• John Haltiwanger in Politics

    This Is Why Democratic Women Are So Mad At Bernie Sanders Right Now

    This Is Why Democratic Women Are So Mad At Bernie Sanders Right Now

    Senator Bernie Sanders is not a Democrat, he’s an Independent. But he’s definitely emerged as one of the leading voices for the Democratic party in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. His progressive brand of politics appeal to a wide array of Americans, especially young people. But some of his recent words and actions […]
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    Obama Says To Get Off Your Phone In First Post-Presidency Appearance

    Obama Says To Get Off Your Phone In First Post-Presidency Appearance

    Former President Barack Obama made his first public appearance since leaving office on Monday. He joined a group of young leaders for a forum on civic engagement at the University of Chicago. They covered a wide arrange of topics from voter participation to running for office. But the former president made a particularly interesting point […]
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    Trump Says Border Wall Will Help End Drug Culture In The US, But He’s Wrong

    Trump Says Border Wall Will Help End Drug Culture In The US, But He’s Wrong

    President Donald Trump claimed his border wall would help end the drug culture in the US during a recent interview with AP. But, he’s wrong. In the interview, which was extremely bizarre overall, Trump said, If we stop 1 percent of the drugs from coming in — and we’ll stop all of it. But if […]
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    Video Footage Of Confederate Monuments Coming Down Is So Satisfying

    Video Footage Of Confederate Monuments Coming Down Is So Satisfying

    On Monday, workers in New Orleans removed the first of four Confederate monuments set to be taken down, NBC News reports. The first monument removed was the Liberty Monument. That statue commemorated a group of whites — many of whom were Confederate veterans — who fought to overthrow the racially integrated Reconstruction government in the city […]
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    This Undocumented Immigrant Did Her Taxes Weeks Before You Probably Did

    This Undocumented Immigrant Did Her Taxes Weeks Before You Probably Did

    Your taxes are due tomorrow, April 18. If you’ve already done them, congrats! Give yourself a pat on the back for getting them out of the way. If you haven’t, you should probably learn from the example of Belén Sisa, a 23-year-old student at Arizona State University who finished hers weeks ago. Not only did […]
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    Trump’s War-Filled Week, Explained By The Smartest People On Twitter

    Trump’s War-Filled Week, Explained By The Smartest People On Twitter

    In terms of foreign policy, it’s been quite a big week for President Donald Trump. There have been major developments regarding Syria, Afghanistan, ISIS, Russia and North Korea, and Trump reversed his positions on a number of big issues. Many are pretty concerned about what’s transpired over the past several days, and feel as though the […]
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    Video Showing ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ Kill 36 Is Questioned Over Excessive Force

    Video Showing ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ Kill 36 Is Questioned Over Excessive Force

    Experts are questioning whether it was really necessary for the US military to drop the “mother of all bombs” on an ISIS facility in Afghanistan on Thursday. The bomb, officially known as GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), is between 21,000-22,000 pounds, has a blast radius of one mile and cost around $16 million. This […]
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    This Openly Gay Trump Supporter Is The Most Controversial White House Reporter

    This Openly Gay Trump Supporter Is The Most Controversial White House Reporter

    Lucian Wintrich epitomizes the untraditional and contradictory nature of the Trump era. A reporter for the conservative blog Gateway Pundit, Wintrich, 28, is a Trump supporter who recently became a White House correspondent. Controversial "Twinks4Trump" founder, Lucian Wintrich, joins White House press corps https://t.co/DryszE7D0N #lgbt #lgbtq #maga pic.twitter.com/5dVeTDoDWs — NBC Out (@NBCOUT) February 20, 2017 […]
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    Sean Spicer Is So Dumb, He Just Said Hitler Never Used ‘Chemical Weapons’

    Sean Spicer Is So Dumb, He Just Said Hitler Never Used ‘Chemical Weapons’

    There is, perhaps, no one in America who’s worse at his or her job than White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. On Tuesday, he accidentally denied the Holocaust happened. I realize this is a confusing and loaded statement out of context, so allow me to explain. Spicer was discussing the recent chemical attack that occurred in […]
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    Eric Trump May Have Just Spilled The Beans On Dad’s Real Motive For Syria Strike

    Eric Trump May Have Just Spilled The Beans On Dad’s Real Motive For Syria Strike

    If there was a competition for sons disappointing their fathers, Eric Trump would probably be in the lead right now. On Monday, he told The Daily Telegraph what many already suspected about President Donald Trump’s recent military strike against the Assad regime in Syria: It had a lot to do with changing the narrative on his […]
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    Governor Caught Cheating After Wife Finds Gross Sexts He Sent To Colleague

    Governor Caught Cheating After Wife Finds Gross Sexts He Sent To Colleague

    Update Tuesday 11:35 am EST: Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigned on Monday and said he would never seek public office again, CNN reports. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley is having a major case of the Mondays. He’s facing impeachment and is expected to resign by Wednesday after a damning report, which included sexts between him and a former staffer […]
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    Expert’s Theory On Trump’s Hidden Motive Makes So Much Sense, It’s Terrifying

    Expert’s Theory On Trump’s Hidden Motive Makes So Much Sense, It’s Terrifying

    President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, behavior and policies have many unsettling parallels to dictatorial regimes of both the past and present. He attacks the free press, targets specific groups of people with extreme policies and exhibits disdain for checks and balances. Statement on Preventing Muslim Immigration: https://t.co/HCWU16z6SR pic.twitter.com/d1dhaIs0S7 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 7, 2015 […]