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Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

Outside of the academic environment, a harsh and seemingly ever-growing debate has appeared, concerning… [more]

Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

The Relationship between Business and Politics

How powerful is politics in business? The connection between the two is often hard to explain, but somehow… [more]

The Relationship between Business and Politics The Relationship between Business and Politics

I’m Gonna Run for Office

I'm gonna run for office...I swear. Next election quarter I'm gonna come out and run for President as… [more]

I’m Gonna Run for Office I'm Gonna Run for Office

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political cartoons have a great ability to satirize politics, current events leaders' life and political… [more]

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political Humor — The Legacy of an Open Society

George Bernard Shaw once said, "The problem with political jokes is that they get elected." Well, at least there are a lot of material for political humor. Even if the global economy is practically crashing down around everyone, people can … [Read More...]

Politically Incorrect

Politics has been around ever since man created the first government; it had been the root of many events that cause progressions and downfalls of early government systems. At present, the meaning of politics has been altered in many countries; … [Read More...]

US Politics

Biden: ‘I regret that I am not president,’ but ‘it was the right decision’ for family – ABC News

Washington ExaminerBiden: 'I regret that I am not president,' but 'it was the right decision' for familyABC NewsJust over two years ago, then–Vice President Joe Biden announced that he would not run to succeed President Barack … [Read More...]

Tax troubles mount for Republicans – Washington Post

Washington PostTax troubles mount for RepublicansWashington PostThe GOP tax bill was already the object of fierce criticism from Democrats, conservatives, fiscal hawks and business interests — in other words, practically everyone. Tuesday's … [Read More...]

Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping tout growing friendship at opulent state dinner – ABC News

Washington PostTrump and Chinese President Xi Jinping tout growing friendship at opulent state dinnerABC NewsDespite their language barrier, the two have been regularly seen through the president's state visit laughing together in exchanges … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

What’s behind Alabama GOP’s reaction to Roy Moore allegations? 2018 primaries – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhat's behind Alabama GOP's reaction to Roy Moore allegations? 2018 primariesUSA TODAYOfficials and political observers say they range from a desire to watch future developments in the story to fear of electoral consequences in … [Read More...]

Fresh off big wins, wealthy liberals plot 2018 election strategy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFresh off big wins, wealthy liberals plot 2018 election strategyUSA TODAYWealthy liberals in the Democracy Alliance are huddling to celebrate big wins in Virginia, New Jersey and Washington state and plot for the midterms.and … [Read More...]

Breaking news! Russia funded Russian elections – BuzzFeed ‘secret finding’ – RT

RTBreaking news! Russia funded Russian elections – BuzzFeed 'secret finding'RTOn Tuesday, the US media outlet ran a story headlined “Secret Finding: 60 Russian Payments 'To Finance Election Campaign of 2016'”. The 959-word … [Read More...]

Despite Trump’s comments, CIA stands by assessment that Russia meddled in election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDespite Trump's comments, CIA stands by assessment that Russia meddled in electionUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on Saturday stood by the U.S. intelligence assessment that Russia meddled in … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

Is peace in Donbas possible? – European Council on Foreign Relations

European Council on Foreign RelationsIs peace in Donbas possible?European Council on Foreign RelationsBy late August the entire Russian-initiated effort, which had been presented as a fight against resurgent Ukrainian fascists, was about to … [Read More...]

Trump Signals Right Turn on Foreign Policy – Fair Observer

CNNTrump Signals Right Turn on Foreign PolicyFair ObserverKim Jong Il apparently mourned what had been possible under Clinton, saying to the former president when he visited in 2009 that, “The United States would have had a new friend in … [Read More...]

Scarnecchia of Kent State Gives Lecture on Race in Zimbabwe – Middlebury Campus

Scarnecchia of Kent State Gives Lecture on Race in ZimbabweMiddlebury CampusTimothy Scarnecchia, an associate professor of African Studies at Kent State University, presented a talk at the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs entitled “Zimbabwe as … [Read More...]

