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Mueller’s Press Conference Stokes Partisan Fire

Conner Drigotas | @CDrigs44

Following Robert Mueller’s press conference on the now completed Mueller Investigation, Republican and Democrat pundits are both correct on what happens next for President Donald J. Trump.

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America Focuses On All The Wrong Problems

By Ian Brzeski | United States

Around the world, horrendous atrocities keep happening and people keep turning a blind eye. We focus on the little problems rather than the larger grand scheme of things.

Life in the Unites States is not as bad as it could be. Our problems are far less problematic than those throughout the world. The average low-income American is far better off than King Louis XIV and John Rockefeller ever were. Humanity has progressed tremendously in recent times, yet we still have the audacity to complain about every little thing. We complain about problems that don’t even carry weight compared to other problems such as how:

For God’s sake, there are more pressing concerns than the ones I just listed. People around the globe are dying at the hands of the United States government. Just the other day a Saudi led airstrike, backed by the United States, killed dozens of Yemeni children on a school bus. The airstrike killed kids on their way to school without any warning. This is utterly detestable. Where is the outrage?

People are quick to work themselves up if Trump says something controversial. But how come when the United States backed Saudi government bombs innocent civilians and children in Yemen you barely hear about it? Don’t even say that the death of these children is a result of collateral damage. We should never consider human lives as collateral damage. I’m not saying that the concerns I listed aren’t problematic, but when comparing the problem of the murder of innocent children to the to the “problem” of income inequality in the workforce it’s clear which one should take preference over the other.

When I turn on the news all that anybody can talk about is Donald Trump. It’s either how Trump is awful because of racism or the greatest because our economy is booming. Nobody ever talks about how he’s currently the head of a government that is supporting Saudi Arabia who is practically committing a genocide against Yemen. The United States along with the U.K. is in a coalition with Saudi Arabia which provides them with weapons, fuel, and other forms of support so they can continue to terrorize Yemen.

This is sickening and nobody is doing anything about it. People would rather smear Trump for racist or sexist comments. Give me a break. How is getting Trump impeached for being subjectively a bad person and for kissing up to Putin more important than the human rights violations happening in Yemen? How is any of that more important than the thousands upon thousands of bombs we drop in the Middle East per year, killing loads of innocent lives? I’m sick of people disliking Trump for all of the wrong reasons.

The strategy of “bombing the shit” out of countries is not unique to Trump and it dates back to Harry Truman who is mainly remembered for dropping atomic bombs on Japan, injuring and killing hundreds of thousands of people. Republicans and Democrats have consistently been dropping bombs in other countries since World War II and people aren’t realizing that it happens under both parties. Obama dropped 26,171 bombs in 2016 and has bombed the most countries since World War II. Trump has also been dropping bombs at unprecedented levels. Having a booming economy is never an excuse for these mass murders ever taking place. All of this is absolutely monstrous and it doesn’t seem that people care at all. We keep electing these mass murderers.

People need to wake up and realize that the mainstream politicians simply don’t care. All the recent presidents have been puppets to the establishment and the track record shows.  If people were half as outraged with the establishment and their wrongdoings as they are with their other minuscule problems, maybe we can stop these massacres from taking place.

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It’s Time To Reform How We Impeach A President

By Nick Hamilton | United States

Under the Nixon Administration, the 25th Amendment was crafted and ratified to the United States Constitution. It outlined the impeachment procedures for the President of the United States. However, due to changing times, it’s time to reform how the government impeaches.

Representative Maxine Waters, perhaps one of the most prolific Democrats in Congress, has called many times to impeach President Trump, due to his alleged collusion with the Russian Government. Representative Al Sharpton, who represents Houston, has motioned for Trump’s impeachment.  Both of their attempts, clearly, have failed. However, if Democrats were to win back Congress, President Trump could be impeached without committing a crime.

As of now, the Russian collusion investigation has yielded no direct evidence against Trump. That isn’t an opinion, that is a fact. During this investigation, we’ve seen numerous memos get released about intelligence agencies abusing their power with the FISA Courts. (Although, it’s not really unheard of for intelligence agencies to do unconstitutional things nowadays.) We’ve seen some Democrats basically ignore this memo, and continue to call for the impeachment of Donald Trump, even though, I say this again, there is no evidence of him colluding with Russia. The fact that they are jumping to conclusions this quickly has prompted me to write this article, which is calling for a 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

First off, this amendment will not stop any President who has legitimately committed crimes from getting impeached. However, we’ve seen that members of Congress cannot be trusted to be fair to the other side, no matter what. As of now, Congress can impeach the President for any reason they want, as long as the Vice President is onboard. This should not be the case. First off, the Vice President shouldn’t need to be onboard with impeachment. What if they’re part of the corruption? If the Trump campaign seriously colluded with Russia, hypothetically, Vice President Pence would strike that motion for impeachment down.

Secondly, we’ve made it clear that the President is just as much a human as any one of us. Therefore, why doesn’t he have the right to a fair trial? What I’m saying is, the 28th Amendment should insist that all Congress can do is vote to send the impeachment case to the Supreme Court, by a 2/3 vote from both houses of Congress. It is then that the Supreme Court should run a trial, where an accuser should have to prove to independent justices that the President of the United States is unfit to serve. Congress shouldn’t be able to kick someone out of office due to their dislike of the President. That’s the voters’ job. The Supreme Court must come to a 2/3 majority ruling among the Justices. It is then that the Vice President takes office.

This would eliminate a lot of corruption within the impeachment process. It’s not American for our Congress to be this corrupt, and implementing this amendment would help limit this corruption.

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