politicians

Reviews of the politicians kissing babies and running governments around the world; applaud and criticize the decisions they make and their implications.

Twelve Boots3 days ago
Democratic Presidential Candidate Speech Styles Part 3
If you haven't already read Democratic Presidential Candidate Speech Styles Part 1 and Part 2, click on the links to read an analysis of the first nine candidates from Iowa's political speed dating rounds. This series looks at what stood out to me the most, and how they decided to best use their five minutes. Tone, body language, vocabulary, charisma, these are the things that make or break a quick, and sometimes first, impression. Using my experience as a teacher of Oracy, and my passion for Am...
Grace Lynch7 days ago
Fix Your Own Country First!
Over the past six days several stabbings have taken place in the UK capital of London, where there have been two fatalities and three injured. London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, expressed his condolences tow...
Twelve Boots8 days ago
Democratic Presidential Candidate Speech Styles Part 2
If you haven't already read Democratic Presidential Candidate Speech Styles Part 1, click on the link to read an analysis of the first four candidates from Iowa's political speed dating rounds. This series looks at what stood out to me the most, and how they decided to best use their five minutes. Tone, body language, vocabulary, charisma, these are the things that make or break a quick, and sometimes first impression. Using my experience as a teacher of Oracy, and my passion for American politi...
Jonathan Reeda month ago
Tears At Dawn
Oh, Theresa… hasn’t it all gone horribly wrong! After months of will she/won’t she, finally Theresa May announced her resignation as Prime Minister. She stood, like so many before her, in front of tha...
Bryan Watch: May Week 2
Time once again for a weekend wrap-up on what the House of Representatives, and specifically Rep. Bryan Steil (R-WI 1) has been up to. Short answer: Voting like a typical Republican. The big issue of ...
Edward Anderson2 months ago
Why Republicans Should Love Mayor Pete
Pete Buttigieg is surging in the polls, recently beating such heavyweight names as Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Cory Booker, he also came within spitting distance of Senator Bernie Sanders. In...
Alex W.2 months ago
Knowledge Is Power: Why Julian Assange Is a Champion of Democracy
Love him or hate him, the arrest of Julian Assange is most certainly a travesty of not only justice, but also of the core democratic values that the Western world prides itself on. Of course, politici...
Edward Anderson3 months ago
The Case for Buttigieg
"To back up this assertion requires a lot of speculation, but it’s 2019, and speculation is our right. Let’s exercise it," T.A. Frank writes in his Vanity Fair article, "A Bit of Crazy Wouldn't Hurt."...
Alex W.3 months ago
Meet Tulsi Gabbard: The Democrats' Best Chance for 2020
Meet Tulsi Gabbard: a Hawaii Congresswoman, military veteran, and perhaps the most enigmatic Democratic candidate for the 2020 election. After announcing her run in early January, Tulsi Gabbard’s pres...
Hafeezat Bishi4 months ago
Ilhan Omar: A New Target in Congress
Muslims have come under fire more than ever before under the recent presidential administration. Hate crimes have increased significantly, and visible Muslim women are more prone to attacks. As of 201...
Triston Jackson5 months ago
Protect Our 'Vote'
For the past decade, the Democratic Party has done what is in the best interest of the middle class, the impoverished, and LGBTQ community. As the middle class is becoming more race plural, the minori...
Triston Jackson5 months ago
'Build the Wall and Crime Will Fall'
The government shutdown for 34 days is costing 800,000 workers to work without pay. According to out of touch politicians this was just a bi-product and necessary turmoil to solve a national “crisis.”...
42 Things That Will Happen When Queen Elizabeth Dies
The queen is the most famous woman on planet Earth and when she dies the whole world will mourn the passing of a monarch who has been on the throne for more than 60 years, but what will happen when she dies. Today, Vidello Productions is taking a look at 42 things that will happen when the queen dies.
Patrick Hollis6 months ago
Brazil's New Leader: Why the World Should Be Concerned
New Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was officially sworn into office on New Year’s Day, confirming that he is determined to rid Brazil of corruption and promised to create a unified society. His ra...
David Wyld6 months ago
What Do Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Melania Trump Have in Common?
There can be no doubt that politics—for good and for bad—has come to the fore of American life in the Age of Trump. Whether online or in-person, with strangers or with family and friends, politics see...
Who Led the Blue Wave?
Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity. – Nancy Pearcey
Shandi Pace7 months ago
1968: The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
Robert Francis Kennedy was a family man and an open-minded politician who strived for change within the United States. Shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the Californian preside...
WatchMojo 7 months ago
Top 5 Surprisingly Badass Facts About George H.W. Bush
Many know him as the famous father of a more recent POTUS, while others only remember him from that time he moved across the street from The Simpsons. Either way, we’re here to set the record straight...