Monthly Archives: August 2015

August 31

Far Right Threatens Shutdown to Defund Planned Parenthood

Far Right Threatens Shutdown to Defund Planned Parenthood It may seem like deja vu, as the September 30th budget deadline approaches, there are again talks of a government shutdown. If you remember the first shutdown in fall 2013, there was an apocalyptic hysteria surrounding the entire situation. Instead, a Congress passed a quick spending bill […]

August 28

“A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing”

Despite what already seems to be an overwhelming amount of support for Donald Trump when many thought his run was laughable, his numbers of supporters continue to grow and grow. Furthermore, his supporters are the loudest, the maddest, and the most politically involved in the primary election. Trump is speaking to the far right political […]

August 28

The Steady Rise of Governor Kasich

It seems almost like this entire race was already set up by the RNC. A presidential race has never been won without winning Ohio, and it just so happens that the purple state has a successful Republican president who is running in what could be the most important election in years. Political correspondents and political […]

August 23

Megan McCain Talks Up Carly Fiorina

Last night on Fox news, Meghan McCain made a political appearance. In case you cannot infer from her last name, she is the daughter of former presidential candidate and long serving Senator John McCain. There is no question that this girl gets politics, and has been in the political scene for years. Furthermore, she is […]

August 22

The Political Effect of Donald Trump

Regardless if Donald Trump wins the Republican primary or not, he will go down in history for what he has done for the 2016 race. In a climate that was once full of an outdated status quo, Donald Trump burst into the political arena, and tore any precedent out at its roots. While the presidential race […]

August 22

While Clinton Jokes, Americans Aren’t Laughing

Democrat Candidate Hillary Clinton started her political campaign with what seemed like an easy nomination. She had the campaign experience from 2008, a position in the president’s cabinet under her belt, and a platform that could win over much of the minority vote, particularly for women. When the New York Times first broke the story […]

August 21

Where’s the Deal in the Iran Deal?

Normally when there is a deal, two sides somewhat compromise to each get something that they want. For the Iran Deal, that really sprung out of nowhere on the foreign policy scene and has left a lot of Americans with some serious question marks, it seems like the only person who is getting a deal […]

August 12

Donald Trump is unapologetic, and some Americans are happy about it

There is one thing that everyone can agree on during this election cycle, and that is that we are all flipping out over Donald Trump. Some people hate him, saying that he should not be allowed to run, that he is breaking every single social code and all political correctness that is not okay for […]

August 07

The Underestimated Carly Fiorina

Because of the numerous Republican candidates, Fox News separated the primary runners into two different groups, otherwise known as the A team and the B team. These teams are due to the Fox News polls, and they placed each candidate in a team accordingly. Because there is so much hype about this first debate, and […]

August 05

What to Expect at the First GOP Debate

As the number of candidates for the GOP is shockingly 17 individuals, all who believe they have what it takes to become the next president, it is no surprise that for the first primary debate, Fox News had to break it down to a manageable and realistic number. The way this network did this was through a […]