Gridlock in Washington

I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. – Thomas Jefferson The nation’s capital is facing a dire situation – Congress is in gridlock. Nothing is getting done, change is not coming, and America is not […]

Welcome Me to D.C.

I have made it to the capital, everyone. Amidst the slight jet lag and outrageously cold weather, I have found myself lucky enough to get to spend a week in this absolutely gorgeous city. Forreal though – the architecture on the West Coast ain’t got shit on the East. And the décor in the buildings […]

And So It Begins

Today marks the beginning of a few things. It’s the beginning of a new month, the start of Halloween festivities, and the first day of the government shutdown. First time in 17 years, actually – but if you didn’t know that, you’re either: a) living under a rock, b) deaf, c) completely and utterly clueless, […]

It’s the Final Countdown

Our federal government has less than a week left to get its shit together. Come October 1, we will all be waiting to hear about the shutdown. It’s like waiting for Doomsday all over again…sort of. As of right now, our federal government is divided between the Democratic-controlled Senate and the Republican-controlled House. And essentially, […]

To Strike or Not to Strike?

Over the past few weeks, we have seen an international spotlight on Syria thanks to the strongly supported claims that the government has used chemical weapons on its own people. With the West looking to respond, President Obama has called for a military strike against Syria. In hopes of putting this potential military strike at […]