Not all of the original 13 American colonies enjoyed the same foods. Different regions offered different types of food for the colonists to utilize. The colonies located by bodies of water made use of fish and other water-dwelling animals. The forest provided nearby colonies with wild game like deer
Although the Democratic Party in the United States has never officially adopted the donkey as its symbol, political cartoonists have associated Democrats with the donkey since the mid-19th century. Both Democrats and Republicans have used the association between the donkey and Democrats to their pol
Although the UK officially began the switch to metric measurements in 1965, the old imperial units are still around. Drinkers still down “pints” in the pub, and motorists still “inch along” in traffic jams. Maybe it’s because some things just sound better in imperial: &
Net Neutrality: is it a good or a bad thing? First of all, it seems as though there is a lot of confusion on this topic: Net Neutrality. Let me break it down for you in easy terms.
As India reaches maturity in the world's economy, it is experiencing some perhaps inevitable growing pains.
President Obama claims that small businesses and business owners could not have succeeded without the roads, bridges, infrastructure, and government. That's BS in my opinion. I can tell you that "I built my company" no thanks to the government, all they ever did was make my life miser
There are many leaders within the Asian American community in the nation's capital. A list was compiled of some of the influential Asian Americans.
In December the house passed a bill that Senator Bill Frist endorses. They now want to escalate the status of Illegal Alien to a Felony offense.The bill they have been referring to is HR 4437, otherwise known as The Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005.
The election in country welcomes the hot competition for all political parties. The common citizen's of the country are promised for the basic rights and hopefully they are satisfied with politician promises. The basic slogan of "Roti, Kapra aur Makan" remains the same since 1947 till
"The citizen can bring our political and governmental institutions back to life, make them responsive and accountable, and keep them honest. No one else can." -- John Gardner. There are two main factors in politics: the politicians and the people. To understand what is right and, more impo
This article reviews the myriad of reasons why we are no longer living in a free country. From an oppresive tax burden to a snooping government to the lack of controll we have ceded to the government for our retirement, health care, and other life needs, we no longer control our lives, our fates, ou
This Article focuses on World politics and the threat to World peace and security. The influence of powerful nations like Russia to World monumental retrogression and abuse of power.
Some say that the United States of America is constantly making propaganda and even using it on its own people. Some say this is very dishonest and indeed not right because often this propaganda crosses all line of ethics. Some say that the US uses propaganda against the Middle East too. One person
The events in Egypt have spread all over the Middle East, beginning when a young Tunisian graduate set himself on fire because he felt blocked from earning a living. And it was not only the Middle East. Even in Beijing, protesters were out on the streets wanting better housing and more work.
Some of our officials are given more power than they actually have by law. There is no way that our Federal Judges should be able to interpret the law in the way that they see fit.
With politicians, the peoples business is ALWAYS secondary to their business.What business is that? Perpetual re-election.
December 1, 2006 marked World AIDS Day. Now, some 25 years into the epidemic, the need for bold policy choices is greater and more urgent than ever. According to the just released data from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, 39.5 million people worldwide are now living with HIV. Moreover,
You've heard the phrase about getting a taste of your own medicine? Well the medicine we're talking about is the health care plan the government wants you to have...but doesn't want to take themselves.
Everyone knows the United States Government often falls down in their duties. Although over all the country is great and for the most part seems to work, there are several agencies that get an F on their report cards from some who act as government watchdogs. In my opinion there is no bigger waste o
According to George W. Bush, we are fighting in Iraq to "secure the peace" and, to "secure freedom and democracy". Is there any historical or other rational reason to believe this? If war can secure peace then why, after 10,000 years of war, isn't there peace on earth by now