Tag Archives: Congress

One Dares Call It Treason

According to Merriam Webster, the primary definition of the word “Treason” is: “The offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign … Continue reading

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Maybe he really could get away with murder…

Back in January 2016, while on the campaign trail, Donald Trump boasted that he could shoot somebody without losing voters. Obviously this was a bit of a morbid hyperbole. Trump, in his usual classy way, was simply bragging about his popularity. … Continue reading

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Politicizing Science

Now that science denial is coming back into (political) fashion, and indeed, an entire government is going to be built on lies and bad information, I feel like it’s now my duty to combat incorrect information as much as I … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Cannot Be President… and here’s why.

Originally I intended to write a simple article, based on my “Elected Yet Unelectable” series, highlighting (in normal prose form) specific moments and events that prove that Donald J. Trump is completely unelectable and unsuitable for any public office. The … Continue reading

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The Only Thing We Have To Fear…

Since 2011, the nation of Syria has been in flames. While much violence occurred during the uprisings of the Arab Spring, it was specifically Syria where the violence turned into an all-out war. Since 2011, more than a quarter million … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust?

I’m going to start off with a brief preface, specifically in the interest of full disclosure. I am a Bernie Sanders supporter. I voted for him in my state primary, I have attended local campaign meetings and rallies, I have … Continue reading

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Impeach the Senate Judiciary Committee

Okay, please bear with me here, as this one will probably sound pretty angry. And forgive the title, as I’m aware that what I’m going to say is likely not sufficient to actually call for impeachment. But this is an … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Asylum – Round One

Thoughts on the first Republican debate for Election 2016 This past Thursday, the seventeen candidates for the Republican presidential nomination met for a debate. Well, more accurately, FOX News deemed 17 candidates to be too unwieldy, and using a small … Continue reading

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Does Congress deserve a pay cut?

The topic of Congressional pay has been a rare area where the American left and right often agrees. Both the House and the Senate “enjoy” some of the lowest aggregate approval ratings the American government has seen in decades. Even unsuccessful (or perceived … Continue reading

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Foxes Guarding the Henhouse: Science Denial and Congress

The 2014 midterm elections brought about much change in the United States Congress. The Republican party gained seats in both the House and the Senate, bolstering an already wide majority in the House, while claiming a new majority in the … Continue reading

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