How Gerrymandering Works

The Supreme Court is considering a case regarding the partisan gerrymandering of districts in Wisconsin, which could change the way maps are drawn across the country. Here is a step-by-step guide to how Gerrymandering works.

Arguments For And Against Single Payer Healthcare

Bernie Sanders recently introduced a single payer healthcare plan, also known as medicare-for-all, that would guarantee coverage to all Americans under one government-run plan. Here are the arguments for and against implementing a single-payer healthcare plan.

Veteran Told What Offends Him

WASHINGTON—In the wake of protests in which some players knelt during the national anthem prior to this week’s NFL games, a U.S. Army veteran has been informed that the acts offended him.
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What Obama Hopes To Accomplish Before Leaving The White House

On January 20, President Barack Obama’s second term will draw to a close, ending his role as a world leader. Here are some items Obama still hopes to accomplish before leaving office:

  • Stay up all night and watch the sunrise with entire cabinet

  • Make sure “killed Osama bin Laden” displayed prominently on résumé

  • Few more weeks of attempting to convince us that our differences make us stronger

  • Defeat ISIS, pass immigration reform, repair broken criminal justice system, secure peace throughout Middle East

  • Re-rack eight years’ worth of strewn dumbbells

  • Mercifully kill Obamacare before Republicans have opportunity to slowly gut it

  • Take Merrick Garland out for drink

  • Rally community to put on show that will save the Tumblebrook Playhouse from demolition

  • Leave White House staff with detailed list of each predator drone’s individual needs

  • Get a few things off his chest in final press conference

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