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
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?
An article on why I'll no longer debate American elections or write about it. My final article on the subject.
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.
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.
A short biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton covering the years from her birth up through her years in Arkansas.
Even our leaders in the oval office joke around, misspeak, utter faux pas, and don't have their facts straight. It's best to laugh about them.
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.
By any standard, it's difficult to find any president who did more harm in more ways and left the country in worse shape than this man did.
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.
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.'
Gerald R. Ford, the 38th United States President, is known for helping our country heal after Nixon was impeached.
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...
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.
Andrew Johnson was sworn in as president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Johnson quickly made many enemies in Congress and became the first president to face an impeachment trial in the Senate.
The Freemasons is one of the world's oldest and longest-surviving secret societies to which many of our United States presidents belonged. Here is a list of the last ten.
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.
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.
Vice President Millard Fillmore became president upon the sudden death of President Zachary Taylor in 1850. Fillmore inherited the heated debate over the spread of slavery, which culminated in a series of laws known as the Compromise of 1850.
In Donald Trump’s America, democracy is being eroded in many ways. His government exhibits elements of fascism, plutocracy, kakistocracy, and kleptocracy. Also chaos!
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.
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.
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.
It's against US law for charities to act in the interests of individuals, except it seems, if your name is Hillary Clinton.
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.
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.
Nature is taking a toll on our country. Tragedies like this bring out the best in people and sadly, the worst. Let's hope the good guys win.
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.
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.
Was Sean Spicer speaking out of turn? Was he simply making stuff up during the press briefing where "covfefe" became a "thing" again?
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.
Marianne Williamson is an American self-help guru who believes that the book 'A Course in Miracles' was personally written by Jesus to correct the bible. She is currently running for president ot the United States.
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".
Governor Ralph Northam is deeply lacking in character, but urging his resignation does more harm than good.
James Carter, the 39th United States President, more commonly called Jimmy Carter, won the Nobel Peace Prize due to his peace efforts in international conflicts.
This article discusses the strengths and shortcomings President Barack Obama demonstrated during his tenure in the White House.
Ronald Reagan, the 40th United States President, was well known for his acting career before he became President.
President Ronald Reagan - the conservative icon who reshaped American politics and laid the groundwork for the end of the cold war.
George H. W. Bush, the 41st United States President, was in office during the Cold War and also the father of the 43rd President.
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.
Here are four great reasons to not vote for Donald J. Trump during the 2016 and 2020 Presidential Election. If these reasons don't convince you that Trump is dangerous, nothing will.
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.
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.
It has been two and a half years since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, and I have been tracking his performance since then. This article looks at how things are going.
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.
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?
Nancy Pelosi is a powerful woman among Democrats and in politics as a whole. Trump gave her the nickname Nervous Nancy because he feels threatened by her, and he very well should be. Powerful Pelosi seems a much better fit for this woman of many accolades.
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?
A review of facts about Trump's accusation that Obama spied on him and his campaign in the 2016 elections.
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.
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.
This article discusses the reasons why Donald Trump will never be as great as Franklin Delano Roosevelt as President of the United States.
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.
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...
The War on Poverty in Appalachia created different reactions and was the cause of a murder. Are we winning the war?
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."
Social media should be a part of a leader's routine, sometimes, but doesn't Trump have anything better to do?
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.
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.
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...
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?
William Clinton, the 42nd United States President, played the saxophone and unfortunately almost faced impeachment.
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?
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Trump’s “Wag the Dog” hope would be that his base would rally behind him because of a war. If they do then Republican politicians would not support impeachment.
When thinking of the worst president in US history, many Americans think about the recent past and name Donald Trump or Barack Obama. However, most historians look back to a run of really bad presidents around the Civil War era, with the notable exception of Abraham Lincoln.
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. ...
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.
Hillary Clinton was the best-qualified candidate for president of the United States. Did she lose because she was too good for America?
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.
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, and Joe Biden battle for the right to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.
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.
Donald Trump claimed that he gave financial assistance to organizations serving those with disabilities, but how does he really view disabled people?
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.
