politics + government

Political discussions and government dissatisfaction and change plans.

My Big Fat Legal Wedding

  My wife of three years and I are going to get married in New York next week. We have intermittently discussed going somewhere to get legally married, but have always decided that there is no point in going out of the way for it...

The Battle For America’s Soul

In apocalyptic times, people look first for a saviour. On paper, it looks like the United States is limping into its 57th presidential election in bad shape. Taxes are high, debt is the dirty word that no one can deal with, the mainstream media is...

Know Your Rights

An oft heard phrase is “I know my rights.”  The question is do American citizens really know their rights?  Do they know that those rights can disappear in an instant at the whim of the government?  The Patriot Act, signed into law by President...

Comey Breakdown

Less than 24 hours before former FBI director James Comey was scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill, the Senate Intelligence Committee released his written remarks recounting the relationship between himself and President Donald Trump. In his statement, Comey described in detail their interactions and conversations,...

US President Chosen by Electors, Not Popular Vote

While millions of Americans will cast ballots for president in November, their votes do not directly send one of the candidates to the White House. That the selection of the president is actually done by a group called the "Electoral College." Americans vote for their next president on...

We’re mad as hell, and we’re not gonna take it anymore

“All day, all week, occupy Wall Street”, “The people united can never be defeated”, “The whole world is watching”; these were just some of the rallying cries heard throughout downtown Manhattan as I attended the march on Wall Street on Oct 5th, 2011.  I...

Obama, Senate Republicans Spar Over UN Ambassador

CAPITOL HILL — A rift has emerged between U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers in Congress over America’s United Nations ambassador, Susan Rice. On Wednesday, Obama defended Rice from Republican allegations that she misled the nation about the deadly September 11 attack on the U.S....

Oklahoma Senate Passes Legislation Banning All Abortions

WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH OKLAHOMA? By a vote of 34-8, the Oklahoma Senate, which is predominately Republican, easily passed the "Personhood Act". This bill would define life as beginning at conception which would effectively ban almost all abortions and most forms of contraception.  Even...

Illegal Immigrants Offered Lower Tuition for Higher Education

SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND — This November, voters in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland will decide whether to uphold a state law giving some undocumented immigrants tuition breaks at state-run universities and community colleges. Maryland could become the 12th state in the nation to offer undocumented...

WAKE THE FUCK UP!

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