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Who is Qualified to Run for President of the United States?

When I was in five-year old kindergarten, our teacher had us participate in a mock poll for the upcoming ’88 election. She set up a private voting area to simulate what the actual polls were like. 775 more words

Current Events

It's Easy to Miss the Inspiration Around You

A few weeks ago, I went to see Kitty Dukakis discuss her book, Shock, about how electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) saved and continues to save her from debilitating depression. 1,135 more words

Musings

Democrats need a lesson in humility. Consider what Mike Dukakis learned.

Donald won. Hillary lost. Now the Democrats face what The New York Times called “a widening breach in their party.”

Perched ever farther on the left is Bernie Sanders, perhaps still smarting from… 531 more words

Politics/Law/Government

How Social Media Makes Politicians More Accountable

By Luke Henderson

Politicians using social media accounts isn’t a new phenomenon, but the current President of the United States has used his in an unparalleled way. 539 more words

Politics

December 13, 1992

So, I was pretty excited about my new blank book. The first entry goes on for like five pages.

It starts out with me blathering for a bit about how all my friends want to get older so they can escape their childhoods and move on, and how I would rather just go back. 1,490 more words

Journal #1