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A Paris Disagreement

With widespread worldwide ridicule and condemnation, Donald Trump announced that the United States would be leaving the Paris agreement, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only two non-signatories. Syria is in the midst of a civil war, while Nicaragua wouldn’t…

Keith Ellison for DNC Chair

Recently I got into a friendly argument about who should be the next Chairman of the Democrat Party. While both of us were agreeing on several causes of Trump’s victory, we did not share the same sentiment in regards to…

Build a Wall Through Charity

“I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I’ll build them very inexpensively — I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for…

How Dems Can Gain Seats in 2018

Ahh yes, the over confidence that ushered in Hillary’s much maligned campaign in 2016 is back in full force within the Democrat party. “There’s no question that we’re going to pick up seats in 2018,” Rep. Rep. Ben Ray Luján…

Something Had to be Done

The quintessential grab-bag of emotions has erupted.  Obamacare (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) has passed the scrutiny of the Supreme Court and is law. Writing that last sentence still comes as a bit of a shock to me.

Obama is not Hitler

The imagery is clear. As Obama speaks out to a large and overwhelming crowd he evokes thoughts of power, grandeur and vision. The President of the United States of America is beginning to speak; it is eloquent as he is…

Realism and the US Hegemony

United States hegemony is unwavering. A Realist perspective about the current balance of power would tend to agree that the United States is the leading State actor in the anarchic system of International Politics.  For the United States to maintain…

Is the United States an Oligarchy?

The greatest characteristic of humanity rests in our ability to collectively evolve by understanding our shared history.  If a physicist did not have the knowledge of Gaillelo before them, then they would be equally perplexed with the questions he faced….

The Body of bin Laden

I was sitting in my 10th grade Chemistry class on September 11th of 2001. I remember my teacher, Mr. Sufka telling us what had happened. We were able to see some images from Yahoo, but the internet was overwhelmed that…