By: Jonathan Hogue ~Crab Rangoon Connoisseur~ Florida Senator Marco Rubio swept the second Super Tuesday elections by carrying Florida, Ohio and Illinois to become the Republican Party’s leading candidate. Prior to Tuesday’s vote, Rubio told the Associated Press about a dream that has plagued several candidates on the campaign trail. “I had the worst dream that people believed a wall could be constructed along the U.S. border, and Mexico would pay for it,” Rubio said to AP reporters. He said voters oddly believed these claims and fought protesters at rallies who argued otherwise. “I also dreamt Donald Trump argued that his … Continue reading Trump slandered! Rubio = mean girl
By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ There was much political strife in 2015, with many wars and terrorist attacks earning global attention. With the rise of ISIS in the Middle East, many Syrians were forced out of their homes and fled to Europe in order to live better lives. France endured two terrorist attacks on its soil this year. These attacks have not been localized on European soil, nor have they deterred many countries from taking in refugees. Hostilities grew once again between North and South Korea, as both militaries were put on alert and readied for war. However, as drought … Continue reading A Review of 2015 Politics
By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ Negotiations that began in President Barack Obama’s first term for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached a final agreement among all 12 nations involved in the partnership. Brunei, Chile, New Zealand and Singapore formed the trade agreement in 2006. Later, Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Vietnam and the U.S. joined in the proposal of a trade agreement between these Pacific Rim countries. Together, these countries account for 40 percent of the world’s economy. TPP would decrease export tariffs and import quotas, making it less expensive for businesses to export and import from the other … Continue reading Trade deal opens new markets
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