Eeeep. So this is it. The long awaited election post. Honestly, I’ve been putting off this analysis: it’s just too depressing. There’s a lot of things we could talk about from Putin literally rigging the election, to why Trump is unfit to be Commander in Chief, but I’m not even going to go there right […]Read more "So here we are…"
Hello friends and Happy New Year! I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted on this blog, and I’m sure you all missed me very much 😉 College apps have been very time consuming, and senior year is a lil rough. But never fear! I have new years resolutioned to blog once a week, which means […]Read more "Oh Happy Day"
Disclaimer: Gary Johnson is an idiot. I don’t care if you plan to pursue a completely isolationist policy as president (which Johnson does not), you need to at least know who the leaders of other countries are. So to be clear, I would never want Gary Johnson to be my president. However, if I could […]Read more "An Unpopular Opinion: Gary Johnson 2016"
Hi everyone! Last year I took APUSH– AP United States History. It was a challenging class, but one I definitely enjoyed. At the end of the year, our final project was to write a research paper. I chose to write mine (surprise, surprise), about the history of the Republican party. Why? Mostly because I am […]Read more "The Cycles of the Republican Party"
I decided to try out something practically unheard of in today’s politics: listening to the other side. I personally think it is incredibly important to be educated on both sides of an issue before deciding on your own; however, even I must admit, it is oftentimes difficult to do so. Biases and preconceptions tend to get in […]Read more "An Interview with a Trump Supporter"
For the first time in my life, I am so so so proud to be from Connecticut. I am so proud of both of my senators for standing up an actually doing something in the face of senseless gun violence. Senators Murphy and Blumenthal, I applaud you. Furthermore I thank Senator Booker of New Jersey […]Read more "The Filibuster"
Recently I had the opportunity to interview Jack Abramoff, former lobbyist. Before his 2004 scandal broke, Abramoff was one of the top lobbyists in Washington. His influenced extended to the president himself, George W. Bush. His firm Grenberg Trauig had large influence over 100+ congressional offices. In 2004, the scandal broke. Abramoff and Michael Scanlon […]Read more "An Interview with Jack Abramoff"