Every time he speaks, Donald Trump shows how horribly unqualified he is to be President of the United States.
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.
The Commonwealth of Virginia has an upcoming election in November of 2017. Virginia voters should avoid electing Jill Holtzman Vogel as their next lieutenant governor at all costs. She is a liability to that state.
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.
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 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.
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 a father.
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?
Kamala Harris is a junior Democratic Senator from California. The speculation is that she is going to run for President in the upcoming Democratic Primary. This article will be about Senator Harris's life, position on issues, and why I believe she would make a great presidential candidate.
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...
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.'
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.
When the president of one of the largest countries in the United Nations can't seem to tell the difference between reality and HIS reality, what happens?
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.
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.
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.
John Quincy Adams was diplomat, secretary of state, and sixth president of the United States during the early nineteenth century. Though his term as president was undistinguished, his service as a diplomat and congressman were exceptional.
Since Ivanka Trump was a young girl, Donald Trump has made a series of jokes and sleazy comments about her. He has treated her more like a girlfriend than a daughter. We don't know if this behavior goes any further.
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?
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.
The Trumps have long been in the limelight. It wasn't until Donald J. Trump ran for the presidency that the lies and revisionist history came to light, revealing the instability of a family that caused the death of a son, sent one into the background, and highlighted the other's life as greatness.
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 Revolutionary War to the Civil War.
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.
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.
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.
For President of the United States, most people want someone they can identify with and be proud of—a caring, hard-working, trustworthy person who can be held up as a role model for their children. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are both running for president, but are they that kind of person?
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.
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.
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.
As of the first of August 2017, Donald Trump has been in office as president of the United States Of America for one hundred and ninty-two days.
Barack Obama's presidency was not the train wreck that some tried to make it out to be, but he did a bad job of voicing his successes.
Who are the 31 US presidents that are veterans and who are the 13 who never served in the military? What was their branch of service, rank, and who was the only president to receive the Purple Heart?
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.
This article suggests a list of the 11 best American Presidents in the history of the United States of America.
My first step in exploring the history of my country. Okay, beyond the standard stuff I learned in school.
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.
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.
Donald Trump often professes to be a Christian, but what do his background, his words, and his deeds tell us about his religious beliefs?
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.
Rich entrepreneurs and the American dream. John D Rockefeller was a great public benefactor as was Andrew Carnegie, and now Mitt Romney.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite the news stories and conspiracies, we are left with questions regarding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
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 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.
Few people are aware of the multitude of suspicious connections between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian president Vladimir Putin.
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...
We are all narcissists to one degree or another. Those on the lower or upper end of the scale can potentially have serious social issues. Donald Trump is, by all accounts, on the very high end of the narcissism scale—and America is paying the price.
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.
Do you sometimes wonder what our past presidents did in their early years before becoming President of the United States? From George Washington to Gerald Ford, let's take a look at what 13 of our past presidents did before assuming office.
The Trumps have long been in the limelight. It wasn't until Donald J Trump ran for the presidency that the lies and revisionist history came to light. The family's instability and lies sent one into the background and highlighted the life of the other as greatness.
President Trump has promised many good things about how well America will do under his leadership. Let's take a continuing look at the state of Trump's America, including graphs and tables.
What makes President Barack Obama as great as Abraham Lincoln? Let's take a look at some of his most notable accomplishments.
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.
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.
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?
Why is climate change such a "paramount issue for the left?" Vice-President Pence's question answered.
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?
Suzanna Ibarra is running for running for City Council in the 3rd largest city in Illinois looking to make a positive change.
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...
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?
Donald Trump is an American businessman, television personality, and politician who became president of the United States in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
Melania Trump is the current First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.
This is another discussion of Donald Trump's mental state. Many such articles are based on thoughts by health care professionals; this one contains the insights of Tony Schwartz, the author of Trump's "The Art of the Deal."
First the Republicans were outraged with the FBI. Now the Democrats are. Both are playing politics, and disregarding rule of law.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has veered off course a bit. It appears that he thinks he can investigate everybody associated with President Trump.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
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.
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?
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