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A Nation of ???

“No, I’m just saying that the Koran is not the word of God, the Bible is, and Islam is a false religion.“ Forty years ago, no American would have the least worry about uttering such a sentence in public. In fact, a generation ago, one wouldn’t give a second thought to declaring that Islam, or any other religion, is Satanic, evil, the Devil’s errand. That was then, this is now. [...]

The Richest People by State (Media Credit: Movoto)The Richest People by State (Media Credit: Movoto)

Who is the Richest Person in Your State?

Need a loan? Movoto put together an interactive map that shows the richest people in each of the 50 states in America. In South Carolina (where PolitiSite offices are located) the richest person is a woman named Anita Zucker who comes in at a cool $2.6 Billion. Close 2nd is another woman named Darla Moore at $2.3 Billion. America’s elite live vastly different lives than the rest of us. Those [...]

TSA: I.D. Required to Fly, unless you crossed the U.S. Border illegally

The TSA is denying this, but the National Border Patrol Council spokesman, Hector Garza says despite the claims, illegal immigrants are flying on American Airliners without proper identification.  Garza says illegal immigrants are able to pass through TSA simply by presenting a “notice to Appear.” So, as appears to be the ongoing behavior of the Obama Administration, equality is a gift given by the chief executive, especially if you are [...]

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The Shortest Political Quiz – are you Left, Right or Libertarian

Politics in America is more complicated than Left-wing, Moderate, Right-wing.  This became apparent when I started to look at my own political affiliation.  I didn’t seem to fit in with any particular platform.  For years, I voted for the candidates that seems to fit me the closest after going over each of their  position statements. About 10 years ago, I was told to look at something called the Nolan Chart.  [...]

World Cup Sets New Internet-Video Streaming Records

Monday’s USA-Ghana match drew 1.4 million viewers to WatchESPN, its biggest-ever event The 2014 FIFA World Cup is still in its opening round, but the soccer tourney has already broken the record for peak amount of online-video streaming bandwidth as delivered by Akamai Technologies, and also set new high-water marks for ESPN’s and Univision’s digital-video services. Monday’s Germany-Portugal match drove a peak of 4.3 terabits per second of streaming video on Akamai’s [...]