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You’re fired! Why the turnover rate of Trump’s White House is higher than any other administration before it.

Something’s been up with the White House lately. Turn on any major news network and the same big bold letters tend to scroll across the screen accompanied by a news anchor’s serious stare eyeing down the camera. This person resigned? Another fired? It seems as though every other day some US official is suddenly out of a […]

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The US Government just shut down. Now what?

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s Inauguration as President. Thousands are marching in the streets, Congress has run out of money, and the government just shut down. Here’s how it works: each fiscal year, until congress comes up with a detailed budget resolution, federal funding is allocated month by month, through a type […]

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Trump Blocks US Citizens on Twitter; Gets Sued

Word got out a few weeks ago that several of Donald Trump’s blocked Twitter users were taking him to court. While this seems crazy at first, it might actually hold water, thanks to the provisions of the First Amendment to the Constitution.  In a nutshell, the official suit papers claim that Trump’s Twitter account has […]

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Why Haven’t We Heard More from Reince Priebus?

Since Richard Nixon’s Presidency, no Commander in Chief has succeeded without an effective Chief of Staff. The failures and shortcomings that highlighted both the Ford and Carter Administrations seemed to leave one thing clear; a modern president can not efficiently govern his or her nation, without delegating some important but mundane tasks to a loyal […]

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Trump and Trade Do Not Go Well Together

Donald Trump came out recently with arguably his first real decision on his relatively protectionist, isolationist and anti-globalist foreign policy. He decided to withdraw the United States of America from the negotiation process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Firstly, the scope and extent of the TPP must be noted: It would reduce prices on imported consumer […]