This Hub is about some of President Barack Obama's most notable accomplishments. This article also shows why he is as great as Abraham Lincoln.
Despite his amazing showing in the Democratic primaries, the most popular U.S. Senator in the country is being intentionally overlooked by the pro-Clinton punditry as the Democratic Party struggles.
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.
Cheating investors, illegally hiring foreign workers, working with the mob, making illegal political contributions, housing discrimination and violating anti-trust laws to name just a few.
Gerald R. Ford, the 38th United States President, is known for helping our country heal after Nixon was impeached.
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.
The War on Poverty in Appalachia created different reactions and was the cause of a murder. Are we winning the war?
Bernie or Bust did its work during the height of the election season. It took a lot of blame for causing disunity in the Democratic Party, but did it deserve it?
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
Congress has decided to shut down the government. The decision is an utter disgrace, and the ugly practice must be banned.
#ThisIsNotNormal. Hate, bigotry, harassment, this is not normal. This is NOT the American way. We dare not let it become normal.
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.
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...
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?
Ronald Reagan, the 40th United States President, was well known for his acting career before he became President.
Joe Scarborough has taken issue with lawyer Michael Avenatti's contention that experience doesn't matter with regard to his presidential aspirations. "Why would we elect a president with no experience," the MSNBC host asked. Tucker Carlson called Avenatti a "creepy porn lawyer."
An unbiased look at the political positions of Mitt Romney, Republican Senator, Massachusetts Governor, and failed presidential candidate.
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.
President Ronald Reagan - the conservative icon who reshaped American politics and laid the groundwork for the end of the cold war.
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?
American hegemony since the collapse of the USSR has relied largely on soft power politics related to the benefits of democracy. Under Trump hard power has become America's only weapon.
A recent series of tweets by President Donald Trump has left some observers asking, "Did Barack Obama say merry Christmas?"
In Donald Trump’s America, democracy is being eroded in many ways. His government exhibits elements of fascism, plutocracy, kakistocracy, and kleptocracy. Also chaos!
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. ...
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...
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
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.
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 U.S. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union Address, on January 30, 2018, his White House press secretary spoke with CNN's Chris Cuomo. Who is Sarah Huckabee Sanders?
Who needs Yelp when Donald Trump can size up a restaurant just by glancing at its curb appeal? Donald Trump sized up the Virginia restaurant that tossed Sarah Huckabee Sanders out over the weekend in just one sentence - " if a restaurant is dirty on the outside, it is dirty on the inside!l".
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.
Many Trump voters cited Hillary's lack of ethics as reason they supported him. However they do not seem to be as concerned when Trump himself appears to behave unethically.
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?
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.
It's against US law for charities to act in the interests of individuals, except it seems, if your name is Hillary Clinton.
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.
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.
William Clinton, the 42nd United States President, played the saxophone and unfortunately almost faced impeachment.
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?
Trump will pull any scam for a buck or a vote. With Mueller zeroing in on him Trump will prevaricate, as he is doing with Putin, to avoid impeachment.
Bernie Sanders is an independent U.S. senator from Vermont who was defeated by Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary elections. Polls currently favor Sanders in 2020.
Suzanna Ibarra is running for running for City Council in the 3rd largest city in Illinois looking to make a positive change.
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.
Michelle Obama is an American lawyer who became First Lady of the United States when her husband Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States.
With many voters dissatisfied with the two main candidates in the 2016 presidential election, let's take a look at the most prominent third-party candidate, Gary Johnson.
Curious about who is running for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 2020? How do they stack up on the key issues that will decide the election? Can any of them beat the Donald?
Governor Ralph Northam is deeply lacking in character, but urging his resignation does more harm than good.
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?
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.
This is a great article about the reasons why Donald Trump will never be as great as Franklin Delano Roosevelt was as President.
Why is climate change such a "paramount issue for the left?" Vice-President Pence's question answered.
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.
Donald Trump claimed that he gave financial assistance to organizations serving those with disabilities, but how does he really view disabled people?
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?
For the sake of America and the principles established by the Founders, we need President Trump to succeed and return power to the citizenry instead of the entrenched political class.
A review of facts about Trump's accusation that Obama spied on him and his campaign in the 2016 elections.
Schools around the country are facing the challenges that also mar the White House: Bullying, name-calling, and disruption. It is incumbent on those in charge of our children to raise the bar.
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.
Not surprisingly, President Obama has received some criticism for his recent visit to Hiroshima. Those on the right of the political spectrum have called it another stop on the President's apology tour. This criticism, like many that have come...
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.
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.
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.
Articles like this one in Monday's NY Times have one purpose and that is to create an illusion and to convince you and me that the illusion is real.
