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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...
  As I begin writing this, on the 27th of September, the day of the testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I am sitting at my bedroom after a day of catching snippets of the testimonies and hearing the whole depth and breadth of thoughts and opinions to be held. I...
Leadership. Our world seems in critical need of good leaders. Do you ever wonder where our journey out into the world will lead us? How will we become productive citizens and make a positive impact as leaders? I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to intern for Congressman Pete Sessions in Washington D.C. While I was low...
Who is Beto O’Rourke? For many, he is just a name on a sign. The sign isn’t even red, white, and blue so it isn’t immediately apparent that he’s a politician. But he is, and very soon, he could be one of Texas’s senators in Washington, D.C. But who is he really? Well, his campaign website describes him first as a...
The 2018 midterms appear to be one of the most hotly contested in modern American history. With controversial (to say the least) President Trump firmly in the reigns of the Republican Party, the Democratic base appears poised to strike a major blow against him. Trump has alienated much of his own party, causing vaunted figures such as  Jeff Flake,...
Earlier this summer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez achieved a stunning victory in New York’s 14th congressional district over Rep. Joe Crowley, one of the most influential Democratic leaders in Congress. Based on a grassroots-led campaign, her success attracted attention nationwide, as she soon began making appearances on cable news to answer hundreds of questions about her platform. While much of the discussion...
A Brief Introduction to Presidential Elections in Mexico Elections in Mexico take place every 6 years without the possibility of reelection. With more than 8 political parties that always fight for power and control, at times of election most of them find a way to exist and create alliances that in this year, were one of the most confusing parts...
Blood and God. Israel and Palestine. Since the Jewish state was established in 1948 by the United Nations, it has been marred by conflict. Depending on how one looks at it, Israel has fought in 14 wars over that time. The most recent clash, over President Trump’s establishment of an embassy in Jerusalem, cost the lives of some sixty Palestinians. Israel...

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