Education

Impeachment History: Richard Nixon

August 18, 2017 Doug 0

Richard Nixon was nearly impeached, convicted and removed from office, but he resigned before any of that could happen. His illegal activities while president, and his involvement in the Watergate cover-up, are indelibly etched in […]

Human Rights

White Nationalist Violence and Donald Trump

August 14, 2017 Doug 0

Right wing extremists representing a multitude of U. S. white nationalist organizations descended on the quiet college town of Charlottesville, Virginia over last weekend sparking extensive violence that sadly resulted in 3 deaths and many […]

Human Rights

The Street Fight That Erupted In DC

August 14, 2017 Doug 0

It happened on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, a short time after President Donald Trump officially greeted strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House – a warm greeting despite Erdogan’s recent suppression of his […]

Education

Impeachment History: Andrew Johnson

August 1, 2017 Doug 0

Impeachment, Congress’s remedy to oust a sitting president, has only been initiated three times in American History: 1868, 1974 and 1998. None of those men, however, Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon or Bill Clinton, were actually […]

In The News

What the French Election Might Teach Us

July 22, 2017 Doug 0

Much to the relief of many people and world governments across the globe, centrist Emmanuel Macron soundly defeated the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, for the office of French President on May 7, 2017. In […]

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Removal of a President Under the Constitution

July 13, 2017 Doug 0

Impeachment With all the political turmoil sweeping through Washington DC, and the United States in general these days, the “I” word keeps popping up with increasing frequency. However, impeachment, the Constitution’s method for getting rid […]

In The News

Who Is Steve Bannon?

June 22, 2017 Doug 0

It turns out that Saturday Night Live’s caricature of Steve Bannon as the scary, manipulating, white nationalist power behind Donald Trump’s throne might not be far off the mark. As the president’s 2016 campaign executive […]

Education

What are Sanctuary Cities?

June 12, 2017 Doug 0

In carrying out one of his many campaign promises, on January 25, 2016, President Donald Trump issued an executive order instructing the U.S. government to withhold grant money from certain cities and counties across the […]

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In The News

Who Is Michael Flynn?

June 4, 2017 Doug 0

Michael Flynn, a once highly respected Lieutenant General in the U.S. Army, is in big trouble. Fired by President Donald Trump as National Security Adviser after less than a month on the job, Flynn is […]