Author Archives: L.B. Jeffries

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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Dethrone ‘king dollar?’

I thought this recent Op-Ed from the Nytimes was an interesting outlook on the dollar’s status as the world reserve currency. One of the most accepted beliefs in economics has been that the United States benefits greatly holding this position. The … Continue reading

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3 Deaths Caused by Law Enforcement per Day in the US?

According to FiveThirtyEight.com the amount of deaths caused by police has been difficult to track. The data is difficult to find but now there is a Facebook page, Killed by Police, which looks to identify every death cause by law enforcement. Since the … Continue reading

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Police Brutality in the United States

The recent tension in Missouri has stemmed from the case of the death of a young man at the hands of a police office, this is a frequent occurrence in the United States. The unfortunate reality is that this is … Continue reading

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