The Republican Party also called the Grand Old Party (GOP) is the second oldest active party in the United States of America and was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, former Liberty Party activists and Free-Soilers with the sole aim of opposing the spread of slavery and dreams of forming a united and… Read More »""
Two months ago the Democrats were looking at numerous positive signals for their chances in the November election. First the polls of a generic Democrat versus a generic Republican showed Democrats leading by a spread of over 10 points. The leader of the Democratic field, Barack Obama, enjoyed a substantial lead over the presumptive Republican nominee John McCain.… Read More »""
On Giuliani “And now whereas my father did burden you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke; my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.” (1 Kings 12:11 quoted from the Jewish Publication Society Tanakh) The above quote is about King Rehoboam, the son of King Solomon, lecturing the elders… Read More »""
There can be no party without party decorations. Even the cheapest party needs some type of party decorations. Party decorations can rage from being simple to very elaborate and very expensive. However effective and good party decorations require thought and planning. You need to be able to plan the decorations of your party as per a mental layout… Read More »""
My good friend, Timothy Johnson, Ph.D., was recently honored by the Buncombe County Republican party. Timothy Johnson has been elected party chair. It did not go unnoticed that he is the first black elected party chair in Buncombe County – Republican or Democratic. In an interview with the Weaverville newspaper, Tim commented on how many blacks are “ignorant”… Read More »""
On February 5th, 2008, Super Tuesday helped clearly define the Republican presidential field. After successful victories in California and much of the northeast portion of the United States, Arizona Senator John McCain will most likely be the presidential nominee for the GOP. While it may seem that Senator McCain is the proverbial driver’s seat, much will be written… Read More »""
Although the eastern part of Africa is now commonly known as Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, geographically and geopolitically, there are altogether 19 territories that constitute it. Currently, Rwanda and Burundi are pushing to be included as part of the main states in this region of Africa. The population here is currently over one hundred million and an area… Read More »""
What role does the powerful new media play in Politics? The short and long term effects cannot be denied. But does the new media offer us sound political information or simply entertain us for profit and ratings? The New Media Every so often, the mass media system in the United States experiments significant transformations that signal a new… Read More »""
The politics of the next world war are primarily economic in nature, with significant political, cultural and religious aspects adding to the potential for global conflict. Historically, from the days of the ancient Egyptian and Roman empires, super-states have had to advance the expansion of their empires and maintain the power of their emperors and ruling elites through… Read More »""
(Reuters) – Sergio Garcia shot a third-round 68 to finish three shots clear of his Ryder Cup team mate Henrik Stenson in the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday. Spaniard Garcia birdied his 33rd and last hole of a long day after the second round was disrupted by high winds to move to 16 under par and in a strong position to win his 12th European tour title. “At the end it was very, very dark, I’ll tell you that,” Garcia, 37, told the Tour website.