Voices from the Underground

Dear Trump Voters, Do you Feel Buyer's Remorse Yet?

Posted by Alex Schaffer on

Dear Trump Voters, Do you Feel Buyer's Remorse Yet?

As we enter the second half of President Trump’s first hundred days in office, America is starting to get a clearer picture of what “Making America Great Again” looks like. Trump started off innocently enough by implementing an irresponsible federal hiring freeze and issuing an executive order demanding two regulations be removed for every new one put into place. From there, he followed through on a campaign promise to scrap the widely misunderstood TPP. It is at this point, Trump began to reveal his true colors and let his inner authoritarian come out.   It began with the first travel...

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Bourgie Chukka

Posted by Garvey Toussaint on

Bourgie Chukka

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What We Can Expect From President Trump

Posted by Alex Schaffer on

What We Can Expect From President Trump

Shortly after taking the oath of office and swearing to uphold and protect the Constitution, Donald Trump took a weekend off to revel in the afterglow...or let the massive protests taking place across the nation fizzle out. Either way, before sneaking away for a weekend of vacation, something Sean Spicer swore he’d never do, Trump pushed through two agenda items that indicate the direction his administration is going to take. The first was to eliminate a mortgage fee cut that is popular with thousands of first time home buyers. Effectively, this is a tax increase. Donald Trump’s first tangible action...

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The New Normal: The Hate of the Alt-Right

Posted by Alex Schaffer on

The New Normal: The Hate of the Alt-Right

Weeks have passed since Election Day, when voters took to the polls. Over 2.5 million more voters casted their ballots for Hillary Clinton, but Donald Trump won the Electoral College by a considerable margin. Despite his victory, this is far from a mandate.   Still in the wake of Trump’s victory, Democrats have been left staring at full Republican control of the federal government and protests have taken place across the country. While many are still piecing together the causes of Clinton’s defeat, others are facing the harsh reality that life will be different for them and their families.  ...

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It's Morning in America

Posted by Alex Schaffer on

It's Morning in America

Waking up this morning was easier than usual. When I can sleep, I’m usually a heavy sleeper. The pageantry of last night’s election kept me in horrified suspense for hours. It left me exhausted long before I could tear myself away from my iPhone and television. I went to sleep knowing that Donald Trump would control the executive branch, have the full backing support of GOP majorities in the House and Senate, and likely nominate at least two Justices of the Supreme Court that will skew future legal decisions to the right for decades.   It felt like defeat, but...

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