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.
As the major media, once again, parrots Hillary's "win" in a primary without even a hint of the anger boiling beneath the headlines, due to what can only be called blatant voter suppression tactics, Senator Sanders stumbles but can recover. No,...
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.
As I write this, congress is working to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obama-Care). Its important to know how we got here, and whether we should start over or move forward on healthcare.
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?
"Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything." - Josef Stalin
Both Republicans and Democrats are largely walking in lockstep with their parties for the 2020 election. The deciding vote is going to come down to the Independent voters. The Left is going to make it hard for Democrats to get those votes.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
When asked about the effectiveness of tactics such as waterboarding, U.S. President Donald Trump said “absolutely I feel it works.”
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.
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?
Elizabeth Warren's inclusion policies belittle the very people they're intended to help. If Warren truly has faith in the downtrodden minorities she’s championing, then her course of action would only consist of mitigating those factors that prevent workforce diversity.
This isn’t an attempt to explain economics or markets or trade, just an attempt to make sense out of the nonsense of trade in the economic world.
Hillary Clinton is making news again! This article is about 4 reasons why nominating her again would be a risk to take, but there are also three reasons to give her another chance.
Massachusetts Citizens Launch Drive to Require Hand-Count of Ballots in Elections and encourage other states to follow suit.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
Melania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.
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.
A simple idea to perhaps break the two party system at the state level in the hopes that it changes the way we view politics.
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.
Now that Donald Trump has settled in as President of The United States of America, the world is beginning to speculate who might be the one to run for president in 2020.
Governor Ralph Northam is deeply lacking in character, but urging his resignation does more harm than good.
Libertarians are everywhere, online and off, in politics, society, communites, your neighborhood, fighting the culture war against the authoritarian left and right.
Remixing America’s Map: 51st states, seceding states, disjointing states, recombining states, re-entering states, 124 states – how many stars on Old Glory? (Humor)
The U.S. spends an obscene amount of money on the military, but fails to provide healthcare for all of its citizens.
Donald Trump said a lot of the right things with the right kind of energy, but unfortunately he was the wrong guy. His "drain the swamp" rhetoric would awesome if only it were real.
Freethink and Groupthink are deeply embedded mindsets. These viscerally experienced differences can only be accommodated in a free and openly voluntary society.
Bernie Sanders is being painted as a dangerous socialist, but ironically, he is one of the few US senators who strongly opposed the current law to allow the military to detain US citizens indefinitely, without charge or trial, if the executive branch claims they are "associated" with terrorism.
Fake News is sweeping the nation. Why not call it what it is, despicable reporting aimed at twisting minds and damaging reputations.
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.
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...
This article describes how symbolism plays a large part in cultures and how symbols can be misinterpreted when people lack knowledge of the original intent.
It's against US law for charities to act in the interests of individuals, except it seems, if your name is Hillary Clinton.
Liberals be warned - Trump is bringing a young and amazing class of future Supreme Court justices to the table - another part of his Making America Great Again platform.
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.
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...
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.
The War on Poverty in Appalachia created different reactions and was the cause of a murder. Are we winning the war?
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?
Margaret Taylor was the wife of American President Zachary Taylor, who served in the White House from March 1849 until his sudden death in July of 1850. Mrs. Taylor suffered from ill health much of her life and shied away from the Washington, D.C., social spotlight.
What's it going to take to be a worthy candidate for the highest office in the United States? This article will proffer some ideas.
Hate rhetoric is not a new concept. Having a President of the U.S. accept it as a norm is new. Trump has incited a level of unrest in this nation that may mar its character forever. The power of his words is undeniable.
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
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.
Trustworthy? Honest? These are not words associated with most politicians, and definitely not with the two front-runners in the 2016 Presidential Race. My question: Who is the lesser of two evils?
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.
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?
Because of deeply held philosophical, psychological and emotional differences libertarians rarely become groupthinkers and groupthinkers rarely become libertarians.
A thought project for libertarians and everyone else: Answer your own questions—how would YOU solve society’s problems without coercion, intimidation or fraud?
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?
Rolling Stone calls him the “giant in America’s conspiracy subculture;” it might also be claimed he is a one person fake news factory and friend of Donald Trump.
Alex Jones is still trying to convince his followers that his support for Trump is genuine but Jesse Ventura tore strips out of him in this recent interview.
The U.S. has had many interesting people take up residence in the Oval Office. This article covers facts about American presidents in office from the Reconstruction Era to World War II.
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.
Which would you choose: the right thing to do that may potentially cost you everything, or to survive with a stain on your soul that would never leave for the rest of your life?
The USA has had 44 different presidents, each with their own quirks and methods of government. Here are some facts about American presidents that were in office after World War 2.
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.
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...
The Trump presidency is changing America in many ways, but the manner in which America is ultimately being transformed is not what some observers expected----the pendulum is swinging to the left.
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.
Ban all guns or have a weapons free-for-all? There is a middle ground that will help keep us safe without trashing the constitution.
