U.S. Politics

Political Stories that have an emphasis on the United States

5 Signs You Have Post Election Stress Disorder (P.E.S.D)

Regardless of whom you voted for in the 2016 Presidential election, there is one thing we all can agree on. It was stressful! For the past year people have been heated on social media, blocking and un-friending those on “the other side.” Families have been arguing. Spouses have been at odds. Now that the election is over, one side will feel the stress associated with the loss. We spoke with […]

Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention 1787 by Robert Yates 1821 1st Edition being Auctioned

Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia in the year 1787 for the purpose of forming the United States of America / from the notes taken by the late Robert Yates, esq., chief justice of New-York, and copied by John Lansing, jun., esq., late chancellor of that state, members of that Convention. Including “The Genuine information” laid before the Legislature of Maryland by Luther Martin, esq., then […]

Donald Trump as Sonny Corleone

In one of the strangest occurrences of the 2016 Presidential Election marathon, the strongest Republican candidate this century was redefined by his opponent’s campaign team in the simplest way possible. So simple that it is almost laughable at how it came to be and how easily played it was. So easily that I am reminded of that terrible scene in The Godfather, when Sonny Corleone (played by James Caan) is […]

I’m transgender Republican and the GOP betrayed me

Earlier this month in the Kansas legislature, Republican state Sen. Steve Fitzgerald dismissed a colleague’s concern about suicide among transgender youth by arguing that “Suicide does have a high rate with those who are afflicted with some form of insanity.” Iowa Congressman Steve King has called for “civil disobedience” to block transgender rights. In April, Denton County, Tex., sheriff candidate Tracy Murphree apologized after threatening on Facebook that if a […]

CBS Republican debate transcript – part 3

CBS News Republican Presidential Debate Transcript Rushed Partial Transcript: Part Three FEBRUARY 13, 2016 JOHN DICKERSON: 09:29:56:00 Very quickly, 30-second follow-up. You– you’ve said you would– that essentially, the Kurds would be the American ground forces in there. The– the– the criticism, the– the experts have on that is that the Kurds only can work within their territory. If they take larger amounts of territory, you have an ethnic war […]