President Obama Wins
The American people have spoken; the President has been elected to a second term. It has only been a couple of days,…
Cost Of Citizenship
The social contract, the ultimate reason we all pay taxes. It is the agreement between you and the government that…
The Evolution Of Public Policy
The idea is simple and innocent enough on its face: (1) identify something "bad", (2) promote "change", (3) it becomes…
The World is In A Mess
It seems the world is in a mess. People are rioting, killing, legislating morality, and with that, some people are…
Where Has Our Humanity Gone?
I am a democrat and a liberal. I believe in humanity. I believe in decency to our fellow man/woman. I believe there…
North Cyprus Peace Talks to End In July?
Cyprus peace negotiations will be terminated in July 2012. Long-term peace negotiations to reunify divided Cyprus are…
Politics Articles (312)
Gop And the Wall Street Protests
Boston Globe AP Article October 16, 2011 An interesting article published in the newspaper above had me chuckling. Mr. Axelrod one of President Obama's advisors stated in an interview on ABC's "This Week," "The GOP doesn't understand the Wall Street's protests show that American wants a fair shake". They Understand…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Oct 16, 2011  
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Gaddafi’s Last Hope May Have Been Shot Down After Recent Summit
Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, has been barely holding on to control of that nation for several months, despite wide spread calls for his removal. There had been some interludes toward Russia as the last hope for remaining in power. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has decried the NATO missions over Tripoli…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 28, 2011  
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Polls Show: Trump’s A Chump, Should Not Stump
Should Donald Trump actually make a serious bid for the Republican Presidential nomination, or not? Trump will make his announcement sometime in June, however, according to the most recent poll numbers, he won’t be taken seriously, even among those in his own party. The CNN/Opinion Research poll showed that while…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 09, 2011  
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Marie Osmond, The Media, and Postpartum
Are media stories about postpartum making you nuts? Marie Osmond and her Brother Donny are back singing together and they are all over the media of late. It reminds me when, about 12 years ago, when Marie Osmond came out with a story of her postpartum plight, which was the…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jun 01, 2011  
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The US Debt Crisis: Good News And Bad News
Well folks, the proverbial snowball is going to continue to keep rolling down the mountain. With the debt ceiling agreement deadline looming, it looks like the Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid along with Presient Barack Obama have finally caved, and have agreed, along with the Senate Republicans to raise the…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Aug 01, 2011  
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Osama Bin Laden's $50 million dollar reward
Osama Bin Laden's $50 million dollar reward Now that Osama Bin Laden has been killed, what is going to happen to the $50 million dollar reward. Well, maybe nothing will happen with it. Jay Carney, a white House spokesman, said that no one took the proper steps to be eligible…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 10, 2011  
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Q&A With Charles Hendry
In May 2010 Charles Hendry was appointed as Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and now presides over the biggest decisions that affect the renewable energy sector. Finn Langley talks to him about conflicting manifestos, coalition’s plans for renewable energy and his personal motivations.   …
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Sep 30, 2011  
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Whats In It For Me?
The economy of the US and many other area’s in the world is at a low. Often when strapped with hard times, its possible for some to reflect upon the finer things in life, things that money can’t buy: Having a family gathering, taking a trip to the river, fishing…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Aug 18, 2011  
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Trump the Chump - From Business Hero to Groupon Bust
Not sure if you all heard the latest news, but Groupon has just announced that they are not going to allow The Donald to post Apprentice site ads on Groupon after a slew of customer complaints, and for a better word, an uprising. Who blames them.... Well, not Jerry Seinfield.…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Dec 28, 2011  
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The Ticks Of Politics
Our political arena could benefit with a massive research into finding a way to control its recent influx of tics. Two namely tics are; poli-tics and luni-tics, they're destroying our government and its professional operation that we used to be accustomed to. Some might blame this awful epidemic of tics…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Aug 25, 2011  
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When Former Associates Attack: Not Just Palin Around Anymore
A former member of Sarah Palin’s staff and reportedly a close member of the inner circle is about to release a tell all book that has been called, by all accounts, controversial and scathing at best. That book, culled from a huge number of emails that were sent to and…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 24, 2011  
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Could 9/11 Be An Inside Job
I know that, just think of the World Trade Center disaster in 2001, gives us an uneasy feeling of insecurity and vulnerability. This was the first time they were attacked on our soil. But what if it is not terrorists, caused by attacks? There are many theories out there as…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Oct 06, 2011  
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Obama Bullying Speech- Obama Anti Bullying Campaign Helps Support Vitims Of Bullycide
Every so often, we hear on the news or know someone that is a victim of bullycide. Well, recently, President Obama did a bullying speech and now has created an anti bullying campaign in effort to help stop bullying. What is bullycide? Bullycide is basically someone who comits sucide in…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Mar 10, 2011  
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Mubarak And Others Facing Charges: Will Justice Prevail for Egypt?
