Author Archives: L.B. Jeffries

Meaningless Midterms?

It should not be surprising any longer that people are feeling apathetic towards voting. As our political system continues to benefit only the political elite willing to fund the campaigns of our elected officials. American people rightfully feel disillusioned by … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Controversial: The Debate on Islam

It is always good to see some liberal vs. liberal debates and over the last couple weeks Bill Maher has been stirring the pot. His strong views condemning Islam have gotten a lot of attention and came to a head … Continue reading

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The Dumb War in Syria Will Haunt Democrats

I really enjoyed this peace by Ryan Cooper in The Week. Our plan for Syria is similar in many ways to past interventions in the Middle East, so why do our policymakers think it will have different results? It seems … Continue reading

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The Washington Redskins – Time to Change the Name

The Daily Show has been on fire this week and has had a lot of good content but this was definitely the most controversial. The clip interviews various supporters and opponents to the Redskins name. The supporters said that they … Continue reading

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The Miss America Pageant… Is This Still a Thing?

I have really been enjoying John Oliver’s in-depth coverage of current affairs. This is very hilarious and concerning. It makes me ask… is this still a thing?

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Are Solar Roadways the Future?

A couple from Idaho raised over $2 Million on indiegogo for a project that would construct solar powered roadways. I really hope this happens. Read the article below for more information. http://www.dailynebraskan.com/opinion/morrissey-innovative-solar-roadways-could-be-the-future/article_29ccb044-3239-11e4-9f74-0017a43b2370.html

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A Middle East CrISIS

I’m curious if there will ever be a time when Washington will not be discussing another Middle East invasion. I just don’t get why they think they will get a new result from the same actions. It reminds me of … Continue reading

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The National Freefall League

Every week now it seems that we have a new scandal in the NFL and I am getting pretty outraged at how the league has handled these issues. I will admit that I am a Vikings fan but I still … Continue reading

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3 Congressman Call for Release of Secret 9/11 Documents

Congressman Thomas Massie read the 28 classified pages of the Joint Intelligence Committee Inquiry into 9/11 (the joint Senate and House investigation into 9/11) and immediately called for them to be released to the public: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItE28oeMnas I agree that this information should be … Continue reading

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Drinkable Marijuana

I just saw this article. It seems like a great alternative to alcohol, drinkable weed.

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