Post-Korean War Tension Between The United States And North Korea

North Korea Tensions Trump Kim Jong Un
North Korea Displays Its Big Guns Recently, the government of North Korea heightened tensions in Asia significantly by expanding its missile production efforts. The Chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, indicated in public the regime headed by Kim Jong Un has actually ramped up testing "about twenty-fold" since the young North Korean leader...

It’s a Trap! Was National Guard Deportation Force Memo Designed to Catch WH Leaks?

Sean Spicer Trump National Guard deportation memo
Today's headlines stoked the fears every progressive news outlet was waiting for. Mass deportations by President Trump carried out by the National Guard. This is all the proof they need to demonstrate how right they were about Trump being an anti-immigrant racist. The story is perfect for their narrative, thousand of National Guard troops would be called upon to...

How to Attend the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington DC

2017 Trump Presidential Inauguration
How to get Inauguration Tickets Inauguration tickets are assigned a month ahead to congressional districts via members of the House of Representatives or US Senate. You may contact your senator or house representative to get tickets to the main event. Washington DC currently expects 800,000-900,000 people to attend the historic inaugural event. While most of these people are there to cheer...

Fantastic Fiction, or Foretelling the Future – 5 Orwellian Predictions That Have Come True

In 1949 George Orwell's troubling portrayal of a dystopian future for society was published. From the moment 1984 landed on bookstore shelves in the mid-20th century, his vivid depiction of a strange and unusual time perplexed and enthralled millions of avid readers. As our society evolved, many of Orwell's fantastic prognostications began to raise eyebrows. Here are five rather intriguing...

Security Laws You Should Know About

security laws
Protecting your home and family is more than a responsibility — it is your right as a citizen. Fortunately, modern technology makes keeping your home and family safe more effective and convenient than ever before. There are safeguards for securing firearms, reinforcements for doors and locks, and, of course, security systems. But in order to utilize these resources, however,...

Should I Invest in the Middle East?

Invest in Middle East
Smart investors are constantly looking for ways to improve their investment returns. They know that international investments carry good potential rewards with great diversification, but only if they invest in the right markets. You might wonder if you should invest in the Middle East, given the political instability in the news recently. Despite the turmoil of the Arab Spring...

What is Trump’s Tax Reform Plan?

trump tax reform plan
Trump's tax reform plan is touted as the biggest attempt at reform since Reagan was in office. While critics denounce Trump's plan, saying that it will increase national debt and only benefit the rich, Trump's plan actually has something for everyone. Trump's plan promises to kill the estate tax, also known as the "death tax." Trump feels that inheritance money...

Are Duty-to-Retreat Laws Fair?

Currently, only 17 states require would-be victims of violent crime to retreat before using force in self-defense. In its most basic form, these laws state that if you are threatened with deadly force you are not allowed to use force in self defense unless all other options (namely retreat) are unavailable. Rather than fight, you have to retreat to...

Are Traffic Laws Getting Too Draconian?

Since the first vehicles carried the first people from one location to a new destination, safety has been a concern for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. According to Bachus & Schanker, even when nobody is hurt, the financial consequences of an accident can be devastating. Laws and restrictions have been put in place to help protect all of us. Lately...

We’re All Bankrupt, and It’s Not Our Fault

We're All Bankrupt, and It's Not Our Fault
Bankruptcy is seen by some as a moral failing. But bankruptcy in the 21st century is far from a purely individual experience with an individual responsibility. It is much more connected to societal forces outside of a person's control than you may realize. Medical Bills: The Leading Cause of Bankruptcy Medical bills are a key cause of bankruptcy today — one...

The Quick List of Prisoners’ Rights

prisoners' rights - american flag
According to the US Bureau of Justice, over 2 million adults are currently detained in the country’s prisons. And the more people we have incarcerated, the higher we see statistics of inmate abuse and prison neglect. Criminals do not give up all of their rights when they become imprisoned — they actually have several rights to protect them from...

What is the New Hampshire Right to Work Law?

New Hampshire Right to Work
State government officials are in a quandary over the decision of whether or not to adopt Right-to-Work legislation. For a decade, lawmakers remained at odds over the bill. Governor Chris Sununu believes Right-to-Work “gives employees once and for all the flexibility they deserve in the workplace.” He hopes the legislation would attract new companies to the state and improve...

Trending

7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

Recent

3 Skills That Are Critical in the Transportation Industry

The transportation industry has quickly become one of the most popular career paths for people. Not only is it a great alternative...