Reelect President Bush for the 2nd term: Evidence & Proofs

Why President Bush should have his second term? The arguments can be drawn from Gas price, Job creation and War in Iraq scientifically. If it is scientific, it must observe the same result, test in the same experiment and constitute a mathematical truth. For example, we all know that goose... Read More

Pending Oil Crisis

Heavens, what are we up against? It seems these days that we are inundated with worsening situations, not just in Canada but worldwide: Increasing terrorism threats; Global arrests of Al Qaeda operatives; More corruption in our Canadian Liberal federal government; A backlash against Official Bilingualism resulting in Mini Official Bilingualism... Read More

Colts? Stadium Short on Horse Sense

The predominant discussion in the Indianapolis media over the proposed $500 million Colts stadium is how to fund it, not over the wisdom and propriety of taxpayers going into debt to build it.Apparently the leaders of both major political parties in Indiana have signed off on the concept, including a... Read More

A Cheap Holiday in Other Peoples Misery (catching up with Mordechai Vanunu in Israel)

One of my favourite pieces of music is the Sex Pistols' classic 'Holidays in the Sun' - a song that begins with the line, 'a cheap holiday in other people's misery'. This would have made a fitting epitaph for my holiday in Israel, except that the $3000 air ticket meant... Read More

Simple Middle East Peace Plan

I. WARS ARE BASIC CONFLICTS OVER LAND. II. BOUNDARIES. THE STATE OF ISRAEL SHALL BASICALLY BE HER PRE-1967 BORDERS, EXCEPT FOR THEIR MUNICIPAL JURISDICTION IN JERUSALEM. THE BOUNDARIES OF THE STATE OF PALESTINE SHALL BE THE WEST BANK AND GAZA. THE BOUNDARIES OF SYRIA SHALL BE HER PRE-1967 BORDERS. III.... Read More

Bush Panders America?s Kids to Saudi Pederasts

President Bush and Secretary Powell should hang their heads in shame. The administration professes to value America's children and touts the phrase "No Child Left Behind." Simultaneously, they have abandoned an estimated 16,000 American children abroad.According to Joel Mowbray's book "Dangerous Diplomacy," the children have been kidnapped by their parents... Read More

Top 30 Politics Quotations

"It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs." -- Albert Einstein"Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles." -- Ambrose Bierce"Man is by nature a political animal." -- Aristotle"I have come to the conclusion... Read More

The ?Manchurian Candidate?: Lee Harvey Oswald?

An American soldier is taken behind enemy lines and brainwashed as an unwitting assassin by communists in league with American political figures. This soldier then returns to the States to kill a presidential candidate as part of a political scheme to escalate and exploit Cold War tensions.Sound familiar? It does... Read More

Abu Ghraib: Our Surprise is the only Surprise

As pictures and videos surface showing young American soldiers humiliating and dehumanizing Iraqi prisoners, we, as a society, recoil in disgust and disbelief. Friends and family of those charged with such crimes, shake their heads in bewilderment and assure the world that the perpetrators are normal, caring, loving individuals without... Read More

A Look Ahead to 2008 (Part I)

Just as everyone has breathed a sigh of relief at the end of 2004 presidential campaign, I would like to take a quick look ahead to 2008. Unless George W. Bush is unable to complete his second term, 2008 will bring the third open presidential election (no incumbent running) in... Read More

In The News:


EJ Dionne: The politics of Ebola
Washington Post
You read that right: An investigation by the Boston Globe found that, unlike politicians who go to great lengths to puff up their military backgrounds, Moulton, as the paper's Walter Robinson wrote, “chose not to publicly disclose that he was twice ...

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Ebola and politics
The Economist (blog)
AMERICA is a deeply divided country. Many countries are. But as Juan Linz, a political scientist, noted in a seminal study on presidential democracy, America's constitution ensures both Congress and the president have some claim to democratic legitimacy.


CBS Local

Rand Paul: 'The Most Interesting Man In Politics'
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Time Magazine's cover this past week features Rand Paul and calls him “The Most Interesting Man in Politics.” For once, Time Magazine is on the money. Senator Paul is interesting because he's a guy with a very nimble mind and a ...


Religion and politics
The Economist
He thinks the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should crack down harder on churches that meddle in politics. Under American law, churches that explicitly endorse or oppose a political candidate can lose their tax-exempt status, but Mr Silverman thinks ...

