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.

Dr. Williams2 years ago
The Panama Papers
Ever since the Panama Papers came out, too many of us were naive about the extent and scope of how much wealth is actually being hidden away in tax havens and off shore accounts all around the globe. ...
Dan Rather Takes President Trump To Task - Again
Legendary newsman Dan Rather is making news again - this time, as someone who is taking the United States 45th president to task. Rather, who left CBS in 2004 amidst a firestorm of accusations that he...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Above The Law
When American History is taught there is an oversight. An oversight that has universal consequences of how our government has morphed into this self serving bureaucracy that we have today. What is bei...
Patrick Hostis 2 years ago
Did North Korea Flinch?
I genuinely love South Korea. I was stationed there in 1999 to 2000. My wife is Korean, and I traveled everywhere I could in the nation. While my base was far from the DMZ, Seoul-the South’s capital city, was within artillery range of the DPRK’s (The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, i.e. North Korea) guns. Whenever I traveled to Seoul I couldn’t help thinking this beautiful city with all its 20 million inhabitants could be cast into oblivion at any moment. For the South Korean people, this...
An Open Letter To The First Family
Dear President Trump, Mrs. Trump, and the rest of the Trump family; I am not an American, but I am among your many upstairs neighbors, and I have to say that I'm deeply concerned by what you are all d...
Michael Blair2 years ago
Peace or War?
Peace is a small word, but the gains would be unimaginable. War is an even smaller word, but has devastating consequences. Which would you choose? It sounds simple enough to achieve, but many have tri...
Lincoln A 'Tyrant' Like Hitler?
When it comes to comparing Abraham Lincoln to anyone, Adolf Hitler doesn't necessarily come to mind. In fact, Lincoln is often frequently cited as one of the United States most legendary leaders, whil...
The, um, Evolution of Donald Trump
This time a year ago, Donald Trump was throwing red meat to the crowds with both hands at campaign rallies across America; their appetite as political carnivores helped power Trump into the White Hous...
Sean Spicer Blows It, Again
"We didn't use chemical weapons in World War II. You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't descend to using chemical weapons." With these words, Sean Spicer went from someone who was basicall...
Cameron Puckey2 years ago
Does Religion Affect Politics?
Religion. No doubt. No questioning. Politics. Always Oppose. Always Question. So why do these always seem to go together, why is it that many voters vote in favour of their religion rather than the po...
Drew Bradford2 years ago
To Jeff Sessions, With Love
Dear Mr. Sessions, I was born and raised in the great state of Alabama and most of my, if not all of my life you have been a senator or political figure in the state. I grew up on a farm in rural nort...
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Michael Lawson2 years ago
In Defense of Brian Williams
Poor Brian Williams. The MSNBC anchor is getting it from all sides, from the liberal elites who are appalled at his supposed glorification of war, and from the anti-elites, who hate everything that co...
Cameron Puckey2 years ago
3 Reasons the People Voted Brexit
Although there were advantages and disadvantages on both sides I would like to explore the figure that truly suggests the real reason people voted leave on Thursday, 23rd of June 2016. For many Britai...
Cameron Puckey2 years ago
The Possible Future Events - Europe
The old superpowers are falling, new nations are rising, Europe is in political chaos, Northern Africa and the Middle East are facing revolutions, uprising and terrorism, Equatorial Africa and South A...
"The Butler!" Syndrome in Middle-East Politics
Before I was able to finish this piece on Middle-East politics, the US (or, to be more precise, the Trump administration cornered by the unveiled Russian ties) decided to shower the Syrian Regime with...
Michael Blair2 years ago
I Didn't Do It. It Was a Big Boy Who Ran Away.
If blame can be moved away from the perpetrator, then they cannot be held accountable. That is the mantra according to the cult of Trump. His main aim is to be the centre of attention, but only if it ...
A. Walter Cox2 years ago
23 Donald Trump Illustrations that Sum Up America's Feelings Perfectly
Humanity has always had a history of expressing social, political, and personal views using artwork. In Ancient Greece, the artwork extolling political figures took the form of statues and paintings o...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Prelude To Revolt
America, from sea to shining sea has always been a beacon of hope and salvation for troubling souls from every corner of the globe. For over one hundred years the United States stood for as the land o...