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A Twisted Tragedy

An illustration of the physical appearance of the mysterious Fluffy.
May 11, 2016

The day began with a bright sunshine upon her dreamy face. With one eye, Ines looked around only to illustrate her showed expression once she looked at her surroundings. From her white walls, neat closet,...

Teenagers and Communism

A look into the archive of one of the many blogs I have observed, the URL being “red-american”, if anybody might be curious to witness one small example of this odd and sudden surge of disillusioned socialists.
November 20, 2013

As an atypical American teenage girl I avidly asses a spectrum of different outlets, social and news-based, specifically on the internet. As someone who frequents the website Tumblr.com, I have noticed...

In Their Name: A Day of Honor

“Serving in the military is a privilege!” Major Kelly said.
November 11, 2013

Have you ever heard the phrase the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month? The majority of the people who have don't know that it originates from the signing of the armistice between the allied forces...

NSA Spying

Europe considers sanctions against the NSA over reports that it was spying on its citizens and leaders
November 1, 2013

Recently, the European Union has sent delegates to Washington to discuss reports that the NSA has been recording phone calls from multiple allied countries such as Germany’s president and citizens from...

Friday Links: Why Did the Government Shutdown?

The government shutdown lasted far longer than recommended due to dispute over the spending bill. The number of government owned businesses and organizations that were paused continued to grow in response, so YouTube news channel Sourcefed’s Joe Barreta and Lee Newton reported on what one could and could not do during the government shutdown.
October 23, 2013

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...

Friday Links: What Is Up With Our Government?

As the fiscal year ends, Congress neglects to pass a spending bill to fund the government, leading to a government shutdown. Eliot Morgan from YouTube's Sourcefed channel explains what exactly is happening on Capitol Hill for the time being.
October 17, 2013

At the end of the government’s fiscal year, September 30, the Congress has refused to pass the spending bill that funds the government, an event that has not occurred since 1995. The House Republicans...

Friday Links: Negotiations in Syria

September 20, 2013

Over the weekend Secretary John Kerry announced the agreement to the Russian proposal to dispose of the Syrian chemical weapons without military force against President al-Assad. The proposal calls...

Friday Links: What’s Happening in the World?

Junior Deborah Welch glues over the red, white, and blue of the American flag, morphing the top superpower’s national symbol into its close competitor’s flag.
September 17, 2013

Syria Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, the refugee crisis within the country has become an international matter. In July, the United Nations declared that the crisis is so horrendous...

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