Just because it’s legal doesn’t mean it’s right.
Ted Yoho has planned a town hall in Gainesville, FL today! In honor of his visit, I’ve uploaded the raw video I recorded when Rep. Yoho and his colleagues stopped in Gainesville for the Farm Bill Listening Tour on June 24, 2017. As someone who’s always lived in the suburbs, listening to the concerns the farmers […]Read more "Why is Ted Yoho voting to hurt the farmers in his district?"
There are so many things wrong about the GOP tax plan for 2018, but in this post, I’ll focus a proposed change that will hurt UF graduate programs. The tax plan being debated in the House of Representatives would require graduate teaching assistants to count the value of their tuition waivers as taxable income. Graduate […]Read more "The GOP 2018 tax plan hurts UF’s graduate education programs"
On September 5, 2017, President Trump rescinded the DACA program and tossed the ethical conundrum to Congress: The GOP Position Trump and the GOP argue that we need to end the DACA program because it’s unconstitutional, because the executive branch, which oversees this program, is required to follow the immigration laws that Congress creates, and […]Read more "DACA and the DREAMers: It’s about ethics"
In early June 2017, long standing tensions between Arab nations resulted in Saudia Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain cutting ties with Qatar. In response, President Trump tweeted: On June 9, 2017, during a Joint Press Conference with President Iohannis of Romania, Trump commented on the situation: “The nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has historically been a […]Read more "President Trump only pretends to care about keeping America safe from terrorism"
Spate of Terrorist Attacks around the World In May and June 2017, the world mourned victims of several terrorist attacks: ISIS violence in Marawi, Philippines, ongoing through May and June 2017 Bombing in Manchester, U.K. on May 22, 2017 Attacks in London on June 3, 2017 Attack at Notre-Dame, Paris on June 6, 2017 Attack […]Read more "America’s white supremacist immigration policies – Part 3 of ??"
During a town hall in Gainesville on April 10, 2017, Rep. Ted Yoho said that he agreed with the need for the President to release his tax returns. He even signed on as a co-sponsor of HR 305, the Presidential Tax Transparency Act. When it came time to take the next step, however, Rep. Yoho was […]Read more "Rep. Ted Yoho lied to his constituents"