US Democracy “Trumps” All as a Dysfunctional Disgrace

As the rest of the world looks upon America’s 2016 presidential race and what has become a disgrace of a democratic system, its bewilderment can be organized around a series of hows and whys.

Why Bernie Sanders May be the Youngest Presidential Candidate

And the most qualified.

Nick Trotta and the Secret Service: One Man’s Climb up the Ladder

Not many people get the chance to serve and protect 5 Presidents of the United States, but Nick Trotta did just that.

The American Renovation

We live in the greatest country on earth, but we have to desire to keep it that way.

Obama Doing What he can, Congress Must Run with Baton

“Maybe we could try to stop one act of evil, one act of violence.”

Does “Fighting Fire with Fire” Work with Toxic Masculinity?

Toxic masculinity can lead to acts of violence, but can more toxic masculinity stop it? Jonathan Delavan implores readers to reconsider this logic.

About Ben Carson’s ‘No’ to a Muslim President

Jessicah Lahitou looks at the role of the media and culture as a context for Ben Carson’s anti-Muslim remarks. — On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson stated he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.” In a post for Monday’s Atlantic website, Ta-Nehisi Coates summed up many people’s feelings […]

Why I’m Running for President (and Why You Should Too)

Jeremy McKeen has one chance to run for the President of the United States, and he’s going for it.  — Thank the Founding Fathers and Mothers for a long American campaign season. This gives the people and media enough time to fall in love with, cover and analyze, and then forget the very people who think […]

When Politics Trumps Logic

Candidates like to think ahead, but this takes ‘measuring the drapes’ to a whole new level.

The Accidental Racist; Unintentional Messages Sent to Kids

What we don’t say about race can confuse kids.

If Job Interviews Worked Like Presidential Campaigns

What if applying for a job was as rigorous as trying to get elected?

A Lesson On Overcoming Self-Doubt

Feeling self-doubt is just part of being human, but understanding your psychology can help you overcome it.

A Few Reasons Why Republicans Have to Stop Saying President Obama is the Worst President in History

Republicans often claim that President Obama is the worst president in history but how does he really compare to the worst of the worst?

“Between Two Ferns” with Zach Galifianakis: Presidential Edition (Video)

Our President, as it turns out, is really f*cking funny.  — I don’t know if the President’s or Galinfianaskis’s sarcasm and wit shines more brightly in this interview, but I’ve been close to tears watching. Hats off to our President for maintaining such unabashed integrity while being asked these ‘tough questions.’ And many thanks for […]