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Democrats Call for Impeachment of Trump

November 22, 2019 by

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On 24 September, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she was initiating impeachment proceedings against President Trump.  Pelosi’s move resulted after Trump allegedly urged the Ukranian president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump’s action prompted the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against him, an act many Democrats were ready for since day […]

Empire Star Jussie Smollet Allegedly Stages his Own Attack

April 25, 2019 by

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Empire star Jussie Smollett, 36, has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after falsely reporting an alleged hate crime. Smollett actually staged the whole ordeal simply to gain publicity in order to get a raise in his salary. The following is a brief timeline of the events leading up to today. 22 January 2019: A […]

New York Passes New Abortion Law

April 24, 2019 by

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On 23 January 2019,  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new abortion law into legislation. The law makes it easier for state residents to have post-availability, third-trimester abortions. The old law only allowed abortions in the third-trimester if the mother’s health was in danger. The bill AB 6221 passed with a vote of 94-49. […]

Turning Point Arrives in Fleetwood

April 23, 2019 by

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Turning Point USA is the nation’s biggest conservative movement across thousands of universities and high schools. A common misconception of the organization is that it preaches Republican propaganda. In this day and age, there are various different kinds of Republicans. TP USA just focuses on promoting American freedom, the free market, and limited government. On […]

Catholic School Boys Deemed Innocent after Viral Rally Video

March 14, 2019 by

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America is having trouble deciding what is an acceptable form of Freed Speech. In Washington D.C. on 18 January 2019, a group of Covington Catholic School boys were harassed for wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hats. The boys were there to rally peacefully at a March for Life event, but unfortunately their day did not […]

Racism Allegations Compel Vermont Lawmaker to Resign

February 13, 2019 by

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Vermont’s only black female lawmaker has resigned. Kiah Morris decided to step down from her position after she had received harassment from a white nationalist. The man will not be pressed with any charges because, by law, his comments are covered by the First Amendment. Kiah’s harasser was covered by the First Amendment, which states […]

Government Shuts Down over Border Wall

January 10, 2019 by

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Is Trump going to keep his biggest campaign promise? President Trump has conceded to shut down the American government because Congress hasn’t provided funding for his pledged border wall. Before Trump was elected, he guaranteed that border security would be increased with his proposition for a wall on the border of the U.S and Mexico. […]

National Monument to be Reduced in Size for Mining

December 19, 2018 by

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Grand Staircase Escalante, a protected sacred monument, is being reduced in size to be mined despite national outcry. The Trump administration is cutting the Grand Staircase Escalante nearly in half. This new proposition will open new oil and gas leasing opportunities in protected lands, reduce drilling regulations, and dissolve habitat-protected shelter for endangered species. The […]

Trump Trying to End Birthright Citizenship

December 14, 2018 by

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In a recent interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump revealed that he is preparing an executive order to nullify the long-accepted constitutional right of birthright citizenship in the United States. Legally, he can’t do this, as the 14th Amendment has protected this right for over a century: “All persons born or naturalized in the United […]

Marijuana Is Sometimes Legal, but Still Debilitating

December 13, 2018 by

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Marijuana impacts the brain in many negative ways. The main cannabinoid found in marijuana that affects the brain is THC, which is similar to the brain chemical anandamide. These two chemicals reward the brain, encouraging addiction. Humans have an Endocannabinoid System found in many areas of the brain. Our bodies’ natural cannabinoid, anandamide, acts upon […]

Pipe Bombs Mailed to Democrats

December 10, 2018 by

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At least fourteen Democrats recently received live pipe bombs, all of similar design and packaging, leading to suspicions of a coordinated attack. High-profile Democrats received live explosive devices in what appears to be a large scale attack on government officials, media corporations, and anyone opposed to President Donald Trump. All of these cases seem to […]

Opinion: Migrant Children Separated from Families In Concentration Camps

December 7, 2018 by

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Under President Trump’s executive order, children are being separated from their parents at the border and are being detained in a “tent city” in Texas. Some opponents to the plan have used the term “concentration camps,” as these camps are prison-like facilities that prevent underage individuals from leaving because of who they are. As the […]

