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Why do the welfare states vote red?

Why do the welfare states vote red?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau the state with the lowest median income, and the highest percentage of people living below the poverty line, is Mississippi. Of the top 20 poorest states in the country, 19 voted to elect Donald Trump, 18 are represented by at least one republican in the senate, and 17 have … Continue reading Why do the welfare states vote red?

Political conversations are important. Deal with it.

Political conversations are important. Deal with it.

Please don't ask me to hold my tongue. In the last 2 days I have seen so many people in so many forums making statements that basically amount to "Trump won, politics is hard, the things they are talking about are boring, I'm just going to pray and hope God handles it, and who really … Continue reading Political conversations are important. Deal with it.

Meet the Death Eaters

Meet the Death Eaters

Over the next few weeks, the Senate will be holding confirmation hearings for He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named's cabinet nominees. So far the hearings for Jeff Sessions (Attorney General Nominee) and Rex Tillerson (Sec. of State Nominee) have been riddled with snappy arguments and frustrating untruths, while the confirmation hearing for Gen. James Mattis (Sec. of Defense Nominee) has … Continue reading Meet the Death Eaters

If We Call It TrumpCare, Will You Shut The F**k Up?

If We Call It TrumpCare, Will You Shut The F**k Up?

Aloha my beautiful reader humans! It's been a while I know, but I took a bit of a break for the holidays! Personally, it was a time for me to deep dive in to some of the things that are going to be on the table in Congress over the next few months, and throughout … Continue reading If We Call It TrumpCare, Will You Shut The F**k Up?

Anything Boys Can Do, I Can Do While Cursing ;)

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from a speech given by a Nigerian Scholar and Author by the name of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche. She said: “We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, you can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be … Continue reading Anything Boys Can Do, I Can Do While Cursing 😉