Friday Favorites – 04.14.2017

Starting with the ever-present political talk, and moving down to some more randomized tidbits, check out what I found interesting, some entirely disturbing, this week. United’s Unfriendly Skies: How one man was forced off a plane due to overbooking. MOAB: Why Did the U.S. Use the ‘Mother of All Bombs’ in Afghanistan? Lawsuit: Coaches Knew About Varsity Rape Hazings: The things that go on in … Continue reading Friday Favorites – 04.14.2017

Friday Favorites – 02.24.2017

Friday Favorites will be a new, running recap of my favorite headlines from the previous week. Whether it be political or scientific, I will simply link some eye-catching news so that those of you who are working 40+ hours a week can still stay in the loop. It might also give you a peek into my interests outside of my own writing. THIS WEEK’S FAVORITES … Continue reading Friday Favorites – 02.24.2017

A Divided Democracy

bi·par·ti·san (adjective) of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other’s policies The US has a famously divided political system, the far right standing opposite the far left. However, we are seemingly missing a crucial link – the center. The idea behind the three-branch government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) was created to instill a balance of power, ensuring … Continue reading A Divided Democracy