Author: Kwaisi France

we're not going back there

Why We’re Not Going Back There

  Change is a bitch, isn’t it? We haven’t lived in Leave It To Beaver land for at least two generations. In my opinion, while there are several factors, these changed everything: equality in pay for women (roughly), college education for women, contraceptives, and the introduction of innovation and modernity...

limited government

The Not So Limited Government

  I think we are having a nationwide awakening. There is so much we agree on. The left and the right both want to curb police powers, protect privacy, ween Wall Street off of corporate welfare, and halt trade agreements. I’d be willing to bet that if asked, we’d find...

american dream

The Bill of Rights and Why The American Dream Is No More

  The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. These amendments guarantee a number of personal freedoms, limit the government’s power in judicial and other proceedings, and reserve some powers to the states and the public. Originally they applied only to the federal government, however,...

Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering: GOP Strength Locally, Weakness Nationally

  In the process of setting electoral districts, gerrymandering is the process that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan advantaged districts. In addition to its use achieving desired electoral results for a particular party, gerrymandering may be...

Online soulmate

Paper Chase: Online Soulmate, Jobs and Weed

  We are at the lowest unemployment rate in 7 years. 223,000 jobs were created in April which was roughly in line with analysts estimates. Mortgage rates are creeping up as the 30 year is now at 3.8%. In July, Jet Blue will start flying weekly single charter flights to...

Stephen Curry

Get Your Kid Stephen Curry

    NBA league mvp Stephen Curry brought his daughter Riley to the podium as many other NBA players have been doing recently. Off the top of my head, I believe I have seen Chris Paul, Jason Kidd and Derrick Rose do it. I have seen Tim Duncan do it...

Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson Is In: Get That Dough

  Dr. Ben Carson is a brilliant neurosurgeon who has never run for office and knows little when it comes to policy outside of health care. He is running for president, but according to Jim Geraghty, his campaign team has few staffers focused on a detailed policy agenda for the...

Bernie Sanders

My Man Bernie Sanders: He’s Just Different

  Vermont independent senator, Bernie Sanders, will hope primarily to make sure the left is well accounted for in the Democratic primary, and to ensure that presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton is challenged at least in the short term.   He’s said Hillary isn’t prepared “to take on the billionaire class.”...