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Articles To 'Rate, Debate, And Educate' Yourself

Below are articles on political issues affecting you and other Americans. Most articles take the non-partisan approach fostered by our website where we attempt to educate, not persuade, voters. For certain hot topics, however, we do include both Left- and Right-Leaning articles that allow voters to see both sides of the issue; those opinion articles are clearly marked as such.

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10/04/2017
Conservatives in 2018: Will They Vote For Trump Or Vote For Republicans?

The 2018 elections are shaping up to be a barn-burner. More >>
10/02/2017
Do Republicans Realize That They Are Republicans?

It used to be that Republicans stood for free-market, conservative principles among other things. More >>
09/25/2017
Should NFL Players Who Take A Knee Be Told To Take A Hike?

Almost every American believes in our First Amendment Right to free speech, but is "Taking a Knee" during the National Anthem disrespectful?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
09/18/2017
Do Voters Have 'Excessive Expectations'?

Senate Majority Leader McConnell recently stated that President Trump has “excessive expectations”. More >>
08/22/2017
Trump Says “The Sky Is Blue”, The Media Says “It Isn’t”. What The Heck!

Anyone notice that most of the mainstream media disagrees with absolutely everything the President says? More >>
08/14/2017
Is Liberalism Better?

Donald Trump won over 80% of all counties in the United States in the last election for a reason. More >>
08/11/2017
07/26/2017
Collusion Or Illusion?

In an attempt to be a well-informed voter, I used to watch both CNN and Fox News in equal parts. More >>
07/10/2017
What Canadians Think Of Us

In a recent trip to our neighbors in the north, I was surprised to hear from multiple Canadians on what they thought about us.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
06/26/2017
Travel Ban Back In Effect

On June 26th, the Supreme Court unanimously reinstated President Trump’s Travel Ban that restricted travel to the U.S. from six countries.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
06/19/2017
What Is At The End Of The Rainbow For Democrats?

What will the Democrats do once it is proven there was no collusion between Trump and Russia?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
06/14/2017
RINOs Should Become RIYESs

Here we are, one week after the Comey testimony where the former FBI Director stated that President Trump was not under investigation. More >>
06/14/2017
Why RINOs Should Become RIYES

Here we are, one week after the Comey testimony where the former FBI Director stated that President Trump was not under investigation.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
06/12/2017
Immigration: Assimilation or Colonization?

The following is a short article citing some outside-the-box thinking on immigration. More >>
05/18/2017
Trump Is Not The Russian Puppet, The Dems Are

Are you tired of hearing over and over again that Russia affected our elections? That Trump is a “Russian Puppet”?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
05/11/2017
Get The Government Out Of My Health Care - Hopes For The Senate Plan

The House recently passed their version of a repeal and replacement plan for Obamacare. Unfortunately, it has too many similarities to Obamacare More >>
04/11/2017
Why The Left Is Too Bold

You might have noticed that things are getting out of hand politically in America.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
03/28/2017
Are we too polarized?

The differences between the left and right have always been there, but to me the level of polarization has clearly steadily increased recently. More >>
03/27/2017
The Republicans Should Be The Ones Complaining

Since the 2016 election of President Trump, all the Democrats have done is complain. Not just on one issue, but on everything. More >>
03/27/2017
Is America Too Polarized?

America is at a tipping point where we either do the things that really matter for our country or drown in anarchy.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
03/14/2017
03/14/2017
According To A Former Democratic Congressman, He Was Wiretapped Too

President Trump recently stated that the Obama Administration had 'wiretapped' Trump Tower. Someone of the left says he may be right.

Facts | Left Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
03/13/2017
Why Would Russia Want Trump To Win?

A story repeated over and over on the mainstream media since the summer of 2016 was that Donald Trump was somehow a puppet of Russia. More >>
03/13/2017
Why Are The Democrats Complaining So Much?

In what was arguably the biggest political upset in decades, Donald Trump won election as President of the United States in 2016.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
03/10/2017
A Month Later: How has President Trump done?

We are now a little over a month into President Trump’s presidency. How has he done? More >>
03/07/2017
What Happened To Praising Our Leaders?

We have gone from praising to belittling our leaders, and from learning to disregarding our media.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
02/02/2017
Senate Democrats Boycotting Hearings: Pros & Cons

Senate Democrats this week have refused to attend several committee votes on President Trump’s nominees, saying they would boycott the nominations.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
02/01/2017
The First Obamacare Replacement Idea

Two GOP senators have unveiled an Obamacare replacement bill: a state-centric plan they hope will garner bipartisan support.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
01/26/2017
Does NATO Need An Update?

