Category Archives: Current Events

Newsworthy – Sep 21st, 2018

Investors high on Canadian companies in the marijuana industry, Google’s operating system to be featuring in millions of cars, US reduction of refugee admission ceiling, and a billionaire to travel commercially around the moon.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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Newsworthy – Aug 24th, 2018

Consequences of hospital profit targets, Harley Davidson to appeal to a new rider,  economists weigh in on current policies, the impact of rising sea levels on the real estate market, and the benefits of playing team sports.

Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

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Hypocrisy at NRA Convention feat Trump & Pence

What might have once been considered minor news, or no news at all, is now making the rounds on social media sites and sparking further conversation regarding gun control laws and the NRA.

The NRA will be hosting a convention this coming Friday (5/4/18) in Dallas, Texas, where Vice President Pence and President Trump are scheduled to appear and speak. Because of the attendance of Pence and Trump, the Secret Service has called for a complete weapon ban at the event; including firearms.

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Republicans: Stop Allowing GOP Leadership Decide Your Ideology

This is my appeal to Republican voters. There are many issues that have become partisan over the years that simply put, should not be.

Below I have highlighted only two issues: Climate Change and Gun Control.

Both are very divisive.

My argument below is to highlight how, despite evidence to support making policy changes to minimize climate change while increasing gun control, Republicans have made it a part of the GOP ideology to oppose or deny both topics.

This is not an attack against Republicans, or conservatives. It is a request that citizens not allow their party of choice to define their individual ideologies.

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Why Trump’s Election Win is a Good Thing

President Trump has been in office for over 100 days. Since he has passed that milestone (which many decry as a horrible way to measure the progress of a new administration), the barrage of criticism has only grown.

Much of the negative press is based off of the blunders, leaks, and shady dealings that have become an almost constant dark cloud hovering over the Trump administration.

This article is not going to discuss the bias prevalent in many news channels, whether for or against President Trump. Neither will I discuss the divisive nature of the campaign, election win, and time in power thus far.

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