President Trump Declared Not Guilty in Historic Impeachment Trial

After weeks of investigation, testimony and near wall-to-wall coverage, President Trump was declared not guilty on two articles of impeachment in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. The outcome was all but certain, yet Congress and Americans remain divided. In this historic trial both Democrats and Republicans seemed dug in on their positions regarding the president’s guilt [ keep reading ]

Politicians and Their Potty Mouths

Have you been watching the Democratic presidential debates? I’m pretty sure that in every single one, Bernie Sanders has repeated the EXACT same line, “I wrote the damn bill!” Whether you like Sanders or not, it’s a little strange to see someone running for President repeatedly use that kind of language. Before Beto O’Rourke dropped [ keep reading ]

Election 2020: Will Voting Machines Get Hacked?

The last presidential election in 2016 seemed more contentious than usual. It looks like the next one could be even more divisive. After reports surfaced that hackers broke into the voter databases for two different counties in Florida, many people called for tighter security around voting machines. Def Con Voting Village, an annual hacker’s conference, [ keep reading ]

The political system needs reform

Every day, the news is full of stories about the latest government scandal. It depends on the source, but according to the media, both sides can be considered a disgrace. Its obvious the system is terribly broken. In would seem it’s time for significant change. The political system needs reform. Politics do matter Many believe [ keep reading ]

Controversial news: Planes did not cause 9/11

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Today was the eighteenth memorial of the terrorist attacks that infiltrated the United States in 2001. Radical Islamists launched these attacks and committed jihad against the U.S. in the name of their religion. Towers crumbled to the ground in New York. People died, many after suffering horrific pain and fright. In a controversial news post [ keep reading ]

Does Pete Buttigieg Even Age? Attracting Young People to Politics

What were you doing at the age of 22? I was convincing myself that I still needed to be in college for another semester, thanks to my life-long debilitating fear of failure. You know what Mayor Pete Buttigieg, current Democratic candidate for president, was doing? He was participating in a political tour event for then-presidential [ keep reading ]

Listen Up, Joe Biden

The march towards the 2020 presidential election continues unabated. The field on the Democrats’ side seems to be widening every single day. It’s beginning to feel like every prominent member of that party is considering or has declared their intention to run for the highest office in the nation. To almost no one’s surprise, that [ keep reading ]

Democratic Candidates Considering Reparations for Slavery

As the 2020 presidential election draws nearer, Democratic party candidates are testing the waters with voters on a myriad of ideas. One of the most complicated issues that has been brought forth is making reparations for slavery. This is the concept that the descendants of Africans, bought and sold as part of the Atlantic slave [ keep reading ]

The Government Shutdown is Affecting More Than Just Furloughed Employees

As I write this piece, knowing that it will likely be published days later, and also knowing how quickly our news cycle seems to change, I am hopeful that when anyone reads this, the government shutdown will be over. It’s been more than a month since federal workers all across the country received a paycheck. [ keep reading ]

Politicians Mourn a Tragic Loss in Utah

He was a 39-year-old man who was married to the love of his life. Together, they had seven children. He was the mayor of Salt Lake City and he also happened to be a member of the Utah National Guard. On a recent Wednesday, hundreds of military servicemembers lined a path as the remains of [ keep reading ]

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