Browsing: Politics

Some people enter politics with a genuine desire to promote the interests of the people. Others no doubt do so with the goal of furthering their own personal goals. A few enter the political arena with no ambition of achieving power, but throw their hat into the ring as a protest against what they see…

The United States government was built by the founders with many, many layers in order to ensure a better union. By having so many checks and balances and separation of powers, anyone who tried to pull a hostile takeover of the government, or turn it into something less democratic, would find an incredible amount of…

The United States Secret Service was founded in 1865 and its initial mission was to combat the growth in counterfeit currency. Soon their mission expanded to protection of the Presidents and Vice Presidents and their families, and with its expansion the agency became more sophisticated. In order to better protect the President, Secret Service agents…

Did you know there are only 19 true democracies on the planet? According to the Economist’s Intelligence Unit’s (EIU)  yearly ranking, fewer than 10 percent of all the countries in the world are “full democracies.” That means you’re statistically likely to be reading this from a place which didn’t make the hallowed top 20. Bummer.…

They rule the roost in the political arena and yet don’t hesitate to steal from predecessors or competitors. Plagiarism in politics is a thread-bare matter, but the issue remains a click bait for millions because, when reading about another case of political plagiarism and its debunking, people experience involvement in this disclosure. That’s the very…

The current investigations into Russian meddling into US elections could potentially be one of the biggest scandals in American history. With the intelligence community in agreement as to Russia’s role in undermining the election by producing fake news, attempting to hack election systems, as well as its theft and proliferation of DNC emails, it’s hard…

When the democratic nomination for President began, many pundits and strategists saw it as a mere formality for Hillary Clinton, while others believed it would be a sort of coronation as the Democratic Party unified behind her. The truth has been far from what was predicted as Senator Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, has rallied young…

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