The Politics Guide

COVID Relief Bill: Hold the Correct Government Responsible

Before reading further, I challenge everyone to go take a look at the new COVID relief bill I reference here. Here’s the link. It’s 5,593 pages long, so good luck reading the whole thing. It’s astonishing to me how flippant our legislators have become when writing law. Law is no small things. It’s law. It’s …

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The Fine Line Between Anarchy and Tyranny

“Give all the power to the many, they will oppress the few. Give all the power to the few, they will oppress the many. ” – ALEXANDER HAMILTON I’m listening to a biography of Alexander Hamilton right now, (which is fascinating btw; click here if you’re interested in getting the book for yourself.) and I love …

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The Courts, the Coronavirus and the Election

Have you noticed how significant the courts have been to politics recently? It seems like every major political issue hinges on either the Court or courts. (By Court, I mean the Supreme Court, courts means all other federal or state courts along with the Supreme Court.) The Constitutionality of coronavirus lockdowns? The courts. The legitimacy …

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Maybe Christmas Means a Little Bit More

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” – Theodor Seuss Geisel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas Merry Christmas Friends! Today is Christmas. I hope that you are all taking time to remove yourselves from the angst of politics and enjoying this special time of year. How special …

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Everyone Is Guilty

I came across an article today, entitled “Committee Recommends Changing Name Of Abraham Lincoln High School Because He Allegedly Didn’t Prove Black Lives Matter”. I don’t usually venture into the social/racial sphere of things, but when I read this, something snapped in me and I knew I had to take to the keyboard.

The article’s second paragraph says, “Lincoln is among dozens of figures who the school district renaming committee argues led a life filled with racism and therefore shouldn’t be on a school building, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.”

When I read that, I was struck by something, a realization, a fascinating realization. This realization is what I’m going to share with you today. Click to read more.

Three Kinds of “Rights”

The idea of a “right” is just that, an idea.

So, political scientists and philosophers have created, defined and re-defined what they see as three categories of “rights”. I’m not going to get into a discussion about my own thoughts about these “rights” so much as arm you with some critical information about these rights so that you can understand and grasp what America is dealing with today. Click to read more.

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