U.S. Politics

Election 2020 voter turnout was MASSIVE: Was it just a trend?

Roughly two-thirds of eligible voters let their voice be heard in the 2020 U.S. Election, the highest participation level since 1900. Moreover, by raw numbers and percentages, it was easily the most participant-heavy election in U.S. history. Let’s not forget women were denied the right to vote until...

What if Texas seceded? GOP wouldn’t allow it anytime soon

Some Texas state lawmakers are considering a Brexit-style departure from the United States due to the presumed impending doom and loss of individual liberties that awaits under the new Biden Administration. In fact, a secession bill will likely be voted on by the Texas legislature this...

2020 U.S. Presidential Election result: No, it wasn’t COVID or the economy, stupid

It’s the economy, stupid — The popular political phrase was first coined by top-level Democrat consultant  James Carville in 1992. The cliché is repeated often in American political culture during election time and those who use it insist the state of the economy is the primary influencer of winners...

U.S. Elections: Why the Black vote is so crucial in some states

(Main image courtesy of MotherJones.com) Nevada serves as a fine example of why Black voters are so critical for Democratic candidates. Only 9 percent of the state’s electorate is Black so it’s easy to overlook their relevance. However, because Blacks, as a racial demographic, are so overwhelmingly...

Trump tried to imprison his opponents, what it says about U.S.

Weeks prior to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, President Donald Trump told Attorney General Bill Barr to bring criminal charges against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, and previous Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for launching a supposed coup against his administration. “Unless...

How rural states are over-represented in the U.S. Senate and presidential elections

Have you ever wondered why there are so many Republicans in the U.S. Senate when it seems like most Americans, in polls and surveys, are centrist or lean left of center? Currently, the upper chamber of Congress consists of 50 Republicans, 48 Democrats, and 2 left-leaning...

What if Texas seceded? GOP wouldn’t allow it anytime soon

Some Texas state lawmakers have been considering a Brexit-style departure from the United States due to the presumed impending doom and loss of individual liberties that are supposedly upon us thanks to the Biden Administration. But is that really the case? Sans a woman's right to...