Senior VA Official Proudly Displays KKK Grand Wizard Portrait in D.C. Office

“It was just a beautiful print that I had purchased, and I thought it was very nice,” said David Thomas, a senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs, of a portrait of the Ku Klux Klan’s first grand wizard. Inside Thomas’s meticulously decorated office, Nathan Bedford Forrest—a Confederate general, a notorious slave trader andRead More

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Conservative Groups Hijacked Asian American Students’ Struggle for Fair Treatment

Why do Asian Americans consistently suffer from the lowest admission rate to Harvard University? Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), an organization representing Asian American students, raised the question in November 2014. This week, the Ivy League school finally went on trial for its alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants. Every year, Harvard goes through moreRead More

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Once Again, The Trumps Go Back On Their Word

It is not the first time Donald Trump- or one of his children for the matter- has completely taken back and recreated an official statement. It is also not the first time it has been done through a tweet. With worries high about the Trump’s connections to Russia, ties to the Kremlin, and illegal activityRead More

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Appearing on Fox News by mistake, a senator criticized Trump on air

Fox News, which is known for often attempting to defend the Trump administration’s policies, accidentally gave an outlet to the voice they so viciously attempt to silence. On Monday, the news channel was set to interview a Democratic candidate for Congress Ann Kirkpatrick, who had recently caused controversy for supporting actions from the U.S. Immigration andRead More

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Trump Blatantly Refused to Criticize Russia During Meeting with Putin

While U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his distrust of his own intelligence agencies during his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, that fact was not the main takeaway of the summit. When Trump was asked by a reporter whether he blamed Russia for “anything in particular,” he responded that both countries had made mistakes butRead More

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Democrats Create Legislation to Abolish ICE

New legislation has been proposed by Democrats to abolish Immigrations and Custom enforcement. Abolishing ICE has been a strong message from activists and protestors for months. Recently prominent political figures such as Alexa Ocasio-Cortez, Mark Pocan, and Kirsten Gillibrand have also been on board to end the corrupted agency. The new bill has been createdRead More

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Immigration Officials Resort to DNA Testing to Reunite Families

Due to a recent court order, the Department of Health and Human Services is using DNA tests to speed up the process of reuniting immigrant families that have crossed the border. Trump and Pence’s Zero Tolerance immigration policy has led to 2,300 children being separated from their families. With mounting political pressure, and an apparentRead More

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Scott Pruitt’s Reason for Resignation: Ethical Investigation and Major Scandals

Scott Pruit is now under investigation for a number of ethical concerns and conflicts of interest. From spending about 4 million dollars of taxpayer money on personal purchases, being lobbied by a number of companies, to even using federal aides for his wife’s businesses inquiries, Pruitt is facing a great number of controversies.  Because ofRead More

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Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is a 28-year-old educator and politician who has just made history. In a totally grassroots campaign- Cortez has won the primaries in the majority Democratic district of Queens. Cortez won against Joseph Crowley, the incumbent for the district who served in D.C. since 2013. Winning the primaries of New York’s, majority democraticRead More

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From an Ancient Sea Fossil to an Elementary School, Obama’s Legacy Lives On

As each day get worse under the Trump Administration—and I am not talking about Trump simply offending another country’s leader for the 11 millionth time or sending out another tweet full of lies—it’s easy to feel nostalgic for the Obama Administration. From an ancient sea creature to an elementary school, Obama’s legacy shall live on!Read More

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