Politics : Law & Legal & Attorney
Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Origami gives both children and adults a glimpse into Japanese culture while learning to make something fascinating with a simple piece of paper. With only a few folds, you can transform an 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet of paper into a knight's helmet. I
I wish the presidential election was about who was going to do the best job in office. I would like to see two very competent candidates running on their platforms building a vision that helps us decide which way we want to see our future go.
The Boston Tea Party is an event that most of us remember only vaguely from an American History course we took long ago. We think of something about colonists dressed as Indians, throwing tea in Boston Harbor to protest government taxes. But the tea didn't belong to King George, and there were only
Having faced a number of poor voting results in early campaigning rounds, former US Senator Fred Thompson has decided to withdraw from the presidential race on Tuesday.Thompson withdrew his candidacy after having faced a third place result in Saturday's South Carolina primary. This was a crucia
In a world that is constantly changing the shift of realities has made it quite apparent that this coming Presidential election is so important for the future of America. In an already crowded field of Republican contenders many of whom are bonafide clerics of a separatist sec it is quite obvious th
It was just last year when the issue on possible terrorist assaults became a common topic in the news, in newspapers, in televisions and in the web. Because of this, travel advisories began to spread worldwide, to give warnings to people, to stay away from the danger spots or critical areas. Just re
Violence shows deviant behavior and there is no reason why the world cannot live under the same humanitarian laws. If the international nonviolence idea suffers, no war can be deemed holy or just.
In order to win the presidency in America, candidates must stir up the religious fervor of the voters (gay marriage/civil union) and then vocally (and in some cases visually) wear your (new) Evangelical beliefs on your sleeve. It used to be candidate vs. candidate, then party vs. party, big business
Suppose all local government services in your neighborhood, from police protection to garbage collection, had to be coordinated through a distant, national bureaucracy in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C. That is one of the consequences of centralized government---and one of the main reasons th
Illinois state law mandates that polling places remain free of campaign materials.directional vote sign image by Pix by Marti from Fotolia.comElections in America involve fervent campaigning, be it for those individuals seeking political office or the supporters and detractors of a...
Donald Trump has seemingly decided to run for President of the USA. While a great businessman would be a great answer to the current crop of government thugs, I am not so sure he is a good candidate.
Nothing will make everyone like everyone else. To answer Rodney King's question, "Can't we all just get along?!" Yes, sure we can, and we won't. We won't unify because We is non-existent. There is no all inclusive we. There is we this and we that. We Black. We White. We
General elections refer to the elections held for a nation's primary legislative body; in the United States it is the Congress and presidency. The outcomes of general elections depend on what the voters decide should happen, and they have many different reasons for voting a particular way. They star
Above ground and below ground fuel storage tanks are regulated in Pennsylvania by the Department of Environmental Protection.
"Americans are scared to death about the economy." "Don't let those Muslims build a Mosque at Ground Zero--too bad about the First Amendment." American banks are terrified to lend money.
The bison was chosen, as the state animal in Wyoming, in a contest. It was a shoo-in since the large animal was already featured on the state flag. The bison, also known as the American buffalo, roams freely in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park, one of the very few areas in the United States where
For what it's worth, I offer a few personal observations about the Syria deal. If you kind of relax, you know half close your eyes, and just listen to the Senate hearings, the speakers begin to morph into used car salesmen wearing cheap suits: low balling, then high balling, leaving out details
The irony of Politics in this Country, at this time. The Openness of Government Act being stalled by one previously anonymous Politician.
Being pragmatic is becoming tougher and tougher in our society. At one time it seemed purposeful to be direct and honest, and maybe even a little hard-headed when it came to critical decisions and crucial solutions. Using logic based on research and analysis, opinions and ideas could be stated, unpa
According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are more than 1.5 million registered nonprofit organizations operating in the United States. Of these, nearly 64 percent are considered public charities. Nonprofit organizations provide services to those in need across the country, an