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These forums are for discussing general political issues.
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All Political Issues Discussion
"War on Democracy" Voter Suppression
by Dockadams on Fri May 12, 2017 1:41 PM
413 2721
Business & Economy
Discuss the economy, taxes, corporations, trade, tariffs, currency and other world economic and business political issues.
Trump's wet dream tax cuts and the deficit
by Dockadams on Sun May 21, 2017 2:12 PM
945 5301
Civil & Human Rights
Discuss civil and human rights for people around the world including abortion, freedom of speech, gay rights, gun control and the legalization of drugs.
Set the pace on human rights Donald.
by Chet Ruminski on Tue May 23, 2017 2:55 PM
648 6062
Education
Discuss educational issues.
fundamentalists taking over public schools
by lonely bird on Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:52 PM
92 789
Environment
Discuss environmental issues facing countries around the world.
Coal country
by Chet Ruminski on Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:05 AM
204 1616
Foreign Policy
Discuss defense spending, military inventions, war, diplomacy and treaties
The Manchester bombing
by TJ on Tue May 23, 2017 8:20 PM
776 8633
Health & Welfare
Discuss health and welfare issues in countries around the world.
Disrupting Cancer
by Dutch on Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:44 AM
279 1599
Laws & Crime
Discuss how different countries handle laws & crime and issues such as capital punishment, court systems, prisons and more.
107 million
by Dockadams on Sun May 7, 2017 12:35 PM
212 2237
Religion
Discuss the role of religion in world politics as well as religious beliefs of people such as Atheists\Agnostics, Christians, Jews & Muslims.
Predictions if any?
by TJ on Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:23 AM
396 6503
Science & Technology
Discuss science and technology issues facing countries around the world such as stem cell research, genetic engineering, the Internet and more.
The bleak future for gas stations
by Dockadams on Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:27 AM
100 1252
Common Arguments
Discuss how to best refute the most common arguments made by republicans and convince moderates and independents on the Democratic positions.
"War on Democracy" Voter Suppression
by Dockadams on Fri May 12, 2017 1:41 PM
319 2529
Demographics, Beliefs & Personal Values
Discuss different demographics, beliefs & values commonly discussed in politics such as race, ethnicity, gender, age, sex, wealth, occupation, interests, vices & values
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All Demographics
The plight of the "unemployable worker"
by Chet Ruminski on Tue May 23, 2017 7:30 PM
2119 21903
Race & Ethnicity
Discuss politics involving specific races & ethnic groups in the U.S. and around the world.
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu challenges the past
by Schmidt on Tue May 23, 2017 6:34 PM
153 1971
Gender & Sexual Orientation
Discuss politics & culture in the U.S. & the world involving gender & sexual orientation including women, men, transgender, gay, lesbian and bisexuals.
Gay Marriage Bans Are Getting Struck Down, state...
by pr on Tue Mar 7, 2017 5:11 AM
175 1326
Economic Demographics
Discuss the economic system of businesses (big & small), consumers & workers including occupations such as union workers, teachers, military personnel, government employees, entrepreneurs and the unemployed.
The plight of the "unemployable worker"
by Chet Ruminski on Tue May 23, 2017 7:30 PM
706 5735
Values, Rights, Traits, Emotions & Psychology
Discuss positive as well as negative values & emotions in politics in general or specific such as freedom, compassion, peace, justice, love, hate, intelligence, open mindedness, stubbornness, cognitive dissonance, loyalty and more.
The Mind of Donald Trump
by Dockadams on Sun May 21, 2017 2:30 PM
409 4087
Interests, Hobbies & Vices
Discuss personal interests, hobbies & vices especially ones that are involved in politics such as drinking, recreational drug use, gambling, hunting, fishing & sports.
Congratulations Miguel Montero
by Dockadams on Wed May 3, 2017 1:09 PM
195 2368
Age, Family & Social Class
Discuss social class categories discussed in politics such as the rich, middle class, poor, blue collar & white collar as well as age & family related demographics such as children, adoption, parents, singles, married couples, senior citizens, baby boomers, Generation X and Generation Y\Millennials.
