Category Archives: Political

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Texas state Rep. Bill Zedler (Arlington) wants all high school students to pass a civics test before they can graduate, similar to the one I mentioned in Arizona a little while ago. What caught my attention from this article was … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness

I was informed my doppelganger was at the State of the Union last night.  The ‘CBS Evening News’ had a story on him last night, he lost both his legs on patrol in Afghanistan in 2012 when he took a knee … Continue reading

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Arizona passes law requiring students to pass civics test

Arizona became the first state in the nation on Thursday to enact a law requiring high school students to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics before graduation, giving a boost to a growing nationwide effort to boost civics education. … Continue reading

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The Religious Composition of the 114th Congress

Pew Research Article

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Mom Scolds Pundit Sons on C-SPAN

A live segment on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal turned into a time-out for Brad and Dallas Woodhouse, brothers who fall on the opposite ends of the political spectrum, when their mother called in to air some family grievances. Article

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Amazing Exchange Between Former CIA director George Tenet and Scott Pelley

A Senate report claims the CIA misled Congress, the White House, and the public about the true nature of their interrogation program post 9/11.  I’m not saying I support it or find it misleading, but on the ‘CBS Evening News’, Scott Pelley … Continue reading

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Politically-Challenged: Texas Tech Edition

Texas Tech’s new student political organization PoliTech goes to campus to see how much our students know about their nation’s politics! You might be surprised. [Hat-tip]

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10 Year Ago Today Jon Stewart Attacked CNN (or the media) On Their Turf

I only planned on watching a few minutes but got caught up watching the whole thing because of the comfortableness.

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Ex-VP Alben Barkley’s poignant final words and fatal collapse while giving speech

Alben W. Barkley was the senior senator from Kentucky who later became Truman’s VP.  When Truman decided not to run again, he successfully ran and became the junior senator of Kentucky. It’s not often the entire public gets to hear the … Continue reading

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Reality show strands Democrat and Republican senators on island

This is real: Discovery Channel is stranding Republican and Democratic U.S. senators on a deserted island and filming what happens. In an aisle-crossing new reality series titled Rival Survival, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) must put … Continue reading

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British Embassy Humor

Commemorating the 200th anniversary of burning the White House. Only sparklers this time! — British Embassy (@UKinUSA) August 24, 2014

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – George W. Bush

Thanks to Jenna Bush Hager, Rory McIlroy, Woody Johnson, and Coach Jim Harbaugh for the #IceBucketChallenge — and to Laura W. Bush for the check. Next up: President Bill Clinton. Help #StrikeOutALS at “Yesterday was Bill’s birthday and my … Continue reading

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