Tag: Politics

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    An Open Letter To My Dad, In Response To Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

    Nitish Meena Dear Dad, I’ve had a hard time talking to you lately. A really hard time. I’m worried that communicating with you will only get more difficult throughout the next four years, which is sad to me because we have some happy things coming up in the family, weddings and graduations, and I really […]

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    Last Night I Had A Glimpse Of What America Truly Is

    Pixabay / skeeze Last night, I had a vision. Not a dream of what America could be, but a clear, sober glimpse at what America is. The glimpse, I think, is rarer than the dream. It came for me, and I went to it. It whispered to me from further up Fifth Avenue, at midnight. […]

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    You Are Cordially Invited To A Gay Dance Party At Mike Pence’s House

    Getty/UPROXX Before this year, none of us thought we would hear the words “gay dance party” and “Mike Pence” in the same sentence. But, then again, few of us anticipated that the man who happily signed Indiana’s religious freedom bill and believes that conversion therapy is a viable “treatment option” for homosexuals would become Vice […]

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    Here’s All The Pissed Trump Voters Who Are Shocked That He Might Take Away Their Healthcare

    Pixabay / terimakasih0 In the last election there was a ton of confusion over President-elect Donald Trump’s actual policies. We were told to take him “seriously” but not “literally” (LOL) which is apparently leading to some pretty messed up outcomes. In addition, this confusion was not helped by the presence of “fake news” that invented […]

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    This Man Celebrating The End Of Obamacare On FB Didn’t Realize He Was Actually On Obamacare

    Pixabay / Unsplash Misinformation in our country is a really huge problem. Between fake news and voters not informing themselves of politician’s actual policies, the information problem in America is approaching an information catastrophe. For example, roughly 56% of Americans say they disapprove of Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act), but Americans tend to be […]

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    Here Are Some Cold Hard Truths About The 2016 Presidential Election

    Unsplash, Kevin Morris Raise your hand if you’re exhausted by the 2016 presidential election. I consider myself pretty well-educated and solidified in my beliefs, yet I’m still finding myself dazed and confused by the recent political polemics. (Raise your other hand if you caught my movie reference and are now thinking of a young Matthew McConaughey.) Whether […]

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    16 Real Ladies Share Their Unedited Feelings About Donald Trump’s Comments On Women

    Flickr / Gage Skidmore While browsing Reddit, I found this thread in R/AskWomen about the comments of Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump. Trump was recorded on a hot mic discussing sexually predatory behavior in 2005. His comments were followed by accusations of sexual assault from over twelve different women. The media and politicians are […]

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    Hillary Clinton’s Response To A Girl Who Wants Her Name To Be ‘Lillary’ Offers A Dose Of Real Inspiration

    Getty/Facebook Whether you love or hate Hillary Clinton, there’s one thing you’ve got to admit: She’s fantastic at getting in touch with the individual voter. She’s on every major station, yes, but she’s also spoken to local radio stations, embraced smaller media outlets, and has even given interviews to publications no one (not even the […]