Election 2016

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In the near future, once President Obama has left the oval office, there will be analysis of his legacy based on how well he delivered on the promises he made during his campaigns. This will be an important task and be a big ...
Obama’s presidency has not gone the way many predicted.

No Death Panels, No Shariah Law, Everyone Still Has Guns

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In the near future, once President Obama has left the oval office, there will be analysis of his legacy based on how well he delivered on the promises he made during his campaigns. This will be an important task and be a big part of understanding how history views his time in office. But what’s [&hellip
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This election, man. What a show! With all of the yelling, puffing, showboating, and spectacle, it’s easy to forget just how important this process is – and how broken it is. Everrrrrrrrryone is tired of the two-party ...
Two Roads Diverged, and We Got Lost

The Illusion of Choice

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This election, man. What a show! With all of the yelling, puffing, showboating, and spectacle, it’s easy to forget just how important this process is – and how broken it is. Everrrrrrrrryone is tired of the two-party system. For the first time in, well, quite some time, both sides of the aisle are fronting two [&hellip
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When it comes to elections, there are plenty of special interest groups always represented. We’ve heard from religious organization, anti-abortion groups, and plenty of niche areas of focus. But where are the ...
Where The Presidential Candidates Stand

Election 2016: The Politics of Disability

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When it comes to elections, there are plenty of special interest groups always represented. We’ve heard from religious organization, anti-abortion groups, and plenty of niche areas of focus. But where are the discussions about the 48.9 million people in America living with disabilities? As someone who has worked with community programs
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Nothing has made me happier in recent months than the trending of #cruzsexscandal this past weekend. Seeing smarmy-faced Cruz as just another man was, in some ways, refreshing. We knew something was coming, it came, and then ...
Dear God Please Let This Be True

If Not a Sex Scandal, Something Needs to Burn Down Cruz’s Campaign

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Nothing has made me happier in recent months than the trending of #cruzsexscandal this past weekend. Seeing smarmy-faced Cruz as just another man was, in some ways, refreshing. We knew something was coming, it came, and then kind of went. Wait, what? A little background on Ted’s pants party: In early March, pundits from both [&hellip
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Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more interesting, this week’s episode of the hit soap 2016: Election of Doom brought the big stuff. There was violence, amnesia, sweating, and even more violence. The ...
In a world…

Donald Trump and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more interesting, this week’s episode of the hit soap 2016: Election of Doom brought the big stuff. There was violence, amnesia, sweating, and even more violence. The intrigue! The violence! Was this the best episode yet? So let’s recap: Evil Scrooge-character-with-less-money Donald Trum
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The most frightening part of achieving adulthood is the realization that adults are just children who can drive. For two decades I believed adults had control of their lives; that they knew better; that they were rational. ...
Screw You Guys; I'm Going Home

Citizens Against Democracy

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The most frightening part of achieving adulthood is the realization that adults are just children who can drive. For two decades I believed adults had control of their lives; that they knew better; that they were rational. When I moved out, however, got a full time job, and started paying attention to the news, I [&hellip
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If you’re not tired of the oversaturated media coverage of the 2016 election, can you give me any tips? Honestly, I’d love to write about anything else, but it’s like celebrity gossip, I JUST CAN’T HELP IT. Actually ...
The Media Is Deciding This Election

If The Party Doesn’t Decide, Does The Media?

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If you’re not tired of the oversaturated media coverage of the 2016 election, can you give me any tips? Honestly, I’d love to write about anything else, but it’s like celebrity gossip, I JUST CAN’T HELP IT. Actually though, it’s not just like celebrity gossip, that’s exactly what it is. Here’s the deal, the media [&hellip
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Dear Secretary Clinton, Congratulations on your recent caucus and primary wins. It feels like momentum has shifted away from Bernie Sanders and in your favor, despite some poll tightening and the nagging controversy over ...
Just Make It Easy For Me To Help

Secretary Clinton, Let’s Talk About Volunteer Onboarding

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Dear Secretary Clinton, Congratulations on your recent caucus and primary wins. It feels like momentum has shifted away from Bernie Sanders and in your favor, despite some poll tightening and the nagging controversy over the private email system that you used while serving in the State Department. I think you’re well on your way to bea
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As the presidential primary circus departs New Hampshire and all eyes turn to Nevada and South Carolina it can be easy to forget that there are other things happening in politics in this country right now. A lot of things. ...
And Local Politics is Important

All Politics Is Local

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As the presidential primary circus departs New Hampshire and all eyes turn to Nevada and South Carolina it can be easy to forget that there are other things happening in politics in this country right now. A lot of things. Bills are being introduced and passed and challenged and none of it has anything to [&hellip
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