Welcome! The A-Mark Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Our mission is to present unbiased research on political and social topics in the following categories:

US Presidents | Science & Health | Politics & Public Policy | Voting & Elections | Military | Discrimination | Homelessness | Sports | Environment

US Presidents

1. NEW: US Presidents and the Federal Deficit

A report examining the federal deficit (or surplus) by fiscal year rather than calendar year for each presidential term from 1981 to 2020.

2. AboutTrump.org (and Biden)  Partially Archived

A free, searchable database containing over 42,000 sourced quotes by and about Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

3. Barack Obama Facts and Stats  Archived

Information and facts covering Barack Obama’s birth, school, early years, and presidency.

4. George W. Bush Facts and Stats  Archived

Information and facts covering George W. Bush’s birth, school, early years, and presidency.

5. Special Investigations: US Presidents

A report on special investigations of Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, H.W. Bush, Clinton, W. Bush, and Trump, by total cost, per day cost, investigation length, and related data.

6. Presidential Impeachments

An overview of the process for both impeachments of President Donald Trump, as compared to the impeachment processes for Presidents Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton.

Science & Health

7. NEW: Vaccine Mandates and Exemptions

A brief history of some of the vaccine mandates and exemptions in US states, public schools, and the military since the founding of the nation.

8. Brains of Conservatives vs. Liberals

28 peer-reviewed neuroscience studies show that liberals and conservatives process the same data differently.

9. OceanInfo.org  Archived

Links to third-party sites covering global and regional scientific information on our oceans. Last updated June 30, 2019.

10. Plastics, Pollution and Solutions  Archived

Plastic pollution is a problem that affects the entire world, polluting both land and water. See information on recycling issues as well as organizations and technologies dedicated to solving pollution.

Politics & Public Policy

11. Benghazi Attack Investigations  Archived

A cover up by the Left, the Right’s red herring, or…? Government investigations led to ten reports, and responding to the investigations reportedly cost the State Department $14 million.

12. How the ACA (Obamacare) Was Negotiated  Archived

Facts about the 427-day process of passing the Affordable Care Act, final vote tallies, “if you like your doctor” statements, and 19 taxes, revenue enhancements, penalties, and fees.

13. Gun Rights, Restrictions, and the Second Amendment

Many pieces of the puzzle that make up our individual rights to bear arms.

14. US Embargo on Cuba  Archived

A searchable database, in timeline format, containing over 600 sourced quotes about Cuba and the US embargo of Cuba from government officials, journalists, authors and others.

15. Who Funds the NRA?  Archived

A look at who funds The National Rifle Association (NRA.

Voting & Elections

16. 2020Election.org (new site in progress) 

A website looking at the question of whether the 2020 general election was free and fair by examining several foundations based in facts and data. Site in progress.

17. Electoral College History: Five Losers That Won the Presidency

Explaining how the Electoral College functions, five times a candidate won despite losing the popular vote, and alternative methods for choosing the president.

18. Nader, Florida, and the 2000 Election  Archived

This report based primarily on math investigates whether third party candidate Ralph Nader or a confusing ballot design in Florida led to George W. Bush winning the 2000 presidential election.

Military

19. NEW: Afghanistan War: US Deaths and Costs

The Afghanistan War led to the deaths of 2,456 US military members and 3,923 US Department of Defense contractors and civilians from 2001 to 2021, and cost an estimated $2.261 trillion.

20. September 11 and related events (9/11)

A searchable database of over 7,800 sourced quotes related to the 9/11 attacks: oil, George W. Bush, Saddam Hussein, al Qaeda, invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, torture, and much more.

Discrimination

21. Official Anti-Jewish Acts

A searchable database of over 2,500 Official Anti-Jewish Acts from 10/18/315 to 10/31/1969, including more than 2,000 non-Nazi Acts and hundreds of Nazi-era Acts from 1933 to 1945.

22. Racism, the National Anthem, and the NFL

Protests by athletes in the NFL and other sports raised the question: Is the National Anthem a proper symbol of America or a symbol of its racist past?

Sports

23. Racism, the National Anthem, and the NFL

Protests by athletes in the NFL and other sports raised the question: Is the National Anthem a proper symbol of America or a symbol of its racist past?

Homelessness

24. NEW: Tiny Home Villages to Combat Homelessness

A report on the construction and operating costs of tiny home villages built to decrease homelessness in Los Angeles. See how the average cost of $42,344 per bed compares to alternative solutions.

Environment

25. OceanInfo.org  Archived

Links to third-party sites covering global and regional scientific information on our oceans.

26. Plastics, Pollution and Solutions  Archived

Plastic pollution is a problem that affects the entire world, polluting both land and water. See information on recycling issues as well as organizations and technologies dedicated to solving pollution.