Know about national politics is a set of activities related to the governance of a nation, state or an area. It involves decisions that relate to groups of members.
Politics is about making our society better. Politics is the exercise of power or authority and as a process of collective decision-making. Unfortunately in our country politics means unpredictable power without any sense of values by or odd divided our society and cast with intelligent language then be violent power. Politics is a social activity and we observe it when interacting among people, this interaction happens through conflict or cooperation. Diversity exists in society and this diversity emerges between different wants, opinions, needs, or interests. And this is why we see different opinions, a clash of interests in society. For this, we can say that politics is that social activity through which people try to existing rule, amendment, or create, and these activities create conflict and cooperation. A different notion of politics which we observe over time such as the classical notion of politics, modern notion of politics. The classical notion of politics developed in ancient Greek city-states. The modern notion of politics is associated with social processes and activities which impact the decision-making process whether classic notion associated with the state and its activities. Politics have different definitions according to its characteristics. When you define politics as an arena then it’s an art of government and public affairs. But when you define politics as a process then its conflict and its resolution, allocation of resources, and power.
Chief Justice Paul Hawkes of Florida's 1st District Court of Appeals issued a seven-page letter Monday to newspaper editors around the state, responding to the flurry of criticism that has been leveled against the court's new $48 million home in the state's capital.
The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal society founded in New Haven, Conn. in 1881, does a lot of good work. In a report detailing its charitable giving during 2009, the organization noted that while the “Knights and their families are hardly immune to the economic downturn,” they had once again furthered their proud 128-year tradition of service — a tradition including “helping the widows and orphans of the late 19th century” and “providing coats to poor, cold children.” Add to that list a donation of a whopping $1.4 million in 2009 to the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), a nonprofit group dedicated to fighting same-sex marriage through the ballot initiative system in California, Maine and other states. While NOM hasn’t yet made public its 2009 fundraising numbers, the amount of charitable contributions it received in 2008 totaled approximately $2.9 million.
Federal authorities say Pinellas businessman Shannon Wren for years dealt in counterfeit computer chips, risking the lives of military personnel and potentially endangering national security. Authorities say Wren’s dealings in counterfeit “military grade” integrated circuits, or ICs, made him rich, but one alleged victim - a major defense contractor specializing in missile technology - says the company purchased chips that turned out to be fake from a supplier, who bought them from Wren.
Since he took over the oil spill claims process in August, Kenneth Feinberg has faced criticism from Florida officials who fear the state’s tourism industry won’t be compensated for many of its losses. During a speech Tuesday to the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Feinberg announced that, while he remains skeptical of claims from citizens far from the actual spill, he will work to make the process more generous for Florida's beleaguered tourism industry.
Leaked financial documents show that the Tampa Rays Rays turned a profit during their last-place campaign in 2007 and their unlikely run to the World Series in 2008 — revelations that come at a problematic time for the team. The Rays have entered into a political fight with the City of St. Petersburg after announcing in June that the team’s ballpark, Tropicana Field, is not financially viable and that the team must move.
Florida CFO and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink announced plans yesterday to audit the finances of the new First District Court of Appeals, currently in the final stages of construction about six miles from downtown Tallahassee in Southwood.
A week ago today, Kenneth Feinberg began administering the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, which he has said will be an improvement over BP's process and more generous than the treatment claimants can expect in court. Data released last week by BP shows that Feinberg's decisions about how to disburse compensation could impact Florida more than any other gulf state.