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North Korea Denuclearization – Trump or Timing?

Trump’s hardline approach on North Korea has gotten a lot of headlines. First, the mainstream media made it feel like we were on the cusp of World War III. Now, they’re saying Kim is making him look a fool. What’s really going on in North Korea? Let’s step back and take a pragmatic look at the […]

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Two Teams, No Winners: Are Americans Willing to Let Go of Partisanship?

There are 10 seconds to go, and it’s not looking good. Seemingly untouchable in the first half, the Minnesota Vikings are now down by one point against the New Orleans Saints — and I’m getting nervous. Not because I’m particularly passionate about them winning, but because I know my boyfriend Matt will sink into temporary depression […]

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Tale of the Tape: Independents CAN Change American Politics

Ever heard this joke? “American politics is like a highway of progress. Republicans stand on the right saying turn right, Democrats stand on the left saying turn left, and Independents stand in the middle, hopelessly waiting to be run over.” If you haven’t heard it, you have now, and you probably understand why people think it’s […]

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Virtuous Campaign Spending – Finally Possible, Yet Still Not Used

A focus during Presidential campaigns is how candidates will address poverty and healthcare in America and it’s easy to see why – the numbers are not easy to swallow. One in six people in America face hunger and this food insecurity affects one-fifth of all households that contain children. One in five Americans cannot pay […]

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Pampered Public Servants; Hapless Household Incomes

Servant. According to Google this word defines “a person who performs duties for others, especially a person employed in a house on domestic duties or as a personal attendant.” Do you think you’d ever hire a servant and pay them a higher salary than you earn? Do you think anyone in their right mind would? […]

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Stop Making Excuses for Sexual Misconduct

In 2004, then Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld sent a memorandum to his Under Secretary in which he expressed concerns regarding recent allegations of sexual assault on service members deployed to Iraq and Kuwait. Soon after, the Department of Defense established the Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Task Force. This Task Force came up […]

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Why Veterans Should Avoid the Two Parties

If you’re a veteran or current service member, I believe you’re a great fit for a new political movement that aims to save America from itself. First, in the military, there are both written and unwritten rules about expressing political views. It’s clearly written we cannot participate in extremist organizations. There’s also an unwritten rule […]