Domestic Policy

Why Confederate statues need to go

By October 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Thousands of Americans marched in Charlottesville to protect a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. By the end of the weekend, 30 people were… Read More ›

Blaming Both Sides: Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

By October 20, 2017

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“I think there is blame on both sides. You had a group on one side that was bad. You had a group on the other… Read More ›

American Dreamers: DACA Rescinded

By October 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

  When he was 15 years old, Alonso Guillén immigrated illegally to the United States. Eventually he worked as a host for a local Texas… Read More ›

Trump’s Coal Plan: The deliberate revival of the world’s filthiest energy source

By October 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

From his first day in office, President Trump has made clear his intentions to repeal much of the work President Obama spent two terms achieving.… Read More ›

Secrets of the American Red Cross

By October 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, most would think the American Red Cross (ARC) would step in to help the millions of Texans in need,… Read More ›

Hurricane Harvey: lack of preventative measures exacts high cost

By October 20, 2017

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On August 25th, what started as a fading, tropical storm in the Caribbean turned into a monstrous Category 4 hurricane that hurtled toward southern United… Read More ›

Trump and Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Unpardonable

By October 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

President Donald Trump’s presidential pardon of Joseph Arpaio, a former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, who held the position for 24 years, demonstrates a complete… Read More ›

Leaked Documents: for the Better or Worse?

By August 27, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Since the times of chaffy breeches and scratchy white wigs, even before the times of Pepperidge Farms, our American forefathers have capitalized on the notion… Read More ›

Why the Bans Should Be Banned: The Travel Bans’ Impact on Immigration

By August 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Controversy around immigration has been a prominent part of United States politics for decades, but it has escalated in the past year since the presidential… Read More ›

The “Travel” Ban: “Aliens” Out, Intolerance In

The “Travel” Ban: “Aliens” Out, Intolerance In

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Trump’s second “travel” ban is as unconstitutional, illogical, and immoral as his previous ban, despite its creators proclaiming its moderate nature. The second ban does… Read More ›

Trump vs. Congress: can Trump control his policy?

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

“Repeal and Replace” was the trademark phrase of Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Republicans everywhere. However, with its namesake in the Oval… Read More ›

Cutting the budget: Trump’s budget cuts will eviscerate needed services

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

In his first 100 days as president, Donald Trump made many unpopular decisions. Although Republicans currently dominate all three branches of government, Trump failed to… Read More ›

Trump’s Wall: The Emblem of Xenophobia

Trump’s Wall: The Emblem of Xenophobia

By May 28, 2017

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“I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I build them very inexpensively,” Donald Trump said early… Read More ›

Nepotism in a democracy: Ivanka and Kushner in the White House

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Our country relies on a democratic system in which citizens hold the power to elect their own public officials. President Trump undermined this value when… Read More ›

CIA leaks: concerning, yes, but your TV is not watching you

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

The greatest leak of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents in history leaves many citizens worried for their privacy. The leak, code-named Vault 7 by WikiLeaks,… Read More ›