Political Infographics

A Brief History of Income Taxes

Did you know President Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s most beloved leaders, also instituted one of its least liked obligations – the income tax? In this brief history of taxes by Turbo Tax, see the historical events which shaped income taxes in the United States today.

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Presidents on the Move

In celebration of Presidents’ Day holiday as well as the upcoming election in November, MyMove.com has examined the moves and former homes of US Presidents. They tracked the moving routes of four presidents from two distinct eras (revolutionary times and present day) to see how far and often today’s presidents move compared to yesteryear’s as well as some additional data.

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Republicans vs Democrats: Which Party Really Rallies for Science

Simple innovations, space exploration, treatment of previously incurable diseases, and answers to the mysteries of the universe are just a few of the many scientific achievements of the past century. However, not everyone is convinced of the value science brings to humanity. And with funds for research and development at the forefront this election year, a question arises: Should the government invest more in science, or should funding be cut in an effort to reduce the federal budget? This infographic from assay depot looks at which political party is truly on the side of science, from a financial perspective.

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Drawing Down Troops From Iraq

After nine long years, the United States military has finally left Iraq and our troops will be back on American soil. In support of those who have served our country, this infographic provides information from USC Social Work about their time spent overseas and the challenges they face transitioning back to civilian life.

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A Technical Examination of SOPA and PIPA

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a cave or on a very extended vacation, you’ve no doubt heard about two bills that are circulating congress – SOPA (short for “Stop Online Piracy Act”) and PIPA (short for “Protect IP Act”) and all the controversy surrounding them. What you may not understand is exactly what these bills stand for and how they might impact the Internet as we know it today. This infographic published by Lumin Consulting explains SOPA and PIPA in a very simplistic way.

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SOPA vs The Film Industry

Has Hollywood already forgotten the 1950s and the blacklist? This infographic from Matador Network takes a look at the history of movie studios attempts to control the industry and how SOPA is just another tactic they are trying to utilize for that control.

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SOPA: The Internet Blacklist Bill

SOPA: The Internet Blacklist Bill

SOPA is a new bill introduced in congress that will allow the U.S government power to block certain sites and links from internet users in the States. This infographic shows how this bill can affect the privacy of internet users in the U.S and how it crosses the boundaries of censorship.

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Who Should Businesses Vote for in 2012?

Who should business owners vote for in the 2012 presidential elections. This infographic from FasUpFront provides details about top candidates and core issues related to small businesses.

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Presidential Candidates and Their Tax Proposals

As is with all Presidential elections in the U. S., taxes are again central to the political discussion around who will be the best man to lead our nation. Will it be President Obama for a second term? The brains over at The Tax Institute have been hard at work crunching the numbers associated with the various candidates tax plans. Below is an infographic on what each candidate is proposing and what it means for you and your family.

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Vote 2012: Social Media vs. Traditional Media

Historically, caucuses have served as early indicators of which candidate might win their party’s nomination. However, earlier this week, many speculated that Twitter would be a better predictor of the Iowa caucuses than traditional polling. And they might have been right.

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