Category: Politics

United States Presidents with Their Years in Office and Party Affiliation

United States Presidents with Their Years in Office and Party Affiliation

Grade Level: 3-12 | Here is a quick guide to the presidents of the United

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(L-R) US First Lady Jill Biden, US President Joe Biden and Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick T. FALLON / AFP) via Getty Images)

Biden and the Catholic Church in America

The Catholic Church in America has been thrust into a new and unprecedented crisis: namely the election of Joseph Biden to the presidency. If not dealt with properly, Biden’s presidency will cause serious damage to the very truth of what it means to be Catholic. Of course, I am referring to the fact that while Biden professes the Catholic faith, […]

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Inauguration Day unlike any other

Inauguration Day unlike any other

Inauguration Day unlike any other (9kNews/YouTube) President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on Wednesday, Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at the inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. At the swearing-in ceremony, the Rev. Leo O’Donovan, a […]

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Can I Get an Awoman?

Can I Get an Awoman?

AWOMEN: Emanuel Cleaver’s woke prayer ends “Amen” with gender neutral term for 117th Congress (The Simple Servant/YouTube) The recently-opened 117th Congress experienced what could be considered the most laughable prayer ever uttered if it was not in the context of such a serious platform. Representative Emanuel Cleaver from Missouri was sworn in on Sunday, and led a prayer in front […]

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President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping have been sparring over trade. (Image by AP)

America’s falling prestige is as big a problem as China’s rise

The confusion in US politics cannot be ignored. Australia should consider hedging its bets by broadening our ties with like-minded nations. While much attention has been devoted to Australia’s problems dealing with the rise of China, too little is paid to the equally important dilemma raised by the strains in our relationship with the US. The US is still our […]

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If I Were the Devil - Paul Harvey (Good Audio)

If I Were the Devil – Paul Harvey (Good Audio)

 If I Were the Devil – Paul Harvey (Good Audio) (by dlrose10/YouTube) Paul Harvey first broadcast the “If I Were the Devil” speech in 1965. Through the years, he updated the speech. This version was probably broadcast in the 1990s and describes the state of the USA right now in 2020. Music in this video Song: If I Were The […]

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President Donald Trump’s full speech at the Republican National Convention | 2020 RNC Night 4

President Donald Trump’s full speech at the Republican National Convention | 2020 RNC Night 4

President Donald Trump’s full speech at the Republican National Convention | 2020 RNC Night 4 (Youtube/PBS) President Donald Trump said this year’s election is “the most important election in the history of our country” in his address on the final night of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 27, 2020. He opened his remarks by acknowledging the Americans affected by […]

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VP nominee Kamala Harris and Barack Obama speak at Democratic National Convention August 19, 2020

VP nominee Kamala Harris and Barack Obama speak at Democratic National Convention August 19, 2020

Sen. Kamala Harris will accept the Democratic Party’s vice presidential nomination, and former President Barack Obama will make the case for his own ex-running mate during the third night of the Democratic National Convention. Joe Biden became the party’s official presidential nominee on Tuesday night. Other notable speakers Wednesday night include Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Biden primary election rival who […]

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Demonstrators hold Japanese national flags as they march during a protest in support of the Yasukuni Shrine on August 15, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Image by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

Japan is marking the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime hostilities Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic. Naruhito […]

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Chinese President Xi Jinping stands between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in 2018. (Photo by EPA-EFE)

China shows support for Belarusian leader amid criticism from EU

As the political instability in Belarus continues to worsen, China is the only major power that supports its long-time president, Alexander Lukashenko. Accused by the European Union and the United States of rigging the August 9 election, which saw him win a sixth term, Lukashenko said Russia tried to destabilise his country ahead of the poll, amid Minsk’s strained ties […]

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