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Famous Presidential Endorsers Face Off!

I'm not the type to vote for a candidate solely on the number of endorsers they have or their popularity. However with the number of endorsers this 2008 Presidential Campaign has, these endorsers cannot be ignored. Are you the kind who'll be swayed by an endorsement? Find out as we face of

Obama Is Short-Sighted

The economy desperately needs to be fixed before we begin to look at what can be done with Government programs. We need to start understanding where we are fiscally. Having ideals is great, but to implement them regardless of looking at reality is not only ill-informed, but it is destructive to our

What Is the Mayor Responsible for in Local Government?

Three levels of government exist to make sure the United States runs as it should: federal government, state government and local government. Local governments are put in place to take care of any needs a city may have as well as act as a representative for the city when it comes to the state and fe

What Does the 5 Pointed Star Symbolize?

The five-pointed star can be found in many places, from the night sky in a child's drawing to representing ancient world religions. Likewise, what the five-pointed star symbolizes changes drastically with each culture's interpretation, and its significance has followed the course of human history fo

What Causes the Dollar to Fall?

The value of the dollar changes constantly.One Dollar - variations of Crumpled dollar image by PaulPaladin from Fotolia.comThe value of a U.S. dollar can be measured in several ways. One is by measuring the number of goods that a dollar can purchase. When a dollar can buy less goods than...

How Does a Telephone Survey Work?

The BasicsTelephone surveys are conducted by companies looking for feedback on a widely used product, service or business. They are usually conducted by cubicle callers who are making a wage that increases depending on the number of surveys successfully completed every hour or every...

The President's Plan Of Inaction

The president does not actually plan to raise taxes on the wealthy, which he could do with ease. He merely plans to talk about it.

The Use Of Mechanized Forces

Mechanized infantry forces are valuable in that they carry more firepower into the battle and can be transported rather quickly to trouble areas or hot spots on the battlefield.

Fundamental Freedoms - The Freedom to Associate

As long as citizens allow their governments to abridge their inalienable right to freely associate they will get exactly what they deserve.On a recent episode of The Daily Show, Mike Huckabee defended his position on the definition of marriage by stating that marriage was not a right, but was a priv

What Was the Rush Bagot Agreement?

While most people never think about the nature of politics between the United States and Canada, there has been a great amount of work and effort put in to maintaining peaceful relations between these two nations. One document that shows this is the Rush Bagot Agreement.

What if No One Died of Cancer?

We have all know people in our lives who have been over come from cancer. Cancer is a huge issue in our country and in the world and it will only get worse in the future due to pollution and environmental type cancers.

Democracy Reflected

I suppose this is an ongoing question,"Why do people denounce Democracy?"In America this is often looked upon as a mortal sin, almost, and as President Bush would proclaim: the world at large should be under such an umbrella. Anybody's guess is good here though, but let me try to exp

Peace in the Middle East

We are engulfed by wars and racist or prejudicial thoughts which center around the so called Holy Land. Is it Holy or hole-y? There sure are a lot of holes in buildings and people but there are a lot of a-holes too.

Immigration Reform And Sequester - Dual Hoaxes

We're Being Had Again. Any day now the U.S. Senate will unveil its comprehensive immigration bill. Senator Charles Schumer has recently given us a glimpse of what they will be proposing. First up will be legalization for the 11 or 12 million immigrants that have either overstayed their visas or

Martin Van Buren's Political Campaign For President

In 1936, the Democratic Party again gathered in Baltimore for their presidential political campaign convention. Vice President Martin Van Buren, the man who had masterminded Andrew Jackson's campaign, was the party's choice for president. Richard Mentor Johnson of Kentucky was Jackson&apos

Reducing Regulation Is By Far the Greatest Stimulus in Any Economy

Keynesian economic theory would suggest that pushing stimulus into the economy will help spur GDP growth. Whereas, that is true to a point, it obviously hasn't worked this go-around. Of course, the Obama Administration, and others say that is only because the stimulus was too small.

Campaigns Against Teen Smoking

As adult smoking rates continue to decline, debate is increasing about the best means of reaching teenagers, who are forming the tobacco industry's best defense against falling profit margins. Health advocates insist that only greater federal involvement can address what appears to be a faltering pu