For those unaware, the vote in Spain for an independent Catalonia took place, and although official results have yet to be released, polls indicate that 90% of voters chose for Catalonia to leave Spain. The elections themselves have been one of the largest arenas for corruption and crony governmental power, as scores of controversies have … Continue reading Is the Spain Split Another Brexit?
I’ve tried catching up on recent events lately through major news outlets, and I realized that I totally forgot how ineffective major sources are at covering actually relevant stories. While I was concerned about whether or not we’ll see an independent Catalonia or not, as well as looking for more news on the recent terror … Continue reading Why Modern News Feels So Ineffective
In yesterday’s post, I asked readers to vote on whether or not they found drone strikes to be ethical. I intentionally left the details on the matter vague, because I wanted to see what the initial reactions would be to such a question. To my surprise, none of those who voted marked “no”, and most … Continue reading U.S. Pushes Boundaries of Power With Libya Drone Strike
In a change up for this week, I'm going to ask readers to vote before I wrote the blog. If you could vote on this blog, over whether or not you find drone strikes ethical, I'll write about the results, as well as some input over the Trump administration's recent attacks in Libya. Please vote … Continue reading Are Drone Strikes Ethical?
The weather in Texas has been exactly what you’d expect from the Lone Star State lately, with the daily forecast being reduced to a jumble of worthless adjectives and predictions. In just a few hours, Texas goes from burning hot, to pouring rain, to sticky humidity, and back to being burning hot again. On the … Continue reading Why Fall is the Best Season
Continuing a recent trend that won’t seem to stop, Alabama incumbent senator Luther Strange lost his senate seat to the anti-establishment candidate, Roy Moore. While this might not seem like such a big deal, it’s actually huge, as President Donald Trump, as well as Senator Mitch McConnell both endorsed Strange heavily, pumping plenty of money … Continue reading America Continues to Buck the Establishment as Luther Strange Loses Alabama Seat
If you’ve been watching the news, following on Twitter, or are just a fan of the NFL, then you’ve probably seen the absolute meltdown occur between the President of the United States and seemingly every major football team. Essentially, President Trump went on a series of Twitter rants, first disinviting NBA player Steph Curry from … Continue reading Why NFL Players Shouldn’t Kneel During the Anthem
In years past, the public didn’t care as much about what their leaders had to say, and they cared even less when all those leaders gathered together at UN meetings and hashed out redundant bureaucracy. Now though, it feels like more people than ever are glued to their screens, eager to see what the President … Continue reading Israeli PM Netanyahu Calls Out Iran and UN in Tuesday Speech
Quite possibly the worst thing that happened to the Trump White House in the past couple of months was the quitting/firing of Steve Bannon from the President’s inner circle. While many moderate conservatives attempted to excuse or mock Trump’s connection with more populist platforms like Breitbart and Infowars, I think all of them clearly failed … Continue reading If Trump Isn’t Careful, He’ll Lose His Entire Support Base