Category: politics

Interesting US President facts

As candidate for the Socialist Party of America, Norman Thomas ran for office of President of the United States 6 times – 1928, […]

01/17/2013. Category: politics. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

God and politics

Dorothy Parker famously stated, “If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it […]

07/11/2012. Category: politics. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Send all retirees to prison now!

Why should we send all the retirees to prison now? Because they gave us “free love” during the 1960s, and rock ‘n […]

06/29/2012. Category: politics. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

24 US States That Have Sweeping Self-Defense Laws Just Like Florida’s

“Stand Your Ground,” “Shoot First,” “Make My Day” – state laws asserting an expansive right to self-defense – have come into focus […]

03/31/2012. Category: politics. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

The Hidden Hands in Redistricting: Corporations and Other Powerful Interests

Their names suggest selfless dedication to democracy. Fair Districts Mass. Protect Your Vote. The Center for a Better New Jersey. And their […]

09/27/2011. Category: politics. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

“Kill the farmer” scandal

While black cultures in Africa were still referring to themselves by their tribal names, the white Europeans (mainly from the Netherlands and […]

06/30/2011. Category: politics. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

The Wiki Week

“You show people what you’re willing to fight for when you fight your friends,” Hillary Clinton once said. If only all politicians […]

12/06/2010. Category: politics. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

So you want a revolution?

The word revolution means “turning around,” meaning a rapid transformation. The most famous revolutions arguably are the American Revolution (1775–1783), the French […]

11/11/2010. Category: politics. Tags: ~ 2 Comments

Santa cartoonist destroys politicians

Between 1860 and 1880, the illustrator Thomas Nast introduced Santa Claus as a jolly old man with a white beard and red […]

10/21/2010. Category: politics. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Life, liberty, and property

In the 17th century, English philosopher John Locke wrote about freedom, life, liberty, property and the “pursuit of happiness.” The latter quoted […]

09/21/2010. Category: politics. Tags: , , , , ~ Comment on this post

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