Category: Politics

The Capitol Attack of April 1

On April 1, a blue car slammed into two police officers protecting the Capitol, killing one and injuring the other. Though this may seem like a cruel April Fools prank, unfortunately, it is all too real, and it displays the major security flaws of our Capitol and other government buildings. Security has been relaxed since the January 6 insurrection, and life there has stopped being governed by the fear of another attack.

Stop Asian Hate

Rallies were organized in hundreds of cities throughout the country. A spate of politically charged attacks against Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders sparked a call for an end to anti-Asian aggression on Saturday. The protests are the latest to occur in the aftermath of last week’s deadly shootings at three Atlanta-area spas, which killed

Stimulus Bill Breakdown

On Saturday Morning the most recent stimulus bill in Congress has just passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 219-212. This was a relatively tight vote winning by only 7 votes, but it is expected to get even tighter in the senate.

Marjorie Taylor Greene

In the past few weeks, the name Marjorie Taylor Greene has become increasingly infamous among most people who follow politics. Greene is a Republican House representative from Georgia’s fourteenth district. She was elected in this last election, but her win was overshadowed by Joe Biden’s win. Nobody paid her any attention until the capital riot,

Biden’s Executive Orders

We are almost 2 weeks into Joe Biden’s presidency and it has been a wild first 2 weeks. Biden has signed 42 executive orders so far and he hasn’t even been in office for 14 days. Donald Trump signed 220 in 4 years just to put that in perspective for you. These orders have ranged

What is the 25th Amendment

If you have been keeping up with the news over the past week, you’ve probably heard people talking about the 25th amendment. You probably know at least that it involves the Vice President getting the President getting removed from office, which Mike Pence has stated he does not believe “is in the best interest of

Understanding Trump’s Second Impeachment

On Wednesday, July 13, Donald Trump made history. Unfortunately, he made history for being the first ever president to be impeached twice. The reason for his impeachment this time was for “inciting a violent insurrection against the US.” On Wednesday, January 6, a mob of his supporters flooded the capital, killing many people, and threatening the life of Vice President, Mike Pence.

The Pink Tax

Are you a woman or identify as one? Do you buy products marketed towards women rather than men, like toiletries, clothes, and accessories? Are you aware of the significant price difference in “men’s” and “women’s” products? This price difference is known as the Pink Tax, and just like the name suggests, it refers to the

The 2020 Election

The 2020 election has been unprecedented to say the least and is still not even close to over. Right now Joe Biden is the projected President as you probably know by now with Kamala Harris as the Vice President elect. This is a historic election by many terms with record numbers of voter turnout and

The Rollback on Same-Sex Marriage

On June 26, 2015, the case of Obergefell v. Hodges was decided in the supreme court and same-sex marriage was legalized. This case allowed for many members of the LGBTQ community to marry and legally establish their love for each other, as well as receive the benefits of being married legally, such as like tax

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