow wiser and more observant about how politics affects daily life, you'll want to be more careful about the election choices you make. This article shows different ways to prepare for voting.
Everyone knows about the Democratic and Republican Party’s but how about the Libertarian Party? This is a smaller party but it is quickly growing. What are some of the differences of these party’s?
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.
The country wants a working government and choice in their politics. But the two-party system denied us that result. Independents failed to gain a foothold via the presidency. This is another option.
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?
What can the Americans With Disabilities Act offer a person suffering from depression? It depends on how that depression is defined and how it affects one’s ability to function in daily life.
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
A member of the United States House of Representatives may be removed from office using two different methods: ethics hearings or a recall election.
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.
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.
Here is a convenient list of important facts about Donald Trump's presidency that you may have forgotten.
This article is an interesting yet detailed analysis of 5 way that the United States can be a better place to live in. A must read for people of all backgrounds.
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?
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 presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
After reading this article, you will understand that it was not just one event or one group of people that created the forces for the GOP takeover of government, but it was a long line of individuals who were able to create the proper conditions for takeover.
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.
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.
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 his “Contract with the American Voter,” Trump promised to take steps to set term limits for members of the U. S. Congress. Could this be a positive move that would give power back to the people?
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 the film, a monitor reports that almost half the ballots in the box of ballots she witnessed had been so altered, always against Sanders.
If you could change five things about America, what would they be? Here are my personal top five. At least for now.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
This article discusses the reasons why Donald Trump will never be as great as Franklin Delano Roosevelt as President of the United States.
What should be important when we vote and what we should be careful to avoid when we vote. This hub has not been written to support one specific ideology and no politicians have be named in this hub.
NYC Fire Department Commissioners call for 9/11 truth as the media assails those who doubt Epstein's death was a suicide.
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.
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.
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.
Marianne Williamson is an American self-help guru who believes that the book 'A Course in Miracles' was personally written by Jesus to correct the bible. She is currently running for president ot the United States.
Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
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.
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.
Very little time remains for Virginians to decide who will be their next lieutenant governor. Jill Holtzman Vogel is NOT the candidate to elect to that office, because she will ruin her state.
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
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...
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.
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
This is another discussion of Donald Trump's mental state. Many such articles are based on thoughts by health care professionals; this one contains the insights of Tony Schwartz, the author of Trump's "The Art of the Deal."
What’s the problem with “former libertarians?” They reject freedom and responsibility, can’t get beyond the politics, and can’t kick their addiction to coercion.
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 case against convicted child molester Jeffrey Epstein is riveting, but who else will be charged?
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 Second Amendment only makes sense in the context of the 18th century militia. Because the militia is now obsolete, so is the Second Amendment.
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.
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.
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.
With the beyond shocking results of the 2016 Presidential election now behind us, there's only one thing left to do, and that's delve into where it all went so terribly wrong for Hillary.
President Obama has been criticized for declaring 22 National Monuments during his presidency. Many Americans believe he is buying votes by catering to special interest groups such as LGBT and others
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.
Gun control and confiscation are not the same thing. We can have common sense gun control measures without endangering people's second amendment rights.
Conflict can oftentimes warp our perceptions of who or what we are fighting. In the realm of American politics, this is something I've witnessed when talking with both Republicans and Liberals about being conservative.
Throughout the 2016 election cycle it became more apparent just how divided our Nation has become. How did we get to this point? Has it always been this way?
When thinking of the worst president in US history, many Americans think about the recent past and name Donald Trump 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.
Jill Stein Elizabeth Warren is too smart a woman not to know what happened in Massachusetts and across the nation in the Democratic primaries. Hillary Clinton stole her way to the number of pledged delegates she has now, although a count of...
A look at the many candidates running for the GOP Presidential nomination in 2016. How do they stack up on the key issues that will decide the election? Can any of them beat Hilary?
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.
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...
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!
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.
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.
An absurd twist on an entirely absurd situation. This political satire attempts to expose Donald Trump for the racist he is by putting the hate shoe on someone else's foot.
The day of “Reckoning” for the Democratic Party has left President Obama’s Legacy tarnished and the party in shambles. The American People fed up with corruption and unethical behavior in Washington.
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.
Abortion has taken center stage in American politics. However, while politicians keep talking about limiting the scope of abortion, are anti-abortion laws really the answer?
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.
This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
Why is climate change such a "paramount issue for the left?" Vice-President Pence's question answered.
Whether by purpose or by incompetence, it's become apparent that Donald Trump has become a threat to the national security of the United States.
Remixing America’s Map: 51st states, seceding states, disjointing states, recombining states, re-entering states, 124 states – how many stars on Old Glory? (Humor)
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.
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.
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.
In just a few days, it will be the 4th of July. Scenes of picnics, parades and fireworks will be everywhere. This is how we celebrate the holiday. It is the day we set apart from all others, to honor the anniversary of the birth of our nation. It...
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.