US Domestic Politics

Discussion of US politics and their world impact.

Trump's VP Pick Prediction

Who do you think Trump will pick for his VP?

My guess is Newt Gingrich. Trump needs someone with experience who knows the system and can get stuff done. My second pick is Jeff Sessions.

Democrats Replace Debbie Wasserman Shultz with Clinton’s Pick to Run DNC

Democrats Replace Debbie Wasserman Shultz
with Clinton’s Pick to Run DNC - Brandon Davis

Now, Wasserman-Shultz faces heavy opposition in a primary campaign for her congressional district with Democratic challenger Tim Canova challenging her to a series of six debates.

Their vastly divergent stances on payday lending, private prisons, marijuana legalization and financial regulation in general still aren’t clear to the public.

McCain's Greasy Grimy GOPer Gossip

We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
~ Abraham Lincoln


McCain Says Obama Is 'Directly Responsible' For The Orlando Massacre
because he failed to check the growth of the Islamic State.

Gun Control we have been here before

As mass shootings become more an more common it might surprise people on both sides we had this same issue with the Tommy Gun, mob violence.

The truth is all the arguements we hear from speaker Paul Ryan and others we debated,discussed and addressed during the great depression!

Milestones in the mainstream acceptance of marijuana

Senators OK Banking Access
for Marijuana Businesses

A key Congressional panel just voted to increase marijuana businesses’ ability to access banks.

Out of fear of violating current money laundering and drug laws, many banks are reluctant to do business with marijuana providers. As a result, most marijuana dispensaries operate on a cash-only basis, making them targets for robberies. continued

Hillary Clinton: Really Good At Zig-Zagging, and Lying In the End Regarding U.S. Trade

I have to admit. One thing Hillary Clinton is really good at. Zig-zagging or flip-flopping on key issues resulting in deception and outright lying in the end. Here is an article providing factual and historical information as to what Hillary, also pronounced Hilliary Clinton has actually done and supported with regard to U.S. trade.

This compared to Bernie Sanders who has been honest and consistent on trade and, unlike Hilliary Clinton does not flip-flop and lie in the end.

Orlando and Identity Politics

From Brendan O'Neill:


Donald Trump Teases That He Could Buck The NRA On One Aspect Of Guns

Donald Trump Teases That He Could Buck The NRA On One Aspect Of Guns

In an abrupt shift in message, Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he might be taking on a Republican tenet: the party's long-standing opposition to gun control.

Trump said he would talk to the NRA about not allowing "people on the terrorist watch list, or the no fly list, to buy guns."

Trump is a gun grabber.

Open Note to member Carson T

Before I tell you why you are wrong in assigning absolutes to the various ideologies let me clear up a few apparent miapprehensions you seem to be laboring under regarding politics. The other day you questioned me as to why, if the study of politics is called "political science," politics isn't subject to scientific understanding.

Trumps sexual assault on old Glory?

I finally understand what they mean by Trump's the next regan!

An elderly old man suffering from dementia and will be fully losing it while in office.

Report Blasts DEA For Spending 4 Decades Obstructing Marijuana Science

New Report Blasts DEA For Spending 4 Decades Obstructing Marijuana Science

The Drug Enforcement Administration has been impeding and ignoring the science on marijuana and other drugs for more than four decades, according to a report released this week by the Drug Policy Alliance, a drug policy reform group, and the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, a marijuana research organization.

There's a 1 in 20 Chance of the Apocalypse. Shouldn't We Act Now?

A new study published in Science argues that we as a civilization need to move "rapidly" -- as in almost immediately -- towards a carbon emissions free future if we are to have any chance of holding off runaway global warming:

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