Category Archives: Politics

From #ObamaCare To #TrumpCare: Why You Should #Care

TrumpCare The 2010 Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, tried to reform U.S. healthcare, sparking a divisive, seven-year political battle. Obamacare has failed to collapse, despite Republicans best efforts to undermine it. People like Obamacare. It’s their healthcare. They … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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#IAmWithHer: Why I’m Voting For #HillaryClinton2016

Hillary’s Accomplishments In 30 Years of Public Service Thirty years is a long time to be a public servant. According to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton hasn’t done anything in 30 years. According to “the Donald”, he thinks he can use … Continue reading

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#LeBron James: Why I’m endorsing #HillaryClinton

“Register to vote, Show up to the polls, and Vote For Hillary Clinton.”                         LeBron James endorses Hillary Clinton for president. “We need a president who understands our community … Continue reading

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Voting Rights Act: Exercise Your Right To #Vote on #ElectionDay

Are you registered to vote? I am. I was born in Louisiana at a time when, if you had the wrong skin color and tried to register to vote or cast a ballot, you might be forced to pass a … Continue reading

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President Obama on #Dallas: “We are horrified over these events”

THE WHITE HOUSE With your understanding, I want to begin with a few words about the situation back in the United States, specifically the situation in Dallas, Texas. My team has been keeping me updated throughout the morning of the … Continue reading

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President Obama: “We are better than this.”

Today, President Obama spoke on the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. “I’d just ask folks to step back and think: What if this happened to somebody in your family? How would you feel? To be concerned about … Continue reading

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Brexit Blunder: David Cameron’s Prophetic “Future Of Europe” Speech (28% of registered voters did not vote)

The United Kingdom on Thursday (23 June, 2016) chose to leave the European Union. Official referendum results : 51.9% for ‪Brexit‬ – 48.1% for Remain; The voter turnout was 72.16%; David Cameron announced that he will step down as prime minister by October. FLASHBACK: January … Continue reading

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América Latina, estancada en innovación #MondayMotivation

por Andrés Oppenheimer,  Nuevo Herald, May 11, 2016 “Latinoamérica debe darse cuenta de que vivimos en una economía del conocimiento, y ponerse las pilas en materia de innovación.” La mayoría de los presidentes latinoamericanos se jactan sobre los supuestos logros … Continue reading

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President Obama’s #SupremeCourt Nomination: The confirmation of a Supreme Court #Justice is a Solemn Responsibility

President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination The confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice is a solemn responsibility that the President and the Senate share under the U.S. Constitution. It is not a political opportunity that reflects “left” or “right,” Democrat or … Continue reading

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