Welcome to the third part of my economic series. This final part will explain what GDP is and why it is so often used as politicians go to economic figure of success or failure. Gross Domestic Product or GDP as I will call it by the acronym, is an economic indicator. It measures a very… Read More Economic Series Part 3: What is Gross Domestic Product?
Before I go into my headline topic on the middle east, I want to just take moment to say that I called the stock market crash and rebound after the Brexit vote last week. After nearly three days of down stocks, the market has returned almost all the losses. Once again I want to reiterate… Read More Meddling in the Middle East: Aid Trouble
I often think about the great debate that plagues Americans everywhere. It seems that all the struggles in America come down to the choice of safety and security or group and individual rights. This debate has brought out in detail by the recent mass shooting in Orlando over guns and radical muslim terrorists. This debate… Read More Safety over Rights or Rights over Safety?
I find this holiday of Memorial Day to be quite interesting from historical to modern context. Usually, since I was a kid in cub scouts, I walked in our small town’s memorial day parade. I participated in the wreath ceremony at our big cemetery. Then my family would go home and have a classic American… Read More Memorial Day–An excuse to BBQ?
If you are just reading my blog for the first time, then you may want to go back to the very first post. If not, then you may want to read or re-read the first and second post of this US Foreign Policy series. In this series, I have offered some insight into our national… Read More US Foreign Policy: Candidates’ Terrorism Platforms
Welcome back to the second installment of US Foreign Policy as it relates to the presidential candidates and their future presidencies. Today, I will continue a little bit on my China and US narrative. Then I will start on a new issue which can be considered the most alarming threat to US national security. If… Read More US Foreign Policy: Terrorism is the New War
Everybody who was older than 4 or 5 years old probably remembers where they were when America was attacked on September 11th, 2001. I was in gym class, before I knew what happened a military helicopter flew overhead. After gym we went to science class where the information about what happened was relied to us.… Read More 9//11 Never Forget- 14th anniversary
Dick Cheney is a former Vice President serving for 8 years under former President George W. Bush. He served in congress for many years and even in the private sector as the CEO of Halliburton. The controversy surrounding the former Vice President circulates as the election heats up for the 2016 race. I recently read… Read More Dick Cheney Affecting Foreign Policy Issues for 2016.
Jeb Bush has a name that invokes the remembrance of two former presidents. Jeb’s father is George H.W Bush who was elected in 1989 after Ronald Reagan finished up his second term. Jeb’s brother is George W. Bush who was elected in the controversial 2000 election that featured a miss count in Florida. Jeb was… Read More Jeb Bush, The GOP neighborhood villain.
Rand Paul is a senator from Kentucky and another one of 20 something GOP candidates for the presidency. Rand Paul’s campaign was supposed to be one of the front-running candidates. He was trumped by the Donald Trump steam roller. Rand Paul is best known as the son of Ron Paul who made a few runs… Read More Rand Paul 2016: The Application of Politics.