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This article analyzes the the extremist and intolerant Wahhabi Islam, in the light of consistent human rights violation in Saudi Arabia. Provides a broad and deep historical perspective. Spells out the reasons for us looking away when it comes to the worst situation in that country.
This article analyzes police violence on streets, in the light of current events in Ferguson and New York. Provides a broad and deep historical perspective. Clears the hype created by corporate media and corrupt politicians.
This article analyzes Capital Punishment, in the light of eighth and fourteenth amendments of Constitution of United States of America. Raises the question, how can death penalty be not cruel and unusual punishment, specifically prohibited by eighth amendment? Citations from constitution and dictionaries are provided, extensively. Makes it very easy to understand and appreciate the intent and meanings.
This article analyzes the conflicts of interest between consumers, providers, health insurance companies, employers and government, in the light of current controversies under newly enforced government mandates. Highlights the real causes of rising healthcare costs and solutions for those. Provides a historical perspective. Explores the effects on individual rights and choices. Explains why the benefits and services like healthcare should not be tied to employment.
This article analyzes currently proposed immigration reforms, in the light of the concepts of limited government and economic growth. Shows, how immigrants push up the supply and demand curves, spur growth in business activity while creating new jobs in the process. Highlights the fact that immigrants are driving wages down only because they are illegal, and have to accept whatever is offered.
This article analyzes the the cause and damages attached to terrorism and War on Terror. Provides a historic perspective. Performs a cause and effect analysis, and reviews the cost effectiveness of War on Terror. Sheds light on U.S. foreign policy and aftermath of post 9/11 wars. Article has special focus on Pakistan. Explores the role of Pakistan and the cost it is paying for being a U.S. ally in War on Terror.
This article analyses the current economic and financial situation in United States under the light of experience during 1920 Depression. Performs a comparison of fiscal and monetary manipulation by government, at the expense of tax payers, to "fix the economy" versus Laissez-faire. Highlights the sharp contrast in policies and resultant recovery during 1920 and 1929 depressions. Discusses the underlying factors behind this huge difference.
This article analyzes Great Depression in a broader historical perspective. Sheds light on the causes and development of disaster. Connects the dots between major studies, articles, accounts and books on Great depression. Separates the reality from hype and propaganda. Points out to the parallels in 2008 and other major economic and financial disasters. Makes it clear, what may be prolonging recovery from 2008 crisis.
This article analyzes the first amendment rights, especially in the light of abortion, freedom of speech and choice. Shows, how it applies on every day situations. Takes, in depth look on abortion related arguments. Enriches it with a very personal story. Performs a scientific review. Discusses the proven scientific facts of human Embryology, cellular and tissue biology. Brings into focus the related ethical and constitutional issues.
This article analyzes the concepts and reality of individual liberty and freedom, government, state and authority, and the inherent conflict between those. Applies an axe to the beliefs that government is for our own good or even a necessary evil. Provides the true meaning of freedom and points out to its roots and origins, since the origin of humanity. Introduces the logical reasoning, in favor of individual liberty and freedom, only limited by the respect for liberty and freedom of others. Uncovers the different aspects of governmental encroachments on individual liberty and freedom.
This article analyzes the origins, history, philosophies and ideologies, regarding the existence and the authority enjoyed by state and government. Compares and contrasts those with the liberty and freedom of individual. Finds out what is more important. Is it the government and state, or is it the liberty and freedom of individual? Reviews the major arguments, in the light of nature, reason and history.
This article analyses the issues related to federal budgeting, deficits and debt. Diggs deep into the real causes and their perpetuation. Explores, how money, politics, corruption, dishonesty, human psychology and propaganda are involved. Finds out the real solutions. Stresses on the fact that a complete overhaul in political, financial and fiscal system is needed. Points out that it also requires a major change in the way we get information and use it to vote.
This article analyzes the balance of power between the three branches of government and president's insistence on uncontrolled and unchecked powers. Discusses the president's ridiculous notion that anyone who disagrees with him is somehow stupid. Highlights the role of media, like Wikipedia, in placing a check on government corruption. Emphasizes the fact that people of this country own this country, not the government or their funding corporations. Acknowledges that Obama is turning out to be far more dumb then Bush.
This article analyzes the links between violence, firearms and gun control. Breaks down the British statistics in historic perspective. Cites the example of Switzerland. Effectively shows that the firearm ownership has absolutely no link to the rate of violence in a society. It is more related to the other factors like cultural norms and social structures. Evaluates the other benefits of firearms ownership. For example, safety from foreign invasion, no need for standing army, freedom and happily party culture.
This article analyzes the issue of the legal recognition of gay marriages, civil rights and the constitutionality of bans. Provides a deep and extensive historical perspective to the issue. Sheds light on the evolution of sexual relationships. Highlights the money, power and influence related issues effecting gay rights, marriage and sexual activities. Offers a criticism of different leading arguments, being presented, in this nationwide debate. Brings into focus the human side of issue. Provokes the American values of equality of rights and protection for everyone.
This article is twelfth in a series, analyzing the candidacy of libertarian candidate for president, Gary Johnson, in 2012 U.S. presidential elections. It compares, in detail and depth, the plans being proposed by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, to cut the U.S. federal budget deficit and debt, with the ones, being proposed by Gary Johnson. Sheds light on candidates' records. Explains, why we need a real change, not a superficial one, comprises of only change of faces, with same type of lobbies' controlled politicians in place, on the major avenues of power, in United States.
This article performs an overall analysis of libertarian ideas, in the light of Libertarian candidate for president of United States, in 2012 presidential election, Gary Johnson's candidacy. Compares it with other two, so called, mainstream ideas, being proposed by democratic Party Candidate and incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger, Mitt Romney. Shows that both Republican and Democratic party ideas are rhetoric of same old failed ideas, while Libertarian ideas are based on common sense and provide real solutions to real problems.
This article is the ninth, in a series, analyzing the candidacy of Gary Johnson, Libertarian candidate for president, in 2012 U.S. presidential elections. It provides a very broad and deep historical perspective to the evolution of money and trade, and government controls. Has a great criticism of monetary and fiscal policies. Effectively shows, how government regulations adversely effect the economy, in terms of devaluation of money, inflation, depressions, recessions and run-offs. Highlights the chain of events, in human history, leading to current dismal state of affairs.
This article is the fourth in a series on the candidacy of Governor Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party Candidate for president of United States, in 2012 U.S. presidential elections. Brings into focus the issues of government regulations vs. free markets. Analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of big government. Sheds light on the ideas of war, and global influence and control vs. constitution and Bill of Rights. Finds out, if government is smarter or people and private enterprise. Answers the question, if we are better off, protected by government or free.