August 4, 2017 Kennedy Copeland

The parties are changing. The 36th Governor of West Virginia, Jim Justice, announced Thursday night that he will be renouncing his Democratic Party affiliation and will join the Republican Party. At a Donald Trump rally in Huntington on Thursday night, billionaire Governor Jim Justice, and longtime friend of the Trump…

August 2, 2017 Sam Valk

New immigration bill sponsored by Senators Cotton (R-AR) & Perdue (R-GA). President Donald Trump today has announced a new plan to curb illegal immigration into the United States. The plan includes reducing the amount of low skilled labor from entering, which the president says displaces American workers in those jobs….

August 2, 2017 Logan Kolas

Dow Jones reaches record high. When news broke that the 131-year-old Dow had reached a historic peak, supporters at all ends of the political spectrum cheered. The moment of unity quickly evaporated when attempting to assign the credit. Democrats contended that Obama-era policies paved the way for current stock market…

August 2, 2017 Brad Johnson 1Comment

Mr. Maduro goes to Caracas. Venezuela is in a state of waste — of the smelly, flaming variety. Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela is imploding, and he couldn’t give a damn. The Venezuelan Government is rationing food (just as Bernie prefers!) and those who are not privy to Maduro’s favor are hunting stray dogs…

August 1, 2017 Cody Rizzuto

The rules matter.  On Friday and Saturday of last week, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to voice his desire to alter the long standing Senate rules requiring 60 votes to pass legislation through that chamber. Below are the specific tweets referenced: If you are an ardent supporter of Trump…

August 1, 2017 Logan Kolas

Irrational actors rarely make rational decisions. The amount of controversy that has engulfed the Trump Administration is no secret. Accusations of half-hearted legislating, ineffectiveness, and even treason have been levied against the President in the seven months he has held office. Finger pointing and blame shifting have left the American…

August 1, 2017 Cody Rizzuto 1Comment

The lack of transparency is prevalent. Last week local officials on Cincinnati City Council and the Hamilton County Commission announced that they had reached a deal on the Metropolitan Sewer District. The current deal, which has been in place for the last half-century, is set to expire next year and…

August 1, 2017 Brad Johnson

Sometimes the right thing is unpopular. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), just a week after having removed an aggressive brain tumor, and days after delivering a powerful speech in which he called for a return to regular order within the Senate chambers, came under fire last Friday. McCain was the consequential vote in…