The IRS has a known history of scandalous behavior. With Nixon, Johnson, Hoover, Kennedy, and the FBI using the IRS to intimidate their enemies, it’s no surprise that people have their eye on the IRS. Now under President Obama, they’re at it again, which begs the question: bureaucratic blunder or political profiling? The following infographic from TopAccountingDegrees.org explores this issue.
While the rapid growth of the Chinese economy is becoming the envy of the world, its military power has lagged behind. But Chinese leaders want that to change by increasing spending and firepower. In this infographic by Military Education, learn how China is devoting more and more of its wealth to military spending, which has doubled in less than a decade.
As the countdown to the Affordable Care Act begins, thousands of small businesses around the country are confused about what will be expected of them. Docstoc has put together the following infographic which shows what surveys reveal.
Four men from different times, backgrounds, and goals: Adolf Hitler, Dr. Seuss, Pope Gregory XV, and Walt Disney. What do they have in common? All four used propaganda to spread their message and influence the public opinion. In this infographic from wordfocus.com, the how and why of propaganda use is explored.
Have you ever wanted to become a hacker? Well, you’re in luck. The government is looking for students to counter cyber terrorism, or otherwise known as white hat hackers. Check out the infographic below presented by homeland-security-degree.org to learn more about how the government is trying to beef up their cyber security workforce.
Gun control seems to be a hot topic among Americans today, especially after the recent Sandy Hook tragedy. However, more gun control might not be the best answer. Check out this infographic presented by CriminalJusticeDegreeHub to learn more about gun control in America.
Despite recent polling indicating that a vast majority of Americans favor tightening restrictions on accessibility to guns (more than three-quarters favor making private gun sales and purchases at gun shows subject to background checks), the picture of public opinion on guns is much more complex upon closer examination. www.criminal-justice-major.net takes a closer look at this in the following infographic.
Guantanamo Bay has been at the center of controversy around the world, with many questioning its purpose. Guantanamo Bay has been active since shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to house terrorists and those suspected of aiding terrorist. Most of the controversy around Guantanamo revolves around the financial burden to the US, as well as the questionable interrogation tactics utilized at the camp. The CWSL Trial Advocacy created this infographic to help educate the general public on both sides of the issue so they can fully understand the controversy at hand.
“Fun” and “quirky” aren’t typical terms that come to mind when you think of U.S. presidents’ personal lives, but you might be surprised! As the second infographic in a two-part series on our nation’s great leaders, eCollegeFinder has put together some fun facts about our commanders in chief.
The debate surrounding gun ownership is certainly not a new issue for Americans. However, the recent spike in high-profile mass shootings has reignited a national debate surrounding gun policy in the U.S. With all the rhetoric being bantered back and forth about gun violence, it has become increasingly difficult to separate fact from fiction.
Hillary Clinton left the post of Secretary of State on February 1 as the most popular US politician, sparking rumors that she may run for President in the 2016 election. While any prospective Presidential bids are up in the air, some would say that Hillary Clinton has left John Kerry with some big shoes to fill. NerdWallet offers a closer look at the former Secretary of State and her education, life history and political legacy.
This health reform infographic from Clarity Way breaks down the Affordable Care Act in an effort to explain how it will affect each and every citizen, from small businesses to large ones, college students to parents, and senior citizens to the young. It’s important that you know about the Affordable Care Act and understand that if we had maintained our status-quo, over 14,000 Americans would lose their health insurance daily.
On January 20th, 2013, President Obama will be sworn in for his second term as the 44th President of the United States. Because January 20th falls on a Sunday this year, the ceremony for the public will take place on Monday, January 21st. In honor of this historic event, WyzAnt.com, a national marketplace of in home tutors, has created a visual overview of presidential inaugurations over the last 80 years including a summary of the state of the nation at the time each president was sworn into office.
One of the major challenges facing veterans is homelessness. Of the 636,017 homeless people in the United States, 67,495 are veterans. Veterans are twice as likely to become chronically homeless as other Americans. This is due, in part, to veterans’ heightened risk of unemployment, foreclosure and poverty. Check out this Infographic USC’s Masters in Military Social Work Program from to learn more about this demographic of homeless Americans and how the government and nonprofit organizations are addressing the issue.