Al Franken Shouldn’t Resign from the Senate. He Should Draw a Line in the Sand.
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Al Franken Shouldn’t Resign from the Senate. He Should Draw a Line in the Sand.

Al Franken needs to take to the Senate floor and tell the American people that he will resign as soon as an independent counsel or special prosecutor is appointed to investigate the avalanche of credible sexual harassment and assault claims against President Donald J. Trump.

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Being a Full-Time Twenty Year-Old Single Dad
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Being a Full-Time Twenty Year-Old Single Dad

Many twenty-year-olds are living in college dorms, working part-time jobs, and worrying about finding a fake Is to buy alcohol. Not John Kahn III. His life revolves around taking care of Delilah, his two-year-old daughter.

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Stop Ignoring the Opioid Crisis
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Stop Ignoring the Opioid Crisis

by Alexandra Nicholas, Goose in the…

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I used to think I was an insecure dork for asking permission before kissing any woman I have ever kissed, going all the way back to elementary school. Turns out it may have been the smartest thing I ever did. Just to be safe, I’d like to apologize to any woman who did indeed give me permission to kiss her; it couldn’t have been that great of an experience. Having said that, I think it’s time to just wrap up this whole idea of America and call it a day because we’ve officially gone down the rabbit hole. In 1991, comedian Al Franken appeared on a Saturday Night Live cold open playing a U.S. Senator who is creepily asking Clarence Thomas for advice about whether he had a chance of dating some random government employee. Here’s a screenshot: Today, twenty-six years later, Al Franken, now a U.S. Senator, has been accused…

Seventy years ago, way back in 1947, Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg lent vocal support to President Harry Truman’s flailing post-war foreign policy efforts, likely costing him the opportunity to seek his party’s nomination to seek the Presidency himself. The bipartisan Vandenburg Resolution passed by an overwhelming margin and is generally considered essential to the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. When asked about crossing party lines to assist Truman, who was about as weak as a President could be back in those days, Vandenberg’s answer became more well-known than the act of bipartisanship that preceded it. He said, “we must stop partisan politics at the water’s edge.” After being thrown out of the Republican Party for such patriotic nonsense, Vandenberg was forced to change his name and make his way in the private sector. It took some time, but his import/export business did catch on and make him a wealthy man. Oh, what…