Teachers Don’t Deserve a Pay Raise

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Landon Mion | @landon_mion

Elizabeth Warren has stated many times that if she is president, her administration will work to increase the pay of teachers, paraprofessionals, school staff, and school leaders. She makes the claim that public schools are underfunded and that teachers are not treated as professionals in terms of pay.

However, Warren is likely operating under a bias as a former public school teacher when she is lobbying for higher salaries. She has firsthand knowledge of what teachers get paid, so one would think she would be the ideal person to speak on the issue. Yet, flaws run deeply through her proposal.

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The NBA Is Choosing Money Over Human Rights

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Landon Mion | @landon_mion

On Friday, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted out his opinion regarding the protests in Hong Kong. His tweet was of a picture that read, “fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.” However, the NBA does not support Morey’s actions.

Morey criticized the Communist Party of China for their treatment of the citizens of Hong Kong; there is nothing wrong with what he said.  He even received support from Republican and Democratic politicians alike, including Ted Cruz, Julián Castro, and Beto O’Rourke. 

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Adam Schiff Is Unfit to Lead Impeachment

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Landon Mion | @landon_mion

House Representative Adam Schiff recently appeared on live television to read the transcript of the phone call between  Trump and the president of Ukraine. Instead of reading the transcript word for word, he added what he thinks Trump would have said if he were trying to secure an election. Later on, Schiff claimed it was a parody; however, he presented legitimately at the time of his broadcast appearance.

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