There are 441 members of the United States House of Representatives. Why are only 435 allowed to vote? Who are the congressmen that are barred from voting?
Out of thin air, Donald Trump has created a national scandal and worldwide embarrassment simply because his monumental narcissism won't allow him to admit to a mistake. He forced an Admiral and a respected federal agency to lie for him in an effort to prove himself right.
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?
As we read that the FBI seems to be approaching some sort of decision point about Hillary Clinton's "EmailGate," whom are we to believe? Some say it wasn't a good thing to do, but it wasn't as bad as the Republicans make it out to be. Others say...
America is much more than "just O.K." I mean, it's sad people actually think that way. Here are three reasons why America is the best country.
#NYHandCount Apparently giving contrite public officials a way to prove their sincerity about restoring the public trust in elections, many New Yorkers are demanding a 10% hand count audit of all the ballots cast during the New York presidential...
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
Although the teachings of Christ often refer to love, grace, and forgiveness, the Trump Era in American politics has seemingly inspired a large group of evangelicals to become fighters instead of lovers. Why is this behavior becoming the new norm, and how are evangelicals justifying such behavior?
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.
An editorial cartoon based on Dr. Blasey Ford's testimony has shaken many women. It's not just about the Kavanaugh hearing, though.
The Commonwealth of Virginia has been spared the nightmare of being stuck with Jill Holtzman Vogel as their lieutenant governor for the next four years. Her state just doesn't want her.
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.
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?
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?
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?
Amidst calls to make America great again, I make the case that America is already great. These are the reasons why, and how they are being mischaracterized.
In 2016, hundreds of thousands of Bernie supporters disappeared from the voting rolls in New York City. In 2020, California voters need to make sure history doesn't repeat. They must demand ballot images in the California primary.
In 2016, Trump successfully deployed the election insanity tactic of branding Hillary Clinton as “crooked Hillary.” He's trying the same tactic for 2020. If insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, voters are definitely suffering from election insanity.
The acquittal of Donald Trump opened the door to the Democrats to take over the Senate. The reason is that many Republicans and Independents wanted witnesses at the sham trial, and their Trumplican Senators told them to take a hike. The question is, did they like being ignored?
An open letter to the Texas legislature demanding a full stop to Senate Bill 6 and the State Supreme Court challenge to the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling.
Joe Biden was the 47th Vice President of the United States between 2009 and 2017. He is a member of the Democratic Party and represented Delaware in the U.S. Senator for six terms.
“Enhanced interrogation methods” were authorized by the U.S. for use on suspected terrorists but experience suggests it delivers low-quality information.
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?
In the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's death, one question has never been asked: what will prosecutors do with any photographs of men with underage girls, which already constitutes prosecutable evidence?
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...
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?
As the mainstream media all but ignores Bernie Sanders' overwhelming lead over Donald Trump in head-to-head poll matches, which is almost double the lead Hillary Clinton enjoys over Trump, a long-time Republican operative hinted in a recent...
While the Democratic Party searches for a winning strategy to defeat Trump, the President continues to provide the fuel that could lead to his ultimate downfall.
The state election in the Commonwealth of Virginia is almost here, and voters will decide who will be their next lieutenant governor. Justin Fairfax is this state's only hope to a better future.
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.
Unwilling to wait for change in the Democratic Party that may never come, volunteers and organizers of Senator Bernie Sanders' 2016 campaign have formed a new third party.
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.
What do conservatives really think? This article will answer those questions and let you understand the depth of depravity in the conservative mind.
The recent Stoneman Douglas High School shooting has been the final straw for a lot of US citizens. However, the faces we see representing the fight back might not be what they seem.
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.
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.
The 2016 presidential election is history. Part of moving forward is looking back to understand how we arrived at the present. Let's look at one of the election's primary influences, Evangelicals.
Nancy Pelosi is dead wrong about her reasons not to impeach Trump. How does Trump compare to previously impeached presidents Nixon and Clinton? Trump's actions are against American values and he's putting American lives in jeopardy with his policies.
Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ message was riddled in divisive rhetoric even before he took office; his opinions on race, gender, religion and other social issues lacked good reasoning and intent. Interestingly, this message was able to resonate with 'Conservative and Christian' demographics.
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.
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...
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.
President Ronald Reagan - the conservative icon who reshaped American politics and laid the groundwork for the end of the cold war.
Do T-shirts and gimmie caps and politically oriented buttons fall under free speech rights at Minnesota’s voting polls? Or must everyone obey the fashion police?
President Barack Obama was a polarizing figure. Generally speaking he was popular and likable. But when all is said and done what will historians say about his legacy?
Before there was Charlottesville, the alt-right, or El Paso, there was a work of fiction that stirred up race hatred.
This article addresses the fact that some gun advocates keep using bad analogies when talking about gun control.
The FBI did not say why a former terror suspect attempting to buy a weapon would not send a flag to agents, even if the purchase were allowed. Or if a flag had been sent, why agents did not act.
