Made in America

Like the Trump administration’s previously themed weeks, “Made in America” failed to take the media by storm, concluding with the President’s Mar-a-Lago Club applying for 70 additional visas for foreign workers. However, it was another failure which overshadowed the White House’s attempt to control the media narrative: Donald Trump’s negotiating of health care reform.

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The Judge

At age 79, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away of natural causes. Scalia’s influence and decision making within the Supreme Court has had a dramatic impact on our society.

Appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, Scalia was the first Italian-American to join the Supreme Court. However, the country may have been better served if Stallone’s Marion ‘Cobra’ Cobretti had been appointed instead.

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Revenge of the Sith

Watching the Republicans deflect blame to the Democrats for last week’s government shutdown is like listening to Leatherface claim to be a humanitarian.

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Die Harder

The Republican Party finally accomplished something!  Sure, it may not have been the passing of a new jobs bill or funding for our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, but not every Republican-controlled House can say they shut down the government!

House Speaker John Boehner

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Friday

History seems to be repeating itself in Washington, whether it is the debt ceiling, the fiscal cliff or now, the subject of sequestration.  I am predicting another last minute (poor) deal or extension to avoid drastic spending cuts from going into effect, but the real question is: why does this keep happening?

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