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Puerto Rican Statehood

Recently, Puerto Rican voters again backed U.S. statehood in its fifth referendum of the sort. Due to a boycott of the election, voter turnout was at a low of 23 percent. 616 more words

Economy

Is This a Solution to a Federal Problem?

I like many Americans voted for Trump for pragmatic reasons. I supported Ted Cruz through the primaries, because I believed he was the best chance to curb the growth of the federal government. 925 more words

Current Events

With Us or Against Us

Last week, during PBS NewsHour’s “political analysis” segment, David Brooks mentioned (paraphrase) that politics has slowly creeped into every facet of our daily lives, instead of just politics. 125 more words

Politics & Society

“Buy American, Hire American”

“Buy American, Hire American”

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, will sign an executive order prioritizing Americans over foreign workers. This order will be directed towards federal agencies that recommend changes to the temporary visa program known as the H-1B visa. 508 more words

Political Correctness

Seven Myths of the Civil War: An Interview with Dr. Wesley Moody

When I first began teaching at Florida State College at Jacksonville in 2010, Dr. Wesley Moody was a senior historian who became both my mentor and my friend. 2,591 more words

Nevada's legislature just passed Medicaid for all

❝ Nevada, with little fanfare or notice, is inching toward a massive health insurance expansion — one that would give the state’s 2.8 million residents access to a public health insurance option.

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Health

Nevada Disobeys the Feds, Passes Revolutionary Law to Grow Commercial Hemp

(TFTP) Nevada became the latest state to defy the federal government’s apparent “War on Nature” by legalizing commercial industrial hemp production on Friday. 523 more words

Cannabis