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Nine Political Lessons From HBO's Hit Show 'Game Of Thrones'

Nine Political Lessons From HBO's Hit Show 'Game Of Thrones' | Politics | Scoop.it
In the game of electoral politics, you win or you die. ;
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PAUL: Another shutdown stickup

PAUL: Another shutdown stickup | Politics | Scoop.it
Government is now 100 percent open. Debt-ceiling deadlines have been averted, but the real problem remains: a $17 trillion debt and a president who continues to pile on new debt at a rate of $1 million a minute.
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Can business take the Republican Party back from the Tea Party?

Can business take the Republican Party back from the Tea Party? | Politics | Scoop.it
If Tea Party conservatives start facing primary challenges from the center, it could change the incentive structure for all Republicans in Congress.
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John Locke Biography

John Locke Biography | Politics | Scoop.it
John Locke was an English philosopher and leader of the Enlightenment age who fathered Classical Liberalism. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Toon Mojoham's comment, October 9, 2013 7:58 AM
interesting biography. It failed to address his inaccuracies in depth though. (such as his proposal of the complete 'blank state' in babies). But nevertheless, I like him for his political thoughts and empiricist outlook towards epistemology that came to influence David Hume, my favourite philosopher.
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Congress misses deadline, sending government into partial shutdown

Congress misses deadline, sending government into partial shutdown | Politics | Scoop.it
Congress has missed a midnight deadline to pass a crucial spending bill, triggering the beginning of a partial government shutdown – the first in 17 years.
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What the hell is Barack Obama's presidency for?

What the hell is Barack Obama's presidency for? | Politics | Scoop.it
Gary Younge: His ascent to power had meaning, but now his interventions are too rare and too piecemeal to constitute a narrative
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PAUL: Another shutdown stickup

PAUL: Another shutdown stickup | Politics | Scoop.it
Government is now 100 percent open. Debt-ceiling deadlines have been averted, but the real problem remains: a $17 trillion debt and a president who continues to pile on new debt at a rate of $1 million a minute.
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Why America still hates Obamacare

Why America still hates Obamacare | Politics | Scoop.it
Three years after becoming law, Obamacare remains unpopular by a majority of voters. Theories abound as to why. The answer is simple.
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Toon Mojoham's comment, October 9, 2013 8:52 AM
surely over-generalisation here. And America is a name of a landmass in the western hemisphere that consists of the continents of North and South America joined by the Isthmus of Panama, not a being so the chances are that it would not have such views.
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2.5 Introduction to John Locke

A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise the 8-week General Phil...
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Wall Street to GOP: Are you nuts? - Ben White - POLITICO.com

Wall Street to GOP: Are you nuts? - Ben White - POLITICO.com | Politics | Scoop.it
Senior Republicans believe they will be on stronger political ground if they allow a relatively clean bill funding the government to reach the president's desk and instead use the debt-hike battle to gut Obamacare.
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