Political Blogger #Hackathon

The main goal of this event is to offer local bloggers a chance to meet each other and discuss collaboration ideas.
 

Unarmed But Not Unharmed

An unarmed black teen is gunned down in Ferguson and now protesters face a militarized police force keeping the peace with instruments of war.
 

Petition: Urge The Federal Government to Appropriate Funds So Local Law Enforcement Can Purchase On-Body Cameras for Police Officers

Background: 

With the tragic death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. And the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY from an apparent choke hold. It is time that the federal government step in and partnered with local law enforcement and purchase On-Body Cameras for officers. Even if this started as a small pilot program in Chicago and NYC. It will be a start in the right direction.

 

Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo

 

Top Political Apps on Android

These are my Top 20 Political News Apps on the Google Play Store as of Aug 11th 2014. Note: This list isn't in rank order, but I put the apps that focus purely on politics at the top.
 

Ever notice how sometimes you come across somebody you shouldn't have fucked with?

The men of the Republican party believe that women and women alone are to be held responsible for the fact that humans have sex.
 

Carrying Jada

Six nights ago, I sat in our bedroom on the third floor with the window open. You were already asleep. The night breeze carried the voices of a cabal of teen boys walking beneath.
 

Reporting Rape, and Wishing She Hadn’t How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint

GENEVA, N.Y. She was 18 years old, a freshman, and had been on campus for just two weeks when one Saturday night last September her friends grew worried because she had been drinking and suddenly d
 

Do you support the airstrikes in Iraq ordered by President Obama?

Obama announced on Thursday night, after a lethal, coordinated offensive threatened not one, but two horrific outcomes:

 

Sen. Lisa Murkowski Opposes Campaign Ad Showing Her And Democrat Colleague Smiling Together

Who said bipartisan was dead? If it was you, you would be correct. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's lawyers sent a cease-and-desist letter to Sen. Mark Begich's campaign regarding his "Great Team," ad. Sen.
 

Upside Downtrodden - episode 95

EPISODE 95 TOPIC: ANIMAL CRUELTY EPISODE 95 SEGMENTS: JUSTWORTHY CAUSE - VOICESFORPETS.ORG, LISTS, WORDS TO LIVE BY (NEW SEGMENT)
 

2014 & 2016 Alaska Native and Native American Voters

By Terrance H. Booth, Sr. - Neesh Wil Gum - Tsimshian Nation
 

Long Term Business Strategy; Easier with a Dashboard!

The execution phase of business strategy – any strategy really – is where most management fail to deliver.  I know many companies –including Fortune 500s- where strategy building is an exercise in
 

Weekly User Generated Political Writing Contest

All content posted on 8/8/14 (12am est) - 9/4/14 (11:59pm est) is eligible to win a cash prize each week.
 

The Long Road From Cease To Peace

After weeks of casualties and clashes, rocket fire and ratcheted-up rhetoric, Israel and Hamas have an uneasy ceasefire, but even without fire, the flames still burn.
 

Rand Paul leaves Steve King hanging as two DREAMers Confront Him

Run Rand Run! That's the sound Rand Paul hears in his head everyday. This time his aide didn't mean for President.
 

Romney Sued for Racketeering

On October 18, 2013, Willard Mitt Romney and a plethora of cohorts was sued for Civil Racketeering under the RICO Act of 1970.
 

Is the NAACP 30 Years too Late?

A few weeks ago in an apparent multi-ethnic push, the new NAACP President, Cornell William's talked about the need for the NAACP to broaden their based and reach the "whole of the country". If Mr.
 

Why are people still against the LGBTQ community?

In this day of age you would think that people would be on board the whole same-sex marriage thing and support the LGBTQ community. Right? It is 2014.
 

51 Shocking Facts That Make Things Harder For Every Woman

Some people ask "What is Feminism?" feminism according to Merriam-Webster dictionary is "the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men." You may a
 

America will never be destroyed from the outside

America will never be  destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed our selves.

Abraham Lincoln

 

Top Political Games

Everyone likes a good political game every once in a while. Now from experience I know they are hard to find so I found some and now I'm letting people know about them. 1. Democracy 3
 

Petition to impeach the speaker of the House John Boehner?

That's right there's a petition to impeach Speaker of The House John Boehner. As I was on Twitter going through my feed I saw a post about a petition to impeach the Speaker of the House.
 

Eric Cantor to resign from congress!

Former Majority leader Eric Cantor said on Friday that he will resign from Congress on August 18th.
 

Did the Lawsuit against the President put the GOP to shame?

Has the Lawsuit against President Obama put the GOP to shame. Ever since Boehner talked about the lawsuit some GOP states have went blue, five of them have.
 

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe

Anti-Semitism is on the rise once again. It first began with the Ukraine crisis when people went around Ukraine burning synagogues and breaking into Jewish stores.
 

Lofty Pursuits or Petty Lawsuits

The House Republicans could be pursuing solutions to the migrant youth at the border or sensible answers to our energy problems, but instead are focused on suing the President.
 

the Real State of Race Relations in America (It's Not Good)

Overall, when it comes to race-relations these days, Americans are as likely to be positive about the current state of the country as they are to be negative.
Boehner angry at Obama
 

Speaker Boehner’s Tea Party House just voted to sue a sitting U.S. President

Today July 30th 2014 the U.S House of Representatives made history today by pushing the lawsuit ahead to sue the President. House Republicans took to the floor of the House and compared the Preside
 

Upside Downtrodden - Episode 94

EPISODE 94 TOPICS: IT IS IMPORTANT TO SET GOOOAAAALLS!!!, APOCALYPSE IN SW PORTLAND, OPEN THE DOOR TO INTERNET FREEDOM, MAY THE FORESTS BE WITH US, MERELY A SCHOOL BOY SHOOOTING THIS TIME, REVERSE
 

Best Political Twitter Accounts to Follow

Out of pure self-interest I need to say @thepoliticus is a great twitter account to follow.

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