Thursday, May 13, 2021

Sophia Lieuw-Kie-Song

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FILIBUSTER 101

THE SENATE’S CONTROVERSIAL DEBATE  For the last several months, Democrats and Republicans have been debating the existence of one of the signature traits of the United States Senate: the filibuster.  The filibuster is made possible by the long-standing tradition of unlimited debate. The practice is used to prolong debate and delay...

AMERICA’S POLITICAL POWER COUPLES

HOW MARRIAGE CAN HELP POLITICIANS  Though there is often only one name on the ballot, the power that ‘dynamic duos’ in politics hold can’t be understated. The advantages and connections these relationships form help each party to advance their careers and provide them a larger platform in which to achieve...

YOU CAN SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE AND STILL THINK BLACK LIVES MATTER

THIS PAST YEAR SHOWED A MASSIVE AWAKENING IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INJUSTICE, BUT HAS UNFORTUNATELY LED TO A DIVIDED COUNTRY As Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests and demonstrations struck the nation last summer, many thought the dilemma was obvious: you’re either on the law enforcement’s side or you support Black...

LOVE AND POLITICS

ARE YOUR POLITICAL STANDPOINTS A DEALBREAKER?  Everyone knows the common relationship deal breakers: bad hygiene, cheating, and different goals for the future; But something else is quickly becoming one of the biggest red flags that could hinder a relationship: their political opinion.  No election cycle has proven more divisive than that...