With the 2012 presidential election still sounding in our ears, we have gotten a heavy dose of politics for the last ten months. At times, politics can be frustrating, unreal, a game of artificiality, dishonesty, and kissing up. And yet, politics are not only found in Washington or in the government office. Politics abound in… Read More


You are still falling. And, unless something changes, you are going to get very hurt or die when you hit the ground. Ridiculous, I know. But that is exactly what we are expected to swallow in the reporting of unemployment figures. The Associated Press is reporting today that “first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to a seasonally adjusted 444,000 last week,” down 7,000. … Read More


You can tell a lot about someone’s priorities by where they spend their money… Our federal government, as an entity, is no different. Where the government puts its trillions tells us volumes about what it values most. And, sorry to say, education is nowhere near the top of the list.… Read More


Politics is a fascinating industry. Some representative or president is always willing to say something embarrassing or offensive. They earn the public’s rebuke and then we move onto the next scandal. Luckily, each of these officials also comes equipped with a full arsenal of aides, assistants, and PR agents to smooth over their gaffes. To… Read More


America is a country that has had its share of political scandals. Since the founding of the country there have been individuals in positions in the government that have become corrupt or involved in some actions that were controversial. Some escaped legal actions or impeachment while others did not, but one thing is for sure:… Read More


Politics is a fascinating career to be involved in. There is always some representative or president that spouts off their mouth and gets in trouble for it and then has to face the public’s rebuke. Because political leaders are always in the spotlight it’s necessary for them to have political science majors and PR experts on their team. Politicians like everyone else occasionally say some things that doesn’t make them seem very bright but that’s because they’re always in the spotlight.… Read More


America is a country that has had its share of political scandals. Since the founding of the country there have been individuals in positions in the government that have become corrupt or involved in some actions that were controversial. These are the top ten scandals that rocked Washington D.C. as well as the rest of the country in the 20th and 21st centuries. Some escaped legal actions or impeachment while other did not but one thing is for sure they didn’t escape the stigma or drop in public sentiment.… Read More


Okay so I don’t know where I have been, but what are these experts thinking? They want a sales tax on sodas in order to try and battle obesity. Congress wants to place a 1 cent tax on every ounce of soda and sweetened beverages.… Read More