Independent Politics

Independent Politics
Hillary

She will return to Iowa next Wednesday to campaign for Bruce Braley’s Senate bid. Democrats have little doubt that she will make a run for the presidency in 2016. However, many progressives have a...
America

I would like to preface this by saying that the following is my opinion on the two party system in America. My words aren’t the gospel, they are just my words. Nonetheless, they may...
Obama

All Republicans criticize President Obama; he has never done anything right. Some have sound reasons, and some are frivolous or negative for no reason other than the fact that he is a Democratic President....
Rob Ford

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose reign was marked by outrageous antics, erratic behavior, and substance abuse, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, from a rare, aggressive form of cancer known as pleomorphic liposarcoma....
Independent

Most recent polls show that 43 percent of all voters label themselves ‘Independent.’ That’s a little misleading. Nearly half of that number already know which party they will vote for, or are at least...
Free

Commentary by James Turnage When George W. Bush signed the misnamed ‘Patriot Act,’ America removed the 4th amendment to our Constitution. Not only has our government allowed the NSA to gather private information in the...
Republican

Commentary by James Turnage With the Republican Party in control of both Houses, they promised to work harder than their predecessors. Instead they are already following in the footsteps of the 112th and 113th Congress.’...
campaign

Not only does the average American not fully understand the contents of legislation proposed by Congressional members, members of the House and Senate do not either. But sometimes they do. A spending bill to...

 The voters of the state of Kentucky are ‘fed-up.’ Super PACS are once again the focus, as outside and untraceable interests are spending truckloads of money on the Senate campaign. The battle for the...
conservatives

Our government is broken, about that there is no doubt. If we allow extremist conservatives to control the House of Representatives, it will be completely destroyed. The TEA Party, and those who align themselves with...
gay

Commentary by James Turnage Writers such as myself who attempt to be Independent with our political alliances rarely succeed at our efforts. We read too much and follow far too many news programs. It is...
America's

When I find myself needing affirmation that some intelligence remains in our nation I watch the first episode of ‘The Newsroom.’ Jeff Daniel’s character is part of a panel at a university. A pert...
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