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Trump Floods The Swamp

It has been less than one month since Donald Trump became America’s president-elect. Even though recount efforts may take place in three contentious states (Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin), even the Clinton campaign acknowledges that there is a very small chance those efforts will completely upend the election results. There has been a lot of self-reflection […]

Clinton’s Rise Means Strong Women Don’t Always Have To Be Nice To Lead

Originally posted on The Maverick Journal (August 9, 2016) Mark July 28, 2016. On that day, the last of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton ascended to the podium to claim the first female nomination of a major party for the presidency of the United States. It was a momentous occasion, one that touched […]

What The 2016 Election Means To Me

In 2008 America elected its first black president. People hailed it as a milestone indicating that America was moving forwards, pushing past the failed policies of the past presidency and looking towards a more global, progressive approach to the world and all-inclusive policies at home. Fanfare filled the streets, tears of joy were shed, and […]

Violence Is the American Way

A few quick knife thrusts to the chest and lungs to elicit information. Being pummeled to an inch of death. Glorified one-liners and catchphrases meant to intimidate one’s foe. Threats of punishment, prison or, day I say it, Guantanamo to strike fear into the hearts of anyone that defies American exceptionalism and military might. What […]

A Super Hangover: Trump’s mob mentality and hate-backed candidacy will divide the GOP

Super Tuesday has come and gone; and despite the wishful thinking by many in the GOP establishment Trump reigned supreme. He humiliated the party establishment that has for decades branded itself as the party of hardcore bible-thumping social conservatism, small business economics, and less government regulation. For decades this message helped them win local and […]

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