Dave Portnoy Busts Whiny Labor Unions With Tweets

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James Sweet III | @jsweetIII

Barstool Sports, the go-to media outlet of the Proud Boys, your local jock, and everyone in-between, has gotten itself into trouble, again. This time, it’s over America’s best-known group of swindlers; that’s right, labor unions. CEO and founder Dave Portnoy caused a moral “outrage” on social media by saying that workers of Barstool Sports would be fired “on the spot” if they engaged in any discussion of unionization. Shortly afterward, Portnoy’s replies were full of angry social justice warriors hysterically shrieking over a tongue-in-cheek joke that they simply blew out of proportion.

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Over-The-Counter Birth Control Doesn’t Help Women

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Ellie McFarland | @El_FarAwayLand

To the surprise of partisan politicians and voters everywhere, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz have appeared to team up on the issue of over-the-counter birth control. Despite their shared goal, their reasonings for over-the-counter birth control are quite different from each other. AOC supports it because she sees it as a way to expand women’s access to healthcare. Ted Cruz sees it as the alternative to a heavily socialized healthcare system. They both have good intentions. However, they are both tragically wrong. Over-the-counter birth control is not a utopic savior of women’s reproductive rights. It also is a drastic simplification of how a free-market healthcare system would operate. Over-the-counter birth control is indeed one of the easiest ways to put women’s health at risk. 

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AOC Risks Losing to Republicans in 2020

Peyton Gouzien | @PGouzien

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s unfavorability among voters in her own district has gone up to 50.88%. The poll, done by the “Stop AOC” PAC, shows startling results for AOC’s re-election bid. 33.4% of voters in her district pledged to oppose her. Additionally, only 13.3% of voters said they wouldn’t oppose her, with the rest unsure.

Low polling is attributed to the New York Amazon deal that AOC opposed. The deal never came to fruition due to her opposition. Thanks to polling, it shows that her actions on this deal could come to haunt her when 2020 rolls around. She already has a Republican challenger in Rich Valdes, an associate producer of the Mark Levin Show. Valdez plans to run against AOC in 2020. However, he is not alone in the pledge to oppose AOC as another Republican seeks her seat. Bronx Republican and Medical Journalist, Ruth Papazian, pledged back in March to run against AOC. Papazian has already challenged the congresswoman to debate, of which no response has been made. Additionally, Scherie Murray, a Jamaican immigrant and businesswoman, recently launched her bid to oust AOC.

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Socialism?: An Insult Posing as an Economic System

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Ellie McFarland | @El_FarAwayLand

In November of 2018, the United States held the midterm elections. It elected dozens of brand new faces to Congress; including the now infamous Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC). She is a “Democratic Socialist” and is a Congresswoman for New York’s 14th district. AOC’s success ushered in an entirely new era of democratic politicians. She proved that more radical policies can be popular and added to the growing pool of “socialists” in Congress. Bernie Sanders and AOC are the two most prominent democratically socialist thinkers in government right now. With this shifting climate against “the elites” in mind, it’s important to examine the ideas people are putting forth with a critical eye.

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Amazon Scraps Plan For New York City Headquarters

Nate Galt | United States

Amazon has just shockingly announced that it has pulled out of a deal that would move its second headquarters to Long Island City, opposite Manhattan on the East River. It has finally canceled the awaited move due to pressure from community activists and notable politicians, namely from Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). After the cancellation of the deal was announced, Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez claimed victory for New York’s workers. She took to Twitter to proclaim a win against corporate greed, saying, “Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazon’s corporate greed, its worker exploitation, and the power of the richest man in the world.”

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