Postmortems of voting woes, disenfranchisement, and how countries around the world elect government officials.
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:
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.
**YouTube: A Journey from Inception to Global Dominance** YouTube, the behemoth of online video streaming, has come a long way since its humble beginnings. Established in February 2005 by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—YouTube has evolved into a cultural phenomenon that has reshaped the way we consume and share content.
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.
Time To Vote
In 2022, there were 168.42 million voters in the United States. Voting is a rite of passage for many, being the first adult decision they’ll make. Almost everyone over 18 can vote, with a few exceptions. There will be 116,990 polling places scattered throughout the country collecting votes. Because of this, there will be long lines in these places. With security questions regarding mail-in ballots increasing the urge to vote in person, these lines will probably be longer than we’ve seen them before. Today is Election Day, so here are some tips if you find yourself waiting outside the polls to cast your vote.
All the Ways Joe Biden Has Made the United States Worse So Far
Introduction: Exploring the Negative Impact of Joe Biden's Policies Joe Biden's presidency has been marked by controversy and criticism, with many arguing that his policies have had a negative impact on the United States. This article aims to examine the various ways in which Joe Biden's policies have made the United States worse, focusing on key areas such as the economy, immigration, foreign relations, and public opinion.
Poland voted for Europe, against Populism, and for an Open Society
The votes are cast. The electoral victory of the Polish opposition platform under Donald Tusk and associates against the incumbent, right-wing populist PiS party led by Jaroslaw Kaczynski is good news. Still, the fact that it does need a united front of democratic parties to secure a majority shows us that something is wrong.