Best political cartoons about 2013 Senate nuclear option filibuster reform – Harry Reid vs. Mitch McConnell
The impact John Locke’s writings and ideas had on the American Revolution, and its subsequent founding of the United States of America, is readily apparent to most who study this writer and this particular country’s history.
Conan O’Brien, a longtime US Presidential History buff, sits down with Edmund Morris to discuss Teddy Rossevelt and others in this great interview.
While the candidates and circumstances surrounding presidential elections often change, the voter heuristics often do not.
Blake is relentless in his attacks on both the church and the state. While his peers had the luxury of expressing their activism in the form of speeches, books, and pamphlets, he utilized with brevity lines of poetry to express a massive need for drastic social change.
The line that Roosevelt toed in 1938 is almost identical to the line President Barack Obama must toe to this day. In fact, the parallels are almost staggering. They both needed to convince Congress to take drastic short term steps to repair a damaged economy; but yet felt a responsibility to ensure it could not happen again. Despite the claims of some of their political opponents, neither of these Presidents sought to take advantage of a nation in despair in order to instill their own political doctrine on the country a la Joseph Stalin. These were presidents that were willing to stake their reputations on new changes based on the fruits of our country’s strong Academia presence. The solutions they offered did not come from their “gut”; they come from the minds of think tanks and scholars. They were tasked with being the middle man and needed to sell these programs to Congress and the public.
Confucius taught of how one is to govern themselves, and how the state is to govern society.