You Won't Believe the Crimes These Famous Politicians Have Committed With all the media coverage surrounding Texas Governor Rick Perry's recent and shocking indictment, it's natural that people are taking a closer look at the moral compasses of some of the country's most trusted politicians. As it turns out, plenty of politicians also have... Read More
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Will the Proposed College Rating System Hurt Minority Students? Most people are by now aware of the fact that the US college system is facing a lot of significant problems. Tuition is rising at astronomical rates while earnings are increasing at nowhere near the level needed to keep up, forcing many students to graduate with crushing... Read More
Why Your Votes Don't Matter to US Policy Makers We all hope that our votes matter, even when we represent just one small part of our country. However, a brand new political science research project has found that "the preferences of the average American appear to have only a miniscule, near-zero, statistically... Read More
When Letting Your Kid Play In The Park Can Lead To Jail If you have kids and no outdoor space of your own, it's a great thing to live near a public park where your youngsters can go for some healthy fresh air and exercise, isn't it? If you live in the US, you would be wise to think very carefully before letting them play in... Read More
What's Really Going On At The Mexican Border? People from Central America often see the US as a place where they can hope to work towards a better life and future, so the US/Mexico border has always been a magnet. In the last few months, increased migration has become a top news item, so what's going on? Migration is... Read More
Ukraine Points Finger At Russia, Claims Crimean Military Activity Up Following intense talks at a region summit on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine just a day later accused Russia of sending more troops to the border of Crimea.   According to Ukrainian... Read More
UK in Uproar Over Rotherham Sex Abuse Scandal The city of Rotherham--and in fact, the entire United Kingdom--is in shock following the release of a troubling report by the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). The report concluded that hundreds of Rotherham children were subjected to rape, abduction, beating and... Read More
U.S. Forces Continue Their Assault on ISIS The United Stats has a long and complicated history with Iraq. In March 2003, the U.S. launched an attack against the country and former president Sadaam Hussein. U.S. troops left the area more than ten years later, but American involvement in Iraq didn't end there. In... Read More
Top 10 Sex Scandals Involving Politicians From President Grover Cleveland's homosexual affair with the man who was to become his father-in-law to the well-publicized capers of John F. Kennedy, John Edwards, Bill Clinton and Anthony Weiner, politicians have often made questionable sexual choices. These incidents,... Read More
Top 10 Insensitive Obama Moments President Obama has a reputation for being sympathetic, sensitive and deep. Right from the time that he began his presidential campaign, though, the press has noticed a few chinks in his armor. The president has had his moments of cutting insensitivity. Whether these... Read More