As often as people complain about Millennials, the fact remains that we need them more than ever to run the country. It's not even a matter of principles, although they do tend to be more upward, tolerant thinkers. Nope, it's all about whose laws affect whom, and when people who are in their 60s continue to shape our laws, it's simply unfair that people half their age are the ones who have to live with them. The people who have to live with the laws should be the ones who develop them in the first place.
"Look at the keys!" Your sister dangles her keys in front of a sobbing toddler, temporarily distracting her from the sound of the ice cream truck. Feel familiar?
Inviting the president to speak at the Boy Scouts Jamboree is a tradition, so seeing Trump speak at the event this year wasn't a surprise in and of itself. No, the real surprise occurred when he made outrageous statements about bullying, his "big win," got the Scouts to boo President Obama and Hilary Clinton, and a bunch of other despicable things--and people were surprised that it all happened.
Really? We are this far into this presidency and any terrible behavior that Trump incites and displays is still surprising to you?
By now you've probably seen at least one group protest the Trump administration or local government dressed as handmaidens from The Handmaid's Tale, a dystopian novel turned into hit Hulu program that doesn't feel so dystopian anymore. Many people think that at the rate we are currently going, we could end up with a similar society within a few years.
Even though we all continue to die inside as Trumpco ravages this country and raids everyone of their rights and general humanity, each day we still manage to struggle through it all and sometimes we can even laugh. This week, engineer and former astronaut Buzz Aldrin gave us some mirth in the form of some incredulous faces during a speech that Donald Trump gave while standing next to Trump himself.
The White House saga continues to become more laughable, cringe-worthy and downright depressing all at once. What a presidency!
Now that Comey has testified that Trump, indeed, obstructed justice when he issued threats to Comey's job in order to suppress his investigation into Trump's ties into Russia, but when will Americans see any movement toward impeachment?
Have you been taking action against Trump and company ever since January? Here are a few action items of note this week. Keep in mind that a phone call or better yet, an in-person visit is the most powerful, so use these online petitions as jumping off points. You can also write letters to your local paper about these issues or call your radio station