The Politicus: College User Generated Challenge {2014}

The Politicus invites YOU to participate in our 4th annual user generated college writing challenge.
 

What letter grade would you give #obamacare

B
100% (1 vote)
A
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C
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Why the Left needs to talk about Reagan

This article looks at the myths around Ronald Reagan - all the things the modern Right glosses over, and which, unfortunately, a lot of Liberals and Progressives have come to accept as a standard n
 

Monsanto Shill Mom?

From Webster’s New World College Dictionary:
 

Joe Scarborough Wrong Again and Again!

My big issue is that Joe Scarborough gets to bully his way to an incorrect comment on live TV reaching millions of people, then says he's wrong on Twitter. There's a big difference Joe!
 

Upside Downtrodden - episode 93

EPISODE 93 TOPICS: SUMMER OFF - WHAT A BITCH, CAN HYPNOTHERAPY HELP WITH YOUR DISDAIN FOR CHILDREN?, FREIGHT CRATE GROW BOX NOT JUST FOR DRUG DEALERS, RACIAL PROFILING IS FOR THE BIRDS (AND RATS),
 

5 1/2 Years of Obama: Where are we now!

A few months ago I re-tweeted an image that illustrated where the country was economically in Jan 2009  vs. the end of Q4 2013. So I decided to update that same chart using Q2 2014 numbers.
 

Human Rights. Human Wrongs.

Many residents of Detroit may have their water shut off. No matter how broken the city or broke the residents, can't we keep a little hope, and a little water, running, or will we really deny them
 

Arizona Politician Adam Kwasman Makes a Big Mistake

Arizona Republican congressional candidate Adam Kwasman tweeted out the below message to show his disdain for the influx of migrant children looking for asylum in the United States.
 

Public Acknowledgment On White House Grounds Honoring The Slaves Who Helped Build The White House

Background: 

The slaves working on the building were bricklayers and carpenters. And though their names (and only their first names) appear in the pay records, the money they earned went to their owners. Even the architect of the White House, James Hoban, owned three slaves who were working on the project, and Hoban was paid for their labor. It's to right this wrong and honor the people who help build the most recognizable building on the planet!

 

US Economy Needs Some Inflation

So many conservative politicians, I won’t name names, have been on the Feds’ case (Federal Reserve Bank), accusing it of a libertine attitude and a penchant for accommodative monetary policies whic
 

Joe Scarborough miss quotes AG Eric Holder

Joe Scarborough miss quotes AG Eric Holder, then he wants to move on after he gets called out by Eugene Robinson. How about apologizes for the miss quote and then move on.
 

Nudge Nudge Wink Wink Mitch

Mitch McConnell has a message for his female and student constituents.
 

Affordable Care Act's Dramatic Impact On The Uninsured In Two Charts

The below charts show the dramatic impact the Affordable Care Act has had on uninsured Americans.
 

Border Issues and Broader Issues

The crisis of tens of thousands of childrenfrom Central America crossing the US border isn't isolated, nor only about immigrationbut about how we act compassionately as a nation.