It is a tough time to be a Democrat. And I do not wish to exasperate the current state of progressive pessimism. But much like Al Gore, I am compelled to share a rather inconvenient truth: President Donald Trump is likely to be reelected in 2020.
Yahoo on Sept. 11 released a video on Facebook that advertised the opening of the new Cortlandt Street Subway Station at the World Trade Center in New York City. At 14 seconds into the video, it shows an image accredited to Getty Images, with the caption “Under rubble when the twin towers collapsed in 2011” — which any American knows is false, showing the true definition of media blindness in this generation. In under one hour this video had 185,000 views and only 36 comments, with only six viewers realizing Yahoo’s mistake.
If you had to give secondary education a price, would you instantly think financially or mentally? You can envision their future in a number of ways — a break could be right in front of them, or they could choose to bet it all knowing that a shot is all it takes.
After recently attending the Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial debate, the most sensitive dialogue of the night — gun control — got me thinking. There, candidates Laura Ellsworth, Pennsylvania Sen. Scott Wagner and Paul Mango offered solutions to the problem of gun violence.
Brianna R. Brochu, a freshman of the University of Hartford was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree breach of peace. Normally, when you hear of a freshman getting arrested, it may be due to a citation for underage drinking, but rarely third-degree criminal mischief or second degree breach of peace.
Imagine you fly out to Las Vegas for a weekend getaway. You’re up on your feet, dancing as Jason Aldean is rocking out on the stage or you are walking down the strip, exploring the city. Now, imagine a catastrophic shift from electrifying to petrifying in the blink of an eye.