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The Swamp has assembled the best and worst of all things politics: political heroes, zeros, and instances of corruption from way back when 'til today.

Meghan Kotz2 months ago
15 Essential New Year's Resolutions
Let's be real. We're in the day and age where being "woke" is what's cool. Even if it feels good to repost something semi-controversial (in the eyes of your right-wing uncle), it's not doing a whole l...
Lauren Skopkowski6 months ago
Drugs You Didn't Even Know Existed
A recurring theme in the psychology of addiction is that the opposite of addiction is connection. That means that getting hooked on opioids is more about an inability to achieve emotional intimacy tha...
Angie Stilla year ago
40 Truths About 2017 America
1. Trump will never make America great again for anyone making less than $1 billion annually. And, let's face it, for billionaires — this place has always been great. 2. All human beings deserve good,...
Political Characters
Winston Churchill Churchill is famous for many things, not least his 'character'. Witty, passionate, lachrymose and 'honourable', he is not likely to be forgotten. His politics were not without contro...
Cato Conroya year ago
Best Books Written By US Presidents
Being the US president means that you need to have a lot of skills. You need to be a good negotiator, able to think critically, and also have to be able to use your words carefully. Or, that's what it...
10 People Who Should Replace Sean Spicer and Why
After just a few months, the Trump administration has been a clown car of scandal. The mouthpiece for this, alongside the golden-skinned leader himself, is former Easter Bunny, Sean Spicer. Among the ...
Mickey Finna year ago
Libertarians
I know, I know. You’re probably picturing some country whack-job in flannel in front of a pile of MRE’s and ammunition. Well, that is a bullshit image that the media paints of Libertarianism the same ...
Most Racist American Laws
The law exists to protect people, to keep Americans safe – but the politicians who passed the most racist American laws must not have gotten that memo. These laws were not passed in order to better Am...
Best Political Thriller Novels
Many people have different opinions as to what goes into the best political thriller novels. Some readers want to read about a mystery, a conspiracy that, upon unfolding, will leave the world forever ...
Modern Political Speeches
Fewer things have changed the course of history more in the 20th century than the great modern political speeches – oratories that moved nations and people alike to action. The great speech makers became icons in their era, in part for their abilities to bring about great change with words alone. The power of words is great, and the orators with speeches and declarations over the last several decades has been many. However, a few modern political speeches stood above the rest, to declare to the ...
Kaitlyn Shi2 years ago
5 Takeaways From Noam Chomsky In this Post-Truth World
Key lessons from Chomsky's "Media Control - The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda" explained.
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
What Traits Do Sith Lords and Donald Trump Have in Common?
Star Wars has a universe that really seems to be able to split people into two parties—the Jedi and the Sith. If you're a Star Wars fan, then you've already had moments where you have wondered where y...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Dear Donald... You're An Idiot for Refusing the Paris Accord
Dear Donald, I am an American citizen—one of which would have rather voted for a baked potato as president than you. So, I may be biased. I'm not particularly fond of your anti-gay, anti-woman, or ant...
America, We Can’t Keep Making Excuses for Ignoring Syrian Refugees: 4 Myths Debunked
In 2010, Bashar al-Assad of Syria replaced his original progressive political reforms with neoliberal economic policies that widened the gap between the rich and the poor in the already financially un...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Insane Political Scandals That Everyone Forgot About
Insane political scandals are happening at breakneck rates these days, and it seems like every single day brings new news headlines involving espionage, cheating, lies, bribery, and more. The fact is ...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Things You Didn't Know About the Republican Party
The Republican party is one of the biggest institutions of American politics, and as of right now, this political party controls the White House, the House, and the Senate. Most people know Republican...
Frank White2 years ago
Everyone Has a Little Trump In Them
Trump may be one of the most controversial presidents in recent years - and the early stages of his presidency has been one of the rockiest in history. Part of this, I believe, is because people find ...
History of Bill O'Reilly's Scandals
Bill O'Reilly is one of Fox's most well-known anchors. He has been a mainstay in the news industry since the 80s. He has hosted the O'Reilly Factor, one of the most widely watched news commentary show...