ISIS, How did we get here? -By Morgan Deane President Donald Trump took a small victory lap via tweet last week when he reminded everybody that American backed forces cleared the last stronghold of ISIS. While this is a very important victory over utter barbarians, the problems that created them in the first place remain […]
President Trump is again focusing on one of his promises during the 2016 campaign: to abolish the Affordable Care Act.
The legislation, commonly known as Obamacare, greatly expanded low-income and working-class AmericansÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ eligibility for Medicaid. More than 20 million additional people are now getting health insurance from private companies through the federal program.
Democrats vow to resist the administrationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s efforts to end the ACA. Most of them favor making it even easier to qualify for the coverage, and some want to enact a Ã¢â‚¬Å“Medicare for allÃ¢â‚¬Â system guaranteeing health insurance for everyone.
Leadership and Brexit -By Morgan Deanne Brexit is making the news this week but the kind of chaos that weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve seen has been building day by day over several years. Why did they vote for Brexit? The causes of Brexit are relatively familiar for American conservatives, and many pundits and analysts compared the vote for […]
Does Freedom of Speech Have a Double Standard? -By Robert Joseph Ahola The PC Police Say Yes! Freedom of speech can be a tricky thing, especially in the USA where we have come to take it for granted. It is, after all, a First Amendment right, and as long as we do not shout “fire” […]
Operation Varsity Blues -By Kimberly Wylie On March 12, 2019, one of the largest scandals in American universities came to a head. Fifty people were indicted in a college admissions scheme on a scale never before known. Wealthy executives, famous actresses, top university coaches, and more all stand accused. The public is in an uproar […]
DoJ Investigations – Why Facebook Deserves To Face The Music There are several things wrong with the way Silicon Valley is functioning. Granted, it has been a beacon of economic growth and productivity in the US economy in recent years. The innovative and competitive spirit of the industry there has helped us maintain a technological […]
The Boeing 737 MAX 8: What is the issue? -By Heather McDonald On 10th March 2019, a barely four-month-old Boeing 737 max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines, with 157 people on board took off from Bole International airport in the Ethiopian capital Addis-Ababa destined for Nairobi Kenya. In what was expected to be about a […]
The Latest Brexit Votes: What Are Theresa May’s Options Now? The UK was supposed to leave the EU on March 29th, so this week marked the start of what was supposed to be Britain’s last two weeks in the EU. But with the British Parliament still torn in two, every proposed Brexit deal has been […]
Trump Vetoes Bill Rejecting His National Emergency By Jim Owen President Trump is still fighting for his proposal to build a wall along the length of the U.S.-Mexico border, even though Congress voted to block his national emergency declaration to proceed with the project. On March 15, the president issued his first veto after more […]