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Politics, abridged

Politics are like eating your vegetables. At first bite they are disgusting, but with time and salt, they can become some of the most delicious things you have ever put into your mouths — and brains. I am here for your weekly dose of political goodness, lightly salted and roasted to perfection.

My goal is to give you, the people, knowledge of current issues while explaining the government decisions behind them.

Escalation in ISIS

The situation with ISIS has escalated greatly since the last time we talked. For starters, the U.S. has now teamed up with the U.K. and some Arab countries, including unprecedented allies like Iran, to commence airstrikes against the Islamic state. Since 2012, more than three million refugees have fled Syria to seek ...

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Let’s talk about ‘the weed’

“F**** it, I quit” What a way to leave a job, huh? That is exactly what former KTVA reporter Charlene Ebge, aka ‘Charlo Greene,’ said on air last week. Charlo lives in Anchorage, Ak. She is the current owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, a group working towards “freedom and fairness” ...

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Scotland is doing big, big things

Did you know Scotland isn’t really an independent nation? I know, I was surprised too, so I did some research. Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom. The U.K. consists of Wales, Northern Ireland, England and Scotland. It started out with just England and Scotland in 1707. England and Scotland ...

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U.S. allies as explained by ‘Mean Girls’

With all the war and turmoil happening, it can be difficult to believe that countries can be friends, because sometimes countries can really hate on the red, white and blue. But just like a teenage girl, the U.S. has enemies, frenemies and, of course, their “besties for the resties” — what ...

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Everything you need to know about the turmoil caused by ISIS

ISIS, also known as ISIL or Islamic State, is a jihadist (Islamic militant) group that was formed last April. Stemming from al-Qaeda, ISIS has become one of the most dangerous militant groups in the world. ISIS has gained members from Germany, France, the Arab world and the United States. Ignoring ...

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Why you literally can’t impeach the president

Plus: What actually is an executive order? Politics are like eating your vegetables. At first bite they are disgusting, but with time and salt, they can become some of the most delicious things you have ever put into your mouths — and brains. I am here for your weekly dose ...

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