The bills that Congress reject are as informative as the ones it does. Reviews of all the legislation that meet their fate in government halls.
Elderly Need Not Apply
Across all political affiliations, beliefs, dogmas, and voting patterns, "79% of Americans favor maximum age limits for elected officials". This is according to a Pew Research Center "survey conducted July 10-16, 2023, among 8,480 adults, [and]... June 5-11, 2023, among 5,115 adults". To put it simply:
Humanity or hegemony... now’s the time to make that decision
Since the first Cardiff humanitarian crusade in solidarity with Palestine in 2024 took place at the start of the year I’ve found it difficult to write about those that have followed due to sheer frustration that the genocide is still ongoing, now into its 114th day, and because my former employer MediaWales and its Wales On Sunday publication continue to totally ignore the marches against it, something that would have been unthinkable during my 30 years as a journalist.
Peru-Ecuador War Explained
October 7th (Lima, Peru) — In a joint press release, the United States Supervisors of Foreign Relations and Safety and Security announced a nearly $250 million sale of military-grade weapons and equipment to Peru to be used as part of the country's ongoing war effort with ModRE in Ecuador. This action takes place despite growing domestic and international criticism about how Peru has been conducting their retaliatory mission after ModRE paramilitary forces undertook a surprise storm attack across the border that resulted in the systematic slaughter, rape, and defilement of thousands of unprepared Peruvians and surrounding property. Hundreds of mostly civilians were also taken captive and are still being held within Ecuadorian territory.
Everything Donald Trump Accomplished as President of the United States
Donald Trump's presidency was a tumultuous era in American politics, marked by a myriad of accomplishments and controversies. From his successful business ventures to his unconventional political ascent, Trump's presidency left a significant impact on the nation. Let's delve into the various aspects of his tenure and evaluate the accomplishments that defined his time in office.
Why, When, and How was the Republican Party Formed in the United States
Introduction The birth of the Republican Party stands as a monumental moment in American political history. Understanding its roots involves delving into the rich tapestry of the nation's past and the fervent ideological undercurrents that shaped its inception.
Political Standings Not Withstanding
A Message of Unity in Modern Political Division Across the United States, the country is divided by political views and beliefs. The level of division that currently exists in 2023, in fact, has not been seen in many decades, maybe even centuries. It could be argued that the USA has not been this divided since the days leading up to the civil war.
Colorado Removes Trump from Ballad
For those who may have missed the news, a story was reported on by Newsmax telling how the state of Colorado has removed Donald Trump from the ballot for the 2024 Presidential election1. Not surprising since only 40% or so of the state is Republican. At least for now. This may increase that number.
Navigating Through an Identity Crisis: The 2024 Election
In the turbulent landscape of American politics leading up to the 2024 Presidential election, I am grappling with an identity crisis as I attempt to align my values with a political party. The nation stands at a crossroads, marked by deep political divisions, and I am still determining whether my choices reflect the kind of future I want for my grandchildren and the rest of my family!
Disapproval from Within: Biden vs. Trump
A year ago, if one had inquired about the likeliness of President Biden being re-elected next year, the feedback and forecasts would have been swift, positive, and certain. Especially in contrast to his predecessor. Now...with a low approval rating, it appears his re-election bid will be an uphill battle.
President William Ruto's Transformative Vision
In a momentous address at the EU Parliament on November 21, 2023, President William Ruto of Kenya delivered a compelling and visionary speech that echoed through the chambers of global leadership. His words resonated far beyond the confines of the hall, symbolizing a rallying cry for a new era of global interdependence and collaborative action.
Beyond the Ballot
In the ongoing quest for a fair and accountable government, the focus on term limits has primarily centered around elected positions. While limiting the tenure of elected officials is a step in the right direction, it's essential to cast a wider net and address the potential loophole—lifetime appointments through strategically positioned appointed positions. In this blog post, we delve into the critical need for term limits on appointed positions to truly curb corruption, foster diversity, and maintain a government that genuinely serves the people.
A Victim of Ignorance and Greed
Most of my adult life, I have been a renter or a guest. As a child, I was not expected to contribute financially to my mother's rent or mortgage payments. However, after high school graduation, as an independent adult, I was expect to afford my own housing. That expectation is not unfair, but for over 30 years, I have witnessed and experienced many leases or contracts or rental agreements that have been unfair and according to American history, illegal.