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100 Days Of Trump’s Presidency

Back in November 2016, citizens of the United States of America have elected Donald Trump as the 45th President. Now it has been three months since President Donald Trump has stepped into the oval office. As soon as President Trump stepped into office, he has already made drastic decisions into the way this country will […]

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Mistrust in the Election Process

The one thing that left right and center have in common is a mistrust in the process after the most recent presidential election. This raises the question can and should Americans trust the election cycle? Mistrust was high going into the polls on November 8. Trump had claimed the election was rigged and encouraged supporters […]

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Trump Protests

On November 8, 2016, the entire nation witnessed the victory of then-Republican nominee Donald J. Trump to become the next President of the United States. Two and a half months later, on Friday, January 20, the former businessman and television personality has officially been inaugurated as the country’s new leader, which has sparked protests and […]

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Marilynn Ezzy Ashcroft Interview

With an election coming up in about a month because even if you don’t believe it every vote counts. Knowing that our campus has students that live all around the Bay Area but mostly the East Bay. I was able to talk to Marilynn Ezzy Ashcroft who is an Alameda city council member. Council Member […]

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Proposition 63

With the most disappointing Presidential Election in the history of the United States coming up. on November 8, 2016 not only will we “the nation” vote for a new leader, but also vote for new laws. With so many propositions I would like to talk about one in California, and that’s prop 63. Prop 63 […]

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Proposition 62 & 66

This upcoming election in our state of California their will be two major propositions that have to deal with the death penalty. Prop 66 deals with the legal issues of tackling a death penalty case. While prop 62 deals with inmates who are serving first degree murder sentences. These propositions are important because whether you […]

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Proposition 64

Legalization of Marijuana, this is why proposition 64 is on this year’s ballot for voters to decide this November at the polls. What this means is this A YES vote will; under state law, legalize cannabis for adults 21 or older to use. Designated state agencies will license and regulate the cannabis industry. Prop 64 […]

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Proposition 59

The most controversial Supreme Court decision of the last decade, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, has changed the way the political campaign system works tremendously. Passing with only a plus one majority in the highest court in America, the Citizens United case has been a cause for concern among all individual citizens since it’s […]

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Proposition 57

What is Proposition 57? Proposition 57 would increase parole chances for felons convicted of nonviolent crimes and give them more opportunities to earn credits for good behavior. It would also allow judges, not prosecutors, to decide whether to try certain juveniles as adults in court. On November 8th, California voters across the state will be […]

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Proposition 55

Four years ago Proposition 30 was passed to tax wealthy citizens to fund education. This taxing was set to end by 2019, but now Proposition 55 would extend the tax by 12 years. The wealthy were taxed if they earned $250,000 or more individually, or $500,000 for couples. This would raise about $9 billion dollars […]

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