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Trump Declares Papa John’s ‘Fake Pizza’

Trump Declares Papa John’s ‘Fake Pizza’

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 154 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

After failing to receive his order of pizza within 30 minutes of ordering, President Trump slammed the pizza giant Papa John’s on his twitter page, declaring their pizza ‘fake pizza’. A few minutes following his initial declaration, Trump again took to his twitter denouncing Domino’s Pizza as...

Do You Agree with the Presidential Candidates?

Do You Agree with the Presidential Candidates?

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 121 views
Filed under News, Showcase

With the upcoming presidential election in November, it would be wise to learn everything about each presidential nominee and what they stand for, not just basing your vote off their behavior. If you don’t have time to do extensive research on each nominee, here is a brief overview of who the major...

George H.W. Bush Allegedly Says he will Vote for Hillary Clinton

George H.W. Bush Allegedly Says he will Vote for Hillary Clinton

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 139 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Former President George H.W. Bush plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November, according to a Facebook post on Monday by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland and niece of John F. Kennedy. In response to the post, Jim McGrath, a spokesman for Bush, said in a statement tha...

President Reagan’s Shooter Released After 35 Years

President Reagan’s Shooter Released After 35 Years

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 119 views
Filed under News, Showcase

2016 marks 35 years since John W. Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan outside of a Washington D.C hotel. He was shot in the chest and suffered from a punctured lung. 2016 also marks the year Reagan’s “would-be assasinator” is released. Hinckley’s judge allowed John...

Hillary Clinton’s Health Concerns

Hillary Clinton’s Health Concerns

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016 • 230 views
Filed under News, Showcase

After leaving early from a 9/11 commemoration ceremony in New York City, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton left voters with concerns regarding her health. Clinton has been noticeably coughing throughout her campaign, and left the ceremony on Sunday with reports of feeling “overheated....

Results of Super Tuesday

Results of Super Tuesday

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 403 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Every four years, coming along with the presidential election, there is an event called Super Tuesday, a day where the greatest number of U.S. states hold primary elections and caucuses. This year, Super Tuesday was on March 1st and had an outcome similar to what was expected. Thousands of people ...

The Presidential Marathon

The Presidential Marathon

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 383 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

On March 23, Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to announce a campaign for the presidency in 2016. Since then over 20 people have announced their intention to make it to the White House, and several have dropped out. It is a month before the primaries begin, yet there have been multiple...

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015 • 484 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

President Barack Obama announced on September 18th that he will be running for another term as president in 2016. During a 2 hour long speech, President Obama declared “I am officially in the race, not as a Democrat, but as an Independent. For eight years, I have been constrained and defined by my part...

All Hail Yeezus

All Hail Yeezus

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor
September 18, 2015 • 426 views
Filed under Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

All hail Yeezus! America you better start getting used to praying to our all mighty lord, Kanye West. As of August 30, 2015, after the duration of a twelve minute long speech, in which he clearly stated, “I’m not no politician, bruh,” Kanye West concluded with the announcement of his campaign...

Debates Are Coming Up Soon

Debates Are Coming Up Soon

Bailey Young, Staff Writer
September 10, 2015 • 373 views
Filed under News, Showcase

With 2016 rolling up, the presidential candidates prepare themselves to run for office. Elections have everything to do with disagreeing, arguing, and rivals. Some people want republicans to win this election, and other people want Democrats to win this election. Citizens predict who will win, who will...

Secret Service Director Resigns After Controversy

Secret Service Director Resigns After Controversy

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
February 23, 2015 • 316 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout both of President Obama’s terms, the Secret Service has suffered many mishaps, causing Congress and the First Family to lose faith in the agency and its former director, Julia Pearson, who resigned in late September 2014.  Most recently, a drunken U.S. government worker crashed a drone onto the White House grounds, raising questions about the Secret Service’s protective measures. The long string of incidents began in November 2009, when two aspiring reality ...

Friday Links: Why Did the Government Shutdown?

Friday Links:  Why Did the Government Shutdown?

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor
October 23, 2013 • 497 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

Under the Constitution, Congress must pass laws to spend money. If Congress cannot agree on a spending bill by the end of the fiscal year (September 30) the government does not have the legal authority to spend money, leading to a government shutdown. In the case of this year’s government shutdown, Congress and the ...

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