President Donald Trump has repeatedly sent ripples through the U.S. national security establishment on NATO.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
01/18/2017
Trump Inherits Big Mess

Amidst all of the political rancor during this election season, has anyone noticed that Trump will be inheriting a big mess?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/29/2016
We Don’t Have a Taxing Problem, We Have a Spending Problem

If we’ve had such a huge increase in tax receipts, why has our National Debt grown so much?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/29/2016
The Facts About Illegal Immigration And Crime

Advocates on both sides of the illegal immigration debate have strong convictions.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/29/2016
Is College Too Liberal?

Are conservatives correct to complain about college campuses being too liberal?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/28/2016
Russia: Friend or Foe?

What should we consider when deciding if Russia is our friend or foe? Consider these points.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/22/2016
Why “Political Correctness” On Immigration Isn’t Correct

We have thousands of people every year crossing our borders or overstaying their visa permissions illegally.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/20/2016
Should Trump Drop The Unemployment Rate And Use The Labor Participation Rate As The Country’s Metric For Jobs?

This articles states why the Labor Participation Rate is a far better metric for jobs in the U.S. than the Unemployment Rate

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/13/2016
HUD, And The Challenges For HUD Secretary Carson

Why do HUD and housing policies matter? And what challenges will Ben Carson Face as HUD Secretary?

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
12/01/2016
The Facts Behind NAFTA

Most people recognize the acronym NAFTA as a trade deal. But what exactly is NAFTA, and does the deal help the American economy?

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/30/2016
Fixing Education in America

What are some of the ways we can improve education in America? Here are some suggestions. More >>
11/28/2016
Do We Have A Crisis Of Competency In Our Government?

Many of the culprits that have created the chant to "Drain the Swamp" are things that can be fixed. Here are our top 15.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/22/2016
Are The Anti-Trump Protests Right Or Wrong?

As Anti-Trump protests continue across the nation, this article explores the question about whether they're "right" or "wrong."

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/18/2016
Why the Trump Protests Are Good For America

Trump protesters have been condemned their actions, yet the protesters have many reasons why they do it. Why might protests be good?

Facts | Left Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/17/2016
What's Next For Republicans?

Donald Trump will inherit some of the biggest problems the country has ever faced. Which problems should the new administration tackle first?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/17/2016
The Top 10 Things Republicans Should Do In 2017

With so many big issues facing the new Trump Administration, which issues should he address first? Here's our top ten list of the most important.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/16/2016
Pros and Cons for a College Education

Why might someone consider a college education, or choose to forego more school? Here are some pros and cons of a college education. More >>
11/16/2016
Deportation Clash: Should They Stay or Should They Go

It seems as though everyone has a strong opinion about immigration and the prospect of mass deportation. Do we need to update our laws?

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/16/2016
How We Treat Our Veterans

The VA is under close scrutiny after reports of lengthy wait times, poor care, and waste and fraud. Is this how we treat our veterans? More >>
11/16/2016
Should Paul Ryan Be Re-Elected As Speaker Of The House?

This article contains pros and cons as to whether Paul Ryan should be re-elected as Speaker of the House.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/14/2016
Should Paul Ryan Be Re-Elected As Speaker Of The House?

This article contains pros and cons as to whether Paul Ryan should be re-elected as Speaker of the House. More >>
11/07/2016
How Much Influence Will Project Veritas And Wikileaks Have On The Upcoming Presidential Election?

Project Veritas and Wikileaks are two sources attempting to uncover voter fraud, influence, and deception.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/07/2016
Is ‘Single Payer’ Coming?

Is adopting a 'single payer' system a solution to our Obamacare problems? More >>
11/04/2016
Deportation Clash: Should They Stay or Should They Go

It seems as though everyone has a strong opinion about immigration and the prospect of mass deportation. Do we need to update our laws?

Facts | Left Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/04/2016
Gun Laws: Stop Shooting Off At the Mouth and Fix the Chicago Murder Problems

With 474 murders in Chicago in 2016, it's time someone paid attention to the problem. What solution makes sense? More >>
11/03/2016
Obamacare Is a Policy Triumph and a Political Failure

If you have watched the news lately you have probably seen negative coverage of Obamacare. But is it all that bad?

Facts | Left Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
11/02/2016
Trump’s Successes, And The Media’s Failure

Trump’s message has resounded with the American public, despite what the mainstream media want you to believe.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question
10/27/2016
A Look Back At Obama Clinton Foreign Policy

This article has specifics on whether our recent foreign policy has been effective.

Facts | Poll Question | Debate Question
10/27/2016
Obama Clinton Foreign Policy: The Middle East “Die-aries" - A View From The Right

This article gives an overview of Obama and Clinton foreign policies and their many failures.

Facts | Right Opinion | Poll Question | Debate Question