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Republican New Proposal Aims to Make Service Members Pay for their GI Bill Benefits

Republicans are trying to drain a couple extra pennies out of service members. Every day, republicans manage to sink a little lower. Republican Phil Roe, R-Tenn., a House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman, drafted legislation that would remove $2,400 from military paychecks to secure post-military education benefits. MilitaryTimes article The post-911 GI Bill today, offers full tuition to a four year state college, plus a monthly housing stipend to any service member with at least three years of… Keep Reading

Why do so Many Republican Politicians get Arrested for Prostitution with Little Boys?

The other day, former Republican Senator Ralph Shortey appeared in court on charges regarding child prostitution. The judge ordered the senator to stay away from his seventeen-year-old MALE victim and to stay off social media. Shortey pleads not guilty to three massive charges. engaging in child prostitution engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church transporting a minor for prostitution. Unless his political career gets him some slack, Shortey can go to prison for 25… Keep Reading

Trump’s Victory Will Turn out to be the Greatest Thing that Ever Happened to Democrats, Because it Will Turn out to be the Worst Thing to ever Happen to Republicans

Victory. Trump’s victory will be the final nail in republican’s already rotted coffin. Before the election, I literally wrote an article a day, about how decimated the republican party was. I wrote how delirious the republican party was for nominating Donald Trump. Two years ago, Donald Trump would be somewhere high on my list of least likely presidential candidates. Every day during the election, another horrendous scandal filtered through the media. Trump was the defendant… Keep Reading

As Trump Slashes Pell Grants in Budget, Millions of People Will be Deprived Education

 Pell Grants have been giving hope to American high school students since 1972. According to a USA Today article, USAToday article, The program sends up to $5,920 to students in families that earn less than $40,000 a year, prioritized for families earning closer to $20,000 or less. A key difference between a Pell grant and a loan is that students don’t have to pay back the grants. Pell grants are the largest expense in the… Keep Reading

Trump’s Reduction in Aid to United Nations Will Cause Millions of More People to Starve to Death

Donald Trump has pledged to reduce American funding to the United Nations. I doubt that sentence bothered most conservatives. Considering that America is the country that donates the most to the United Nations, which feeds the starving and protects the abused, this world is about to become a lot more “un-Christian”. Most people who call themselves members of “the religious right”, would gladly ignore the callous degradation of humanity, as long as a republican is… Keep Reading

Introduction: An Analysis of Trump’s Biggest Campaign Lies – The Reasons he got Elected

Ever since Trump’s first campaign speech, when he vowed to build a wall and kick out all of those Hispanics and Muslims, I kept writing articles about how unlikely it was that such promises would ever happen. Trump has already failed to deliver on all of the promises that he made. This is the first article of a series, discussing each of those promises. He appealed to those that are angry. Trump supporters are angry… Keep Reading

Trump Wants to End Liberal Arts Education

As you read this article, Trump’s administration is actively trying to make it more difficult for liberal art students to get a loan. Trump’s administration thinks that they know better than people who study philosophy or anthropology or psychology or arts. ‘Don’t waste your time,’ Donald Trump says. After all, liberal art graduates have the sixth highest unemployment rate of college graduates.According to this republican-know-it-all wisdom, women also are stupid and can’t decide for themselves… Keep Reading

Trump Begins Killing Beloved Programs Like PBS in Order to Save Friends and Family Members Cash

One of Trump’s many campaign promises was to kill Big Bird. Now that Representative Mick Mulvaney has been nominated and accepted as budget director, the Trump administration has about nine programs they are going to eliminate such as, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Legal Services Corporation, AmeriCorps and the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities. These are all beloved programs. Also, these programs only cost our government a tiny fraction compared to what… Keep Reading

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Republicans Don’t Want us to be Smarter than a Fifth Grader, Sixth Graders Question Authority

Do republicans really want us to be smarter? I’m sure some of you scoffed after reading such a sentence. Of course our leaders want us to be smarter. But you can’t deny that republicans do better with a population of less educated people. It is harder to trick someone who is more educated. Not like education automatically makes one smarter, but educated people are more likely to question things, and not accept everything that is… Keep Reading

Our Nation’s Education Secretary Gets an F in Grammar But an A in Destroying Public Education

The Education Secretary used to be a position of honor and respect. Once upon a time, you can rest assured, that whoever sat in that seat was the embodiment of the American educational system. After all, it is the job of the United States Secretary of Education to advise the president on any policies and programs that relate to education. (Also this position is fifteenth in line to fill in for Trump) Wikipedia   Besty Devos,… Keep Reading

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