Other “red” states across the country have Democratic governors, why should Ohio be the exception?

In recent elections, Ohio has been seen as a state that has been trending redder and redder voting for Obama twice during his presidency but reverting to elect Trump by not so narrow margins. Ohio has seen a Republican governor for 26 of the last 30 years with the last…


Why Moderates and Progressive alike will both cost Democrats the majority in Congress if they continue on the path they find themselves on.

Since taking office in January, President Biden has been working with Democrats in Congress to pass his broad and expansive Build Back Better agenda which includes many popular agenda pieces (a permanent Child Tax Credit, allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices, universal pre-k, paid family and medical leave, etc.) as…


Why the progressive left has every right to be angry but is pointing their anger towards the wrong people.

Since taking office earlier this year, President Joe Biden has been working towards fulfilling the promises he made on the campaign trail to the wide coalition of supporters who voted for him all the way from the moderate Republicans who wanted to see Trump ousted all the way to the…


It may be too late to reverse the climate crisis. Our job now will be to mitigate the damages.

It has been over a century since the impact of human activity on climate change was first identified. Svante Arrhenius, a Swedish physicist, chemist, and Nobel Prize winner, first argued at the end of the 19th century that if quantities of carbonic acid — or CO2 — in the atmosphere…


In a bid to be Trump 2.0, Republican candidates for the open Senate seat may be hand-delivering Democrats a winning strategy.

Earlier this year when Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced his retirement, a flurry of speculation about who would run to replace him on both the Democratic and Republican tickets during the 2022 midterm elections sprung up. …


How the political and cultural forces in the United States have pushed us past the point of no return where it's now a question of when, not if, our democracy will fail and is there a way to pull the brake.

Yesterday, January 6, 2021, is a day that will go on the shortlist of dates in which our democracy was shrouded in darkness. Since the election of President Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential election and the beginning of his Presidency in January 2017, Mr. Trump has used harsh rhetoric…


What the last four years can teach us about the very near future

With Joseph R Biden Jr and Kamala Harris formally becoming the President-Elect and Vice President-Elect respectively, it is with a sigh of relief for half the country that Donald J Trump will soon be a former President rather than the current President. Over the last four years, we have seen…


Depending on where you live, your vote may hold more power than others.

As we get closer to the 2020 Presidential Election that is set to take place on November 3rd, 2020, over 85 million Americans have cast their vote either in person or by mail. Some states, like Texas, have already shattered 2016 turnout records and are set to continue growing those…


President Donald Trump’s favorite talking point is misleading and in some cases downright false.

With the impacts of COVID-19 still looming over the United States economy, President Donald Trump has been running on a new campaign message: “Make America Great Again…Again”. His iconic slogan from the 2016 race has made a return appearance overtaking his previous 2020 message of “Keep America Great”. The pandemic…


How changing the rules by then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid led the current Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell to get away with his “court-packing” agenda today.

When our founding fathers gathered to write the Constitution in Philadelphia at the now-famous Independence Hall in 1787, they envisioned a government that had…

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