The plight of the "unemployable worker"
by Chet Ruminski on Tue May 23, 2017 7:30 PM
137 1457
Religion
Discuss the role of religion in world politics as well as religious beliefs of people such as Atheists\Agnostics, Christians, Jews & Muslims.
Predictions if any?
by TJ on Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:23 AM
396 6503
Independent\Special Interests\Other Categories
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All Independents\Moderates Discussion
Immigration in Quebec
by Maindawg on Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:45 AM
3 44
Business Industries
Discuss U.S. and world industries especially those related to politics such as defense, Big Pharma, Oil & Gas, Big Tobacco, Food & Beverage, Agriculture, Telecommunications and more.
Disrupting Cancer
by Dutch on Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:44 AM
335 2594
Independent Politicians
Discuss U.S. politicians other than Democrats or Republicans who belong to 3rd parties or are Independent.
Jill Stein's fairy tale candidacy
by TJ on Wed Mar 1, 2017 1:07 AM
65 1152
Historical People
Discuss famous people in recent and ancient history including past U.S. Presidents, politicians, business people, inventors, philosophers, explorers and more.
Forbidden Subjects
by Maindawg on Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:50 AM
5 23
Historical Events
Discuss major events in U.S. history including the Great Depression, World War 2 & the Revolutionary War.
The Dutch and Their American Cemetary
by Zach F on Wed May 27, 2015 2:49 PM
5 44
Independent\Moderate Media
Discuss media persons and outlets which do not have a clear liberal or conservative bias including those Independent, moderate and or slightly center left or center right.
The Mind of Donald Trump
by Dockadams on Sun May 21, 2017 2:30 PM
35 155
Independent Groups & Organizations
Groups & Organizations that do not fit as conservative or liberal including Independent, moderate, non partisan or slightly left or right of center.
American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown
by eternal flame on Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:47 PM
47 272
Independent People
Independent\Moderate\Non Partisan people who are not politicians or media persons. This is for celebrities, business people, economists or others who do not have a clearly defined conservative or liberal viewpoint.
President Obama Forgives Chelsea Manning
by Dockadams on Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:47 PM
8 18
Independent Events
Discuss independent, nonpartisan, bipartisan & moderate political events.
correspondent's dinner
by progressiveconnie on Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:54 PM
43 343
U.S. Elections
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All U.S. Elections
Discuss previous and upcoming United States national, state and local elections.
Hillary blames Comey
by Chet Ruminski on Wed May 3, 2017 1:25 PM
606 3515
Presidential Elections & Primaries
Discuss U.S. Presidential Elections & Primaries
Accountability: What if Trump had no connections...
by TJ on Wed May 24, 2017 9:03 AM
719 6308
Congressional Elections & Primaries
Discuss U.S. Congressional Elections & Primaries
Interesting how things have changed
by Dutch on Sun May 14, 2017 8:34 AM
92 378
Gubernatorial Elections & Primaries
Discuss U.S. Gubernatorial\Governor Elections & Primaries
Governor Scott's Debate Temper Tantrum May Have L...
by jaredsxtn on Mon Nov 3, 2014 10:37 PM
6 29
State & Local Elections
Discuss minor state & local elections such as Lieutenant Governors, Secretary of State, Mayors, State Senators, State Representatives, Judges, Sheriffs and more.
All the Kings Men - movie
by Schmidt on Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:53 PM
49 198
Democratic Primaries
Discuss federal, state & local Democratic primary elections and candidates.
democratic cp[prate platform
by jaredsxtn on Tue Nov 8, 2016 4:54 PM
13 117
Republican Primaries
Discuss federal, state & local Republican primary elections and candidates.
