We all know by now that here in the U.S., we’re electing a new President in November of 2020 (or maybe the same one). So let’s talk about what’s happening leading up to the Presidential election. I assume you’ve heard of these elusive, mysterious things called primaries and caucuses. If you’re under the age of… Read More Primaries, Caucuses and What Happened In Iowa
On Friday, Jan. 3rd., Major General Qassim Suleimani was killed He was killed by an American drone strike as he was leaving the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. The drone strike hit the convoy of two cars that were transporting Gen. Suleimani from the airport, killing the several officials and Iranian-backed militia that were in… Read More The Assassination of General Soleimani and U.S. / Iran Relations: Explained
Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 of the United States Constitution states that: The House of Representatives shall choose their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment. Article I, Section 3, Clauses 6 and 7 states that: The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting… Read More Impeachment: How Does It Work and What Has Happened So Far
Today, Wednesday the 20th of November is the 6th day of Iranian protests over fuel prices. Since Sunday, there has been almost a complete internet shutdown carried out by the government. What caused the Iranian protests? Iran has been experiencing increasing economic difficulties for some time, similar to other countries in the region that are… Read More Iranian Protests: What We Know and Why It Matters
Fake News is a term that Americans have become quite accustomed to since the 2016 election. While the President is not wrong that the media is not always 100% truthful, he doesn’t have all the facts right himself. What we call “fake news,” or news that contains a bias, and false, or misleading information comes… Read More Fake News: How to Spot It, Avoid It, and Prevent It
Various forms of the heartbeat bill, a bill that limits abortion, have been introduced in 13 different states this year. The House in eight of these states passed the bills. Four governors then signed them into law. The federal court has also temporarily blocked and struck down some of them. Ohio, Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama… Read More Heartbeat Bills: What Are They & How Do They Vary?