Beyond the tragedy and conspiracy theories is a man, LBJ, who never really sought the presidency, gave his all in spite of it, and cared deeply for his country and its people. This is LBJ Country...
A short biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton covering the years from her birth up through her years in Arkansas.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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?
Donald Trump elected President of the United States of America has a secret to his success and his racist, sexist and political views beat Hillary Clinton
Social media should be a part of a leader's routine, sometimes, but doesn't Trump have anything better to do?
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.
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...
This article describes the Trump/Saudi Arabia Arms deal. It explores potential job opportunities and the conflict of interest with our efforts to defeat ISIS.
California Congressman Devin Nunes has found himself at the center of a national debate focusing on a memo he authored, in January 2018. Who is Devin Nunes? What is the Nunes memo?
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.
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.
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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.
No, this is not a smear campaign or “fake news” claiming that Donald Trump was seen in public somewhere, prancing around naked.
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.
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.
It wouldn't be long before FBI director James Comey would get the axe - we all knew it - but it's still a shock.
There are many questions and criticisms of President Trump's decisions and policies. We wonder what motivates him and how these policies will affect the nation in the near and distant future. Let's look at them one at a time.
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.
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."
I always begin any global warming/climate change discussion with an observation: If it cannot be conclusively proven that a disaster of epic proportions will take place, that is no reason to ignore evidence that it will. If there is even a small but...
Richard Nixon, the 37th United States President, is, unfortunately, most well known for being impeached due to his poor decisions at Watergate, but did many good things despite.
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?
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?
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.
Hillary Clinton was the best-qualified candidate for president of the United States. Did she lose because she was too good for America?
Melania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.
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 recent turn of events steming from the Virginia protests has put a dismal cloud of hate over the stars and stripes with President Trump carrying the tiki torch.
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 entire Trump clan are now under a very large microscope thanks to President Trump's election, which isn't surprising. Should we analyze whether Melania's actually happy, though?
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.'
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.
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.
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?
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
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.
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?
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.
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton an Donald Trump are contestants on a special edition of Jeopardy - Political Jeopardy.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Does it make any sense? Does it matter? All you need to know about Donald Trump’s foreign policy ideas and how he views America’s role in the world.
Three people are dead and several are injured, in the wake of violent clashes between the alt-right, Nazis, white supremacists, and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
This article suggests a list of the 10 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
An unbiased look at the political views of Vermont Senator and former Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders. Could he make another run at the White House in 2020?
On the subject of our current U.S. President, in disclosure I consider myself one of his harsher critics. His “results” are arguable, though for the purpose of this essay, I’ll strive to be objective.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of mental disorders lists Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) as a cluster B mental disorder and President Donald Trump appears to have strong symptoms.
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.
My first step in exploring the history of my country. Okay, beyond the standard stuff I learned in school.
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.
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?
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.
In the rush to ridicule those suggesting President Trump is creating hurricanes, Alex Jones and Paul Joseph Watson at Infowars forget they did the exact same thing and Blamed President Obama in 2012
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.
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...
A website asks "Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?” Libertarians will ask, ”Is this a trick question?”
An article on why I'll no longer debate American elections or write about it. My final article on the subject.
Trump is one of the most controversial presidents ever elected. He has a long list of accomplishments including being an author, a business owner, and father.
Is Donald Trump literally making us sick? According to mental health professionals, Trump Anxiety Disorder is real and it likely affects millions of Americans.
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.
Was Sean Spicer speaking out of turn? Was he simply making stuff up during the press briefing where "covfefe" became a "thing" again?
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.
America waits to see if President-Elect Donald Trump will appoint Mitt Romney his Secretary of State after meeting Saturday at Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey.
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.
Rich entrepreneurs and the American dream. John D Rockefeller was a great public benefactor as was Andrew Carnegie, and now Mitt Romney.
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.
Getting people to want to vote for politicians is a tricky job, what with politicians being generally unlikable people. Luckily, they've figured out the tricks that, inexplicably, work every time.
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
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.
First the Republicans were outraged with the FBI. Now the Democrats are. Both are playing politics, and disregarding rule of law.
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?
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.
Here are four great reasons to not vote for Donald J. Trump during the 2016 Presidential Election. If these reasons don't convince you that Trump is dangerous, nothing will.
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...
Many ideas of pure fiction later on turned into reality. Personally, I hope this will be the case with my hypothetical---although realistic---model of political leader.
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?
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.
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
We had better brace ourselves for years and years of investigations by people who are unfriendly towards President Trump. If anyone is obstructing justice, they are.
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.
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?
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
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.
Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has veered off course a bit. It appears that he thinks he can investigate everybody associated with President Trump.
This article is an analysis and response to what the impending resignation of Nikki Haley will mean for the future of the United States going forward.