U.S. Politics

Political Stories that have an emphasis on the United States

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James Broussard and Ronald Reagan: Champion of Conservative America

Professor James H. Broussard teaches American history and historiography at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania. His research and publications concentrate on the Jefferson-Jackson era, the South, and American politics. He formerly served as executive director of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. In addition to writing many articles and book reviews, Dr. Broussard has previously wrote the book, The Southern Federalists, 1800-1816. He is currently working on […]

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Found Lois Lerner IRS emails subject of criminal probe

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal. But they don’t know how many of them are new. The emails were to and from Lois Lerner, who used to head the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status. Last June, the IRS told Congress it had lost an unknown number of Lerner’s emails when […]

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GUILTY: Verdict reached in American Sniper Trial

A verdict has been reached in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh. The reading of the verdict is expected to begin around 10:15 p.m. The jury began deliberations at 7:36 p.m. ET. A jury has found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murder in the killing of Chris Kyle, subject of the hit film “American Sniper,” and Kyle’s friend at a Texas firing range two years ago. No one disputed that […]

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Bergdahl A Deserter? It Does Matter

Jon E. Dougherty writes – In a recent post at The Federalist, senior editor David Harsanyi noted that, based on recent reports from Fox News and NBC News, it appears as though the Defense Department is set to charge Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion: Leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009 “in the middle of a combat zone, potentially putting the lives of his fellow soldiers at risk.” For […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Political Websites – 2015

Here are the 10 Most Popular Political Sites According to  eBizMBA Rank which is a constantly updated average of each website’s Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. “*#*” Denotes an estimate for sites with limited Compete or Quantcast data. If you know a website that should be included on this list Please Let Us Know. 1 | HuffingtonPost 40 – eBizMBA Rank | […]

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The State (sermon) of the Union

Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night was nothing less than a lesson in how to present oneself as a benevolent and caring monarch, keeping the underlings’ hopes full, while their bellies go empty. Case in point. Obama said that we need to, “. . . stop tax-payer funded bail-outs”. Uh . . . excuse me? That’s like the thief telling the judge that we need better home […]

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leak Delays Alan Grayson divorce

A trial surrounding Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife’s alleged bigamy has been delayed due to an unlikely medical reason. Lolita Grayson filed court papers this week saying she had been suffering from chest pains. When she went to a hospital to find out the cause, she was told she needed emergency surgery to remove her leaking breast implants and scar tissue, according to the Associated Press. The surgery was Monday; the […]

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The Sleepwalkers Among US

The term sleepwalker does not always apply to a medical condition associated with the unconscious activity of a sleeping individual who cannot distinguish between the dream state and reality. In this instance a sleepwalker is a person going through the motions of being a living thinking individual without knowing or caring to know what really is going on in the world around them. This term can also be applied to […]

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Thoughts on 2014 In America

The United States is a Constitutional Republic above and beyond all other misleading labels. Democracy is really an inaccurate term when applied to this nation. That we have representatives at all levels of government from city, to county, to state, and finally to the federal level means that we American citizens are supposed to be represented by our elected officials who reflect the will of the people. So that we […]