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    People Are Saying The Eclipse 2017 Is What America Needs To Unite Us

    People Are Saying The Eclipse 2017 Is What America Needs To Unite Us

    America is a having a rough year. Most would likely agree the country is more divided than it has been in decades. But on Aug. 21, millions of Americans will stare up at the sky in wonder at the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse since 1918. It's been almost a century since this country has seen anything […]
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    Trump's Latest Retweet Has Twitter Saying “Of Course He Did”

    Trump's Latest Retweet Has Twitter Saying “Of Course He Did”

    President Donald Trump's Twitter habits have caught people's attention (again). On Monday, Aug. 21, Trump was going on his standard “Fake News” Twitter rant when he retweeted an account under the handle @Aroliso, which thanked him for giving up his “billionaire lifestyle to save America” and agreed with Trump's attacks on the “#FakeNews media.”  @Aroliso […]
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    Trump Has Traveled So Much, The Secret Service Can't Afford To Pay Its Agents

    Trump Has Traveled So Much, The Secret Service Can't Afford To Pay Its Agents

    President Donald Trump has spent so much on travel since entering the White House, the Secret Service can't afford to pay its agents, according to a report from USA Today. Just how much does Trump spend on vacations? Well, according to USA Today, the Secret Service has already spent around $60,000 on golf carts rentals alone […]
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    People Are Pissed About Trump's Response To Barcelona And TBH, They Have A Point

    People Are Pissed About Trump's Response To Barcelona And TBH, They Have A Point

    On Thursday, Aug. 17, a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona, killing at least one person and injuring dozens. The incident is being treated as a terror attack. President Donald Trump responded to the incident with a tweet condemning terrorism and a subsequent tweet in which he essentially condoned firing bullets caked in pig blood […]
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    Trump's Response To Barcelona Van Crash Will Need To Be A Major Change Of Tone

    Trump's Response To Barcelona Van Crash Will Need To Be A Major Change Of Tone

    On Thursday, Aug. 17, a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district. It took some time to hear a response from Trump on the Barcelona van crash, but he eventually addressed it via a tweet. Trump has been under consistent criticism for how he reacted to recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which […]
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    25 Funniest Memes About A Possible Trump Impeachment To Keep You Going

    25 Funniest Memes About A Possible Trump Impeachment To Keep You Going

    Things aren't going so well in America at the moment. In the past two weeks alone, we've had to think about the prospect of nuclear war with North Korea and also witnessed neo-Nazis swarm the streets of a historic American city. It's a lot to handle and it's hard not to blame a lot of […]
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    Almost Half Of The Country Supports Impeaching Trump, Poll Shows

    Almost Half Of The Country Supports Impeaching Trump, Poll Shows

    After his controversial remarks on Charlottesville, a lot of Americans seem to be asking the same question: Will Trump be impeached? According to a new Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) poll, 40 percent of Americans now support impeaching Trump, NBC News reports. This represents a 10-point jump from February. The poll was conducted Aug. 2 […]
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    The Senate's Top Republican Just Said What Trump Won't About Neo-Nazis

    The Senate's Top Republican Just Said What Trump Won't About Neo-Nazis

    President Donald Trump's remarks on Charlottesville on Tuesday, Aug. 15, were so indefensible even Republicans aren't backing him up. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued a statement on neo-Nazis that made it clear he does not agree whatsoever with Trump's assessment of the recent events in Charlottesville. McConnell said, “We can […]
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    Trump Names New Defense Against The Dark Arts — Oops — Communications Director

    Trump Names New Defense Against The Dark Arts — Oops — Communications Director

    Being the White House communications director seems to be a lot like being the Defense Against the Dark Arts Teacher at Hogwarts in the world of Harry Potter. In other words, people in these positions typically don't last very long and tend to be fairly eccentric (The Mooch and Gilderoy Lockhart are definitely kindred spirits). Speaking […]
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    Trump Said Charlottesville Attack Wasn't All Neo-Nazis' Fault And Twitter Is So Done

    Trump Said Charlottesville Attack Wasn't All Neo-Nazis' Fault And Twitter Is So Done

    President Donald Trump just doesn't seem to know when to stop. On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the president once again blamed fatal violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 11 and 12 during a march organized by white supremacists on more than one side, including what he referred to as the “alt-left.” Trump's comments prompted a […]
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    The Lincoln Memorial Was Vandalized And No One Can Agree What It Says

    The Lincoln Memorial Was Vandalized And No One Can Agree What It Says

    The Lincoln Memorial has been vandalized. Yep, some genius decided to deface one of the most beloved locations in the nation's capital with red spray paint. Based on tweets about the Lincoln Memorial vandalization, people are pretty outraged. But they also don't have a clear idea of who to direct their anger at given there's a debate […]