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Elections in years without a presidential contest are not very glamorous. In my state of Nevada, the Midterms could dictate its political future. Governor Brian Sandoval is very popular. Nevada’s Republican Governor is likely to...

The media just can’t resist sensationalism. I believe that in specific situations they must show restraint. I’m not suggesting any form of censorship; I’m proposing they use common sense. The most recent and best...

Our founding fathers did not believe in a government which was a complete Democracy. They believed that electing officials who would vote according to the wishes of their constituents would be more efficient. A...

The first amendment to the Constitution of the United States; “prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on...

  Corporations can hire all the actors and scientists they want, but climate change can no longer be denied. The first nine months of 2014 are proof, producing severe heat, cold, and drought conditions throughout...
gaza strip

Almost two months after the beginning of escalated attacks in Gaza, a new truce has been effected, bringing a much-needed end to a tragic loss of life in the region. A deal brokered by...
clive palmer

Australian billionaire and politician Clive Palmer has apologized to China after calling them "mongrels" and "bastards" on national television. The eccentric businessman-turned-member of parliament was on the ABC show Q & A last week when he...

  Kentucky was in the spotlight last weekend as it hosted the Fancy Farm event, a time where politicians of all stripes gather to give speeches and some civil political humor. In one part stump...
tea party

  Kansas is an historically red state with a long history of favoring Republicans for political office. But with the squeaker win of Senator Pat Roberts over his tea party challenger, it is beginning to...
Rand Paul

Back when he was running for president, John Kerry was labeled a “flip-flopper” for changing his mind on certain issues, thereby creating a new political species of equivocator. Fast forward to 2014 and Rand...
Evan Falchuk Independent Party

In Massachusetts, the race for Governor has been made more interesting with the introduction of candidate Evan Falchuk and his United Independent Party. It is a story which is both old and new at...

If it feels like the common American citizen is getting further from direct involvement in the political process, it should, because that’s what money does. The influence of major donations to the political system...
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