An in-depth look into the irregular warfare that caused thousands of hostile casualties for American personnel in Iraq, 2003-Present.

Sitting on a second-story deck gazing upon the tree line that curbs the Nissequogue River, a combat veteran of the Iraq War sips his morning coffee while he fumbles with a metallic bracelet hanging from his wrist. The bracelet is emblazoned with two names, both soldiers killed in action during the U.S. military’s “surge” in Iraq. …


Wisconsin counties with lower populations tend to yield greater production capacities than those more populated areas.

Population is one of those topics that is, at times, overlooked but it is something that is truly impactful on many facets of American life. Population density in various areas of the country drives and dictates many aspects of social, economic, and educational success. How large or small a region’s human footprint is will often dictate their level and caliber of productivity in various industries.

In the accompanying graphic, an analysis of a wide array of commodities-driven companies was conducted in which a company’s…


A look at the ratings of President Donald J. Trump, and why the real story is how they remained fairly constant throughout his term.

Love him or hate him, President Donald Trump sparked an enthusiasm for politics not observed in the United States for quite some time. Those who hated him, really hated him. And, those who loved him, really loved him.

Rarely did his presidency experience indifferent or muted attitudes but rather sparked polarization on whichever side of the coin one found themselves on.

Since the dawn of his presidency, RealClearPolitics has been compiling regular approval and disapproval…


Defining the highest concentrations of unemployment in New York and possible motives for these trends

The vibrancy of a society can usually be measured by their unemployment rate. Labor statistics tend to be a sound barometer on the overall health of a region and are closely tied to social, political, and economic conditions. These figures are usually marked by national and regional events that can shape and manipulate these numbers based on how impactful they were to a society as a whole. For instance, in the wake of a major terrorist attack or stock market collapse, unemployment numbers tend to…


The Relationship Between IMDB Viewer Votes, Gross Earnings and Which Genre Enjoys the Most of Both

It does not take the late Siskel and Ebert to figure out which movies sell and captivate audiences. There is a reason the term “blockbuster” was coined to describe those movies that not only crush sales records, but also adhere to a certain theme in their respective scripts. For decades, without fail, action movies have enjoyed successes at the box office and at homes across America.

The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) compiles a list of the top 100 movies, each year, based on gross…


The relationship between freedom and economics may manifest a lot differently than one may have imagined.

Anyone who has ever seen the 1995 blockbuster “Braveheart” can vividly recall the ending scene where a battered and tattered William Wallace emits a drawn-out scream of “Freedom!” during his execution. While the word and the concept can seem relatively simple, the fact is that measuring how “free” a territory is can be anything but. There is a myriad of variables that factor into determining how much freedom a society is afforded. Many of these factors revolve around social and civil matters but, what…


A Brief Explication of 2018 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Quarterback Statistics and What to Be Cognizant of…

Like most sports, football is inundated with statistics. Statistics about players, games, coaches, leagues, geographical areas, arenas, trends and so on; if it can be tracked, enthusiasts will track it. With all this number crunching there is bound to be some confusion, and, at times, what appears to be contradictions. For instance, how can someone excel at passing but also claim a superfluity of interceptions? Records like these have a way of depicting multiple sets of information that, sometimes, appear to be contradictory. …


Georgia, Alabama and LSU Dominate the SEC with Five-Star-rated Athletes

It should really be of no surprise that certain colleges dominate the football arena over others. There is a reason why every year audiences gush over the same teams going to the same bowl games. While there is room for discussion over the “why” and “how” of these continued successes by a small number of teams, the one indisputable fact is that player talent is the crux of the issue.

Since 2010, CBS has employed “247Sports” to specialize in the collection and analysis of data regarding sports recruitment. Regarding collegiate…

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