Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Today is January 13, 2019. It marks Day 23 of the Trump government shutdown. I began on December 22. It’s now officially the longest government shutdown in United States history. How did we get here again? Trump wants $5.7 billion to build a 220-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Without funding for such a wall, he will … Continue reading “Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history”

Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address

President Donald Trump delivered his very first Oval Office address last night. He talked about the “humanitarian crisis” taking place on our southern border. According to Trump, the best way to respond to the humanitarian crisis is to build a ginormous wall between the United States and Mexico. When in human history did a giant wall … Continue reading “Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address”