Category Archives: r/PoliticalDiscussion

Obviously it’s not a 100% monopoly over it but the scales are definately tipped to the right for this one. Personally, I’ve only herd of/listened to 1 left wing radio show. Why do you think there arent more of them? submitted by /u/LordFlord [link] [comments]

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I see in posts regularly about how European governments support their people better than the u.s. It seems like more your tax dollars come back in various services than here. I’ve been wondering why the government of the u.s. is so much different than those of European countries. Were the old power structures removed and […]

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I know it seems simple but I think it is a fundamental question that hasn’t been discussed in quite some time. I’m curious to see how differently people see this topic on today’s society. I am specifically asking about government on the federal level. For my view. I am a Classical Liberal and believe in […]

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fat_tax Certain areas of the country already have a fat tax on foods like sugar-sweetened beverages, candy, and foods nearly absent in nutritional content. These foods are often linked to heart disease and obesity, which have an enormous long-term medical cost ($175 billion in obesity alone). https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/adult/causes.html Do you think this would be a necessary […]

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This past decade has proved to be a pivotal one for both advocates of Gun Control as well as advocates of Gun Rights. Throughout the 2010s, we have seen several horrific mass shootings, along with increasingly-polarizing debates, protests, not to mention new laws on the state and federal level in favor of both gun control […]

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Bernie Sanders has proposed a number of policies that would be a significant shift from the current status quo. Which (if any) would be beneficial, and which (if any) would be harmful? To preface, this is NOT a question about whether he can get elected president, or if he can implement his policies as stated […]

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Beginning today and continuing over the next few weeks, the US Senate will consider the impeachment articles against President Trump and ultimately vote on whether to remove the president or dismiss the charges. Please use this thread to discuss impeachment process as it works it way through the Senate. Live coverage can be found here […]

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One side of the political spectrum will say that the middle east is the way it is today due to constant bombings, military involvement, and regime change wars. Hence, the middle east is destabilized due to such chaotic foreign policy measures and its the West’s fault for meddling in regions they had no business interfering […]

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Regardless of your political association, it should be obvious that the impeachment process has flaws. For example: it is overtly political, largely toothless, and entirely undefined. This has effectively rendered the process into a party-line vote that cannot remove a President unless the other party has 218 House members and 66 Senators. This has led […]

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A tweet by a Fox Business reporter recently stated that “former prez is growing increasingly anxious about @BernieSanders rise in the national polls & where the avowed socialist would take the country; he is considering a public statement addressing it more now” Tweet How would this affect the polling in Iowa? Would this help or […]

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