Exploring Trickle-Down Economics (Reaganomics)

I will be explaining both common viewpoints about Trickle-Down Economics: The viewpoint that Trickle-Down Theory helps all of America and the viewpoint that it only benefits the top 1% whose taxes are cut. First, I will start with a background of this economic theory: The Trickle-Down Theory of Economics was a policy enacted by Former President…

Ronald Reagan’s Legacy

  Ronald Reagan’s first career was in Hollywood where he acted for numerous films. After giving a televised speech for the 1964 Republican nominee, Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan ran for governorship of California and defeated Democratic incumbent Edmund “Pat” Brown, Sr. He was re-elected for governor in 1970. Next, he ran for the Republican bid…

FDR: “I Welcome Their Hatred”

  Speech by FDR at Madison Square Garden in 1936: “For nearly four years you have had an Administration which instead of twirling its thumbs has rolled up its sleeves. We will keep our sleeves rolled up. We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace—business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism,…

Bernie Sanders: Reasons Why I Support Him

Here is an in-depth look into why I support Bernie Sanders as the most reasonable candidate for the Oval Office. Bernie Sanders’s strong political career and the fact that he has not deviated from his views and promises show his fit for presidency. A Brief History of Bernie Sanders’s Political Career: As Mayor: During his time as Mayor of Burlington,…

An Unbiased Look at Gun Control

This image represents a conservative viewpoint in which stricter gun control left the law-abiding citizen defenseless. The opposite viewpoint is that stricter gun control gives only the most responsible citizens access to weapons and makes for a safer society. Both viewpoints have their merits and flaws.