Democrats & Liberals

What Are the Possible Setbacks for Mental Healthcare If the Affordable Care Act Is Repealed?

Posted by DanikaK on February 15, 2017 at 11:22 AM

In January, the U.S. Senate began the first of many steps necessary to dismantle the Affordable Care Act--acting in accordance with one of President Donald Trump's many campaign promises. After two weeks of sweeping executive orders that have caused controversy across party lines, it appears as though repealing the law quickly may not be in the cards.

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Michael Flynn Resigns

Posted by Warren Porter on February 13, 2017 at 11:18 PM

In a cloud of betrayal and distrust, National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned his post today. This came on the heels of revelations that Flynn flagrantly violated the Logan Act with his communications with Russian government officials between November's elections and January's inauguration. More damning was Flynn's attempt to cover up his criminal behavior by lying to the Vice President.

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Somebody Slept Through Their Own Revolution.

Posted by Stephen Daugherty on February 11, 2017 at 3:28 PM

Really? Jason, you and your buddies might have short memories, but my generation grew up long enough after the decline in leaded gasoline not to forget what happened just seven years ago.

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Both your President and your Precedent

Posted by Stephen Daugherty on February 2, 2017 at 2:19 PM

Look, Mitch, I know you hate it, and quite frankly, you should. But you know what? You set these rules yourself. You set this precedent yourself. Why let you set one standard for Democrats, and another for Republicans?

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The Monday Night Massacre

Posted by Warren Porter on January 30, 2017 at 9:56 PM

Throwing concepts such as law & order by the wayside, President Donald Trump has expressed a preference for ruling by imperial decree. Tonight, Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has been relieved of her duties. Her crime? Defending the US Constitution.

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DAESH celebrates propaganda coup

Posted by Warren Porter on January 28, 2017 at 9:07 AM

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Yesterday, Donald Trump decided to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day by repeating some of the disastrous policies that led to the murder of approximately 6 million Jews seventy five years ago.

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Will The Russian Hacking Scandal Ever Cease?

Posted by GregB on January 24, 2017 at 12:48 PM

Months and months ago on this blog I'd predicted the 2016 presidential election would be a 'hacking election' with hackers disrupting the process. Many laughed at me but I was proven right.

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The Trump Tsunami: The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

Posted by GregB on January 23, 2017 at 6:43 PM

I want to be Donald J. Trump when I grow up.

I want his power and position and wealth, but I want my own superhero 'Batman' like man cave too.

The reason being, it's going to take super powers to undo the damage the world is in. Trump is a manager. He may be dramatic but he gets things done and when the dust settles, things smooth out. Now that he's taken the Oath of Office, and is our 45th president, he's showing how powerful he is by using a president's best weapon: The executive order signing.

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The Inauguration of Donald Trump, the Biggest Show on Earth

Posted by GregB on January 20, 2017 at 4:40 PM

It used to be said that the 'Biggest Show On Earth' was that of the now folding Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. For over 150 years, this three ring venue has marveled audiences the world over with acts of wonder and death defying feats. Now, the biggest show is that of the 45th President of the United States Of America, Donald Trump.

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Congratulations Joe Biden!

Posted by Warren Porter on January 12, 2017 at 4:22 PM

In a surprise move, Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Joseph R. Biden Jr. for his lifetime of public service.

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Higher Education Dilemmas to Continue under a Trump Presidency

Posted by DanikaK on December 19, 2016 at 6:10 PM

The state of higher education has been in flux for many years. The introduction of new technologies, coupled with increased cost of tuition, and economic financial strain have rapidly changed the university climate. Not only have teachers, staff, and administration had to navigate these new changes, but in years to come, they will also have a new battles to fight under president elect Donald Trump.

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What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Global Oil Prices?

Posted by HollyW on December 12, 2016 at 8:20 AM

The Trump presidency will heavily impact the oil industry, though it’s unclear exactly what will happen. Throughout Trump’s campaign, he made promises to expand US oil production and mentioned ideas that would change the entire global oil industry, such as dismantling the Iran nuclear deal.

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The Minesweeper World

Posted by Stephen Daugherty on December 10, 2016 at 9:14 AM

I like to make a lot of metaphors out of games, because games often tell you something about different kinds of choices. Depending on the game, it can tell you something very useful about how you make you make your choices, or what choices could be made. So, what does Minesweeper have to tell us? That there are is a world of threats out there, and the more you leave to chance, the more likely it will blow up in your face.

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Google: We Will Be 100 Percent Green By 2017

Posted by KeelanB on December 7, 2016 at 8:11 AM

Google has claimed the company will be 100 percent green by early next year, in an official blog post this week. They used 5.7 terawatt hours of electricity in 2015!

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