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Is America the New Rome? – United States vs. the Roman...

The example of the first great republic in recorded history (509 B.C. to 29 B.C.) was omnipresent in the minds of America's founders as they...
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Big Government vs. Small Government – Which Is Ideal for the...

The term "big government" stimulates plenty of images and emotions, and they're generally negative. Words like "bureaucratic," "inefficient," "intrusive," and even "corrupt" are often...
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7 Ways to Prevent Political Arguments With Family & Friends

"There cannot a greater judgment befall a country than a dreadful spirit of division as rends a government into two distinct people, and makes...
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What Is the Federal Reserve System – History & How It...

The words of Saint Paul to Timothy in the Christian Bible have resonated throughout the ages: "For the love of money is the root...
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How to Prevent Mass Shootings & Gun Violence in America –...

Another dark day in America, one of 62 similar days in the last 30 years according to statistics compiled by Mother Jones. Despite the shootings...
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5 Keys to Civil Political Discussions & Debates With Friends &...

According to Professor Nolan McCarty of Princeton University, it seems that political rancor today has reached heights not seen since Reconstruction after the Civil...
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Are American Schools Failing? – How to Improve the U.S. Education...

A headline in the December 2013 issue of The Atlantic claimed that American schools compared to the rest of the world - the members...
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The Failure of America’s Political System – Understanding Hyper-Partisanship

If you are frustrated, disgusted, and fed up with the failure of Congress and the President to address the primary issues facing the country,...
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What Is Conscious Capitalism – Definition, Social Responsibility in Business

The idea that a growing economy benefits all classes has a long history of acceptance. It has been embedded in political rhetoric for the...
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Income Inequality in America – Definition, Causes & Statistics

Warren Buffett, number two on the Forbes 400 list of the richest people in America, said, "There's class warfare, all right - but it's...
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3 Controversial Ways to Improve the Economy & Drive Economic Growth

Since the Great Recession between 2007 and 2009, the global economy has struggled to sustain reliable and long-term growth. This is largely due to...
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5 Political Lies About Social Security – Understanding the Problems

Social Security was created on August 14, 1935 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act and has been controversial since its...