Donald Trump names General James Mattis as next Defense Secretary

After lots of rumors and predictions, President-elect Donald Trump announced he is nominating retired four-star general James Mattis as his Secretary of Defense. Mattis has been a vocal opponent of the Obama administration. Trump’s appointment of Mattis echoes his intention of taking a tougher stance against U.S. enemies abroad, especially Iran. Trump made the announcement during a rally in Cincinnati. “We are going to appoint … Continue reading Donald Trump names General James Mattis as next Defense Secretary

Donald Trump’s claims of ‘illegal voters’ backs Jill Stein’s recount

While condemning the recount spearheaded by Jill Stein, Donald Trump has now alleged voter fraud, which could actually support the effort. Despite winning the election, Donald Trump has now alleged voter fraud, which he says cost him the popular vote. This sudden outburst comes as Green Party candidate Jill Stein announced that she would seek a recount in Wisconsin. Trump criticized Stein for the recount effort, … Continue reading Donald Trump’s claims of ‘illegal voters’ backs Jill Stein’s recount

Election 2016 defies logic

Election Day has finally arrived, people are lining making the decision as to which direction America should go. Should America be focused on job creation with Donald Trump as president or should America continue to build upon Obamacare and the policies of President Obama, with Hillary Clinton as president, as some would view a Clinton presidency? Today is the day!! #Decision2016 Reality Star versus Career Politician … Continue reading Election 2016 defies logic

Election 2016 – Live Coverage

Election Day has finally arrived, people are lining making the decision as to which direction America should go. Should America be focused on job creation with Donald Trump as president or should America continue to build upon Obamacare and the policies of President Obama, with Hillary Clinton as president, as some would view a Clinton presidency? Today is the day!! #Decision2016 Reality Star versus Career Politician … Continue reading Election 2016 – Live Coverage

Trump Slowly Winning Back Millennials

Hillary Clinton’s recent revive of emailgate has narrowed her lead over Donald Trump among millennials, just weeks before the presidential election. Clinton still leads significantly among millennials, according to the latest USA Today poll. In the last few weeks, Clinton’s lead support from millennials has dropped six points, from 68% to 62%. Clinton has had strong support from millennials for most of the campaign. She … Continue reading Trump Slowly Winning Back Millennials

The Intersection of Politics and Social Media

Modern day campaigning is all about social media. We’re so used to seeing candidates drop a thousand points in key media markets and later winning elections. In today’s world, 140 characters on Twitter can be as powerful if not more powerful, than the traditional methods, in the right hands. Social media has grown because of declining trust in big institutions by young voters. When a … Continue reading The Intersection of Politics and Social Media

Republicans Obsession With Big Government

While it comes to no surprise, I am a conservative Republican. If you have been following the 2016 election, Republicans have been screaming about big government. Big government is the Republican’s favorite boogeyman. They always say big government sucks, and want to fight big government. I’m a conservative and I’m skeptical of big government because I believe in accountability. I don’t believe government is being … Continue reading Republicans Obsession With Big Government

Republican Party Failing To Woo Millennial Voters

Millennials have seen Republicans as close-minded, old fashioned and not tech savvy. The world is changing and the politicians have failed to keep up. Millennials are moving toward living in densely populated area and away from rural areas. Their political impact is just beginning to be felt. The millennials have not exercised their political weight, because some of them are not old enough to vote. … Continue reading Republican Party Failing To Woo Millennial Voters

Trump campaign gets boost from FBI announcement

The surprise announcement from the FBI that they are looking into newly discovered Clinton emails has given the Trump campaign a boost heading into the general election. Donald Trump has attached himself to the sudden announcement, telling supporters in Las Vegas, “We have one ultimate check on Hillary’s corruption, and that is the power of the vote.” Investigators found the emails on a computer belonging … Continue reading Trump campaign gets boost from FBI announcement