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  • 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

  • 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.

    What Are PACs and Super PACs and Their Connection to the IRS?

    What Are PACs and Super PACs and Their Connection to the IRS?

    by Mike Russo23

  • It's long past time to make the case for banning the AR-15. This article will give the reasons for doing so.

    It's Time to Ban the AR-15

    It's Time to Ban the AR-15

    by JOC1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    The White House

    The White House

    by Bits-n-Pieces0

  • 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.

    Why Do so Many People Hate America?

    Why Do so Many People Hate America?

    by Thomas Swan72

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Should California Secede From the United States?

    Should California Secede From the United States?

    by Kelley Marks6

  • The sink-or-swim philosophy of a Russian-American woman, Ayn Rand, has many devoted followers.

    Ayn Rand’s Libertarianism

    Ayn Rand’s Libertarianism

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Reducing Challenges to Intelligence Collection: The Fight Against Terrorism and Espionage

    Reducing Challenges to Intelligence Collection: The Fight Against Terrorism and Espionage

    by Kent Lofgren1

  • 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.

    The Other Children of George and Barbara Bush

    The Other Children of George and Barbara Bush

    by Thelma Raker Coffone38

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Labeled a "valiant flop" by the Guardian's Carol Rumens, Blanco's poem puts on display the lack of literary acumen of the disastrous Obama administration.

    Richard Blanco's "One Today"

    Richard Blanco's "One Today"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Donald Trump wants to protect American Jobs with Tariffs on foreign goods - the left is freaking out citing a possible trade war, even though Obama has been regularly doing it but quietly.

    Democratic Hypocrisy on Tariff's and Global Trade

    Democratic Hypocrisy on Tariff's and Global Trade

    by Ralph Schwartz2

  • 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

  • Politics and relationships are a volatile combination. It wasn't always this bad, so what is going on today that is different from the past?

    Them's Fightin' Words

    Them's Fightin' Words

    by breakfastpop32

  • 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.

    Democracy is in Decline

    Democracy is in Decline

    by Rupert Taylor2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Donald Trump was not the favorite to win the 2016 election. However, against all odds and to the surprise of many Trump beat Hillary Clinton and became the President of the USA. How did this happen and what have been the consequences of Trump being elected as the President?

    Donald Trump for President

    Donald Trump for President

    by Sudhir14

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Commonwealth of Virginia has an upcoming election. Virginia voters should avoid electing Jill Holtzman Vogel as their next lieutenant governor at all costs. She is a liability to that state.

    Jill Holtzman Vogel Is Wrong for Virginia

    Jill Holtzman Vogel Is Wrong for Virginia

    by Jason B Truth3

  • The United States has a model they can look to when it comes to dealing with school shootings. Let's explore the issue together and then have a civilized conversation about it.

    Here's How School Shootings Can Be Stopped

    Here's How School Shootings Can Be Stopped

    by Leland Johnson11

  • 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

  • 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 Byers25

  • 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

  • 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

  • Most of us use the internet every day, but have no idea that it's the site of a secret battle. Here's a closer look at the history and controversy surrounding net neutrality and what you need to know.

    What Would a Loss of Net Neutrality Mean for You?

    What Would a Loss of Net Neutrality Mean for You?

    by Lauren Sutton0

  • Bernie Sanders, without his knowledge, has been used by the Democratic Party to energize the youth, something Hillary could never do, now look for the big Pivot.

    Bernie Sanders Never Stood a Chance

    Bernie Sanders Never Stood a Chance

    by Ralph Schwartz16

  • 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

  • A coalition of powerful women groups of all backgrounds and races are organizing to change the gender and color of Congress in 2018. Pollsters expect a historic election cycle.

    Sisterhood and the Election of 2018

    Sisterhood and the Election of 2018

    by Dan Dildy2

  • Reality TV has consumed us and Donald Trump has brought it into our politics. Bernie Sanders has shown another way where active citizens are more important. Our future hinges on which model wins out.

    Unreality TV Now Trumps True Participatory Politics

    Unreality TV Now Trumps True Participatory Politics

    by Howard Schneider14

  • 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 Schlesinger8

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    The Meaning of the 4th of July, Independence Day

    The Meaning of the 4th of July, Independence Day

    by Joni Douglas24

  • 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

  • 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.

    The Tragedy of the Florentine Republic and Contemporary Republicans

    The Tragedy of the Florentine Republic and Contemporary Republicans

    by Gianfranco Regina0

  • Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.

    American Tribalism

    American Tribalism

    by Rupert Taylor4

  • The presidential election of 1840 turned out to be a sea change in the way campaigns were run. All the modern tricks, such as avoiding the issues, telling the people what they wanted to hear, and of course parades, parties, and cheap whiskey, would become the norm.

    The Presidential Election of 1840: Birth of the Modern Election

    The Presidential Election of 1840: Birth of the Modern Election

    by Doug West0

  • 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

  • While abortionists claim that abortion is the "law of the land" the fact is that the status of abortion is much more uncertain. Abortion has lost on every front including the areas of ethics, morals, and science.

    Roe v. Wade: The Bernie Lomax of the American Left

    Roe v. Wade: The Bernie Lomax of the American Left

    by William R Bowen Jr5

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?

    Why Is America So Divided

    Why Is America So Divided

    by Christopher J Wood3

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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