politics

Politics does not dictate our collective cultural mindset as much as it simply reflects it; We've got to look in the mirror sometimes, and we've got one.

Tim Bryce2 days ago
Something Doesn't Add Up
BRYCE ON POLITICS The Democrats' perspective of our country. Click for AUDIO VERSION. As I watch the televised news, and listen to Democrats, particularly the younger generation, be it on college camp...
The 16th Amendment
The 16th Amendment was ratified in 1913, due to the American federal government wanting a source of revenue while in fact reversing the 1896 Supreme Court decision that did not allow for a nationwide ...
Jean Luc Lafitte12 days ago
Political Manipulation
All the kings horses and all the kings men couldn't put Humpty together again. One of the good things about social media, is that politics, which was once confined as a whole to the country that you l...
Diego Estevez17 days ago
The Caging of America
Adam Gopnik wrote an article called "The Caging of America," in which he talks about our judicial system here in the United States and how it has changed these past 150+ years. I think his comparison ...
Dr. Williams22 days ago
No Country for Poor People
In a world of undeniable hostility, where at any moment a terror so horrendous could spark a global catastrophe, millions the world over continue to languish hopelessly in desperation. A desperation o...
Tim Bryce23 days ago
A New Contract with America
BRYCE ON POLITICS How the Republicans can take back the House. Click for AUDIO VERSION. The Republicans have a problem. They botched control and lost the House of Representatives to the Democrats. Thi...
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Jack Wilkinson23 days ago
Brexit: Article 50 Petition Calling for Brexit to Be Cancelled Reaches 6 Million Signatures Ahead of Parliament Debate
As the UK Government and Parliament try to figure out how to continue the Brexit process (the process of the UK leaving the European Union), the public has come out in waves to call on the UK Governme...
Chloe Baker24 days ago
When Democracy Is the Song We Sing (But Only When We’re Winning)
We hear a lot of discussion about “Democracy” but the definition can be as polarised as the referendum result itself. To a section of leave voters, democracy is a one time statement of intent, in this...
Patrick Hollis25 days ago
Is It Time to Look Away from the Mainstream?
British politics is in the midst of a total upheaval. The Conservatives are moving closer to ousting out their leader and Labour are lacking the cutting edge of a party in opposition. With the Brexit ...
Dr. Williams25 days ago
Is This The Best We Can Do?
Are America's best days behind us? Many people might actually agree with that statement. Then again there are those who have a more optimistic appraisal. But, one can not help ponder how we managed as...
Tim Brycea month ago
Democracy Versus Republic
BRYCE ON POLITICS Do you know the difference? Click for AUDIO VERSION. One of my pet peeves involving politics is when people misstate our form of government. Normally, I would claim this as the fault...
Hunter Jacks2 months ago
Second Brexit Referendum
Brexit is the name given to the UK decision to leave the European Union. The EU is is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,475,7...
Patrick Hollis2 months ago
Labour Shows Support for Second Referendum—but at What Cost?
This week the Labour Party officially announced that the party would, as a collective, seek out and support efforts for a second Brexit referendum, fulfilling their expectations of being the party to ...
Tim Bryce2 months ago
The Trump Cultural Revolution
Bryce on Politics: Click for audio version. When I hear the vicious political discourse and boisterous hyperbole of today, it suggests to me the country is embroiled in a cultural revolution the likes...
Patrick Hollis2 months ago
The Independent Group: How It Splits the Left
This week has seen a handful of UK Members of Parliament leaving the independent centralist group. Eight MPs have parted ways with their parties in what can be described as a protest, the way in which...
Thomas Brandes2 months ago
Socialism
A Quick Q&A
Tim Bryce2 months ago
Time for a National Debate on Socialism
BRYCE ON POLITICS Thanks to Rep. Alexandria Ortega-Cortez. Click for AUDIO VERSION. At the February 5, 2019 State of the Union address, President Trump threw down the gauntlet to Democrats by declarin...
Peter Rose2 months ago
Why Are Britain and Europe in Such a Mess?
Why are Britain and Europe in such a political and economic mess? What the rest of the world should learn. Margaret Thatcher was the last British Prime Minister who had both conviction and a large maj...