Chip off the ole block
by Connie on Fri May 20, 2016 4:05 PM
26 153
U.S. Government Branches, Departments & Military
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All Government Discussion
Trump's Nine Day Trip Overseas
by Dutch on Wed May 24, 2017 11:33 AM
1760 16533
Executive Branch & Cabinet
The proposed budget
by Dutch on Wed May 24, 2017 11:38 AM
855 9059
Legislative Branch & Congress
Sally Yates on Russian issues
by Maindawg on Tue May 16, 2017 7:25 PM
218 1179
Judicial Branch & Supreme Court
Robert Mueller named special counsel for Russia I...
by Dockadams on Tue May 23, 2017 1:31 PM
120 1003
Departments & Agencies
James Comey Replacement List
by TJ on Wed May 10, 2017 4:34 PM
240 2274
U.S. Military
Russian Aircraft Near Alaskan Coast
by Dockadams on Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:57 AM
5 73
State & Local Politics
Discuss state, county and local politics that is specific to a region and not a part of the national political stage.
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu challenges the past
by Schmidt on Tue May 23, 2017 6:34 PM
678 5245
U.S. Constitution & Amendments
Discuss the U.S. Constitution, bill of rights, 27 current amendments as well as proposed future amendments.
Democrats in IL supporting the Balanced Budget Am...
by Dockadams on Mon May 8, 2017 3:34 AM
2 10
Legislation
Discussion Pending Legislation and Laws Passed
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All Legislation Discussion
No...Obamacare is not in a "death spiral"
by Dialogue on Fri May 12, 2017 9:06 PM
162 1736
Proposed Federal Legislation
Discuss current proposed or potential future federal legislation. Any bill currently being introduced, in talks about or ideas for future laws.
When polar opposites fight to defeat a common cau...
by Chet Ruminski on Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:10 PM
0 432
Federal Laws Passed
Discuss Federal Laws which have been passed and signed into law.
No...Obamacare is not in a "death spiral"
by Dialogue on Fri May 12, 2017 9:06 PM
6 16
Proposed State & Local Legislation
Discuss proposed or potential future legislation at the state and local level.
Assault Weapons Proposal For Chicago PD
by TJ on Sun May 7, 2017 1:05 PM
1 1
State & Local Laws Passed
Discuss passed state and local laws.
Civil unrest in Ferguson Missouri
by TJ on Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:40 PM
7 40
Liberal\Progressive Groups, People, Events & Discussions
Discuss events, journalists, pundits, progressive websites, tv & radio personalities and anything to do with media and the Democrats.
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All Liberals Discussion
What is Democrat.
by TJ on Wed May 24, 2017 9:26 AM
1310 11108
Democratic Politicians
Discuss current and former Democratic elected officials
Chuck Schummer calls it right.
by Dockadams on Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:45 PM
0 1412
Liberal\Progressive Media
Discuss journalists, pundits, websites, tv & radio personalities and other media persons who subscribe to a liberal\progressive point of view.
Who cost us the election, new view
by Maindawg on Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:29 PM
2 4
Liberal\Progressive Groups
Discuss your favorite progressive groups & organizations as well as offer constructive criticism of groups that do more harm than good for the Democratic party.
What is Democrat.
by TJ on Wed May 24, 2017 9:26 AM
1 1
Liberal\Progressive Events
Discuss liberal, progressive and/or Democratic party sponsored events either big or small.
Passionate Women's March on Washington
by wwjd on Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:33 PM
14 84
Liberal\Progressive People
Discuss notable and known liberals who do not fit our other categories (media, politicians) such as CEOs, community leaders, actors, professors, philanthropists, campaign donors and more.
Tom Perez
by TJ on Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:24 PM
1 8
Defending Liberals & Democrats
Defend liberals, progressives and Democrats against phony outrage, manufactured controversies and other attacks by Conservatives.
You saw Obama's Birth Certificate, now Do ANY GOP...
by Schmidt on Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:38 AM
30 326
Democratic Primaries
Discuss federal, state & local Democratic primary elections and candidates.
democratic cp[prate platform
by jaredsxtn on Tue Nov 8, 2016 4:54 PM
13 117
Conservative Groups & People
Discuss and share information about Republican politicians, media people and figureheads.
