In Donald Trump’s first week in office, his administration has taken swift action to undo many of his predecessor’s key accomplishments and also enact some of his major campaign promises. President Trump has thus far issued 5 executive orders, 9 memoranda, and one proclamation. These actions have initiated the construction of the long-anticipated Border Wall™, […]Read more "President Trump’s First Week in Office"
When I was twelve years old, my interests largely revolved around LEGOs, cartoons, and video games. I had just started the seventh and had to deal with the stress of having to go to different classrooms for different subjects for the very first time. Though I enjoyed algebra with Mr. Crain and though I was quite […]Read more "A Tribute to President Barack Obama"
In his 2014 new year’s address to the nation, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that his administration would enact various measures to revitalize the sluggish Mexican economy, including plans to reduce the price of electric energy and put an end to the dreaded gasolinazo, the monthly increases of gasoline prices. They would accomplish this tremendous feat by […]Read more "Gasolinazo 2017: Mexican Gas Crisis"
Over fifty years ago, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy rose to prominence after claiming he had an extensive list of “members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring” that were working for the US State Department. Though McCarthy’s accusations were largely unfounded, our country became paranoid that foreign entities had infiltrated the highest […]Read more "The Kremlin President"
The 2016 election was a major victory for the Republican party. Their nominee Donald Trump defied the odds and garnered more electoral votes than Hillary Clinton, beating her 306 to 232. They also came up big in House and Senate races, currently holding 51 seats in the Senate and another 240 in the House compared […]Read more "Calexit?"
Around the time of his 90th birthday in April of 2016, Cuba’s former dictator and world-renown revolutionary figure Fidel Castro told the world that he was nearing the end of his life, but reassured us that the “ideas of the Cuban communists will remain as proof on this planet that if they are worked at with […]Read more "End of an Era: Fidel Castro 1926-2016"
Protests against the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) near the Standing Rock, North Dakota have been raging for well over half a year now, but in the past two months, tensions between the self-proclaimed “water defenders” and law enforcement authorities have increased significantly. Clashes between the two have become more frequent and more violent recently, with hundreds arrested and dozens […]Read more "Whole World Watching"