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Students address the record-breaking government shutdown

“It cost us more to shut the government down than to keep it open,” U.S. Senator Rand Paul said in 2013 about the government shutdown from that year that lasted 16 days. The government has been partially shut down since Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. This is the longest shutdown since ...

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Government shuts down over wall

The United States government is currently shut down. According to CNN, this is the longest partial federal shut-down with no end in sight. Shutdown typically occurs when the president or Congress continuously fail to sign or pass the legislature. It seems that it is generally a tactic used by one ...

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One step back

Earlier this year, a transgender teen committed suicide. She wrote about losing hope and seeing no way out of her wrong body. This teenager had a fully supportive mother who helped her with starting hormone treatments and incorporating more feminine elements into her life. Despite the support and proactive steps ...

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‘Fahrenheit 11/9’: A Film Review

One of the most controversial documentarians faces off against the Trump administration, but can he rise to the occasion? “Fahrenheit 11/9” is Michael Moore’s companion piece to his 2004 film, Fahrenheit 9/11. While “Fahrenheit 9/11” was a criticism of George W. Bush and the Iraq War, “Fahrenheit 11/9” presents itself ...

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Donald Trump neglects responsibilities to U.S. territory in long-term crisis

Our current president is most remarkable in his total disregard and irresponsibility towards our fellow citizens of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico suffering after category 4 Hurricane Maria slammed into the island on Sept. 20, 2017. As stated on kff.org, Puerto Rico had 3.41 million residents as of July 2016  ...

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Trump’s first year in office has been a can’t-miss drama

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of “American carnage.” A forceful rollback of his predecessor’s achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium. And that was just the first 24 hours. In his first year in office, Donald Trump proved to be a singular figure, ...

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