Politics : Law & Legal & Attorney
The President resides in the White House.The White House image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comThough the powers of the federal government are separated into three branches, the President of the United States serves as the symbolic head of the nation. While most actions and responsibilities...
Although it has been three months since the oil rig explosion and massive leak in the the ocean waters of the Gulf, BP politics have not changed very much in the effort to get things cleaned up. While the world watches the trouble being caused by the largest environmental disaster ever faced, it see
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
It was the right that underpinned the legitimacy and success of the American War of Independence, but it was the first democratic right to be trampled underfoot during the invasion of Iraq - that is the inalienable right of nations to self-determination. Now the US is supporting sectarian federalism
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
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 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
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
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...
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
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
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.
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