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Our Personal Asshole

Our Personal Asshole

“During the resulting chat with host Steve Doocy, the president repeatedly and lavishly praised North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, with whom he met earlier this week, remarking: “He’s the head of a country—and I mean he’s the strong head. He speaks and his people sit up in attention. I want my people to do the same.” At other parts of the interview, Trump referred to FBI leadership as “scum,” denied rumors his wife Melania underwent facelift surgery, and suggested…

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Time to Wake Up, Folks

Time to Wake Up, Folks

There is a saying, where there is no law, there is a lawyer and where there is a law, there is a lawyer. Get It? We have a three branch government and the reason for that, from my understanding as a citizen, is so each branch of the government checks the other branch to make sure that no one group has complete power over activities in the United States. At least that’s what I remember from my high school civics…

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Education or Profit?

Education or Profit?

Introduction The free market economy has redefined education. Once upon a time, in a world far, far away, one without neoliberal capitalism and a market economy, a person could get a real education. Whether it was an undergraduate degree or a doctoral degree, it reflected a person’s ability to contribute to a field of study with significant research and to develop programs that could improve the state of affairs. Education was considered a state of mind, a lifelong learning process….

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What’s So Different about Trump?

What’s So Different about Trump?

As we move into Week three of the new presidency, the number of faux pas has exceeded all other presidencies. Supporters of Trump will say that he is just settling in to his new role and everything will be fine. They support his inconsistent, impromptu decisions because there are few choices other than to admit they screwed up and elected him or actually agree with those whom they have disdained for the past 8 years: the Democrats. Wow! The latter…

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