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Royal Renaissance Clothing for Men

During the Renaissance, clothing became very elaborate and showy. Royal men were well dressed at every opportunity, whether at court, at home, in town, riding through the country or on the tournament field.

Frustrating Days - Politicians in the Spotlight

Election day...a day of celebration. People celebrate because they think it's the beginning. Politicians celebrate because it's the end. They achieved their goal and got in power. I love voting...I will never love a politician.

Will You Rise To The Global Warming Challenge?

Most solutions to global warming work around reducing the amount of energy we use, and the amount of emissions produced. This is something that we could do, if more people took global warming seriously.

Shooting Around Corners With New Concept

Currently the United States has weapons, which can shoot around corners, but they are not as accurate as we wish them to be. Often an insurgent will sit a top a building with a superior vantage point and a good location. He will then pick off our guys as they attempt to move and advance forward.

Facts on the Colombian Flag

Inhabited by little-known Indian tribes until the arrival of the Spanish in the early 1500s, Colombia is bordered by Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador, with coastlines on the Caribbean Sea and the north Pacific Ocean. Colombia is reported to be the third most populous Latin American countr

What Are Past Uses of Leeches?

A leech is a type of worm with suckers on each end that feeds on either decaying plant material or the blood and tissue of other creatures. There are 650 known species, and the blood-sucking variety can live virtually anywhere there is water. Their use in medicine dates back more than 5,000 years ag

Our Ever Increasing Socialist Nation

Why do capitalists and socialists clash so harshly? It seems that the debate for capitalism or socialism involves fear, greed, guilt, and other human innate characteristics. Not long ago, a socialists pulled the old "what about the children?

Conservative Talk About a Third Party is a Waste

Recent national polls showing a larger percentage of Americans expressing support for a non-existing "Tea Party" candidate rather than a Republican candidate is a temptation for conservatives to waste their time and increase the odds of feeling even more disenfranchised in the future. I un

The Constitution's Early Effects on the Government

The Constitution of the United States was created by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. It had to be ratified by nine of the 13 states to be adopted. During the process of ratification, examination of the new Constitution stimulated the thinking of the people of the new United State

Polling Places in Alabama

During elections, the state of Alabama has 67 counties to contend with. The polling locations must be open from at least 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. though they can elect to extend hours at each individual location. Many city buildings, churches, schools and fire stations open their doors to those who wish to

What Are the Duties of the White House Secretary of State?

The White House Secretary of State has many duties.white house image by Ritu Jethani from Fotolia.comThe White House Secretary of State is the main adviser to the President of the United States on foreign affairs. The Secretary of State runs the Department of State and oversees its...

False Gods Create False Hope

The good news is the huge pent up public demand for political change.The bad news is that presidential candidates have made a mockery of the concept of change while ignoring true political reforms.Missing are details about fixing the corrupt, dysfunctional political system and restoring balance amon

Maryland Metro -- Electoral Controversy -- Purple Metro Line in Maryland

The proposed purple metro line between Bethesda and New Carrolton, Maryland has been an on and off issue for years. The local business interests of Bethesda and Chevy Chase and other parties like the local politician Steve Silverman have been pushing for this new metro line for years, arguing it wil

Vp Debate Leaves Questions Unanswered - Palin Still Shines

Squaring off with Delaware Senator Joseph Biden, Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin shined and proved once again that she is the best choice for the GOP in today’s climate of woefulness about the outgoing administrations legacy.

The Rule of Law and the 2008 US Transition

In the 2008 US transition, the sitting vice president defended the administration's use of "robust" interrogation techniques, citing precedents set by Lincoln and Roosevelt.Those two presidents, however, were long dead before the United States signed up to international instruments ag

Voting And Other Lies

Well, it is time once again for those that would rub our face into their lies, to do so again!The closer Election Day comes the more rubbing we get!I don't mind anyone telling the truth nor of telling a lie. If they want to. The lies they tell, reflect upon them! You should first know what the