Tag Archives: democracy

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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Don’t Stand for a “Flawed Democracy”

It hasn’t even been a full week under President Trump and the US has been downgraded from a full to a “flawed democracy”.

I wasn’t happy with the election results, but I decided to give Trump a chance and see whether he and a GOP led Congress can make some positive change.

It is very sad to say that the hope I held is already almost fully diminished.

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Has the Two Party System Done More Harm Than Good?

Despite the elections being over, the country still appears to be embroiled in political disputes concerning President-Elect Trump and how the system to elect the President of the United States needs revamping.

In an earlier article, we analyzed the Electoral College System. This time, we will be taking a look at the two party system of Democrats vs Republicans and how it may have done more harm than good to national politics.

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Egyptians Need Stability and Representation

Egypt is on the brink of civil war and the military must move quickly to establish national reconciliation among all Egyptians.

Mohamed Morsi was democratically-elected as president by a majority of the people, and must be allowed to go free to begin the process of reconciliation. While terrorism and extremism should not be allowed, the Islamic perspective should be represented in Egypt’s government.

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Moscow, It’s Time for Change in Syria!

Syrian Rebels. Russia may be capable of pressuring the Syrian government into stepping down, allowing for a chance for a democratic Syria

Neither Assad nor the rebels want peace talks, so there’s no point for the international community to hold them. While Assad’s dynasty must come to a close, I’m not thrilled about the Al Qaeda-backed rebels either.

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