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Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

25 Nov
2013

18 Rare Facts About Abraham Lincoln

Author | Tayyab Khalil

rare facts about Abraham Lincoln

Down on his luck and born to a family that barely earned a dime, Lincoln was destined for greatness and didn’t let any criticism stop him. Preserving the Union, strengthening the economy, Lincoln gave it all he had when the United States of America didn’t seem united at all. Apart from being the tallest American President and winning the Civil War, here are 18 rare facts about Abraham Lincoln:  Read More »

20 Oct
2012

Green Energy Politics in 2012 [Infographic]

Author | Heather Johnson

Green Energy and Politics

Green energy is a major concern of today’s consumers and businesses. Wind and solar power are the latest craze among concerned citizens, but are these new technologies truly green? How do politics affect American energy production? What’s going on in green energy politics in 2012?

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19 Oct
2012

American Capitalism versus Chinese Communism [Infographic]

Author | Heather Johnson

Capitalism versus Communism

Having defeated the former Soviet Union, the United States is facing a new rival for superpower status: China. Both the Soviet Union and China were communist nations, can the United States defeat China the same way it defeated the Soviet Union?

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18 Oct
2012

Whose Really to Blame for the Drought in the US?

Author | Heather Johnson

Whose Really to Blame for the Drought in the US

The United States is one of the world’s primary food suppliers, so when the worst drought in 40 years hit this summer, the effects were felt at home as well as abroad. Food prices have rocketed, farms are ruined and both lives and the way of life for many are endangered yet again. Record breaking lack of snow and rain combined with the hottest July on record may have compounded years of little rain to cause the drought, but was there a way that we could have prevented the drought conditions from getting that bad. There are multiple levels of blame, from government to water companies and from fate to ourselves. As recovery begins one must ask what was really to blame for the drought in the US, or perhaps more correctly – who? Read More »

26 Aug
2012

5 American Politicians Who Could Never Pass a Background Check

Author | Heather Johnson

American Politicians Who Could Never Pass a Background Check

If you thought celebrities had a lot of brushes with the law, just wait until you read about what some of our politicians have been convicted of. And what’s more, these were all folks who were occupying positions on the federal level. Their crimes can only be described as shocking. Read More »

20 Jun
2012

5 Biggest Reasons For Military Conflict Throughout History

Author | Heather Johnson

Military conflict has been a part of history for as long as man has populated the earth. The reasons humans can’t seem to get along are as numerous as the conflicts themselves, but there are some overriding reasons that nations or groups with a country feel the need to take up arms. Read More »