Migrant Caravan Seeking Asylum

December 3, 2018 by

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Thousands of people from Central America are demanding asylum in the United States. The migrants’ journey began on 12 October 2018 in San Pedro Sulas, Honduras. The caravan started with only 160 people, but that did not last for long. As the three caravans were migrating up north, thousands of people joined, bringing their friends […]

Opinion: Kavanaugh Appointment Too Hasty

November 14, 2018 by

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Allegations of sexual assault, no matter the degree, whether or not it was reported right away, or how many years have gone by since the incident, should still be considered relevant. Just because a crime was not reported right after the occurrence does not mean it did not happen. “I don’t think the FBI were […]

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

November 2, 2018 by

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Brett Michael Kavanaugh is an American judge and lawyer who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh graduated from Yale University with a degree in American History. President Donald Trump nominated him to the Supreme Court on 8 July 2018 to fill the position vacated by retiring justice Anthony Kennedy. Before Kavanaugh […]

Is Biased News Overtaking Traditional Journalism?

October 29, 2018 by

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Is biased news invading news media all over? News companies are constantly sharing controversial stories, but their motives behind them may not be geared just by facts. Some major news companies today may be promoting certain articles in a biased way. A biased article is when a journalist writes personal opinions in an article trying […]

Fetal Tissue Illegally Used for Research

October 18, 2018 by

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Fetal tissue is being used to further disease research. There is a law that must be followed to allow such research, and it was passed in 1993. A section of this law has recently been broken by Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR). ABR, an alleged non-profit organization, is being accused of selling fetal tissue to clients […]

Obamas Sign Exclusive Deal with Netflix

June 7, 2018 by

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Netflix has recently attempted to secure big names for exclusive deals with them.  Earlier this year, they announced a deal with actor Seth Rogan and now have announced a production deal with the Obamas. The deal has the Obamas set to produce movies and TV for the streaming service, anything from scripted TVto a documentaries. […]

U.S.-North Korea Summit Postponed

June 1, 2018 by

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A summit meeting between North Korea and the US that was to supposed to take place on 12 June was canceled by US president, Donald Trump. Over the past few days, President Trump has been trying to rekindle the cancelled meeting. The reasons for the original cancellation were due to a lack of response from […]

Honduras Migrants Forced To Wait At Border

May 22, 2018 by

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Over 150 traveling migrants are currently at the Mexico-US border near San Diego. Many of these migrants that are seeking asylum are traveling with children. As of right now, they are being told that the border crossing is already full. Mostly from Honduras, these Central American migrants are “fleeing from danger.” Despite President Trump’s apparent […]

Trump Set to Impose Trade Tariffs

May 17, 2018 by

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President Trump delivered the news of a possible trade war with China on Twitter. An examination by the right-leaning Tax Foundation said that, in 2018, more than a quarter of the gains from the tax law could be lost because of the new tariffs. “A trade war is a back-and-forth dispute where a country imposes […]

Suspected Russian Spies Injured in UK

May 16, 2018 by

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On 3 March 2018, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal, were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, England. Suspecting passersby saw the pair lying on the bench in a daze-like state. They were transported to a hospital after emergency services were called by a member of the public where police […]

Trump Implements Syrian Retaliation

May 15, 2018 by

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Syria has had an on-going civil war for the past 7 years. On 13 April 2018, President Donald Trump issued military strikes on Syria. The Syrian government’s key supporters are Russia and Iran, while the US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia back the rebels. A peaceful uprising against the president of Syria seven years ago has […]

Manufacturing Issues Caused by US-China Trade War

May 11, 2018 by

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Everyday, people in the United States use products from China, and people in China use things from the U.S.  However, both countries have been talking about putting tariffs on those products, and that could have a major impact on manufacturing. “Last year, U.S. exports to China totaled $130 billion, an amount that’s grown in recent […]