Defend Net Neutrality!

Some of you may notice something different about your favorite websites today. For example, you may notice that, in addition to a slow-typing message on Reddit when you try to read it, Reddit’s logo looks like this:

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Looking For America (Part 2 of 5): A vision of America — A View From The Middle (Class)

My Dad’s next blog post in his series. Take a read!

My vision of what America is and should be all about was formed in my childhood years. I’d go to school and we’d stand in the classroom, face an American flag, put our hands over our hearts, and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. We’d have pictures of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln framed and hanging […]

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Looking For America (Part 1 of 5): It’s getting … tiresome — A View From The Middle (Class)

My dad has written some nice blog posts about the state of American politics and culture this week. Have a read! Here’s the first part.

I’m tired. This grand American experiment is 241 years young now. It’s been quite a struggle to build it up, right from the beginning. Wars have been fought to buy and hold on to a nation’s independence, to make men and women free no matter the color of their skin, to look upon each other […]

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Three Reasons Why Investigating Trump is Not About Being a “Sore Loser”

When I say that I want the investigations of the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia strengthened, I hear the infuriating criticism that I’m just a sore loser, that I’m not over the 2016 election, that I’m just upset that Hillary Clinton lost. Sure, I wanted Hillary Clinton to win. I really wanted Hillary Clinton to win, and I really don’t like Donald Trump. But this line of reasoning fails spectacularly to appreciate why I want Donald Trump’s campaign investigated.

Here’s a list of reasons why the “sore loser” argument is wrong.

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(Rejected) Letters to the Editor (V. I)

This week is a slow week. I spent the weekend in Idaho at my grandparents for my brother and grandfather’s birthday, and my grandparents still live in the dark ages (that is, they have no Internet). So this week, I’ll be sharing letters I’ve written to The Salt Lake Tribune that were never published. Enjoy!

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Data or Die

In the 2016 election, few spectators realized Donald Trump’s data advantage until after he’d won.

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