Politics : Law & Legal & Attorney
Ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus declared, "Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die." Certain periods in history and certain regions relished this advice, and gained reputations for being particularly gluttonous. The most notorious were the elites of Rome in the first and second c
Women won the right to vote on August 26, 1920, but this long fight wasn't easily achieved. It formally began 72 years earlier at the Seneca Falls convention, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. The final catalyst of the suffrage movement came when the National American Women's Su
The next potential area for conflict in the never ending union dance with federal government will be legal marijuana in America. The growing consensus is that it is just a matter of time before one of the states in the union, with the smart money betting on California, Colorado or Michigan, will end
The election is over, the inauguration is final. Now it is time to get down to business. To my fellow Republicans and polarizing Democrats, let this article set example for working together.
Many think tanks exist purely for political reasons, and many of them are based in Washington DC where they can work hard to lobby, and promote their political agendas. Some of these groups are without the need to take political sides, as many of them are pro-capitalism and consider themselves free-
The tricorn hat was a staple of men's fashion in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is appropriate for Revolutionary War soldiers such as George Washington. The hat, when viewed from the top, resembles a triangle. Historically, the hat is referred to as a tricorn, tricorne or cocked h
Why has every major news source in the United States almost totally blacked out all reference to the Hawaiian Obama birth certificate controversy?
Who among us does not feel warm and fuzzy when we're referred to as compassionate; who doesn't want to feel themselves compassionate? Is there anyone out there who doesn't want to be correct? Those are lynchpins of humanity. Compassion for those who are not as well off, possibly for t
Today folks, I want to talk with you about "Brand Loyalty"; all business in some shape or another seek to build this with their customers. No matter what you are selling, you need repeat business and one of the ways you accomplish this is through client loyalty. The epitome of that is Advo
I once represented the USA abroad as a US Foreign Service office working at our embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. Based on having lived there, I know that the use of "Sweden" and "socialist" as epithets reflects no thoughtful consideration of on our own country's handling of pub
The political push propagated by Global Warming Alarmists never stops I tell you. Regardless of the finding of any research, the AGW fanatical immediately hijack the information and twist the facts, apply their own terminology and then place their viewpoints into the media using leading statements t
Finacial misappropraition is being hidden under the guise of protecting the public. The latest scam is to claim since we may have public health threats we need to spend money to duplicate existing programs.
Since APA style requires following a specific set of guidelines when citing a source for academic writing, students at all grades may approach the reference list with hesitation. The reference list contains citations of all sources used to gather information. Opinions decided by court cases are reco
"Take apart the system of illusions and deception which functions to prevent understanding of contemporary reality [is] not a task that requires extraordinary skill or understanding. It requires the kind of normal skepticism and willingness to apply one's analytical skills that almost all
The vice president of the United States is traditionally seen as the president's sidekick, his campaign running mate from the general election who is there in case the president dies or resigns. While the vice president does perform various duties in the executive branch, his constitutional duties a
The wonder of the 2008 presidential contest between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain is that it is still a contest at all. Of course, we may tote the tired line that polls prior to the political parties' conventions mean little or nothing. But one can't help but wonder why