U.S. Politics

Jacinda Ardern has been named the world’s greatest leader

The Kiwi Prime Minister has received the epic honour for her hard work during the pandemic last year.While every country and territory leader had a huge responsibility to keep their citizens alive in 2020, New Zealand has been voted in a separate poll as having the best...

The growing Jewish divide

Polls and Trends - This seems to be a microcosm of what's happening in the US socially and politically. Was it surprising most of the Orthodox Jews who voted in last year's presidential election supported Donald Trump? __________ Growth is occurring at both the low and...

2020 election polling: Worst in 40 years, experts say

Polls and Trends: Polls were off in 2020 but it would be incorrect to say they were entirely wrong. Biden won the popular vote by 4.4% while most polls had him winning by 7, 8 and 9%. State-level polls, not unlike four years prior, were less...

Poll: At 100 days, Biden’s approval remains strong. Can the honeymoon last?

Polls and Trends: These days, most Americans are too blinded by division and ideological rigidity to allow themselves to make a fair assessment. Hence, few who didn’t support Biden when he ran for president will change their minds and give him favorable marks, regardless of the...

Is Liz Cheney a conservative or ‘RINO?’

Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney (WY) has been on the receiving end of a lot criticism from many in her party lately.Why?She broke party ranks and voted to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in inciting a riot at the Capitol on January 6. Only nine...

Gun violence: Why isn’t enough being done? (Survey)

It’s 2021 and the gun debate is probably as fierce as it’s ever been thanks, in part, to the rise in mass shootings the past four years and the increase in gun violence in 2020. The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allows Americans the right...

Arizona Republicans enact sweeping changes to state’s early voting list

Polls and Trends: This really hits home. I don't live in Arizona, but failed to send my mail-in ballot on time so I voted in-person this past Election Day after showing my blank ballot to election officials at my voting place. Arizona's new law doesn't enforce...

Latino voter registration, voting rates reached all-time high in 2020 Election

Hmm... is it just a coincidence most Republicans are in favor of sweeping voting reforms? In the U.S. 2020 Presidential Election, Democrat Joe Biden got 66 percent support from Latinos, nationwide, according to national exit polls. ________________ Latino voter registration and voting rates rose to a...

2021 Virginia governor’s race: Why we should watch it closely

By law, Virginia governors can’t serve two consecutive 4-year terms so the state’s current governor, Democrat Ralph Northam, is barred from seeking re-election in 2021. Even if you don’t live in Virginia, the outcome of that state’s governor’s race will likely be of tremendous significance to...

Presidential Election 2020: White men critical in Biden’s win

It was - and still is – President Trump’s most reliable demographic.White men.However, it's that same demographic that was critical in helping Joe Biden unseat the Republican incumbent.An underdog against the more established Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump won 62 percent of White male voters in the...