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The Economist: The Party Declines – Republicans and Democrats are a Mess

[The following article from 5 March 2016 is reposted here because of an outage of the website for The Economist. It is provided here by utilizing the Google cache version of the article. Visit subscriptions.economist.com to learn more about digital and print subscriptions, because… “Two thirds of the world is covered by water. The rest is… Continue reading The Economist: The Party Declines – Republicans and Democrats are a Mess

Military Veteran Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii (Videos)

Below are various videos featuring Tulsi Gabbard.     Yahoo News: A Veteran’s Perspective in Congress       ABC This Week Spotlight’s Rep Tulsi Gabbard: From the Battlefield to the Halls of Congress       PBS Makers: From Shy Surfer Girl to Veteran & National Leader       Rep Tulsi Gabbard: Honoring… Continue reading Military Veteran Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii (Videos)

Politics, Perception, and the 13 Hours Benghazi Movie

The Rise of Political Documentaries Movies perceived to be political are often polarizing in how they are perceived and received publicly. This makes it difficult to get an review of such films. In 2004, Fahrenheit 9/11 became the first politically motivated full-length feature films to play in theaters nationally, with some people going multiple times to the… Continue reading Politics, Perception, and the 13 Hours Benghazi Movie

Local Election in North Carolina has 100% Voter Turnout

The local election for the community of Spencer Mountain, North Carolina had 100% voter turnout as all two residents, a husband and wife, Chase and Alice White, both turned out to vote. Chase was elected as Mayor. Alice was elected to City Council. In his acceptance speech, Chase thanked his campaign manager and his many supporters,… Continue reading Local Election in North Carolina has 100% Voter Turnout

The 2015 Iowa City Council Race in 10 Minutes

This year in Iowa City there are eight candidates running for City Council positions. Only four will be elected. While politics tends to pit individuals against each other, in this race some alliances are forming among candidates and their supporters. In the local paper, letters of endorsement are supporting several candidates, rather than just an… Continue reading The 2015 Iowa City Council Race in 10 Minutes

Donald Trump: “I love the Mexican people. I love Mexico.”

On June 25, Donald Trump was quoted in an interview on Noticiero Telemundo stating: “I love the Mexican people. I love Mexico. I’ve had tremendous relationships with Mexico for many many years, and frankly that’s very important to me.” This seems to be Donald Trump’s clearly stated position and view regarding the Mexican people. Unfortunately, this… Continue reading Donald Trump: “I love the Mexican people. I love Mexico.”

Reasons Why Barack Obama is Not a Muslim

“Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn’t follow the great traditions of Islam.” (source) “The English translation is not as eloquent as the original Arabic, but let me quote from the Koran, itself: ‘In the… Continue reading Reasons Why Barack Obama is Not a Muslim

Rabbi David Wolpe Refuses to Join Group of Over 600 “Rabbis for Obama” – Gets Chosen to Offer Convocation Prayer at DNC

Rabbi David Wolpe refuses to endorse Barack Obama, even though 600 other rabbis in the U.S. have joined the coalition group Rabbis for Obama. Rabbi Wolpe recently co-authored a book with Pastor Rick Warren of the Saddleback Church, the popular evangelical leader—and sharp critic of President Obama. Rabbi Wolpe has also teamed up with conservative Christian thinker… Continue reading Rabbi David Wolpe Refuses to Join Group of Over 600 “Rabbis for Obama” – Gets Chosen to Offer Convocation Prayer at DNC

2016: Obama’s America – Documentary about President Barack Obama by Dinesh D’Souza

Film Trailer. 2016 Obama’s America is a documentary film by Indian born Dinesh D’Souza. Below is the trailer for the film. Presumably this film is within the same genre as politically influenced and motivated documentaries like Fahrenheit 911. Positive press and defense of the film can be found on the news page of the film. Corporatization of… Continue reading 2016: Obama’s America – Documentary about President Barack Obama by Dinesh D’Souza

Abe Lincoln Look-alike Appears as Obama Event as well as Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Event

A man who looks like Abe Lincoln, and dresses like him on occasion, appeared at an Obama event in July 2012. A video clip of an exchange between Obama and the Abe Lincoln impersonator became a very popular video online. By coincidence, or possibly through an intentional setup, an Abe Lincoln look-alike appears later in… Continue reading Abe Lincoln Look-alike Appears as Obama Event as well as Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Event

The Impact and Consequences of Osama Bin Laden’s Assassination

“I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” – Jessica Dovey “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive… Continue reading The Impact and Consequences of Osama Bin Laden’s Assassination