Biggest Political Scandals of 2011

Over the course of 2011, there were was plenty of information about political dirt out there. Anywhere from sex scandals, to the Justice Department which allowed guns to illicitly flow into Mexico. However, these our some of these scandals which, to me, stood out the most. John Ensign John Ensign resigned in April after an […]

Bush v. Gore – Looking Back at the Controversial Supreme Court Decision

Perhaps no event shows the power that the United States Supreme Court has than during the 2000 presidential election. Right after the public thought that who would be president had been resolved, the Court to come in to decide who had won actually won the role. On election night of 2000 many people went to […]

The Teapot Dome Scandal – The Start of Government Corruption

During the 1900s, there were many officials who openly disagreed with holding oil reserves for the navy. The most well known official to have disapproved of the federal reserves was Republican Senator Albert B. Fall. His political allies convinced President Harding to appoint him as United States Secretary of the Interior in March of 1921. […]

Democrats Reelection Chances at Risk

Politics is the ultimate game of risk and reward.  Seldom have the stakes been higher than they are for President Obama and the Democrats with the pressure to pass healthcare legislation.  There are great risks in failing to pass reformist legislation.  There are also perils if the legislation passes. Democrats face the potential of major […]

Don’t Give Up! – Your American Duty to Talk Politics

If you find the entire realm of political discourse exhausting at best, you’re not alone.  We, as human beings, aren’t built to function in a constant state of mental and emotional extremes, and as a result our brains redirect or shut down when they’ve had enough of something. This can make keeping up with politics […]

Government Buying Toxic Assets; Dow Jumps 497 Points; Hope Restored?

Some call it ‘cash for trash’, while Morgan Stanley believes it will do some good for the credit markets. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner revealed the Obama administration’s plan to help buy up to $1 trillion in bad bank debt. These toxic assets have been weighing heavily on the financial and banking institutions, limiting their ability to loan money and making credit hard to come by for many families. The plan was met with general approval from Wall Street investors, as the Dow Jones industrial average skyrocketed 497 points, making March 23, 2009 the fifth largest single-day point gain ever.

The History of Political Scandal – Past, Present, and Future

With the onslaught of every new politician into the political arena we see what seems like the same promise over and over, “I’m not like the other guys.” Unfortunately with the passage of time and intensified scrutiny there are few to none that seem to be able to play the game of politics without at […]

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