Dave Heller
Dave Heller
July 15, 2012

Dick Cheney Fundraiser Proves Romney is a Neoconservative Who Will Go to War With Iran

Mitt Romney, by virtue of his ties with Cheney and his followers, is showing himself to be a candidate whose foreign policy stances are no different from that of the disastrous Bush/Cheney era.

May 24, 2012

Twitter: Changing the World 140 Characters at a Time

Twitter functions as a new avenue for Internet users to pother and belabor over culture and current events; its social impact will prove to be intense.
April 19, 2012

Mitt Romney Beating Barack Obama, But Has Scars From GOP Battle

A new poll suggests Mitt Romney does indeed have an opening to defeat Barack Obama. However, data suggests heavy weaknesses for the primary-bruised former governor.
March 6, 2012

Journalism is Not Dead: 5 News Outlets Breaking New Ground

Different media outlets often have different specialties in reporting. In the age of instant information, knowing exactly where to go online for reliable info is essential.
Feb. 25, 2012

After Maryland Senate Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Gov. Martin O'Malley Clashes With Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Abortion and Gay Marriage

Governor O’Malley (D-MD), speaking at Politico's State Solutions Conference, gave the best defense of President Obama’s policies and the harshest criticism yet of GOP lead-states.
Feb. 10, 2012

Barack Obama Was Right on Contraception Coverage Requirement

The policy of requiring contraception coverage for women is not meant to infringe upon religious freedom so much as it is focused on the rights of women.

Feb. 2, 2012

Who is Saul Alinsky? Just Another Pawn in the Paranoid-Fueling Style of American Politics

The recent name-dropping of Saul Alinsky by conservatives is a part of a larger trend of the paranoid style in American politics.
Feb. 1, 2012

Is Barack Obama More Understanding of Average Americans Than Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich?

Does a recent poll from the Pew Research Center mean good news for President Obama's re-election strategy?
Jan. 26, 2012

As Jan Brewer and Barack Obama Argue in Arizona, How Should U.S. Immigration Policy Be Focused?

How should the immigration question be confronted by Obama and GOP presidential candidates this year?
Jan. 24, 2012

What Should America's Cuba Policy Be?

Cuba was a hot topic in Monday night's GOP debate. Is it the business of the U.S. to intervene in the national affairs of countries in Central and Latin America?
Jan. 24, 2012

Newt Gingrich or Mitt Romney: Who Has the Best Ideas Concerning NASA?

Space exploration was a fixture of Monday's GOP debate. How relevant is NASA for economic development in the U.S.?

Jan. 23, 2012

6 High-Profile Political Marriage Scandals

With the character of our politicians being a recurring issue, six cases of political leaders from both parties using poor judgement are worth noting as election 2012 nears.
Jan. 19, 2012

Six Super PACs to Watch For in 2012

Super PACs will have an incredible amount of influence leading up to November. Each has raised large sums of money in order to buy television advertisements and support their selected candidates.
Jan. 15, 2012

Fox News' John Stossel is Wrong About Millennial Voters: Young People Are Vital in 2012

John Stossel's recent comments regarding millennial voters are wrong. Everyone deserves the right to vote and young people consist of a vital part of our democracy.
Jan. 12, 2012

President Obama Can Run On His Record To Win in 2012

Despite his critics, President Barack Obama should run on his strong foreign policy record and tout his successes in order to get reelected in 2012.
Jan. 6, 2012

Work Sharing is the Solution for America's Jobs Crisis

Work Sharing is a policy outlined by economist Dean Baker and currently the best policy proposal to curb high unemployment.

Dec. 30, 2011

Egyptian Police Raid Pro-Democracy Groups: Should U.S. Cut Aid to Egypt?

As Egyptian police raid pro-democracy organizations, questions swirl over if America's $1.3 billion in aid to the country is being used to support authoritarianism.
Dec. 28, 2011

As Senator Ben Nelson Retires, Democrats' Control of Congress Looks Dim

With a depleted number of high-ranking Democrats seeking re-election in 2012, it is unlikely that Dems will take back control of Congress in 2012.
Dec. 23, 2011

Ron Paul Newsletter Scandal Could Spell End For GOP Candidate's 2012 Campaign

Now with his own scandal, Ron Paul will be on the defense for the remainder of his campaign for president. As questions arise in regards to alleged racism, Paul may never recover.
Dec. 20, 2011

Iraqi Prime Minister Orders Arrest Warrant for Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi

Iraq's PM Nouri al-Maliki has issued an arrest warrant for Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, and sectarian divisions are growing more hostile than ever.