Politics

12 Feb 2019

Young Politicians of Color You Should Get To Know

By Arbed Marie Cancel We can all agree that under this current Trump administration a lot of unfortunate truths have come to light. The increase of hate crimes and racial attacks, for one, are notable factors in today’s America. These issues have sparked more intrigue in politics for average Americans

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05 Feb 2019

Trump to Announce Canadian Border Wall to Keep Out Polar Vortex

“When Canada sends its weather, they’re not sending they’re best.  They’re not sending sunshine.  They’re sending weather that has lots of problems.  Their weather is bringing ice, it’s bringing snow, it’s raping people.  And some of it, I assume, is good weather.”

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29 Jan 2019

Opioid Epidemic at the Start of 2019: Where’s the Progress We Were Promised?

By Kate Harveston When tens of thousands of your fellow citizens die in one year from the same preventable cause, you rightly call it a ‘crisis’.  The National Safety Council found in 2017 that for the first time ever, Americans were more likely to die from opioid overdose than from a car accident. You

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28 Jan 2019

Kamala Harris Comes Home to Support & Criticism at Campaign Kickoff

Blocks away from where she was born at Oakland Kaiser, the first black, American-Indian woman to run for president of the United States readied herself to step up to the podium. It was a big moment for Senator Kamala Harris, knowing the path to proving herself to the country starts

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27 Jan 2019

Ted Cruz Talks to MAGA Teen About Living with ‘Punchable Face Syndrome’

“I’m a survivor, you’re a survivor, God knows it wasn’t easy”.  Ted Cruz on living with PFS (Punchable Face Syndrome). Senator Ted Cruz of Texas reached out to the embattled MAGA hat wearing teenager Nick Sandmann Sunday to speak with him about the dangers of living with PFS, commonly known as ‘Punchable Face

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24 Jan 2019

Trump to Hire Fyre Festival Staff to Promote/Build Border Wall

“We’re going to get the models, and the sand, and build a beautiful wall in the desert…and Kanye is coming” – President Trump on his new border wall campaign A month into the government shutdown President Trump announced that the border wall between Mexico and USA was going to be built without the help

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22 Jan 2019

Living in a Liberal Area, is a Privilege in Itself

These days there is a lot said and written about White Privilege and White Male Privilege which many times turns on the lighted sign that says “Ugly Conservative”. On the other hand how much is said about well educated, urban Liberals who live in large cities such as San Francisco,

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19 Jan 2019

Oakland Women’s March Photos: “I Will Stand Up For You”

By Betty Rose Livingston Between 15,000 and 20,000 protesters participated in the third annual Women’s March in Oakland Saturday. Part of a national day of action that began following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the mass protest was smaller, yet more diverse, than years previous.

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