THOUGHTS & MUSINGS ON POLITICS & THE UNIVERSE

A BLOG BY SHANNON FISHER

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The National Press Club

The National Press Club isn’t famous for the rifts it has caused in marriages, or for being an establishment that houses stolen gold rush artifacts, but the building has a rich history far beyond notable press conferences.

November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Reporters Learn What Was Said in Private White House Communications

Per the Presidential Records Act of 1978, Presidents and Vice Presidents must turn over all of their records to the National Archives upon leaving office.

September 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Donald Trump’s Leadership Strategy: Malign. Divide. Deflect. Conquer. Repeat.

The safeguards put into place by the United States Constitution to prevent absolute power in the hands of the Executive Branch are being threatened.

May 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Petition Before SCOTUS Seeks To Nullify Election

A largely unnoticed and potentially landmark case sits before the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. A petition for a writ of mandamus seeking to nullify the results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election sits on the SCOTUS docket.

February 9, 2017 · 19 Comments

A Discrepancy of Reasoning: Conflicting Political Ideologies Applied to Syrian Refugee Debate

The Syrian refugee debate demonstrates how Republicans and Democrats sometimes apply conflicting reasoning to political issues.

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fair Trade: What it is and why you should care.

“Fair Trade” is just starting to become a recognized term in America, thanks largely to the American public’s growing interest in the global economy and global human rights issues.

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment