Jim Hickey’s American Politics

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2016

Marc Sparks and Building a Case for Success

Marc Sparks, the originator of Timber Creek Capital, LP, is a successful serial entrepreneur and, more importantly, a philanthropist whose faith and values have him looking to help those who strive to help themselves. He is generous in sharing his… Continue Reading →

Radicals Threaten the Establishments Insanity Cycle

As far as presidential elections go, the upcoming 2016 election will be the first in decades that the American people have a chance to vote for a selection of candidates versus the two pre-approved choices. Two candidates, Donald Trump and… Continue Reading →

On Immigration, Sanders Adopts Hillary’s New Position

On Friday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) to speak on the subject of illegal immigration. Ironically, the group, which as its name suggests consists of duly elected leaders by US Citizens, was… 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 →

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to Announce Presidential Campaign in the Coming Weeks

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal made it clear that he will announce his presidential campaign later this month. Jindal, a first generation American from Indian parents, was first elected governor back in 2007. At the time, voter frustration with the slow… Continue Reading →

Senator Rand Paul Vows to Kill the Patriot Act on Sunday

On Sunday, the United States Senate will convene early from the Memorial Day recess to vote on passage of the Freedom Act, a revised version of the Patriot Act. As per existing Senate rules, the majority leader must invoke a… Continue Reading →

Governor Scott Walker is Self-Described “Most Scrutinized Candidate”

Scott Walker has faced a wall of opposition during his tenure as governor of Wisconsin. In 2010, he rode the Tea Party wave that swept a number of Republicans into state governorships. After he successfully enacted collective bargaining reform of… Continue Reading →

Jeb Bush May Skip Iowa

Jeb Bush has decided to skip the Iowa Straw Polls coming up this summer, to many conservative pundits surprise. Some political speculators say that the candidate may skip Iowa altogether, which comes as a shock to Iowans and other candidates,… Continue Reading →

Senator Sanders Admits He Would Impose a Litmus Test on Supreme Court Justices

In terms of the American judiciary, it has been considered anathema for the United States Senate to even suggest imposing litmus test on Supreme Court nominees. This is because in principle, a justice should be considered for the high court… Continue Reading →

Carly Fiorina Announces Campaign for GOP Presidential Nomination

On Monday, Carly Fiorina, age 61, formally announced her intention to seek the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination. The woman, who is touted by many as a corporate wonder woman, will base her qualifications on the office of the presidency on… Continue Reading →