Jim Hickey’s American Politics

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Fun Dog Food Ads Are A Win For Everyone

If you have recently adopted a dog and brought it into your home, then you might be feeling a bit nervous about taking care of it. You might be feeling stressed out because you’re not sure that you will make… Continue Reading →

Americans Need To Be United

In this day and age, it would seem that our country could not be more divided than it is right now. Our entire society is consistently wrapped up with labels, symbols, or even their political parties. So maybe Mitt Romney… Continue Reading →

As The Economy Of Greece Implodes, Citizens Turn To An Unlikely Currency

File this one under “You know your country’s economy is in trouble when…” …your citizens turn to BitCoin. That’s right, frantic Greeks are cashing out of their national currency and trying to convert it into BitCoin, the notoriously flaky “hacker”… Continue Reading →

A Woman Will Be On The $10 Bill In 2020

Some exciting news in the political world and in American culture is that there will be a new face on the $10 bill in the year 2020. According to an article found on reddit and written by CNN Money, the… 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 →

Nia Guzman Using Baby Royalty For Child Support

Chris Brown has been doing everything he can to be a great dad for his daughter Royalty. It seems like just yesterday the only woman in Chris’s like was Karrueche but now it’s all about Royalty. Not only is Chris… Continue Reading →

Bernie Sanders Says That He Is Running In This Election to Win

Bernie Sanders has expressed his desire to run for Democratic Party nominations. He certainly faces a tough opposition from Hillary Clinton but he is convinced that he can win by getting support from overworked and underpaid American citizens. He has… Continue Reading →

Biscuits Instead of Burgers

On a day that some people have associated with marijuana, McDonald’s is trying something new with the menu. There is no clarification as to whether the date has anything to do with McDonald’s serving breakfast all day instead of stopping… Continue Reading →

Pilot Crashes Gyro Copter Onto Lawn of U.S. Capitol

Elite Prospects said a retired United States postal worker breached United States Capitol air space when he crashed his single seat gyro copter unto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol yesterday sounding alarms and a massive security response by United… Continue Reading →

The Federal Government Concedes That Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells but Still Outlaws The Beneficial Plant

On one hand, the U.S. government acknowledges that marijuana is quite effective in suppressing the adverse symptoms of many medical conditions and on the other hand, continues to make it illegal to use or possess the drug. So what’s it… Continue Reading →