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
All Conservatives Discussion
Trump's Nine Day Trip Overseas
by Dutch on Wed May 24, 2017 11:33 AM
2194 15896
Republican Politicians
Discuss Republican politicians both past and present on national, state and local levels.
Impeach Mitch McConnell!
by jaredsxtn on Wed May 17, 2017 6:05 PM
17 82
Conservative Media
Discuss journalists, pundits, right wing websites, tv & radio personalities, media outlets and persons with a conservative point of view.
Donald Trump's Vast Business Interests
by Dutch on Wed May 3, 2017 8:43 AM
0 1301
Conservative Groups & Organizations
Discuss conservative PACs, think tanks or other groups that attack Democrats, promote a far right agenda and/or misinform on issues.
Interesting how things have changed
by Dutch on Sun May 14, 2017 8:34 AM
0 3579
Religious Right
Discuss the religious right including news, controversies, positions on issues and people.
Another reason I don't live in the south
by Dutch on Wed Apr 1, 2015 9:00 AM
1 1
Conservative People
Discuss notable and known conservatives who do not fit our other categories (media, politicians & religious right) such as CEOs, community leaders, actors, professors, philanthropists, campaign donors and more.
Trump's Nine Day Trip Overseas
by Dutch on Wed May 24, 2017 11:33 AM
16 67
Conservative Controversies & Scandals
Discuss Conservative & Republican Controversies such as political scandals, dirt, sex scandals, corruption, abuse of power, arrests, and more.
ESQUIRE (June 1) -- BUSH & CHENEY found GUIL...
by eternal flame on Fri Jun 5, 2015 2:14 PM
141 1039
Conservative Lies, Smears & Misinformation
Discuss anything ranging from a simple lie to an orchestrated smear campaign. If a Republican lies, deceives, smears or says anything misleading talk about it here.
Thanks Jared
by lonely bird on Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:45 PM
24 94
Conservative Events
Discuss major republican and conservative sponsored events.
Melania Trump's speech was a hit...except she pla...
by johnnycee on Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:36 PM
0 187
Republican Primaries
Discuss federal, state & local Republican primary elections and candidates.
Chip off the ole block
by Connie on Fri May 20, 2016 4:05 PM
26 153
Wingnuts
Discuss republican extremists ("wingnuts") and their viewpoints. This is the forum to discuss\vent about every day people with radical right wing beliefs and to share your experiences interacting with wingnuts in person or on the Internet.
why is a non elected "official" running our count...
by pr on Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:30 PM
11 46
International News, Politics & Foreign Policy
These are forums to discuss International relations, foreign policy, wars, conflicts, treaties and more.
Forum Name and Description Last Post Threads Posts
International News & Politics
Discuss international news, business, incidents, natural disasters, discoveries, major events, economics, world history & politics concerning various countries besides the United States. This also includes general foreign policy, government & politics, elections, international relations and general discussions on specific countries around the world.
Saudi's Royal Welcome to Trump
by Dutch on Wed May 24, 2017 9:05 AM
489 5001
World Leaders, Politicians and People
Discuss people outside the United States including heads of state, politicians & notable business people.
Venezuela nearing economic collapse
by Chet Ruminski on Sun May 21, 2017 10:51 AM
1 19
Treaties & Agreements
Discuss various treaties, agreements, conventions, pacts or resolutions made between countries (NAFTA, NATA, UN, etc).
Import tariffs
by Dockadams on Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:50 AM
35 247
Wars & Conflicts
Discuss wars and conflicts around the world.
The threat of war with North Korea
by Chet Ruminski on Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:13 PM
259 3457
World Events & News
Discuss major world events and news stories (other than wars & conflicts) such as natural or man-made disasters.
The Manchester bombing
by TJ on Tue May 23, 2017 8:20 PM
256 3110