Innocent until proven guilty. We all know that is the very bedrock of the American criminal justice system. But the most powerful and feared agency of our government has now admitted engaging in activity that is not only based on the opposite premise, that you are to be presumed guilty until proven innocent, but is […]
On this first anniversary of its implementation, Obamacare has become like the weather. Everyone complains about it, but it seems – at least to the citizenry – no one is doing anything about it. But Ed Gillespie may be helping to change that. Now, it’s not like the GOP has just been passive aggressive about […]
Last week on October 7, it was reported that Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, asked for more emergency powers to help contain and prevent the current Ebola crisis. Liberia is already under a state of emergency and curfew, which began in August. But according to VOA News: “In a letter to the Plenary of the […]
During a speech at UNLV this week, Hillary Clinton discussed higher education and her opinion that “more needs to be done to assure young people can achieve their dreams and free students from debt.” While making higher education more affordable is certainly a worthwhile endeavor, the means by which the Democrats have made changes — […]
We remember the Lincoln-Douglas battle of 1858 for the “debates,” but it reshaped the Election of 1860 and events beyond, becoming not just the most famous midterm election, but also the most important.
Imagine your whole neighborhood is unreachable for the night. Your children are in their early teens – certainly able to be left alone while you run some errands, but not to spend the night by themselves. The area is on lockdown because someone believed to be a homicidal psycho is thought to be in or […]
Very few midterm elections affect both the winning and losing parties in the long run (the exceptions make up this list), but Virginia’s 2006 Senate election impacted both – and very quickly.
Northerners in 1854 went searching for any antislavery option they could find, but only in Illinois did the Whigs and Democrats among them work together, setting the stage for new Republican Party.
As determined by…well, be me.
Nelson Rockefeller’s seizure of the NY Governor’s chair in 1958 ensured a high-profile battle within the Republican Party…but it also dramatically affected the Democrats, too.
Ben Casselman penned a piece a year ago in the Wall Street Journal, which documented the decline of risk-taking in business ventures. Hard data showed that both the number of new companies and the use of venture capital is waning. He rightfully suggested that this downward trend is a major contributor to the fact that […]