Usually, President Obama gets compared to luminaries such as JFK and Lincoln. But given the current instability of the US government, perhaps the best comparison one can make is to Herbert Hoover, who was President when the Great Depression began. Hopefully, Obama’s time in office ends more positively.
Earlier this week, in “celebration” of Left-Hander’s Day, we published a list explaining why it sucks to be left-handed. Proving that there are two sides to every story, here now is an ACTUAL celebration: ten reasons why the 10% of people born with a dominant left-hand should thank their lucky stars.
My how time flies! 2013 is now officially more than half over. Now that we are on the home stretch of the year, what were the most important world news stories of July 2013? As has been a trend this year, July was full of numerous disturbing news stories. From Detroit becoming the largest city […]
2013 is now officially at its halfway point and the important events just continue to happen at a steady pace! We encourage you to post in the comments what you think was the most important event of the year thus far. In any case, among the most important news stories of just the past month […]
As anyone following the news for the past month should know, the most critical news story of April 2013 will have lasting historical significance. Yet, several other keys events have also occurred. The most significant include the following interesting and important, albeit largely depressing, items. 10. A Week of American Tragedies In addition to the […]
From popular culture to international military crises, 2013 continues to be an eventful year! Not only was an excellent book published that is available for purchase at Amazon, many major developments in international relations and global culture gripped the world in both exciting and frightening ways these past thirty-one days. Some of these developments concerned more […]
We are not here to endorse a political candidate. However, 2016 is going to be a free for all in the Presidential arena. This election will not feature an incumbent for the office with a built in advantage. This is the same situation that occurred in 1980 (Reagan versus Carter), 1988 (George H.W. Bush versus […]
Being rich and/or powerful is a pretty sweet deal, not only are you considered better than ordinary people by sheer virtue of having more money than them, you also don’t have to put up with any of the pesky annoyances the rest of the world deals with every day. It’s great when we hear about […]
As the saying goes, “Hope springs eternal” (or something like that). Suffice to say, as we usher in a new year, there is certainly a degree of optimism and hope that we carry with us. We have our New Year resolutions and a resolute desire on how we are going to approach the upcoming months. […]
Ten years have passed since the United States was attacked by Al-Qaeda terrorists on September 11, 2001. The event was a defining moment in U.S. history. After it was discovered that the attacks were orchestrated by Al-Qaeda, the information sparked intense debate in the political world. Former President George W. Bush decided to pass a […]
When something on the Internet gets popular, it can get really popular. Viral videos and meme-oriented websites are everywhere, as millions of people with the similar senses of humor all discover something at the same time and declare it the funniest thing they’ve seen in the past fourteen minutes. This is all well and good, […]
Though you may not know it, the billboard has been around since 1867, but today it’s probably not what you think of when you hear the word advertisements. You probably think something more along the line of a pop-up or those annoying commercials that come on the radio. While many of them are still simply […]
While your address book or Rolodex might be filled up with plenty of phone numbers of friends and family, you may want to add to your contacts the following world famous individuals who provide their phone number to the public. Of course, to save on long distance charges, make sure to call them from your […]
Who doesn’t love a bobblehead doll? Of course adding the adjective “political” makes the bobblehead that more interesting. Here are the top 10 political bobblehead dolls. 10. Barack Obama/Joe Biden Classic with the President and Vice President. Not many Vice Presidents get their Bobblehead made.
Here is my Top Ten List of the Sexiest Politicians, certain royalty not withstanding. Hey, it’s my list. You want different rules, write your own. And I’m not limiting myself to the living. Although please let the record show any departeds mentioned here are being thought of as in their living state. The obvious choice […]