Bill Gates Challenges Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax

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Many have attacked Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare-for-All plan for being too expensive, claiming the program would add trillions to the national debt. Warren’s answer is a wealth tax of 6% on fortunes above 1$ billion. Advocates of all universal healthcare proposals make the point that a country as wealthy as the US should be able to […]

Bernie Sanders Releases Marijuana Legalization Plan

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Bernie Sanders revealed a plan to legalize marijuana on the federal level through executive action in 100 days. The plan also has mechanisms for limiting the industry by labeling marijuana a controlled substance so it can be regulated for safety and ban targeting young people. The plan also seeks to alleviate the racial injustices caused […]

Taylor Swift Goes Political in her VMA Speech

Taylor Swift certainly does not take a literal interpretation of her single, “You Need to Calm Down.” The singer went full out political during her acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards for her “Pride Hymn” video.  She railed against the current lack of recognition for the LGBTQ Equality Act petition by President Trump’s […]

Sean Spicer to be on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ 28th Season

Sean Spicer, President Trump’s first White House Press Secretary, will be on the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars.  The show typically includes celebrities from the worlds of sports, TV, movies and music, but has had other Republican contestants including Tim DeLay, former Texas Congressman in season 9, Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, […]

Spring 2019 Hong Kong Protests

Recent protests in Hong Kong occurred over a bill which would allow Hong Kong residents to be brought to court in mainland China for actions done in Hong Kong. More specifically, protesters in Hong Kong are concerned that freedom of expression is under attack because of fears that Hong Kong critics of China’s government might […]