Category: U.S. Government

Journal Entry Type #72: So are the Days of Our Lives

I have to say it’s really hard not to stay tuned to the news when the U.S. is still in the midst of their election (one state, Georgia, in a runoff) and then the Congressional counting of the Electoral votes (House and Senate) on… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #72: So are the Days of Our Lives”

Journal Entry Type #63: The U.S. 2020 Election, So Far

I’ve been noticeably absent from my blog for several reasons, but the main one being the U.S. presidential election.  I’ve become quite the nerd about it or maybe a little obsessive.   I purposely took off two days after November 3rd to process what happened… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #63: The U.S. 2020 Election, So Far”

More You Know: Past and Upcoming U.S. Presidential Results

If you haven’t noticed or heard, there’s a lot of debate going on whether to trust the polls. In 2016 U.S. presidential election, half the nation was stunned and sad/mad while the other half was stunned and happy/thrilled. Fast forward to 2020 and we… Continue Reading “More You Know: Past and Upcoming U.S. Presidential Results”

More You Know: Looking Back to the U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Due to the recent passing of Ruth Bader-Ginsburg yesterday, I decided to look at all the justices that have served on the U.S. Supreme Court.  So far 14 Justices have served 30 plus years with longest length served being 36 years and 221 day… Continue Reading “More You Know: Looking Back to the U.S. Supreme Court Justices”

TV Mini-Series Recommendation: Waco (2018)

No matter what you think of David Koresh or the people that died in there, they died for what they believed in. And that’s more than I can say for a lot of people. -David thibodeau- Most everyone knows the story of David Koresh… Continue Reading “TV Mini-Series Recommendation: Waco (2018)”

FYI: The “I Word” No One Talks About Until Recently

A teacher from my high school currently teaches A.P. History and what a way for students to experience an actual impeachment process in the United States.  There have been now three presidents in the U.S. to be impeached although Donald Trump was basically half… Continue Reading “FYI: The “I Word” No One Talks About Until Recently”

Book Recommendation: Loser Take All

Quote by Mark Crispin Miller: “Immoral is choosing not to act when you hold in your hands the power to create perfection.” Publisher: Ig Publishing Publication Date: April 1, 2008 Page Number: 200 ******* It’s amazing to think I had no interest in politics… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Loser Take All”

Netflix Docu-Series Recommendation: Dirty Money (2018-)

Creator: Alex Gibney Executive Producers: Adam Del Deo, Alex Gibney, Brad Hebert, Yon Motskin, Lisa Nishimura, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, Jason Spingarn-Koff, and John Turner Directors: Erin Lee Carr, Alex Gibney, Kristin Jacobson, Brian McGinn, Jesse Moss, and Fisher Stevens MMPA Rating: NA but… Continue Reading “Netflix Docu-Series Recommendation: Dirty Money (2018-)”

Journal Entry Type #14: How Do We Get Back To Normal? Was There Ever One? How Do We Get There? What Will 2020 Look Like?

I’m writing this because there are a few people in my life who I consider mentors, but sometimes we fall very opposite when it comes to politics.  There is one in particular who has helped me grow and still does, but unlike me who… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #14: How Do We Get Back To Normal? Was There Ever One? How Do We Get There? What Will 2020 Look Like?”

The Mob Museum: Part Four

The fourth and last post of The Mob Museum include the end of the La Cosa Nostra in its prime, the emergence of new organized criminal groups (sort of), the current illegal and practices, the Las Vegas area including The Strip (being technical is located… Continue Reading “The Mob Museum: Part Four”

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