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The Young Conservatives of France

If you’re under 30 and conservative, as the saying goes, then you have no heart.  But if you’re over 30 and a liberal, then you have no sense.  Indeed, followers of the political left tend to be a lot younger than their counterparts on the right.  There’s a reason... read more

Can Pepsi Cans Save Protesters?

May first is my birthday.  The presents are always a plus, but the older I get the more I realize it’s just another uneventful day.  Despite their badass new stadium, Sunset Park, It’s long enough into baseball season that we can agree that the Braves will have yet... read more
Everybody Hates United

Everybody Hates United

In the aftermath of the recent United Airlines debacle, the company has come under all sorts of fire: their stock has plummeted, and social media is filled with people describing their own unpleasant experiences with the airline.  Even New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie... read more
Have We Heard the Last of Hillary?

Have We Heard the Last of Hillary?

During one presidential debate last October, Trump and Hillary were asked to name “one positive thing” that they respected about their opponent.  Trump said this about Hillary: even if he disagreed with much of what she was fighting for, she was a fighter, and never... read more
The Baldwin-Trump Feud

The Baldwin-Trump Feud

In the four to eight years of a future Trump presidency, without a doubt many comedians will take jabs at our commander in chief; even before he won the election, celebrities have been showing off their Trump impressions.  Earlier this year, Johnny Depp played him in... read more
Why Travel Boycotts Don’t Work

Why Travel Boycotts Don’t Work

Mississippi and North Carolina both recently passed laws that many have considered anti-LGBT.  This has earned the displeasure of various tourists, bloggers and celebrities, who have decided to not visit those states.  This isn’t the first time that a “travel boycott”... read more

North Korea’s Threats

As the US and South Korea begin their largest-ever military drills, North Korea has threatened “indiscriminate” nuclear strikes on the US and South Korea.  The drills in-question, Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, are an annual event that frequently generate tension, which... read more

Kadyrov, Putin’s Warrior

Chechen leader and former guerrilla commander Ramzan Kadyrov is a figure as flamboyant and polarizing as the man who sponsored him (Putin): fiercely loyal to Putin, Kadyrov has also proven problematic with his brutal tactics and threats to political opponents.  He... read more

North Korea’s Nuclear Testing

Earlier today, North Korea bragged about the “spectacular success” of its first ever hydrogen bomb test.  However, it still isn’t entirely clear if it actually happened.  The US doesn’t think it did, with White House spokesman Josh Earnest saying that the initial... read more

Star Wars and Its Influence

In the current age, fantasy and sci-fi has a major presence and influence in modern pop-culture.  Yet it can be easy for the millennial generation to forget that in their parents’ time, such a canon was hardly in the mainstream, with fantasy, sci-fi and comic books... read more