AMERICA Archive

  • NEW GUN LAWS NEEDED IN U.S BY Peter Swart Valentine’s Day 2018 will not be remembered for the romance in the air, but rather the day 17 high school students were killed by a gunman in Florida. It’s time for the United States to follow the lead of the rest of the world in restricting gun ownership.. The U.S. has the most guns owned by citizens in the world, about 48 per cent of the...

    New gun laws needed in U.S

    NEW GUN LAWS NEEDED IN U.S BY Peter Swart Valentine’s Day 2018 will not be remembered for the romance in the air, but rather the day 17 high school students were killed by a gunman in Florida. It’s time for the United States to follow the lead of the rest of the world in restricting gun ownership.. The U.S. has the most guns owned by citizens in the world, about 48 per cent of the...

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  • BY SHARON SAMUEL After a dramatic U.S. election, President Donald Trump has finally entered the White House, which I am definitely not happy about. The only thing that kept me going with all this drama was the Obama-Biden memes. I do not know how much the Americans enjoyed those memes, but I loved every one of them. With violent protests happening in the U.S. after Trump was sworn in, I wondered how many times this...

    Go ahead and protest Trump’s election, but make sure you do it peacefully

    BY SHARON SAMUEL After a dramatic U.S. election, President Donald Trump has finally entered the White House, which I am definitely not happy about. The only thing that kept me going with all this drama was the Obama-Biden memes. I do not know how much the Americans enjoyed those memes, but I loved every one of them. With violent protests happening in the U.S. after Trump was sworn in, I wondered how many times this...

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  • BY JOY STRUTHERS The terrifying reality is this – Donald Trump is the president elect of the United States of America. How could this have happened? So many things pointed to Hillary Clinton winning the race. Her experience and her lifelong goals for public service made her the clear choice. Of course she is flawed, but everyone is. Trump makes things worse every time he tries to defend himself. His motives are clearly to defend...

    Trumped

    BY JOY STRUTHERS The terrifying reality is this – Donald Trump is the president elect of the United States of America. How could this have happened? So many things pointed to Hillary Clinton winning the race. Her experience and her lifelong goals for public service made her the clear choice. Of course she is flawed, but everyone is. Trump makes things worse every time he tries to defend himself. His motives are clearly to defend...

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  • BY DEEANNA ROLLINS Never in modern history has an American election affected Canadians the way the 2016 election has. People are full of fear, heartache, loathing and mainly disbelief. Nineteen months ago Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President of the United States of America. Seventeen months ago Donald Trump did the same. And thus the giant pot we know of as the presidential election was stirred. Emails were deleted, walls were threatened to be...

    Clinton’s been Trumped

    BY DEEANNA ROLLINS Never in modern history has an American election affected Canadians the way the 2016 election has. People are full of fear, heartache, loathing and mainly disbelief. Nineteen months ago Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for President of the United States of America. Seventeen months ago Donald Trump did the same. And thus the giant pot we know of as the presidential election was stirred. Emails were deleted, walls were threatened to be...

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  • BY ROLAND FLEMING It is now just one day before the U.S. election. The American people especially, but also many around the world, are waiting in anticipation to see the outcome. This election certainly seems to be causing a lot more concern than any in recent history. Uniquely, it is an election in which both candidates have record high disapproval ratings. The question is, how do you vote in such an election? If both of...

    The best of the worst

    BY ROLAND FLEMING It is now just one day before the U.S. election. The American people especially, but also many around the world, are waiting in anticipation to see the outcome. This election certainly seems to be causing a lot more concern than any in recent history. Uniquely, it is an election in which both candidates have record high disapproval ratings. The question is, how do you vote in such an election? If both of...

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  • BY SCOTT BLINKHORN Policy is, or at least should be, the heart and soul of politics. Why else would we send hundreds of people to Ottawa every four years to make decisions for us? Sadly, that is rarely the case. Often politics focus more on personality than on position. In Canada, we know this as Trudeau-mania part two. To our cousins to the south of the border, it’s on full display in the clashes between...

    Where is the policy in politics?

    BY SCOTT BLINKHORN Policy is, or at least should be, the heart and soul of politics. Why else would we send hundreds of people to Ottawa every four years to make decisions for us? Sadly, that is rarely the case. Often politics focus more on personality than on position. In Canada, we know this as Trudeau-mania part two. To our cousins to the south of the border, it’s on full display in the clashes between...

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  • BY MIKE STROMME Donald Trump is the biggest con man in American politics and everyone is falling for it. Whether you feverishly support or protest his efforts to “make America great again,” it works for him. He’s playing the competition, his supporters, his “haters” and the media like an orchestra and turning his campaign into a political freight train to the likes of which nobody has ever seen before, and here’s how. Say what you...

    How everyone is falling for con man Trump

    BY MIKE STROMME Donald Trump is the biggest con man in American politics and everyone is falling for it. Whether you feverishly support or protest his efforts to “make America great again,” it works for him. He’s playing the competition, his supporters, his “haters” and the media like an orchestra and turning his campaign into a political freight train to the likes of which nobody has ever seen before, and here’s how. Say what you...

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