Political Articles
  • Political Consulting Is A Unique Profession
  • by Greg Newell
  • You can't get a college degree in political consulting. It's an occupation cobbled together from diverse fields and personality traits, and it's one of the few occupations where one typically starts as a volunteer. Many a consultant wound up in ...
  • ALTERNATIVES TO MEDIA DISTORTIONS
  • by Mike Scantlebury
  • The media in Britain can't handle the ins and outs of a true story. More than ten years ago, Mike worked in an area called Langworthy that was run-down and in need of repair. The government stepped in with millions of pounds of regeneration funds, and some of that effort was successful. Not all went well, and residents are happy to talk about it. But the media aren't interested: it's too 'complicated' for them. They don't understand.
  • UN Secretart -General Calls for End of Violence
  • by Robert Truog
  • The path of repression is a dead end." So said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during a conference about democracy in the Arab world held in Lebanon. His comments referred to the nearly yearlong uprising in Syria against the regime President Bashar Assad
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Becomes Cultural Ambassador
  • by Robert Truog
  • He has been named a United States cultural ambassador, a job that will ask him to travel the world to promote education, racial tolerance, and cultural understanding among young people. He will travel to five different countries this year, starting with Brazil.
  • Navy Veteran Rewarded Medal 66 Years Later
  • by Robert Truog
  • Carl Clark was 29 years old when he saved the lives of several of his shipmates aboard the USS Aaron Ward as the ship was attacked by Japanese kamikazes during World War II. He also put out a fire that might have split his ship in half. At the time, his heroics went largely unrecognized because Clark is black.
  • Looking for a Summer Job? Good News
  • by Robert Truog
  • "America's young people face record unemployment, and we need to do everything we can to make sure they've got the opportunity to earn the skills and a work ethic that come with a job," President Obama said. Participating businesses include AT&T, Bank of America, CenturyLink, CVS Caremark, Gap Inc., Jamba Juice, Starbucks Coffee Company, UPS, and many others.
  • Fighting A Land War
  • by Debra Smith
  • Even in today's hi-tech battles a land war is often a necessity as you move troops on the ground into position to fight to win your wars. Of course, there are certain logistical challenges faced when moving thousands of men into a hostile region and here are just a few that you need to consider.
  • Solar Roofing Shingles: Easy on the Eyes As well As the Pocketbook
  • by Peer Merx
  • Solar roofing shingles made it difficult to distinguish between solar homes from conventional homes. Solar roof tiles with innovative technology that allows owners to meet their energy without compromising the aesthetics of your home. These shingles blend seamlessly with almost traditional roofing materials under the guise of shingles.
  • The London Riots 2011
  • by Lucas Agathocleous
  • As any Londoner knows, this summer the City of London experienced riots which led to one of the most peculiar, and frightening chain of events this city has seen, possibly since the Great Fire in 1666. Official Watches' London showroom fell victim, with the many others.
  • America's Two Fatal Blunders
  • by Scott F Paradis
  • America has committed two fatal blunders. We have concentrated power, and continue to do so at an ever increasing rate. And we have unleashed finance, formerly a measure to impose discipline, making it a means to excess. These mistakes have shattered America's noble purpose - to be a beacon of freedom to the world.
  • What Is Renewable Energy?
  • by Peer Merx
  • As the name suggests, any energy source that does not get depleted is known as renewable energy. The energy produced by wind and sunlight are the best examples of renewable energy. Unfortunately, people have become so used to gasoline and other petroleum products that they look at renewable energy with scorn.
  • Vote To Change Course
  • by Scott F Paradis
  • In America we like to believe freedom is a universal value. Yet with freedom comes responsibility - these are two sides of the same coin. Though we claim we want freedom, we enthusiastically shift responsibility away from individuals and cast into the realm of public goods - public goods we can readily ignore. It is time to change course.
  • Social Services - Do Changes Need to be Made?
  • by Wendy Moyer
  • Our social structure is being challenged by the need to care for an increasingly large number of people, both young and old, who - for one reason or another - have found that they are unable to take care of themselves and their families. Social service agencies have attempted to ameliorate these problems. But the problems just seem to be getting worse.
  • Using Military Online Dating To Find Someone Special
  • by David Planck
  • Military online dating is a fantastic way of meeting singles who want to date a member of the armed forces. Dating someone in the military is a lot different than having a normal relationship with someone who isn't in the military because the lifestyle is completely different.
  • America's Budget-Busting Foreign Policy Disconnect
  • by Aaron Taylor
  • A recent Gallup poll shows that 81% of Americans want the President to be focused on domestic issues, while 9% say they want him to focus on foreign policy issues. Not too surprising….Until you consider that the fastest growing domestic priority is the deficit
  • How Vapor Intrusion Has Slowly Become A Priority In The United States
  • by Wendy Moyer
  • The first vapor intrusion studies of regulated environmental cleanup sites were performed in 1989. Nearly a decade had passed before the first guidance to assist vapor intrusion investigation was issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
  • How To Solve The Homeless Situation
  • by Wendy Moyer
  • When you consider that The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently found that almost five million low income American households pay more than half of their income in rent it is reasonable to assume that there will be more homeless people this year than there were last year. Where will these "new" homeless go?
  • Salesmen Rule
  • by Scott F Paradis
  • Every few years we engage in grand political theater - a government sale. The electorate gets to entertain the salesmen. The ultimate power game is on. At the end of the fracas the people ceremoniously hand the reins of power over to the slickest, the most engaging, the most promising salesmen of the lot. In a democratic state the best salesmen rule. Just remember, hiring a salesmen it is not about the promise, it's about the product.
  • Who Are Our Nation's Homeless?
  • by Wendy Moyer
  • Who are today's homeless? If you read this article your eyes will probably open to some pretty sad and sobering facts concerning homelessness in the United States.
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