Archive for April, 2011

Nelson Mandela And South Africa

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Through my stamp collection I known many countries in the world: Egypt, Iceland, Greece, Chad, Bhutan and South Africa, the birthplace of Nelson Mandela.I remember that I like a stamp about Nelson Mandela. I admire a lot of people like Frida Kahlo (Mexican painter), Jimmy Carter (ex President of the United States), but I have […]

Post-capitalist Free Market Economy, How Can US Be Rescued (PartIV) – Democracy As a System

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Democracy as a System During the last two centuries, political democracy has been the center of attraction by its practitioners for the main purpose of establishing a legitimate system to maintain property rights and capitalism. The U.S. Constitution was framed with this main purpose in mind. Big government began with the ” Founding Fathers, who […]

We Need More Direct Democracy

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

Representative government fails when corrupt politicians mostly serve corporate and other special interests. Then it is crucial for citizens to have direct democracy opportunities. This means having the right to place initiatives or referenda on ballots that can make new laws, amend constitutions, recall elected officials, or control taxes and government spending. Though many local […]

Horse Racing and Politics Can Teach Valuable Lessons For Picking Winners

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Now that things are really heating up in United States politics and the show is really getting going, we will no doubt start hearing more references to horse racing. The reason is that horse racing has been such an integral part of American culture since before the states formed their union. President Andrew Jackson was […]

The American Identity – Polarization VS Unity

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

The political activity that pervades the United States must be seen in order to be understood. No sooner do you set foot upon American ground than you are stunned by a kind of tumult. … It is impossible to spend more effort in the pursuit of happiness. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy America Is American identity […]

What Kind of Jobs / Career Can I Obtain With a Major in Political Science?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

My solid plan is to transfer from community college to USC (Southern Cali Trojans) and major with a degree in Political Science. What jobs or better yet, careers can i obtain with such a degree? My 2nd major choice that i jotted down is Creative Writing but i wouldnt like to become a teacher or […]

Is Iran the perfect example of why religion and politics should not mix?

Friday, April 8th, 2011

If you haven’t been paying attention to Twitter (since TV news is ignoring the situation) there is confirmed 4 people dead in Iran by gunfire from Baseej (militia). That’s atleast 9 confirmed dead in 2 days from the militia (5 students killed during the night in a raid of a university) The supreme leader of […]

Nostradamus Predicted Obama’s Running Mate

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

The Nostradamus websites are having a field day. Bloggers have discovered uncanny parallels between the lines of a quatrain and Barack Obama. They have interpreted the verses, rife with political symbolism, as being a remarkably accurate description of the Democratic contender. Born of obscure and dark family, Of white and black of the two intermixed. […]

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