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Do Incentives Matter? It May Depend On Your Politics
Forbes
Politicians and political advocates seem to suffer from a certain inconsistency on the topic of whether economic incentives can impact behavior. Most of the inconsistency is displayed by liberals, but conservatives are occasionally guilty, as well ...

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Foreign Policy

Did Politics Compromise Afghanistan's Constitution?
Foreign Policy
This is understandable from the perspective that Afghanistan felt that it was on the verge of failure, and thus prioritized political progress over anything else -- including compliance with the constitution. So, the country acquiesced to the formation ...


Erik Prince on Blackwater verdicts: 'A lot of politics surrounding this'
Washington Post
“Well, there was certainly a lot of politics surrounding this and the fact that the federal government spent tens of millions of dollars on this, now trying it seven years after the event, and 7,000 miles from where it happened,” said Erik Prince, in a ...

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New York Times

In US, Fear of Ebola Closes Schools and Shapes Politics
New York Times
In the month since a Liberian man infected with Ebola traveled to Dallas, where he later died, the nation has marinated in a murky soup of understandable concern, wild misinformation, political opportunism and garden-variety panic. Within the ...

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U.S. shows too much politics is bad for democracy
Chicago Tribune
Francis Fukuyama discusses this possibility in his new book, "Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy." (I recommend it, but if you're pressed for time his essay for Foreign Affairs gives ...

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Newsweek

Podemos: The Radical Party Turning Spanish Politics on Its Head
Newsweek
Wearing a white shirt tucked into jeans, and his trademark ponytail, Iglesias looked more like a postgraduate lecturer than the leader of a potentially revolutionary political force – and until this year he was exactly that, teaching political science ...

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The World of Diplomatic Backstage

De-classification of official documents have been a routine practice in... Read More

Pending Oil Crisis

Heavens, what are we up against? It seems these days... Read More

The U.S. Department of Justice vs. the Realty Industry, and Its Effect on Consumers

From the National Association of Realtors' Virtual Office Website policy,... Read More

Mexican Living: A Disabled Man Speaks for Terri

I am an incurably ill American male forced to leave... Read More

Starbucks Monopoly

Is Starbucks a monopoly? It fits all the definitions. Does... Read More

Defending Middle Eastern Oil Refineries and Assets

An idea to defend oil infrastructure in the Middle East... Read More

Will They Sterilize Vagabonds and Drunkards in Belarus?

In Belarus parliament is going to struggle with degeneration of... Read More

French NON to Europe Might be Engrained in Their History

Many of the problems that the members of the European... Read More

Are We Really Getting Along?

When you look at the news, immigrants are dying trying... Read More

Dismal Performance of the NSA

The NSA failed the American people and allowed the attack... Read More

Hitlers Positive Christianity... Unleashing the Patriotic Church

There is nothing-absolutely nothing-insofar as political power when it is... Read More

Constitutional Amendment Needed on Sodomy Laws

Many very nice and loving homosexual male couples want to... Read More

Lyndon Johnson - The Day After Dallas

J. Edgar Hoover and LBJ used to enjoy watching Hoover's... Read More

Monitoring Macedonia

Close to 500,000 people - one in four - live... Read More

What Ordinary People Are Saying--Robertson Assassination Comment

What ordinary people are saying about U.S. televangelist Pat Robertson... Read More

George Bush--A New World Order

When this president's father was in the Oval Office, he... Read More

Quality of Life and Freedom, Unilateral Discussion

City Governments is their quest for; "quality of life" often... Read More

North Korea and Diplomatic Solutions; Random Thoughts Part I

You know now that North Korea is backing down on... Read More

Immigration: Ten Points to Ponder

1. Why is it that no one seems to notice,... Read More

Emerging Markets, Property Law

I read an interesting article in foreign Affairs magazine last... Read More

Profiling Eco-terrorists

The FBI recently before Congress stated that Eco-Terrorism was on... Read More

Take Marijuana Off the DEAs Docket

Quit paying the DEA to chase marijuana. We could save... Read More

Democracy, War and the Media - Uneasy Bedfellows All Round

Recent international wars and the often spectacular ways in which... Read More

Cracking Down on Cigar Counterfeiters

In the most rewarding new industries, there is often a... Read More

The Hegemony - Church and State

THE ECCLESIASTICAL GRANT:There are good things done by the hegemony.... Read More