Remember when the Republicans wanted to impeach President Bill Clinton! They did not split hairs to go about their partisan action that culminated into the impeachment of Bill Clinton when on December 19, 1998, they initiated the process on two charges, one of perjury and one of obstruction of justice. Today, in the midst of…Read more The GOP Is Using Gross, Disappointing, Poor Excuses to Find Trump Innocent
By Sherman Jackson, PhD "Fortunately, we have in America a system of checks and balances, within that system is the power of judicial review." Listen up America, be careful of what you wish for, you may have gotten it in the personality of Donald Trump. During the 2016 election, Trump campaigned on the slogan” Let’s…Read more In America, The Judiciary is a Barrier to Tyranny
In 2010 a Democratic majority passed the Affordable Care Act. Its legislative objective was to”increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance and decrease the cost of health care.” A key component of the act required most Americans to maintain “minimum essential health coverage. Failure to do so would result in a penalty to…Read more OBAMACARE IS THE LAW OF THE LAND
In a few days, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as president of the United-States. Political analysts are still struggling to understand why this man who campaigned in a way that would have disqualified anyone else is going to be the 45th president. In order to preserve the ‘republic’, the same analysts resorted to explanations that…Read more White Racism Has Spoken: Trump Is President
The Electoral College is made up of members from each state in the union and the District of Columbia consisting of 538 electors. On December 19th, 2016 members of the Electoral College will cast their ballots to elect the President of the United States. Once the ballots are casted in each state, they are…Read more Electoral College: A Constitutional and Political Tradition
Trump campaign was based on lies, statements that embolden racism, bigotry, disrespect, human rights violations against a large sector of the American society. His campaign was a non traditional charade which has been normalized by the media, the GOP leadership and a sector of the US population. Trump did not even win the majority of…Read more A Dilemma for the Electoral College?
Hindsight is infinite wisdom. It is a major tool historians use to interpret historical events like the recent presidential campaign. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ran against political traditions. When she announced her candidacy in 2015 for a second run at the presidency, Hillary broke with political tradition by attempting to succeed Barack Obama…Read more Bucking Political Traditions: 2016 Presidential Election