politics

  1. Southern Dad

    2018 Senatorial Elections - Texas

    As we all know 2/3rds of the US Senate and all of the US House are up for reelection in 2018. The math favors the Republicans keeping control. There are 35 seats up for election in 2018. These include 26 held by Democrats (or Independents that caucus with the Democrats) and 9 Republicans...
  2. Ralph47

    The Unfortunate Politics Of Police Depts.

    They are FORCED into being (or faking) LIBERAL!!! :mad: It is an accepted but lamented fact of life among police officers that in order to rise on the promotional ladder, one must endorse the political fashions currently in favor among the city’s politicians. And the higher one ascends on...
  3. Ralph47

    The Left's Red Herring Politics

    It is so STUPID in the FL race for Governor. The Dems are bringing up stuff and diverting from actual issues with crap that has absolutely NOTHING to do with State governance!!! :rolleyes: Examples: One Dem's commercial states: "I will stand up to Trump and the NRA" - not a single thing...
  4. S

    Tax cuts and jobs act.

    H.R. 1, “Tax cuts and jobs act”: Within the proposed “Tax Cuts & Jobs Act”, the populist proposal doubling the standard deduction is of conspicuous merit, and eliminating the alternative minimum tax would be contemptible. (Increasing the standard deduction would be further improved if it...
  5. A

    Trump Brings Prestige to the Mail Order Bride Industry.

    For years, International Marriage Services had to live with the stigma of being referred to as Mail Order Bride services. However, many consider the term "mail-order bride" derogatory and feel it demeans foreign women by comparing them to commodities for sale and falsely implying that (unlike...
  6. R

    Donald Trump

    Many people have bad things to say about Donald Trump but I have something good to say. Trump says if he wins, he can get prayer brought back in schools. Children need to pray in schools. If they're taught to pray, they might grow up to be Christians. That would make them better citizens and...
  7. R

    Hillary's reply to a question

    I don't like Donald Trump but I absolutely loathe Hillary Clinton. She should be made to pay for her crimes but she's getting off scott free because she's rich and powerful. The justice system sucks. Also, when Hillary was asked why she would be a good President, she replied "Because I'm a...
  8. R

    Even Jimmy Carter dislikes Hillary Clinton

    Even former President Jimmy Carter dislikes Hillary Clinton. These were his exact words: "The novelty of electing the first woman President of America should not outweigh our duty of electing an honest and ethical President".
  9. H

    Hillary Clinton 2016?

    It's funny that Bill can mention anything about presidential contenders and automatically it means that Hillary is running in 2016: Bill Clinton hints at Hillary 2016 presidential run - Arlington Political Buzz | Examiner.com Will she run though? I think she might make a decent president. I...
  10. S

    Gun politics racist and disgusting

    We even have Juan Williams claiming there is race involved in those that do not want to see their 2nd amendment rights restricted. That those opposers of 'reasonable legislation' center in the US south, I believe Obama once referred to them as those that "cling to their guns and bibles." Where...
  11. clax

    Religion, God, and politics

    I want to start this thread for just discussion about the title. All three of the subjects touch on sore spots for so many people, I just wonder why? First is religion, for obvious reasons religion is a controversial topic. Some religions seek to convert all people to that religion, some...
  12. S

    American politics is weird

    Hello, I just watched the debate between the vice presidents and a few days earlier I also listened to what the presidential candidates had to say. As a German I am wondering about some points in their discussions that seem to reflect US politics. First of all, nobody ever talks about...
  13. M

    Want to write about politics?

    Online magazine The Cheers (thecheers.org) is looking for people interested in writing about politics and related topics. No previous writing experience required, but you must have serious interest in the topic and have good English skills. We are looking for people able to write anywhere...
  14. B

    Politics and the Infinite Monkey Theorem

    This Youtube video has a different title but this is my title for it because it works for many more issues than the one in the video. Basically the message is this: "Waiting for a politician to do the right thing is like waiting for a..." p.s. couldn't put the link in but if you want to see it...
  15. O

    Politics and Government

    Hey! You want to read more about opinions, advice and tips about politics?
  16. M

    Politics over Dead bodies: The Ambiguous Role of United Nations (U.N.)

    “Killing a person is the Killing of the whole humanity….’’ is the words of a great person. Today, we as human beings are differentiating between bloodshed. United Nations is the most respectable and most respectful association available to human being across the globe. The purpose of United...
  17. C

    Marine Le Pen poll rating shock for French politics

    Marine Le Pen poll rating shock for French politics An opinion poll suggesting far-right leader Marine Le Pen could win the first round of next year's presidential election has caused a shock in France. The survey for Le Parisien newspaper puts the National Front leader, who took over...
  18. C

    Winner Take All politics.

    Just started reading this, but really good so far. http://www.amazon.com/Winner-Take-All-Politics-Washington-Richer-Turned/dp/1416588698
  19. David

    Stephen Kiernan speaks out against D.C. politics.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQTF-f95Ntk&feature=sub This is 1 of the most convening arguments for decentralization I've yet heard. To summarize, "Screw the Repubs/Dems, we can do this ourselves better anyway." Thoughts?
  20. S

    I won't vote in 2010

    Democrats have decided to delay the tax cuts bill vote until after the election. I?ll refrain from voting in general elections until the tax bill reaches the floors of both Congressional houses and the bill is voted upon the House of Representatives? floor. I fully support Obama?s...