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EDITORIAL

Did The U.S. Get Played By The Afghan Government?

The U.S., in trying to sell democracy around the globe has been generous to a fault, some would say. The country’s foreign assistance is said to support global peace, security, and development efforts, and provide humanitarian relief during times of crisis. According to the Congressional Research Service, foreign aid for the fiscal year 2016, 42% was spent on long-term development, […]

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Say A Prayer For The Kurds Amid Afghans’ Evacuation

Afghanistan has been making the news headlines over the past few weeks because the U.S. has decided to exit the country after twenty years and what many have described as a failed war. The exit, however, is anything but strategic and is viewed as a messy affair that has left U.S. President Joe Biden without credibility and a leadership deficit. […]

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Don’t Bet Against Trump For A Next White House Run

It’s early days yet to talk about another Presidential run for Donald J. Trump, but as they say on this side of the pond, nothing is off the table. In the 2020 general election, Donald Trump won more than 70 million votes, the second-highest total in American history. Nationally, he has more than a 47% share of the vote, winning […]

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Can Biden Ignore The Republicans To Deliver The People’s Agenda?

President Joe Biden is proving to be a new and different President, not only in rhetoric but also in action. He ignored the Republicans posture to push through his American Rescue Plan, putting $1.9 trillion in the economy, which included $1,400 stimulus checks, extended unemployment, a vaccine rollout, continuing eviction, foreclosure moratoriums, and increasing the Child Tax Credit among other […]

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Joe Manchin — “Not By The Hair Of My Chinny Chin Chin”

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has become a maverick of a sort in the Democratic Party. This position is thrown to him by circumstance and one that any Democratic Party Senator could easily play given the fifty-fifty split in the Senate. However, Manchin is the only one who has decided to play the starring role and has subsequently become the love […]

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A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed

According to published reports, the Jamaican Government has reached out to the United States Government and other friendly jurisdictions around the world in a bid to increase the number of COVID-19 vaccines available for Jamaicans. However, to date, the country is yet to win the favor of any of the developed countries. “We have reached out to the United States […]

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McConnell In ‘Woke’ Woes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), while sleeping, more and more companies are showing awareness of issues that concern social and racial justice. McConnel, the top GOP honcho in the Senate, recently blasted companies such as Major League Baseball, Delta Air Lines, and Coca-Cola for criticizing Georgia’s new election law. A law which President Biden called “Jim Crow in the […]

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Biden’s Broken Promise Is Food For Thought

President-elect Joe Biden has given true meaning to the adage, “A promise is a comfort to a fool.” Biden’s promise of a $2000 check to the American people and then changing to $1400 to piggyback on Trump’s $600 check is just part of the reason people continue to distrust politicians. Indeed, one would have preferred Biden affixing the $2000 in […]