Independent Politics

Independent Politics
voting

The 2014 midterms offered proof that the majority of American voters are uninformed, choose not to be, simply voting along party lines. All to infrequently does the most qualified candidate win. All too frequently...
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...
lobbies

If you heard the names Patriot Act, Citizen’s United, or the Defense of Marriage Act, your thought would be that they represent the American people. You would be mistaken. The Patriot Act defends the...
John McCain

Complaints about our broken government come in bunches. One item on which all Americans agree is that if it is to be repaired, Democrats and Republicans must work together. That will never happen if...
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...
Obama

Commentary by James Turnage Like most Independent voters, I approve of many of the policies and practices of President Obama, and disapprove of just as many. His domestic policy is better than most, and far...
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....
California

The number of registered voters in California who have chosen the non-partisan affiliation of “Independent” or “Decline to State” is on the rise. These voters tend to have political and social views that do...
term

Let’s begin with a question; why are members of Congress praised for being professional politicians? It’s certainly not related to their accomplishments; very few of our legislators will be remembered for their efforts to...

Both political parties and their candidates have the voting public in complete control. Their political ads contain attacks on their opponents and seldom give information about what the candidate intends to do if he...
Ted Cruz

Every Sunday morning from now until November, 2016, we can look forward to Republicans with White House ambitions seeking the limelight on the television news shows; they are offering free campaign speeches. Ted Cruz...
government

When did the United States government begin believing that they could keep anything secret from its nation’s people? Our President, Legislators, and the Supreme Court all work for us. We, the people, have a...
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