Continuing a worrying pattern, yet another member of Trump’s White House has gotten the boot. This time the person of note is Anthony Scaramucci, the White House Communications Director, appointed just 10 days ago. “The Mooch” as he was nicknamed made a big splash in DC, but has spent the past couple of days mired … Continue reading Chaos in Trump’s White House: Anthony Scaramucci Removed After Only 10 Days
Politicon, a two day event in Pasadena, California took place this weekend, acting as the Comic Con for the who’s who in politics. Although there were plenty of big names there from both sides of the American political spectrum, like Roger Stone and Chelsea Handler, the big draw for folks at home was the debate … Continue reading Why Cenk Uygur Lost and Americans Won at Politicon This Year
Just yesterday, J.K. Rowling, arguably the most popular living author, made it a point to slander the President of the United States based off a tweet she saw on her timeline. Without taking just two seconds to verify that what she was sharing was indeed true, Rowling posted to her millions of followers that President … Continue reading How J.K. Rowling Showed Our Society Has a Lying Problem
After timidly checking every local retailer for the past few months, I finally managed to find a single Nintendo Switch that was actually on sale. Upon first announcement, I was excited for this new hybrid console to come out, half because I finally wanted to hop back into the Nintendo ecosystem, and half because I … Continue reading Nintendo Switch: Initial Reviews & Impressions
There has been a lot going on inside the Trump White House these past few days, and it’s not easy to put a finger on what exactly is the cause for all the tension. Between Trump publicly backstabbing AG Sessions, Scaramucci’s witch hunt for leakers, and the triangle of tension Scaramucci, Priebus, and Bannon, there’s … Continue reading Dangers of Pragmatism: Trouble in Trump’s White House
As you’ve probably seen or heard already today, President Trump made the decision to ban transgender people from joining the military. He made the announcement, as he almost always does, on his infamous Twitter account, and stated that he had come to the decision after talking to several U.S. generals. As to be expected from … Continue reading Trump’s Military Transgender Ban: Justified or Prejudice?
Waking up every morning and checking the news has become a more and more dangerous dice roll on my mental health. I’ve come to learn how to handle the fact that the media is never going to let the Trump/Russia fable go, and that no matter the accomplishments, conservatives will always be perceived as evil … Continue reading Why Do People Still Defend Obamacare?
I was staying away from reporting on the insanity that’s been going on in Israel lately because all of the news stories involved small events that all fed into a larger story. I’m still waiting on these events to unfold, as the violent situation that’s been rising again is far from over, but after the … Continue reading Israel Takes Down Metal Detectors as Palestinian Unrest Grows
When I first read the reviews for Dunkirk, I thought it was odd that every outlet seemed to be saying the same few things about it. After seeing the film though, it makes sense why. This isn’t really a movie you can describe without sounding like a shell-shocked loon. Stumbling out of that theater my … Continue reading Dunkirk Review: The Film Nolan Was Meant to Make
My hopes were raised before being immediately dashed today when I read rumors that Ben Affleck might be stepping down from playing the Caped Crusader after Justice League. These rumors were immediately rebutted by Ben Affleck himself at Comic Con, but to my surprise the internet wasn’t really satisfied by this. A cursory look … Continue reading Top 5 People I’d Rather See Play Batman