I Know We’re Kin, But… / Americas New Found Selfishness

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The Economic Fear Gripping America People Will Surprise You The other day, as I was walking through my parent’s house, I happened to overhear a conversation my Mother was having with my Great Aunt. I didn’t intend to eavesdrop. However, I found myself intrigued by their topic of discussion. My Mother told my aunt, “You know, people that you never thought …

Corporate Taxes/Whats Killing Americas Middle Class

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For the first time since the great depression, America’s middle class has begun to shrink. This is leaving the common man very confused. We work hard, we pay our taxes, what is happening? Here is a rundown of what is happening… Middle-class is defined as (the social group between the upper and working classes, including professional and business workers and …

Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary… Yeah, that’s America!

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We have a system of checks and balances for a reason! When the head of our executive branch cast aspersions on a member of our judiciary branch, you are watching the beginnings of our entire system’s collapse. Our government is designed to work as one machine, it is created for the sole purpose of representing the people. The three branches are in …

A Toll Is A Toll, and A Roll Is A Roll / Americas Infrastructure

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If Big Business Don’t Get No Tolls, They Don’t Eat No Rolls Why is the infrastructure in the most wealthy country in the world crumbling? President Trump made many campaign promises on his path to the White House. His statement that we need to have a massive push to infrastructure spending was one of the few promises that I happened to agree with. “We …

The Fight for the Right to Buy

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Should we really fight for $15? Over the weekend, I enjoyed the company of a few family members I hadn’t gotten to spend time with for quite a while. As with many of my family’s gatherings, we relaxed over a “cutthroat” game of Spades and discussed current events. Unlike often times I found myself in the company of more of …

President Trump Cabinet Picks

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My Lords, My Ladies, and Everyone Else Here Not Sitting On A Cushion! ol·i·gar·chy ˈäləˌɡärkē/ noun a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution. “the ruling oligarchy of military men around the president” The President cabinet picks. Are we, the majority class of America, becoming the peasants to the oligarchy? In the beginning of this …