Reelect President Bush for the 2nd term: Evidence & Proofs

Why President Bush should have his second term? The arguments can be drawn from Gas price, Job creation and War in Iraq scientifically. If it is scientific, it must observe the same result, test in the same experiment and constitute a mathematical truth. For example, we all know that goose... Read More

Pending Oil Crisis

Heavens, what are we up against? It seems these days that we are inundated with worsening situations, not just in Canada but worldwide: Increasing terrorism threats; Global arrests of Al Qaeda operatives; More corruption in our Canadian Liberal federal government; A backlash against Official Bilingualism resulting in Mini Official Bilingualism... Read More

Colts? Stadium Short on Horse Sense

The predominant discussion in the Indianapolis media over the proposed $500 million Colts stadium is how to fund it, not over the wisdom and propriety of taxpayers going into debt to build it.Apparently the leaders of both major political parties in Indiana have signed off on the concept, including a... Read More

A Cheap Holiday in Other Peoples Misery (catching up with Mordechai Vanunu in Israel)

One of my favourite pieces of music is the Sex Pistols' classic 'Holidays in the Sun' - a song that begins with the line, 'a cheap holiday in other people's misery'. This would have made a fitting epitaph for my holiday in Israel, except that the $3000 air ticket meant... Read More

Simple Middle East Peace Plan

I. WARS ARE BASIC CONFLICTS OVER LAND. II. BOUNDARIES. THE STATE OF ISRAEL SHALL BASICALLY BE HER PRE-1967 BORDERS, EXCEPT FOR THEIR MUNICIPAL JURISDICTION IN JERUSALEM. THE BOUNDARIES OF THE STATE OF PALESTINE SHALL BE THE WEST BANK AND GAZA. THE BOUNDARIES OF SYRIA SHALL BE HER PRE-1967 BORDERS. III.... Read More

Bush Panders America?s Kids to Saudi Pederasts

President Bush and Secretary Powell should hang their heads in shame. The administration professes to value America's children and touts the phrase "No Child Left Behind." Simultaneously, they have abandoned an estimated 16,000 American children abroad.According to Joel Mowbray's book "Dangerous Diplomacy," the children have been kidnapped by their parents... Read More

Top 30 Politics Quotations

"It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs." -- Albert Einstein"Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles." -- Ambrose Bierce"Man is by nature a political animal." -- Aristotle"I have come to the conclusion... Read More

The ?Manchurian Candidate?: Lee Harvey Oswald?

An American soldier is taken behind enemy lines and brainwashed as an unwitting assassin by communists in league with American political figures. This soldier then returns to the States to kill a presidential candidate as part of a political scheme to escalate and exploit Cold War tensions.Sound familiar? It does... Read More

Abu Ghraib: Our Surprise is the only Surprise

As pictures and videos surface showing young American soldiers humiliating and dehumanizing Iraqi prisoners, we, as a society, recoil in disgust and disbelief. Friends and family of those charged with such crimes, shake their heads in bewilderment and assure the world that the perpetrators are normal, caring, loving individuals without... Read More

A Look Ahead to 2008 (Part I)

Just as everyone has breathed a sigh of relief at the end of 2004 presidential campaign, I would like to take a quick look ahead to 2008. Unless George W. Bush is unable to complete his second term, 2008 will bring the third open presidential election (no incumbent running) in... Read More

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Could presidential politics screw up America's engagement with Cuba?
Quartz
Many interest groups that often line up with Republican politicians—including the business community and farmers—support lifting the embargo as well. Amendments to temporarily lift the embargo handily passed the Republican-dominated Senate ...
Redactions, Pirates And Streisand: Inside New Hillary Clinton EmailsNPR
What Hillary Clinton's letter to the New York Times tells us about politics ...Washington Post
Hillary Clinton, The New York Times, Proves Politics Is Not PRPRNewser
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Reuters

State pension plans putting politics above retirements
Reuters
State public pension funds love buying shares in local companies, but it is not so much a matter of “buying what you know” as “buying shares of companies with political clout.” A new study of equity holdings of self-managed state public pension funds ...

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TheWrap

'Best of Enemies' Filmmakers: Today's Politics 'A Race to the Bottom'
TheWrap
And it's depressing because it's impossible to watch the two patrician, formidably well-spoken gents go at each other and not bemoan the fact that in today's political discourse, intellectual is a dirty word, and nobody wants nuance when they can serve ...
You can trace all modern political TV battles back to this one moment in 1968PBS NewsHour (blog)

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The politics of the American family
The Hill (blog)
Lately, our country's politicians have become so entrenched in partisan politics, so dedicated to the party line that they have forgotten how to govern. Only recently have we seen signs that Congress has recognized the need to work together to enact ...


