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So You Want to Live in a Police State?

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If you think a police state will make America great again a.) you're wrong, and b.) you've got your candidate -- Donald Trump and the Deplorables are ...

An Urgent Call To Black And Brown Voters

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 11.04.2016 | Black Voices
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

If we care about the safety, security and economic well-being of ourselves, our families and Americans at large, there is only one choice in this year's Presidential election.

The Real October Surprise: FBI Inquiry May Not Make Large Impact on Election

Dr. John Johnson | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Dr. John Johnson

In what has been a Presidential campaign filled with surprises, Friday's letter from FBI Director James Comey has sparked the latest wave of political...

Not Voting is an #EpicFail

GVH Live | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
GVH Live

By, Jacob Smith A recent Gallup poll showed that only 47% of U.S. adults, ages 18 to 35, would "definitely vote in the upcoming presidential election...

Why Trump May Win Ohio And Pennsylvania

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Trump is very aware of the unfocused anger in the Midwest, and is working hard to use that to get votes. If he takes the swing states of Ohio and Pennsylvania, it will be because of that insight.

Clinton And Trump 2016: A Battle To Win Over Ambivalent Voters

The Conversation US | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

This presidential campaign has two historically unpopular candidates. Both nominees are viewed unfavorably by more than 50 percent of the electorate.

A Changed Donald? Not Likely!

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

Our local paper carried an article that essentially said Donald had "made a complete turn-around." It said he is now "being inclusive." Get real!

US wind power surpasses 75 GW and Americans love it

Tom Kiernan | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
Tom Kiernan

Sometimes the more you know about something, the more you like it. And that's the case for wind energy. The amount of installed wind capacity across...

My Money Is On A Trump Victory

Heather Higgins | Posted 08.29.2016 | Politics
Heather Higgins

For what it is worth: Nothing is ever certain, and much could go wrong, but my money remains on a Trump victory. Why? 1) It feels a whole lot like Re...

The Secret Diary of a Trump Poll Watcher

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics
Peter Mandel

"You've got to get every one of your friends. You've got to get every one of your family. You've got to get everybody to go out and watch. And go out ...

Engaged Voters Are Internet-Connected Voters

Sarah Pike | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics
Sarah Pike

That's a big portion of voters that many local politicians are missing. And for those low-income, limited-access groups who prioritize social media, those platforms may be one of the only venues they have to get involved with local politics.

Should You Give Your Employees Time Off To Vote?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Here's a startling fact: According to The New York Times, only 9 percent of the American population voted for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as their candidate.

America Ferrera Breaks Down Why Latino Trump Supporters Exist

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.25.2016 | Latino Voices

Bill Maher doesn’t understand why there’s even one Latino supporting Donald Trump. During Friday’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” A...

Writer Condemns Citizens' Right to Protest Harmful Government Policies and Practices.

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

The writer compared this one-day sit-in which called attention to the many times the majority Speaker of the House has refused to allow discussion or voting on bills proposed by minority members to the 10 times in history that elected officials of both parties have "shut down our government," costing billions of dollars each time. Apples and oranges.

Voters Starting To See Through Trump As He Loses Popularity

Carbonated.TV | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics

If the phrase "President Trump" makes you tremble, take some comfort as the orange coward's popularity is losing ground. But don't rest easy just yet; there's still a long way to go until November, and Clinton's numbers aren't exactly far ahead of Trump's.

Workers Supporting Trump Is Like Chickens Supporting Colonel Sanders

Chris Shelton | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Chris Shelton

It's about more than just a list of issues. Trump preys on working-class Americans' anxieties about their stagnant wages and crumbling dreams and turns those anxieties into hatred of immigrants.

An Open Letter to Hillary and Bernie... Cool It!

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

First of all, I believe it's absurd that any campaign for a political office would last longer than three months! That's plenty of time to tell voter...

Campaign Forecast: Hot & Cold on Climate Change

William S. Becker | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
William S. Becker

If it turns out as it appears that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the major parties' candidates for the presidency this year, one of their clear-cut differences will be their positions on global climate change. Secretary Clinton is a climate hawk; Mr. Trump is a climate denier.

Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2

Harold Lloyd | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."

Could the U.S. Become a Multi-Party Nation? Emerging Factions and the Electoral College

Carl Nettleton | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Carl Nettleton

While the U.S. allows multiple parties to participate in the political system, it is, and always has been, a system dominated by two political parties...

Hey Donald Trump, Can You Actually Win? Here's the Good News and the Bad News

Kicker | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

There you are, Donald Trump. (Nathan Congleton/Flickr)[/caption] Dear Donald Trump, So you're the Republican presidential candidate. Can you win? ...

Clinton & Trump: The Growing Approval of Disapproval

Robert Hall | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Robert Hall

While the unexpected success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders has garnered much attention, the bigger question is: How have voter disapproval and contempt translated into success for all four candidates? Is dislike the new political currency of politics?

The Dangers Associated with a Sanders Loss

Dennis Curry | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Dennis Curry

Nearly a week after a demoralizing loss to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the New York Primary, Senator Bernie Sanders moves forward. Still, already his influence on the 2016 race is clearly undeniable.

Has America Matured into the Fair and Equal Land of Promise?

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2017 | Women
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

Check into candidates' backgrounds. Learn how they voted and what they have done in their own lives--not just what they say in media sound-bites written for them by professionals. Learn what they stand for before you trust them with your precious vote.

The Most Substantive Debate in Recent Political History

David Morris | Posted 04.14.2017 | Politics
David Morris

Win or lose, Bernie Sanders has made this Democratic primary the most substantive in my lifetime. Not that Hillary Clinton's campaign is devoid of ideas. She has some thoughtful ones. But the boldness of Sanders' proposals is what has driven this historic and instructive debate.