High Risk, Little Reward: Analyzing The Calls To Impeach Donald Trump

Introduction In the wake of the second Democratic debate, calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump echo across America. Dissatisfied citizens cling to the Democratic candidates’ promises of removing Trump from office, promises that have evolved into a war cry in the early stages of the 2020 elections. However, given the history of impeachment […]

Where’s the Fire? When a National Emergency is an Emergency

The Shutdown Crisis What started as a campaign promise has now grown into an urgent government conflict with American federal employees held as hostages. America has faced and overcome historic crisis ranging from the US steel conflict of 1952 and the postal strike of 1970 to the more recent 9/11. The sitting presidents during these […]

An Empty Promise: Why the Wall is an Impractical Immigration Policy

Funding for President Trump’s border wall may have slipped through the cracks after the government shutdown, but the border wall still remains a contentious issue among politicians. Thus, it will be just as important in the future for Democrats to double-down against Trump’s border wall – an ineffective policy measure riddled with impracticalities. The Current […]

Making America Hateful Again

Trump’s America The current president of the United States, Donald Trump, is notorious for his slogan, “Make America Great Again,” and his confrontational tweets directed to politicians and other public figures who oppose his rhetoric. His extremely direct personality distinguishes him from other members of the government, and many Americans have grown increasingly aware of […]

Robbing The Cradle: The Issues With The Current U.S. Immigration Policy

It seems children are always afraid of being taken away from their parents. We see this theme played out many times in stories aimed at kids, such as Hansel and Gretel. Perhaps because the thought of losing their loving caretaker is the most horrific thought in a child’s mind, creators use it to showcase danger […]

Is It Right To Compare Refugee Internment At The U.S. Border To The Holocaust?

“As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one.” So goes the famous Godwin’s Law, an oft-cited adage written by American author Mike Godwin. It is easy to see where Godwin was coming from. From both sides of the political spectrum, “Nazi” is thrown around like confetti […]