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The Most Important Veto

President Andrew Jackson did not want banknotes in the American economy, as he was an adherent to the gold standard. Daniel Walker Howe, What Hath God Wrought: Transformation of America, 1815-1848… 583 more words

Early Republic

Palmer a 'one-hit wonder'

Former ABC political reporter Peter Kennedy says Clive Palmer will go down in political history as a “one-hit wonder” after the mining mogul announced he would not seek re-election at the upcoming election. 257 more words


My Duterte Story: South Lobby

By: Rep. Luz C. Ilagan

Ito ang isang kuwento na hindi ko pa naibabahagi hanggang ngayon.

Noong Nobyembre 12, 2007, mga alas-otso na ng gabi, isang malakas na bomba ang sumabog sa bukana ng South Lobby ng gusali ng Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan. 205 more words


Constitution Article II, Sections 3 & 4

Today finishes our study of Article II, which governs the Executive Branch. This post is part of a series that will make more sense if it is read in order. 445 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Now, Dennis Hastert Seems an Architect of Dysfunction as Speaker

Mr. Hastert’s admission of abusing boys has prompted a reassessment of his tenure, and he emerges as a deeply flawed leader.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1SHtRto


"Donald Trump’s damage to the Republican Party, although already extensive, has barely begun." ~George Will

George Will is a part of the “pundit class” that has grown in disfavor. Perhaps it was never in great favor.

There is something to consider here. 62 more words

Political Issues

Illinois peeps, check out - Battles Over Garland Nomination Resume as Senate Enters Recess

With senators back home, the Democratic group Americans United for Change is taking mobile billboards to nine states with vulnerable Republican senators to criticize them for not taking up the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Merrick B. 9 more words