The Intercept - First Look Media

“Yes, We're Corrupt”: A List of Politicians Admitting That Money Controls Politics
The Intercept - First Look Media
One of the most embarrassing aspects of U.S. politics is politicians who deny that money has any impact on what they do. For instance, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania's notoriously fracking-friendly former governor, got $1.7 million from oil and gas ...


Jimmy Carter: US Is an 'Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery'
RollingStone.com
Former President Jimmy Carter had some harsh words to say about the current state of America's electoral process, calling the country "an oligarchy with unlimited political bribery" resulting in "nominations for president or to elect the president ...
Jimmy Carter Blasts U.S. 'Political Bribery'Huffington Post

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The Intercept - First Look Media

Jimmy Carter: The US Is an "Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery"
The Intercept - First Look Media
Former president Jimmy Carter said Tuesday on the nationally syndicated radio show the Thom Hartmann Program that the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” has created “a complete subversion of our political system ...

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Week In Politics: 'Black Lives Matter,' Planned Parenthood
NPR
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss presidential candidate reactions to the Black Lives vs. All Lives Matter ...

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USA TODAY

Sanders: 'It is too late for establishment politics'
USA TODAY
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The “enormous crises” now facing the United States require new responses from the nation's political system, Bernie Sanders told the National Urban League on Friday. “It is too late for establishment policies,” Sanders said.

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When Moguls Collide With Politics
Huffington Post
Politicians have to at least pretend to listen to constituents, not to mention engage in "sitzfleish," literally sitting on their rears for long periods of time, either at public meetings or committee hearings. Second, moguls are talkers and order ...

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Ethanol, Water, Pollution, North Korea and Free Trade

Ethanol is a great way to produce fuel, great fuel... Read More

A Trade War is brewing; Are We Paying Attention

Incompetence is all too obvious at the trade shows of... Read More

An Environmental Voting Guide for US State Elections

In these times when states are suffering extreme downward pressure... Read More

Federal Trade Commission Partnerships Questioned

In many reports we see that the Federal Trade Commission... Read More

The Criminality of Transition

Lecture given at the Netherlands Economic Institute (NEI) on 18/4/2001Human... Read More

The Delicate Art of Balancing The Budget

Government budgets represent between 25% and 50% of he Gross... Read More

FTC Fixing SPAM?

Is the Federal Trade Commission really stopping SPAM? Is the... Read More

Take Marijuana Off the DEAs Docket

Quit paying the DEA to chase marijuana. We could save... Read More

Does America Get It about Terrorism?

I have to be honest. It is time to come... Read More

Politicians Will Save Civilization

Most politicians are completely out to lunch and totally Machiavellian... Read More

Dafur Emergency: A Challenge To Civilisation

With pain rocking through my whole body today, I cast... Read More

An Introduction to the Connecticut State Budget for 2004-2005

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) is interested in the... Read More

What Price Loyalty?

With the recent shakeups in the presidential cabinet, it has... Read More

Peace in the Middle East

Peace in the Middle East - whoa that is a... Read More

The Federal Trade Commission, reality check

Federal Trade Commission Owes Industry and Entrepreneurs an Apology. The... Read More

Genetically Modified Plants Could Become Sentinels for the Military

As concerns grow over the threat of bioterrorism and weapons... Read More

Transporting Troops in the Future

Currently when we transport troops we use large cargo planes... Read More

Iranian Elections - Roadmap To Continued Apathy

The recent first round of the Iranian elections somewhat resembled... Read More

Emerging Markets, Property Law

I read an interesting article in foreign Affairs magazine last... Read More

Ronald Reagan is Right

Why is it that every single thing government does; it... Read More

Workmens Compensation Lawyers, Lets Raise Minimum Wage; No Lets Not, Say We Did, We Have

The debate to raise minimum wage in California is totally... Read More

Why the United States just doesnt get the United Nations

For years I have been amazed as I've listened to... Read More

Dealing With UK Water Rates Debts: What You Need To Know

UK Water RatesYOU CANNOT BE DISCONNECTED FOR WATER RATES DEBTSWater... Read More

Asking For Proof in the Economic Pudding

There are no stupid questions, only stupid people. Ask an... Read More

No Child Left Behind needs to go Virtual

The No Child Left Behind can work if the Federal... Read More