The federal government is growing at a rate that will crush the American people in the rapidly approaching future.
If you could change five things about America, what would they be? Here are my personal top five. At least for now.
This article is about how the present political administration in the United States plans on fighting the epidemic of heroin abuse in comparison to a different approach.
“Socialism is inherently immoral unless it becomes voluntary – Capitalism is potentially dangerous unless it is bound by the Non-Aggression Principle.”
Many believe that their vote doesn't matter. When the majority of citizens decide not to vote, everyone's vote could have mattered.
How many libertarians have encountered a socialist online who disdainfully presumes to know more about libertarianism than libertarians know about libertarianism?
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
In towns where ballots are still counted by hand, Sanders won by an average of 18%, while in districts where Diebold's AccuVote are used, Clinton won by roughly 1.4%.
Donald Trump's media cheerleaders are suggesting civil war in the U.S. is imminent. Is it time to be worried?
Email from DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to DNC Communications Director Luis Miranda Newly released emails from Wikileaks hacked by the Romanian Hacker "Guccifer 2.0" show an active conspiracy by top officials of the DNC to undermine...
Melania Trump and Louisa Catherine Adams are the only two first ladies of the United States born outside the country. Louisa was the wife of President John Quincy Adams; her many talents included her ability to socialize in the highest circles, as well as being the woman behind the man.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
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.
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.'
My first step in exploring the history of my country. Okay, beyond the standard stuff I learned in school.
As we approach the 2020 presidential election, let's not forget how a president is elected. If we understand the process we will understand and accept the results. If we disagree with the process, we the people have the power to change it.
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.
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?
Politicians hold important offices and have more responsibility than most others in society, but that doesn't mean they are invulnerable and without fault just like us. They have families, feelings, goals, dreams, and nightmares. Treat them like it.
With Warren and Harris surging in the early polls, who needs Biden, who runs on the past record? It could be an all-woman ticket to the White House!
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.
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.
So many people have Conceptual-Reality Undifferention Disorder (CRUD) that it needs its own entry in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Cognitive Disorders.
Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe announced that he would be stepping down today after being the target of a 'war' waged by President Trump. The White House denied playing any part in the decision.
Public Education is in the grips of the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos and the Trump Administration. The privatization of public education is cause for alarm as it further erodes inner cities.
Trump's ban on Immigrants from specific countries has ignited host reactions from Americans. They range from outrage and protest, to supporting and believing that a campaign promise has been kept.
This article explores the idea of the Edward Snowden story as being part of larger overall strategy of exposure to censorship through a network of whistleblowers, intent on creating a silent coup.
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?
I'm no expert in constitutional law. What I do know is the English language. This is my attempt to break down the second amendment to be understandable to us common folk.
I don't support Donald Trump and I await the day he finally goes, but I can't deny that I'm grateful for his presidency. Here's why...
Mrs. Clinton keeps trying to downplay the Federal Investigation into her E-Mail server and its handling. After all these months it won't go away.
Mayors of several sanctuary cities say they'll fight President-elect Trump's plans to deport criminal illegal aliens
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
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.'
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.
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.
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
Hillary Clinton was the democratic nominee for 2016 Presidential Election eight years ago. The RNC began a campaign of false and misleading information when she was appointed Secretary of State.
Why is climate change such a "paramount issue for the left?" Vice-President Pence's question answered.
I feel it is necessary, at this point in the electoral process, to size up the candidates on something other than hairstyles and clothing choices.
Trump's golden slogan; "Make America Great Again," has been blindly followed by the masses, but does anyone have a clue which era in American history he plans on sending us back to?
Donald Trump could only be elected if there were sufficient people who believed the things he did. What is the Trump culture?
President Trump recently recounted a story about how his support for Alaskan oil drilling was spurred by an industry 'friend.' Where is the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?
Gambling odds-makers have given Bernie Sanders a higher probability of beating Trump in November than Joe Biden, were Sanders to become the Democratic nominee. At the same time, concerns that recent Biden's gaffes indicate the onset of early-stage dementia have broken out into the open.
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.
Puerto Ricans are American citizens, but more importantly, they are citizens of the Kingdom of God. Our Christian duty is to extend aid to the disaster stricken island territory.
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.
Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money. It isn't because he has terrific ideas. It's because his followers don't have a clue who he is and what he believes in.
Gun control and confiscation are not the same thing. We can have common sense gun control measures without endangering people's second amendment rights.
Dueling libertarian economists: When one asks why any libertarian would take Universal Basic Income seriously another sarcastically tells why some actually will.
Nearly half of paper ballot vote-counting machines in US precincts scan all ballots into digital images which can be viewed by citizens.
This is an article about Trump's promises to the "forgotten ones" and how and why they will not be fulfilled.
Now that Hillary has the nomination, Senator Bernie Sanders leaves the Party, raising questions on how committed he was in the first place
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.
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.