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:

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:

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:

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: ,

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:

“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:

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: ,

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:

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: ,

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: , , , ,

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