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What are the Republicans? What are the Democrats? ("Dude, Where's My Party?," by Ward Sutton)

Republicans can take nothing and turn it into a Democrat scandal

Democrats can take a Republican scandal and turn it into nothing

Republicans go to great lengths to elevate their right-wing base… 185 more words

Democrats

Voter Lookup

In many locations across the US, voting for the November 4 election has begun.  Use the tool below to find your polling place and get other information about voting on Tuesday or earlier.  112 more words

Candidates And Campaigns

Echoes From The Past?

Saw this photo and caption in my Facebook feed and it reminded me of something I recently read about Lincoln.  His first great speech entitled “The Perpetuation of our Political Institutions” was also captured in a scene from Dinesh D’Souza’s movie America.   159 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Review: American Founding Son

No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

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Books

Lord, Have Mercy

In a democratic society, I am part of the fabric of the character of our nation. When acts of justice and mercy are present, I am in some part responsible for it. 343 more words

Blog Posts

Obama says USA is a Muslim Nation!

Obama says USA is a Muslim Nation!.

Really?  Lets see now, 1.5% of our population is Muslim.  We are 38th in the world as to population percentage.  127 more words

American Politics

Wealth in the United States

The wealth gap in the United States has been growing steadily for some time. But how has the recession influenced wealth distribution in the US? Has the recovery helped the situation, or only exacerbated a troubling trend? 40 more words

American Politics