How to Survive Trump’s Presidency

Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, there have been millions of protesters lining the streets with “Not My President” signs proudly in hand.  Men, women, children, and even celebrities have joined the movement.  There have been more protesters than there were attendees at Trump’s inauguration. While I’m all for protesting and exercising one’s First Amendment right’s, the fact of the…

The Trump Phenomenon

Why do people like Donald Trump?  The question consistently haunted me over the weekend.  Despite, finding answers, I still don’t have a concrete solution. Trump’s points are known to be outlandish and crude.  He has been compared to such notorious fictional and non-fictional characters like Hitler and even Lord Voldemort.  Trump has offended and others…

Politics or Entertainment

Politics is no game, so why are we treating it like so?  Politics have always been somewhat theatrical, with politician’s dramatic gestures and rehearsed speeches. 

Deal or No Deal

The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times covered a not so interesting issue regarding the government shutdown.  I’m not quite sure how to describe the articles because I feel like the issue could have been discarded since the message was discarded.  Basically, senate leaders met in order to resolve the nation’s debt and…

Media and Consumerism continued

Our current generation is saturated by media.  The media caters to our every want and desire.   Although that statement is a bit exaggerated, I feel that it displays accuracy. This generation specifically, doesn’t know any better because we are so accustomed to this system of consumerism.  We need to get out, do some research, and discover the truth…

Clinton: wallflower to powerhouse

Within a few weeks Hilary Clinton will be stepping down from her position as U.S secretary of state.  Many people are now speculating whether or not the former first lady will run in 2016 for president.  She has been U.S senator for New York from 2001-2009.  She was her rival’s nominee as secretary of state.  Once viewed as a…

UN pulls out of Syria, US concerned about chemical weapons

25 out of 100 international forces are reported to be leaving Syria immediately.  The United Nations (UN) made a statement on Monday that ‘it is immediately pulling all nonessential employees out of Syria.’  Due to the escalating violence and recent deaths, the UN has decided to pull out of Syria. The UN also plans to…