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It comes to no surprise that many of the people who voted for Trump have come to regret this decision, given the choices he has made during the last few weeks following the election. This is in all likelihood because the President-elect has revoked several campaign promises and has elected politicians to his cabinet that contradict his promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington. While we predicted that a day would come when even the hardcore Trump supporters would become woke to Trump’s hypocrisy, that...
This week, more than 82 innocent civilians were executed in the Syrian city of Aleppo by pro-government troops. According to NPR, many of the people executed were in makeshift medical facilities, or attempting to flee from the troops that were on the verge of recapturing the city. Jens Laerke, the spokesperson for the United Nations humanitarian office, called the events a "complete meltdown of humanity." In an attempt to allow citizens to evacuate the city, a cease-fire was called between Russia and Turkey on Tuesday. But...
In another blow to reproductive rights in the US, Oklahoma has passed a law that requires businesses such as restaurants, public schools and hospitals to display anti-choice signage in their restrooms. It’s just one of the provisions of the Humanity of the Unborn Child Act that the Legislature passed in June “for the purpose of achieving an abortion-free society.” The Legislature has provided $0 in funding for the signage, so the costs, an estimated $2.3 million, will fall to the businesses themselves. Several complaints from businesses...
BINGE is a new independently released indie-comedy pilot created by Angela Gulner based on her decade long battle with bulimia.Different from many beauty trends (large breasts, flat chests, round butts, long blonde hair, pixie cuts) one holy grail remains: being thin. It is our elusive goal and ever-lasting trap; for even when achieved, we must struggle to maintain. Unlike many achievements, one can never be satisfied with it, for the slimmer one becomes, the more avid their desire to reach perfection. It serves as both...
Okay we've got good news and bad news. The good news is, on Tuesday Ohio Governor John Kasich vetoed the state's "heartbeat bill," which would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Heartbeats can be heard as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, which would make abortion almost entirely illegal in Ohio, and award the state the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation. The bad news is that John Kasich is still John Kasich, and on the same day he signed into law a...