Romney’s… I Mean McCain’s… Wait I Mean Bush’s 5 Point Plan 2

By Daniel McKay
Romney's... I Mean McCain's... Wait I Mean Bush's 5 Point Plan
Romney’s… I Mean McCain’s… Wait I Mean Bush’s 5 Point Plan. I’ve been travelling recently and haven’t had much time to make a post so I thought while I’m still out-of-town I would mention this – previously reported but interesting nonetheless. What Romney’s 5 point economic plan looks like to me is a set of ...

“I Like What He Said”: The Final Presidential Debate – Early Summary 2

By Daniel McKay
The theme of the foreign policy section of the recent presidential debate went something like this: Obama: We are stronger than ever, under my leadership we are working to support moderate opposition groups in Syria, put pressure on Egypt to recognize minority rights, support Israel (we love you, please don’t be mad) blah blah blah ...

The Syrian RED LINE… What Obama Needs to do in the Middle East! 2

By Eddy Simonian
The Syrian RED LINE... What Obama Needs to do in the Middle East!
A tragedy occurred Friday in Lebanon. Wissam Al Hassan (one of the top security officials in Lebanon) along with other 2 people were killed in a brutal explosion in the Christian town of Ashrafiye. Over 80 people were injured and many were children. The explosion occurred in a dense area with no regard for the lives of innocent bystanders. General Hassan arrived ...

Congressional Gridlock: The Public Chain Gang 2

By Daniel McKay
Congressional Gridlock: The Public Chain Gang
If you want to help stop the Gridlock in Congress, please take a few seconds to sign the Citizen’s pledge to hold Congressmen accountable. You can sign the pledge at http://stopthegridlock.com The People are no fans of gridlock, from both the Right and Left, constituents are fed up with the ways of our recent congressional ...

The Disenfranchisement of the American Middle-Class 2

By Daniel McKay
The Disenfranchisement of the American Middle-Class
In a well-functioning representative government, people irrespective of status and resources can voice their opinions to their representatives. The United States is NOT a well-functioning representative government. Repeatedly, and almost relentlessly the government has ignored the sentiments of the masses in favor of the few. The reason for the continued disregard for public opinion comes ...

Why Do People Vote Against Their Self-Interest: Take 2 1

By Princeton Moses G.
My esteemed colleague Daniel McKay here at ideafart asked a thought-provoking question in one of his posts. “ Why Do People Vote Against Their Self-Interests?” The answer to such a question is more ambiguous than meets the eye. Though self-interest may vary from one individual to the next, nonetheless, many people perhaps through their certitude ...

Obama’s Debate Comeback – “Mission Accomplished” 2

By Daniel McKay
Obama's Debate Comeback -
Recently, our very own Princeton Moses G wrote an article on what Obama needed to accomplish to continue his success on the campaign trail. While I don’t want to sound like I’m putting words in his mouth, but “Mission Accomplished.” The debate today was different from the past two. For the first time there was a ...

Obama’s Mission For The Next Debate (10/16/2012) 1

By Princeton Moses G.
Obama’s Mission For The Next Debate (10/16/2012)
Hitherto, the Obama campaign has had a significant edge over Mitt Romney’s campaign electorally, but complacency was the mother of that inept strategy which engendered the President’s feckless debate performance. As a result Gov. Romney has significantly erased the President’s lead. The latest polls show the Gov. and the President virtually tied, with a slight ...

The American Caste Society – In Class Warfare Money Rules 6

By Daniel McKay
The American Caste Society - In Class Warfare Money Rules
The United States comes closest to the ideal of prosperity for all in a classless society. – Richard Nixon to Soviet premier Nikita Khruschev, 1959 I wish this could be said today, as it was said in 1959. The real prospect of the “American Dream” is more folklore than a reality for many Americans today. ...

Post Vice Presidential Debate Analysis 10/11/12 1

By Daniel McKay
Post Vice Presidential Debate Analysis 10/11/12
The debate tonight was nothing short of a good and constructive discussion. Both candidates were passionate and loud. Unlike the first Presidential Debate, no candidate checked out – each put out their points and reached out to the American people. The verdict? It was a tie.. The moderator was much stronger this debate, she dug ...