On September, 26, 2008 the beginning of the most popular presidential debate in history began. The legendary Veteran Senator John Sidney McCain and Senator Barack Obama dishes it out for 90 minutes, Talking about varies subjects such as, the Economy, Foreign policies, and the war in Iraq. Each cand
The health care system in America is undoubtedly in critical need of reform, so it comes as no surprise that the topic of health care is one of the top and most controversial issues for this upcoming election. But the question remains “How?” Two presidential hopefuls, Barack Obama and Hillary Cl
When the word was sent out that, in fact, John McCain would show up for the first presidential debate, I was surprised. I, as being a Conservative for my entire life, was hoping for a chance to see John shine, if not a lot maybe just a little. Both candidates appeared to be confident in the very be
The way that women are considered to be in America today is totally different from the way they were seen many years ago. Many years ago women could only speak when they were spoken to. Women’s responsibilities are those of caregivers for their husband and children. In most cases, women are see
Studies by the Center for American Progress and Pew Center for the People and the Press suggest that we are living in a rare moment. The studies point to inter- and intra-party fissures and desires for government to become more committed to the common good of all Americans. The polls'
Bush vs Dukakis The 1988 Presidential Election
On November 8, 1988, Republican Presidential candidate Vice President George H. W. Bush was elected as the forty-first President of the United States of America. Bush defeated Democratic challenger Governor Michael Dukakis by a ratio of a bout six-to-
stockton 209 soldierHEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - John McCain assailed Barack Obama's character and his campaign positions on taxes, abortion and more Wednesday night, hoping to turn their final presidential debate into a launching pad for a political comeback. "You didn't tell the American people the truth," h
In the 2008 Presidential election, the two candidates were raised in two very different environments. There are many differences within the issues of Barack Obama and John McCain, but they both have the welfare of the United States of America in mind. Some people think that
Presidential Debates 2008
Vote for Change!
It is true that this can be one of the most important elections in history. Senator Barack Obama the countrys first African American presidential candidate, and war veteran Senator John McCain. Obam
3. The Structure of Government
4. Economic Impacts
5. The United States' Inward Focus
6. The Media
7. Partisan Politics
Climate change is on the international policy agenda primarily because of warnings from scientis
The presidential debate on October 7 2008 was nothing I was interested in but it was very helpful in some cases to watch. It helped me further my understandings on both of their ideas to help out the mortgage situation. For example, after someone from the audience asked John McCain a question evolvi
Is it cruel and unusual Punishment and is it Applied Equally?
Through out time, it appears that the best way society has punish death is through the killing of the killer. This is also mentioned in the Bible several times as an “eye for an eye”. In our current time, thin
"The U.S. presidential election of 1980 featured a contest between incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent Ronald Reagan, along with a third party candidate, the liberal Republican John Anderson."(USPE1980, 1) By the beginning of the election season, the lengthy Iran hostage cri
V.P. Face-off: Biden vs. Palin
Last night, Washington University of St. Louis was electrified with intensity from both vice presidential candidates debate platforms. Republican Governor Sarah Palin faced-off against Democratic Senator Joe Biden in an hour and a half long debate over issues like
A Great Debate
In looking closely at this presidential campaign, I couldn’t help myself but pick an issue that actually could have an impact on my own life. The topic I chose has to deal with the war on Iraq. The leading issue in Iraq, I think has the biggest impact to the election is the Mandat
“I Pledge Allegiance”
“I pledge allegiance to flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands: one Nation under God, indivisible, With Liberty and Justice for all.” We live in a nation based on democracy and liberty, a country where we get to make decisions fo
In 2008, all Americans will have to make one of the biggest decisions in their lives. On September 11, 2001, under the leadership of President Bush, America was attacked on its soil for the first time since the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. As the War on Terror continues, the next president will u
"Presidential vs. Parliamentary Democracy: A Debate"
In terms of stability and democratic values, parliamentarism is not the superior form of government. Parliamentarism lacks stability by sovereignty. Sovereignty leaves the power in the hand of Parliament without any checks or balances to ens
Richard Nixon and the Notion of Presidential Power
"Actions which otherwise would be unconstitutional, could become lawful
if undertaken for the purpose of preserving the Constitution and the Nation."
The idea that certain actions are not illegal if used to preserve the best
interests of a
With the 2008 presidential election coming up everyone is developing their opinions of the two candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, and of course their running mates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin. I personally believe that Americans should vote for Barack Obama. He posseses better leadership qualiti
Each presidential election overview has always been similar to a three-ring
circus, but in the 2000 Election with Al Gore and George W. Bush, was by far one
of the biggest circuses ever. Democrats had reason to worry about the election.
Republicans held the White House for three consecutive terms
For twelve years the Republican Party has controlled the U.S. Congress. This year's election saw the tables turn in the Democrat's favor. Many saw this victory as a colossal sweep or a "mandate" from the American people for change. How the Democrats use their new power will greatly affect the 2008 e
The Presidential Debates Between Bill Clinton and Dole
October 22, 1996
The presidential debates between democratic President William
Clinton and Republican Senator Robert Dole proved to be a game of "dodge-ball".
Bob Dole fired criticism and attacks while Clinton tried to
In the upcoming 2008 presidential election, the candidates are Barrack Obama and John McCain. I will not only vote for Obama because he is an African American Democrat, but also I believe his plans to lower taxes for the middle class and to rid our country of debt is much better than McCains. Even
North Carolina will be one of the last states to hold its presidential primary in the 2008 presidential nominating process. North Carolina presidential primary is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 6th from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for Republicans, Democrats, and Unaffiliated registered voters (C
October 15, 2008
During the Debate Candidate Obama and McCain debated over taxes, trade, Oil and many other things. Senator John McCain disappointed me when he kept interrupting Candidate Obama. Right after the half way point during the deb
The 2008 Candidate: Why Hillary Clinton?
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26th, 1947) is the junior United States Senator from New York and a member of the Democratic Party. She is married to Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, and was the First Lady of the United Stat
Paige Donlin Mr. Marino Annotated Bibliography Camarota, Steven A. “Use Enforcement to Ease Situation” The Arizona Republic Since the 1980s, illegal immigration has tripled. US citizens are convinced legislation isn’t taking action. A strategy of enforcement. Some people think that is wha
“Comparing and Contrasting the 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidates”
Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Hawaii. When he was six years old, he moved to Jakarta, Indonesia and lived there for four years. He returned home and attended college at Columbia University, where he studied P
The cult of the personality in U.S. politics is the placing of candidates’ personal
characteristics above such issues as their policies or political ideology. The idea
has existed since the time of the Ancient Greeks, but has developed in the
20th century through the advent of “phot