One would assume that the operatives and loyalists of such a weak, defeated and wrecked political party would be eager to engage in some introspection and self-critique, and to produce a frank accounting of what … Continue reading The Stark Contrast Between GOP’s Self-Criticism in 2012 and Democrats’ Blame-Everyone-Else Posture Now
The following are transcribed excerpts of Tariq Ali’s commentary of the elections. “If Sanders had been the candidate of the democratic party he would have won. Trump is not beholden either to the … Continue reading “What do they think the USA was before Trump? Not dangerous?”
Long before it was known that Hillary Clinton had pneumonia, there were already rumors and conspiracy theories surrounding her health. Speculation surrounding her coughing fits were making their way through conservative media … Continue reading A President’s Health: Clinton, Trump, and Presidents of the Past
Magnitude 5.6 earthquakes struck Oklahoma Saturday, September 3rd, resulting in the Oklahoma Corporation Commission shutting down 35 disposal wells used for fracking. Fracking involves extracting oil from the ground by drilling into … Continue reading Earthquakes in Oklahoma: Is Fracking to Blame?
The 2016 presidential race has captivated media attention from the start, with many Americans struggling to support the best the two-party system can offer. An argument for voting … Continue reading Political Rhetoric: Do Politicians Mean What They Say? By Kaitlynne Sanfilippo
Ted Cruz’s speech at the Republican National Convention included everything that is considered essential to conservatives: freedom, the Constitution, the right to bear arms, a negative review of the performance from President … Continue reading Party Unification vs. Voting Your Conscience: Which One Matters More?
Though this election cycle has been nothing short of unpredictable and exciting, it has also affirmed that the electoral process in the U.S. is not perfect. The nation’s two-party system has existed … Continue reading Who’s Side are You On? Why the Two-Party System is Dividing and Destroying the United States
The American Way During President Obama’s 2008 campaign, the President promised the American people a universal healthcare system, one which would provide healthcare benefits for those who previously could not afford them. … Continue reading Universal Education and Healthcare: What is Sweden Doing Differently?
Although it was reported that the KKK did endorse Donald Trump, the fact that this group sees opportunities growing in the United States is worrying, especially for minorities and immigrants. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. … Continue reading At 150, KKK sees opportunities in US political trends
What are the 4 Reasons? Despite its name, the South China Sea hardly touches the southern half of mainland China. This hotly contested body of water touches the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, … Continue reading 4 Reasons the South China Sea Matters to International Diplomacy and What Trump and Clinton are Saying About It
During this election series, the issue of race and ethnicity has been made a point several times. Whether it was Donald Trump’s comments about Mexicans in his first campaign speech, or whether … Continue reading The United States of Changing Demographics
Bernie Sanders promises to work with the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, but stops short of endorsing her. Do we really believe that these two candidates who used to oppose one … Continue reading US elections: Sanders ‘to work with Clinton’ to beat Trump