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Joseph Bismark in His Own Words

I’ve been hearing a lot about Joseph Bismark. I’ve liked what I have heard about him so much that I have decided that I want to hear what he has to say directly from the man himself. So I looked… Continue Reading →

President Obama Too Busy Perusing TV Career

When Officer Brian Moore died defending the streets of New York City, everyone mourned with his family. Even the president offered a few words of kindness to the situation. However, many thought the president’s words were brief and rushed and… 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 →

President Obama Makes It Clear He No Longer Has Restraints on Furthering His Agenda During Lame Duck Years

Anyone expecting President Obama to begin wrapping up his presidency during the lame duck session are grossly mistaken. At the annual White House Correspondents’ Association this past Saturday, the president adopted a new term to underscore his attitude about constitutional… Continue Reading →

Politics Have Become More Like Competitive Sporting Events, One Study Claims

Bipartisanship has become almost impossible in today’s political atmosphere, creating an extremely polarized approach to debates and policy making, or many times lack of policy making because no one is willing to make a compromise by finding common ground. Instead,… Continue Reading →

MIT Graduate Student Says Income Equality Is About Housing

26-year-old MIT Graduate Student, Matthew Rognlie Has An Alternate Theory Of Inequality And It Has To Do With Housing The rich get richer around the world. They get richer because they have the capital to invest. The rich invest in… Continue Reading →