American politics

  • Politicians’ Children Speak Out: Should We be Listening?

    Politicians’ Children Speak Out: Should We be Listening?

    If I was taught anything in my high school etiquette class (true story) besides which fork to use for which meal, I was taught that there are two subjects you should never bring up: religion and politics. And since I’m still a little fuzzy on the whole spoon thing I figure why not break another one of those rules.

  • The Inauguration Speech: What Did You Think?

    The Inauguration Speech: What Did You Think?

    Shortly after taking the oath of office at his inauguration today, Barack Obama delivered his highly anticipated inauguration address. In the speech, Obama pointed out...

  • Inauguration 2009: A Republican’s Perspective

    Inauguration 2009: A Republican’s Perspective

    January 20th, 2009 will mark the end of an era, and the beginning of a new one. It marks the end of an era when...

  • Hilary and Barack: When Attack Ads Backfire

    Hilary and Barack: When Attack Ads Backfire

    Many candidates running in the primaries are able to go back to their political careers nearly unscathed by the political process. It is already clear,...