Republican Views

Common Arguments Against Gay Marriage

The Republican Party as a whole is against gay marriage, and faces much opposition because of this belief. Democrats and other pro-gay marriage groups throw around terms like “gay haters” and “prejudiced” in relation to Republicans who oppose extending the institution of marriage to homosexual couples. However, the Republican Party believes that it does have concrete arguments […]

Republican Views on Marijuana

The issue of marijuana legalization is becoming increasingly important as 2016 draws closer. In the past year, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington D.C. have all legalized, and medical marijuana is legal in almost half of the country. However, in the past year, support for legalization has dropped by 7 percent, going from 58 percent in 2013 […]

Republican Views on National Defense

The Republican Party believes that the key to National Defense is a strong, traditional military. They believe that the country should have a strong and comprehensive defense system. Republican views on national defense are centered around the belief that strengthening the military will build a safer world and a stronger defense system for this country, […]

Republican Views on the Environment

The Republican Party considers conservation to be a conservative value – as long as it is properly balanced with economics. They consider human health and safety to be the first and most important issue in environmental concerns, as humans are our country’s most valuable resource. Any policy that supports conservation must equally address economic growth […]

Republican Party Beliefs

The Republican Party beliefs have changed a lot from its founding in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854.  It was launched as a fundamentally left-wing political party with the primary aim of bringing down slavery in the country.  Over the years, however, the party has slowly but surely shifted to right-wing conservative beliefs, especially in the way […]

Republican Views on Military Spending

U.S. spending on military and defense has fluctuated greatly between World War II and today. Spending increased from post-WWII levels and into the Korean War, then decreased during the 1970’s. It rose during Reagan’s time in office, declined when Clinton was president, rose again under Bush, and has been cut substantially again under Obama. The […]

Republican Views on the Minimum Wage

In President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address, he called to increase the minimum wage. In response to this, Senator Tom Harkin and Representative George Miller have introduced the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013. This act would raise the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $10.10 over the course of the […]

Democratic Views

Democratic Views on National Security

With ISIS at the forefront of everyone’s minds, national security has become an incredibly important issue. The current administration is being faced with a war on terror that is becoming more and more urgent. National security is an ever-evolving issue, because both the threats that face this nation and the ways that we respond to […]

Democratic Views On Global Warming

Global warming is an extremely complex political issue. First and foremost, there is political conflict regarding whether or not global warming is occurring. There are groups working to both raise alarm over the issue and to minimize the concern regarding it, making it difficult for the general population to know what and who to believe. […]

Democratic Views on the Death Penalty

America’s opinions on the death penalty have fluctuated greatly over the years. It has been as low as 42 percent in 1966, and reached its height at 80 percent 1994. Currently, 60 percent of Americans support the death penalty. The Democratic Party is in support of the death penalty. The party’s support has diminished over […]

Democratic Views on Gun Control

The second amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees its people the right to “keep and bear arms.” The extent to which this phrase allows government control of firearms in America has been a highly contested issue, especially in recent years. The Democratic Party wishes to see a stricter regulation of firearms, especially assault weapons. […]

Democratic Views on Education

The Democratic Party is dedicated to reforming the educational system in the United States. Democratic views on education include tax benefits and reformed financial aid programs for college tuition, saving and creating more teaching jobs, expand education options for low-income youth, and revamping standardized testing to test more complex skills.

Democratic Views on Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage is becoming increasingly important in America. The up-and-coming voters put a good deal of weight on the issue, making it a topic that could make or break elections in the coming years. Democratic views on gay marriage support full equality under the law for same-sex couples. Democrats believe that gay marriage should be […]

Democratic Party Beliefs

The Democratic Party was organized by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700s. The Democratic National Committee Platform is based around a set of common beliefs that the party as a whole stands for. The platform states, “Our vision is simple. We want an America that gives all Americans the chance to live out their dreams […]

Democratic View on Immigration

As the 2016 election draws closer, the party’s views on immigration are becoming increasingly important. With a larger and larger percentage of voters being immigrants, these policies have the ability to make or break an election. Even non-immigrants are beginning to view this as a larger issue. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center […]

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Republican Views On Israel

Conflict over Israel has a long history. The Israel lobby has been active in the United States since approximately the 19th century. Also known as the Zionist lobby, this group of people works to influence the U.S. government in ways similar to Zionist ideology or in ways that benefit Israel and Jewish Americans alike. The […]

Democratic Views On Israel

Israel and its conflict with Palestine became a political issue in the United States long ago. The Israel lobby, also known as the Zionist lobby, has been active in the United States since approximately the 19th century. This lobby works to influence the U.S. government in ways similar to Zionist ideology or in ways that […]

Democratic Views On Global Warming

Global warming is an extremely complex political issue. First and foremost, there is political conflict regarding whether or not global warming is occurring. There are groups working to both raise alarm over the issue and to minimize the concern regarding it, making it difficult for the general population to know what and who to believe. […]

Republican Views On Global Warming

Global warming is an extremely complex political issue. First and foremost, there is political conflict regarding whether or not global warming is occurring. There are groups working to both raise alarm over the issue and to minimize the concern regarding it, making it difficult for the general population to know what and who to believe. […]

Democratic Party Beliefs

The Democratic Party was organized by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700s. The Democratic National Committee Platform is based around a set of common beliefs that the party as a whole stands for. The platform states, “Our vision is simple. We want an America that gives all Americans the chance to live out their dreams […]

Democratic Views On Social Security

Social security is a tremulous issue. As Americans live longer and longer, the sustainability of social security as a system is being questioned. Democratic views on social security revive around reinstating the system’s sustainability without privatizing or cutting back benefits, stating “Democrats believe that after a life of hard work, you earn a secure retirement. […]

Common Core Explained

As school district after school district gets ready to either enact or fight the common core curriculum, many are left wondering what exactly the common core is. Common Core is a set of academic standards in mathematics and English/language arts developed in 2009 and released in 2010. The standards had been endorsed by 45 states […]

Jobs You Can Get With A Political Science Degree

If you are interested in politics, business, or law, it might suit your interests to pursue a degree in political science. However, many who work towards this degree do so without a specific career goal in mind, or are unaware of just how many career options are available to them once they have received their […]

How To Get A Job In Politics

Getting a job in today’s market is challenging no matter what field you’re going into, but getting a job in politics is its own special kind of beast. Whether you have always wanted to go into politics, you decided later in life that politics was your calling, or you are trying to go into politics […]

Republican Views On Homeland Security

The Republican Party believes in a Homeland Security policy that response more proactively to the threats surrounding America. They believe in bringing military action against all terror-based groups and aggressors. They wish to see terrorism battled on multiple fronts and to see more collaboration between intelligence and law enforcement regarding defense and security measures. They […]