 

Justice

Pentagon tried to give $1.2 million in guns and bombs to a fake police department

The military is so eager to put war machines in cops’ hands that it doesn’t bother making sure they’re, you know, actually cops.Police in a U.S. city, or soldiers occupying a foreign one? In Ferguson, MO, in 2014, it was often hard to tell. … [Read More...]

In Trump’s world, Sessions is unfit because of Russia investigation, not his racist past

Sessions’ perceived display of disloyalty was an unforgivable sin.Attorney General Jeff Sessions. CREDIT: AP Photo/John LocherAs the federal probe into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government expands, an … [Read More...]

Department of Justice reduces Harley-Davidson’s pollution fine by $3 million

The fine was part of an Obama-era settlement for selling motorcycle tuners that increased air pollution.CREDIT: Photo by Darren Hauck/Invision for Harley-Davidson/AP ImagesThe Trump administration’s Department of Justice has dropped a $3 million … [Read More...]

 

Business

Putin wants to strengthen Russia’s military nuclear potential

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonMoscow (AFP) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for reinforcing the country's military nuclear potential and making sure its missiles can penetrate any missile-defence systems. "We need to strengthen the … [Read More...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, HSY, BA)

Reuters/KCNAHere is what you need to know. Dow 20,000 remains elusive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.16% on Wednesday to finish at 19,941.96. It's set to open Thursday's session near 19,935. Wednesday was the most boring day for … [Read More...]

The evacuation of Aleppo is expected to end today

REUTERS/Ammar AbdullahAleppo (Syria) (AFP) - Evacuations from rebel-held parts of Aleppo continued overnight with dozens of vehicles leaving the city and the operation likely to end on Thursday, aid workers said. The International Committee of … [Read More...]

 

World News

Spanish court orders detention of 8 former Catalan ministers – CNN

CNNSpanish court orders detention of 8 former Catalan ministersCNN(CNN) Spain's high court has ordered eight former ministers from Catalonia's dissolved government be detained without bail, as prosecutors sought a Europe-wide arrest … [Read More...]

Hillary Clinton falls from world’s second most powerful woman to 65th – AOL

AOLHillary Clinton falls from world's second most powerful woman to 65thAOLSince her defeat in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton is no longer the world's second most powerful woman. In fact, the former presidential candidate fell down … [Read More...]

Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls US ‘Number One Enemy’ and Says Trump Won’t Bully Him on Nuclear Deal – Newsweek

NewsweekIran's Supreme Leader Calls US 'Number One Enemy' and Says Trump Won't Bully Him on Nuclear DealNewsweekIran's supreme leader blasted President Donald Trump's harsh condemnation of his country last month, and … [Read More...]

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Politics & Media

WATCH: Texas Hero ‘Mattress Mack’ Gives Harvey Evacuee Special Gift For Her 84th Birthday

Mattress chain owner offers up his stores for #Harvey evacuees and his trucks for rescue operations. “We said to hell with profits.” … [Read More...]

Petition to Declare George Soros a Terrorist is One of Most Popular on WhiteHouse.gov

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Snopes Botches Fact-Check by Misrepresenting a Trump-Supporter’s Claim

The fact-checking website Snopes seems to have forgotten that the state of Louisiana has experienced other flooding incidents besides Hurricane … [Read More...]

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Economy

Newest pot sales numbers show Colorado on track for an even bigger payday in 2017

The green rush won’t last forever. But it looks far from over.State agricultural regulators tour a cannabis growing facility in Colorado in … [Read More...]

The strange origins of the GOP ideology that rejects caring for the poor

No, that’s not what Jesus says.CREDIT: AP/Eric GayThe ongoing Capitol Hill brawl over health care and budget cuts is getting Biblical.In recent … [Read More...]

House votes to dismantle key Dodd-Frank regulations

Experts are worried this could cause the next financial crisis.Trader Daniel Leporin, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, … [Read More...]