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Archive for June 2015

Lincoln Chafee Seems Destined to Capture the Metric Advocate Vote

In modern politics today, there appears to be an advocacy groups for every imaginable initiative, medical or emotional disorder, etc. It turns out that ever since Congress passed a law in 1975 to make the switch to the metric system,… Continue Reading →

Senator Sanders Praises House Democrat’s Temporary Victory Over TPA – Hillary Clinton Mum

On Friday, House Democrats rejected the GOP’s political sop called Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). The bill was designed to break off enough Democrat votes to secure passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for President Obama. TPA is viewed as critical… Continue Reading →

The United States Is Backing The Iraqi Government And US Military Support May Never End

The President Recently Announced That 500 Military Personal Will Return To Iraq As Advisors The Iraq war never ended. The conflict between the different religious factions never stopped. The country was a great candidate for a terrorist takeover when the… Continue Reading →

Fox Adds Political “Forums” for Tier-2 Candidates that Do Not Make the Cut for the First Debate

No serious GOP presidential hopeful wants to be among the tier-2 candidates that fall short of getting an invitation to the first presidential debate hosted by Fox News. Yet, the reality is the Fox News Network cannot conduct a serious… Continue Reading →

New York City Mayor Unofficially Shows Some Support for Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton appears to be a shoe-in for the Democratic Party’s nomination as their candidate for president in 2016. She has some competition, but with many donors already locked up, the potential field on the Democratic side of the political… Continue Reading →

Keeping Food on the Table

It’s no secret that Republican and GOP politicians are not completely supportive when it comes to government funded and assisted programs. A budget plan was recently passed that would suggest that Republicans have changed their mind on the matter. Earlier… Continue Reading →

House Expects a TPA Vote as Early as Friday

House Speaker John Boehner announced that Congress is nearing the end of negotiations to bring about passage of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill deemed critical towards securing passage of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. Thus far, James Dondero… Continue Reading →

Department of Homeland Security Finds 73 Airline Employees with Links to Terrorism

The Department of Homeland Security has identified 73 airline employees who have links to terrorist activities, according to a new report. The links were discovered when a new Inspector General took over command of the agency. According to the report,… Continue Reading →

Governor Chris Christie Will Outlaw Weed!

Governor Chris Christie is currently in charge of the great state of New Jersey, but he has aspirations to become the President of the United States. However, several people do not wish Governor Chris Christie luck in the 2016 presidential… Continue Reading →

Bruce Jenner Announces She is Now Caitlyn Jenner

The man who won the gold medal in the 1976 Olympics and adorned the box cover of Wheaties cereal for years now covers the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. The former Bruce Jenner is now Caitlyn Jenner. Caitlyn used the… Continue Reading →