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarek, his wife Suzanne and their two sons as well as a business associate are likely to be facing a variety of charges including corruption as well as murder in the deaths of over eight hundred protesters. The Prosecutor General will likely seek the charges of…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 24, 2011  
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Birthplace Controversy
Birth certificates give us important information and help us to prove without a doubt our lineage, our full names, place of birth, our birth date. They also prove our parents names and can also include the signature of a witness. President Barrack Hussein Obama's place of birth has come into…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 11, 2011  
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Osama Bin Laden Dead
Clarence Darrow once said, "I have never killed anyone, but I have read some obituary notices with great satisfaction." I am writing an obituary for Osama bin Laden. Osama bin Laden is dead and while I was not involved with his death, I have experienced remorse that he was not…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 07, 2011  
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Entitlement Program
Entitlement Programs: At what point does the helping hand become an enabling hand? “If you give a man a fish, you will feed him for a day, if you teach a man how to fish you will feed him for a lifetime.” Working first hand in the legal field with…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Aug 17, 2011  
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Family Feuds
You’ve got Credit. A Visa, a MasterCard, that Home Equity Line of Credit you’ve had for years. Obama has credit too. His is called the debt ceiling. You’ve got a perfect credit score of 800, although you know it doesn’t deserve to be that high The USA has a triple…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jul 27, 2011  
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Obama Debt Relief
The U.S. economy is still suffering in the recession. Job Losses are at an all time high in the last two years. Because of this, Americans are struggling more than ever. They are facing bankruptcy and foreclosure. As of now, the economy has still not fully recovered and we majorly…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 18, 2011  
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Is there A Future for Employees?
One wonders what does the future hold for the employees of the world. Is there a shining light that might encourage them? Is there a depression on the way that far exceeds that of the “Great Depression” of the pre-second world war? Has technology become such that the comics of…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Sep 18, 2013  
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Private Sector Versus Public Sector Pay In Ireland
A grand old time occurred here on the grand old isle of green. This splendid Emerald isle. This was in the boom years known worldwide as the Celtic Tiger. Money flowed like water and at times even faster if that is possible? Indeed it did and we as a nation…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jan 26, 2012  
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Tea Party Activist, Reverend Claims the 19th Amendment Was America's Biggest Mistake
The Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson, a tea party activist and long time Fox News contributor as well as a personal friend of Sean Hannity gave a sermon which was posted to You Tube and has been drawing millions of views ever since. In that rather controversial, vitriolic sermon, Peterson announced…
By:  in  Politics   May 08, 2012  
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Beyond The Pale
Last night, Jon Stewart aired a clip-montage of Republicans calling for a ‘War to take back America’ (sic) and then followed with some choice bits of their rhetoric calling on their supporters to ‘take back America’ from liberals, progressives, unions, etc., etc. Mr. Stewart was canny enough to lampoon this…
By:  in  Politics   Oct 19, 2011  
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The Fall Of the Republic Of Arizona
The opening line of the SCR 1015 of the Fifty-first Legislature, First Regular Session of 2013 reads: "Whereas, the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution provides that 'A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear…
By:  in  Politics   Nov 15, 2014  
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Sarah Palin to Kick Off A Bus Tour: Could This Be A Sign?
Sarah Palin is not saying she is running. She is not saying that she is not running either. What she is saying is that she is going to tour some of the historical sites and cities of this nation to reconnect with the “patriots” that founded this country. Palin’s One…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 27, 2011  
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Are Traditions Or Traditional Behavior Written In Stone?
I think we should talk ethics, morality, niceties and traditions. Just because we all believed one thing when we were younger, does that mean we believe it today? Are traditions finite or do they shift with the times? Should we legislate traditional roles if it is not a finite thing?…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Oct 08, 2012  
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Educational Reform In Canada
We wake up, have a shower, eat breakfast and we're gone. We come home around 3:00pm and we're right back at it again. Homework and then off to whatever other activity we may have chosen to do. Now, that isn't the problem in Canada's education system. Canada's educational problem is…
By:  in  Politics   Nov 25, 2011  
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New Hampshire Bill Threatens Women's Choices With False Health Claims
In New Hampshire, the Tea Party is in control of the House of Representatives as evidenced by the new bill that passed there. In addition to mandating that all women seeking abortions must wait for a twenty four hours before getting the procedure, the bill will also demand that all…
By:  in  Politics   Mar 16, 2012  
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For All Of Us I Guess; A Speculation on Difference
Its okay, they are not like us. Has there ever been a more destructive phrase uttered in the history of human utterance? Has not the darkest days of our history, of our development been born from the kernel that lies at the heart of that seed; the perceived kernel of…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Sep 29, 2011  
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Promoting World Peace – A Myth Or Possible Cakewalk?
What will it take to promote world peace? When I started to write articles the one subject I decided to avoid completely, politics. Yet here I am beginning an article within the confines of a political heading. I apologise for defecting from my normal banter and chatter, to this time…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Apr 02, 2012  
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An anti-domestic violence group is asking the House GOP to eliminate or greatly modify some protections…
More and more women in all levels of government are fed up and are taking steps to show just how…
There is no time like the present. A stitch in time saves nine. We grow old too soon and wise too…
When you type sequester into Google for news you will probably come up with a result about the FAA…
Indiana Representative, Bob Morris has announced via a letter to the local media that he is not going…
Well, here I am again dear reader, dragged unfortunately from my loving family, my wife having just…

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