Welcome to BalancedPolitics.org

...a website dedicated to balanced, non-partisan discussion of important societal issues.

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them." --Albert Einstein

"Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total, of all those acts will be written the history of this generation." --Robert F. Kennedy

"Let us not seek the Republican answer nor the Democratic answer but the right answer." --John F. Kennedy

"As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use. A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices." --William James

Current Issues:
Universal Health Care Term Limits Value-Added Tax/National Sales Tax Same-Sex Marriages
Affirmative Action Death Penalty School Vouchers Minimum Wage
Legalization of Marijuana U.S. Role as World's Policeman Required Testing in Schools Abortion
Malpractice Lawsuit Caps U.S. as Sole Superpower U.S.-U.N. Involvement ANWR Oil Drilling
CIA-Led Coups Mexico Border Fence Taxing the Rich Terrorist Prisoner Torture
Fat Tax Oil Windfall Profits Tax Civil Liberties in Wartime War with Iran
Social Security Privatization  Legal Immigration Physician-Assisted Suicide Gun Control 
Unions DREAM Act/Path to Citizenship for Illegals Balanced Budget Amendment Herman Cain's 999 Tax Plan 
Teacher Pay Based On Performance New        

Archived Older Issues:
War in Iraq War with North Korea Dividend Tax Cut Three Strikes Law
Missile Defense War Protesters - Un-American? Iraq Troop Withdrawal  

"What good fortune for those in power that people do not think." --Adolf Hitler

"Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns; why should we let them have ideas?" --Josef Stalin

"We cannot expect the Americans to jump from capitalism to communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving Americans small doses of socialism until they suddenly awake to find they live under Communism." --Nikita Khrushchev