Seven Congressional committees have investigated the Benghazi terrorist attacks and uncovered many startling facts that would surprise most people.
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...
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...
Melania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
William Clinton, the 42nd United States President, played the saxophone and unfortunately almost faced impeachment.
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.
A short biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton covering the years from her birth up through her years in Arkansas.
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.
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.
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.
How to help others understand the beauty of the libertarian philosophy of peace, freedom and compassion for everyone without leaving the comfort of your armchair.
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?
The mainstream media has not learned its lesson in dealing with Trump over the past year. You can’t keep misrepresenting the real movement he has going. He’s the president now. Better get used to it.
James Carter, the 39th United States President, more commonly called Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize due to his peaceful efforts in international conflicts.
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.
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...
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.
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.
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
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 Donald Trump literally making us sick? According to mental health professionals, Trump Anxiety Disorder is real and it likely affects millions of Americans.
Startling parallels between what's happening now in the United States and the end of the Roman Empire.
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.
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?
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.
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.
In this article, I give you ten reasons why Donald Trump should be removed from the presidency, along with dishonorable and honorable mentions.
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?
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
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...
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.
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.
If you could change five things about America, what would they be? Here are my personal top five. At least for now.
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 is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Libertarians are split on abortion. Here’s an opinion based on rationally defined terms and a logically applied Non-Aggression Principle, not on personal attacks.
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.
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.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, the wife of President Bill Clinton, served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. This is a short biography of her time in that office.
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.
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.
Life goes on. We must all find a way to recover and heal from one of the most divisive elections in memory. Here are my thoughts.
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.
This essay analyses the different types of obedience, both positive and negative types that are beneficial or destructive in our society.
The federal government is growing at a rate that will crush the American people in the rapidly approaching future.
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.
How far should U.S. Corporations be allowed to infiltrate government? What is lost if government becomes a corporate business? Have whistleblowers had any effect on controlling corporations?
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?
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?
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
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.
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.
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?
It’s time to get over the wasted vote nonsense. It’s your vote, not somebody else’s. Your vote is a symbol of your principles, your character, your values...
When asked about the effectiveness of tactics such as waterboarding, U.S. President Donald Trump said “absolutely I feel it works.”
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!
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.
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.
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
Consciously or subconsciously we all label each other until we get to know each other as individuals. But some people never get beyond their negative labeling
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?
How many libertarians have encountered a socialist online who disdainfully presumes to know more about libertarianism than libertarians know about libertarianism?
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?
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'?
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?
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.
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.
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?
Republicans idolize Ronald Reagan as a great leader. He lived in an era of slower news and made some significant mistakes that would not have gone unchecked today.
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.
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.
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 an email exchange, a spokesman for the US Department of Justice Criminal Division said he would "neither confirm nor deny" whether an investigation was being conducted after a citizen's election watchdog group says it witnessed vote tampering in...
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
God help our country. In Trump we have a demagogue who is in Putin’s pockets and is following his example of brainwashing his citizens and destroying the media and the intelligence community.
Okay sorry have to say, need to get this off my chest. Hillary Clinton supporters are all of the adjectives you see in the title. Something has to hit me real hard, repeatedly, over and over for me to take the bait and write about it. That's what...
One of the most revealing and dramatic moments in the award-winning HBO documentary "Hacking Democracy" occurs when a team of election integrity activists witness a vote hack. The machine is the kind of paper ballot vote tabulator which is common...
Although, many people may find that owning a pistol only creates and increases crime in the country, I find that they are a means for self protection.
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?
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.
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.
Rich entrepreneurs and the American dream. John D Rockefeller was a great public benefactor as was Andrew Carnegie, and now Mitt Romney.
The Deep State is determined to dethrone Donald Trump before his first term is even over. Will they be successful? Or does the Donald have enough ammo to fight back? This is a dangerous game...
On August 31, 2010, the White House revealed that the Presidential Oval Office got a "not-so-extreme makeover" while the President was vacationing at Martha’s Vineyard. This article highlights some of those changes.
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.
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.
The War on Poverty in Appalachia created different reactions and was the cause of a murder. Are we winning the war?
This article discusses the legitimacy of the war on terror with arguments based on evidence and logic.
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.
I have listed information that has been produced Prosecutor Robert Mueller in the Russian meddling investigation. I ask readers, what if there is no there there? Where do we go from after its over?
Here is a convenient list of important facts about Donald Trump's presidency that you may have forgotten.
Between trying to explain the idiocy that is Donald Trump and trying to teach my kids to be good people, parenting is far more exhausting nowadays than two years ago.
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.
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.
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.
This is an article about Trump's promises to the "forgotten ones" and how and why they will not be fulfilled.
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.'
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.'
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.
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.
“Socialism is inherently immoral unless it becomes voluntary – Capitalism is potentially dangerous unless it is bound by the Non-Aggression Principle.”
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.
The free rider “problem” isn’t just a politico-economic issue but a personal and social issue as well. It’s time to discuss the noneconomic aspects of free riding.
Cops killing civilians, civilians killing cops, and the election of a not so popular president has our country in a State of Emergency.
People who don’t want to admit that they just don’t get libertarianism but want to sound informed create endless counterfeit libertarians and pretend they’re real.
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?
The Non-Aggression Principle is not a philosophy, not a textbook, not a user manual, not the Ultimate Answer to Life, The Universe and Everything. It’s a principle!
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.
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?
When Americans face a true constitutional crisis, can they unite to restore integrity and honesty to democracy in tatters?
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.
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?
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.
Will the Clinton camp be able to fend this latest scandal? With Bernie refusing to drop out and take it easy on Hillary, will this email business ultimately end her?
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.
This presents four arguments for why some industries should be nationalised. It focuses on the social and economic case for nationalisation.
While liberals and conservatives may differ in certain beliefs, the harm they do to the American public is still just as cruel.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
Ivanka Trump currently serves in the presidential administration as an advisor to the President of the United States. She is also a TV personality, author, businesswoman, and fashion designer.
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!
Hacking, cyber-warfare, and clandestine operations....are they really impacting the American way of life, or is it an elaborate excuse?
The U.S. spends an obscene amount of money on the military, but fails to provide healthcare for all of its citizens.
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.
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...
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.
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?
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...
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
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.
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.
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?
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.
Remixing America’s Map: 51st states, seceding states, disjointing states, recombining states, re-entering states, 124 states – how many stars on Old Glory? (Humor)
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.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
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.
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.
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."
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?
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.
There are elections coming in November and all trends point to a Democratic party wave sweeping out many in the Republican party.
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. ...
There is a long list of strict rules the royal family has to follow. They are so strange that they will amaze and amuse you. Have fun reading them.
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
This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
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.
Finding no antidote to the SJW-left in libertarianism some went over to the alt-right Dark Side and became alt-liberARYAN, becoming no better than the alt-left.
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?
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
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.
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
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.
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.
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.
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.