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How to Make a Knight's Helmet

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

What Did the Boston Tea Party Lead To?

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

Fred Thompson Retires From White House Race

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

A Nation United

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

Prime Minister Gillard Deprecates the Brutal Moscow Airport Assault

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

The War Against Violence: The Only War We Need to Win

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.

When Will America Wake Up?

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

What Is the Meaning of Centralized Government?

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

Laws on Election Signs & Polling Places in Illinois

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...

Trump: Ace or Joker?

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.

Universal Prosperity Ends Racism

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

Factors That Influence the Outcomes of General Elections

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

When Did America Become a Nation of Cowards?

"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.

What Is the State Animal of Wyoming?

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

Syria - For What It's Worth

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 Politicians

The irony of Politics in this Country, at this time. The Openness of Government Act being stalled by one previously anonymous Politician.

Pragmatic Politics - What If?

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

Nonprofit Foundations & Federal Regulations

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

The Politics of Capitulation

Capitulate: to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms; to give up resistance. When it comes to surrender, just the thought of it is chilling to a political leader on the campaign trail. Campaigns are the closest thing to war most operatives and candidates will ever experience and for the m