AMERICA: WE SURVIVED 2017 PART 2!

Continuing to highlight the politics of 2017.   5. DACA Another bad decision-repealing DACA (Deferred Action Childhood Arrival program). Jeff Sessions, sidebar: not sure how he continues to hold the office of Attorney General, in a press conference repealed the DACA policy which puts 800,000 Dreamers at risk of losing their status and being deported. Repealing DACA, similar to all […]

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THE ESTATE TAX IS VITAL TO AMERICAN REPUBLICANISM

Thwarting the supremacy of a finite patrician class is, in a sense, the most American pursuit. Dictionary.com defines “republic” variously as “a state in which the head of government is not a monarch or other hereditary head of state” or “a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens.” The word owes its origin to the […]

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TOO BAD FOR DEMOCRACY PART 3: AMERICA’S PROGRESS HAS BEEN SETBACK

I traveled the country, I traveled everywhere. There was a lack of enthusiasm for her even among millennials.” This excerpt is from Donna Brazile, the former interim DNC chair who has a new book coming out, Hacks The Inside and The Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House. The former DNC interim chair is discussing how Hillary, the […]

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THIS ILLEGITIMATE PRESIDENT PART 5: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR WHITE PEOPLE

Affirmative Action legislation was signed into law in 1965 during the Civil Rights Era. The reason for Affirmative Action legislation is to prevent discrimination against a group of people based on their skin color. As we know, African-Americans were deprived of being able to achieve any of upward mobility such as attending college because of the color of their skin. […]

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CHAOS IN VENEZUELA

Within the last 2 months, turmoil has plagued Venezuela. The reason for the uprisings are resolutions stripping the National Assembly of their powers. Additionally, with upcoming elections President Maduro wants to change the constitution in order to stay in power. Late President Hugo Chavez handpicked Maduro to lead the country before this death. Thus far, Mr. Maduro has not been successful,  the poor are struggling […]

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