Your Guide to Getting a Job in Politics

How to get job in politics
Pursuing a career in politics requires a great deal of knowledge and determination. While there are many who might have what it takes to succeed in the political job market, it can often be difficult to figure out where to start. If you are interested in politics, you'll want to consider taking some of the actions listed below. There...

How to Attend the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington DC

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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...

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...

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

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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...

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...

An Overview of What Donaldcare Could Entail

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Democrats, Republicans, and political independents are all anxious to see what the future holds for the health care system in the United States. Newly elected President Donald Trump has already stated that there will be tweaks, if not an outright repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Trump believes that elected representatives should get rid of the individual mandate because...

Is Weed Legal Now? Short Answer: It’s Complicated

Marijuana has become so common that you may see people smoking it while walking down the street, depending on where you live. If you want to know if it is legal, the answer is yes and no. Let's look at the complex issue of weed legality.   Federal Law   Marijuana is illegal under federal law, and it remains a Schedule 1 drug....

What is Trump’s Tax Reform Plan?

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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...

How Will The Republicans Replace Obamacare?

There are relatively few laws that passed during President Obama's administration that were as controversial as the Affordable Care Act. The Act, widely called ObamaCare, was a compromise that made few people happy. It was a step to close to universal healthcare for Republicans, yet a bill that was too far away from single-payer health care for Democrats. During...

How an Interest Rate Hike Could Affect Small Businesses

Ever since the depths of the Great Recession and the collapse of the housing market, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at close to zero. Those artificially low interest rates were designed to spark a wave of hiring, encourage investments and give home buyers greater confidence and lower mortgage payments.   For the most part, the actions of the Federal...

Free Speech Cuts Both Ways

There was a time when yelling “fire” in a crowded theater was the only form of speech not protected by the first amendment. Free speech sits right there next to freedom of religion, the freedom to peacefully assemble and a free press as among our most inalienable rights. Recently, however, many believe our first amendment rights have come under...

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What is Trump’s 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...

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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...