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At the beginning of this story, you have a choice. It is a choice that should be simple, but due to partisan machinations, has become near impossible to resolve. This choice has to deal with what the media has dubbed the “migrant caravan.” Your choice is how you react to these images of suffering. Do you accept the machinations...
Russia If you look at a map of Europe you will probably see a monstrous country that looks like it would cast a shadow on every city West of it. This is Russia.  Russia is the largest country in the world and one of the most influential in history, and for the longest time, this nation controlled what is now...
Ted Cruz: Your Senator, A Murderer!? It’s an early morning, snow blanketing the ground outside of the Calgary hospital. A seemingly innocent child is brought into this world, but could this child be the infamous murderer who terrorized Northern California in the late 60s and early 70s? Let’s decide. The Facts Ted Cruz, born Rafael Edward Cruz, is an American-Canadian politician representing...
One of the closest races in the Senate this year in Arizona, where Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, and Republican Martha McSally are running to replace the seat of Jeff Flake.  Mr. Flake has felt much of the ire of the Republican base, as he has uttered the phrase “country over party” to justify his opposition to Trump. However, this has...
In the most expensive senate race in the history of America up to this point, incumbent Florida Senator  Democrat Bill Nelson faces off with former governor, Republican Rick Scott. 181 million dollars and counting has been spent by both sides, and the next closest race in terms of money spent is in our state of Texas, where Beto O’Rourke...
Walking through the magnificent hallways of a 225-year-old building. Every footstep, every word uttered, every sound made echoes through the corridors. In this place, 327.5 million people’s lives are debated upon every day and every decision is decided by 535 people.  This is the United States Capitol building, home of Congress. Every two years, all 435 House Representatives, ⅓...
Elections in Mexico 2.0: Is  AMLO a Communist or an Ally? Since the past presidential elections, the Mexican population has been part of a candid debate: Is AMLO too radical? How are his proposals going to affect the country? Is AMLO (Andrés Manuel López Obrador) going to send Mexico into an economic depression? And more important, Is AMLO a commie? Mexico...
Three months after his initial nomination by President Trump, we seem to have reached the climax of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing. Both sides of the political aisle are dissecting every sentence that comes out of Kavanaugh's mouth. The media is intensely examining the misconduct allegations waged against him. With turbulent political discourse surrounding the hearings, many Americans seem...

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