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America? You Awake?
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To preface this, I respect the views of both Republicans and Democrats alike. I do not, however, respect the views of our President-elect Donald Trump.     The results of the 2016 US presidential election left me disgusted.... (more »)
The Underlying Meaning
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For as long as I can remember, I’ve heard the National Anthem and the Pledge of Allegiance; at school, baseball games, football games, my personal sporting events, and on TV. Even when I am tired or my legs hurt, I stand and recite the... (more »)
Freedom = No Fear This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Yesterday at the Seattle Airport, my friend and I were watching the campaign unfold on TV as we were waiting at our gate. She’s Latina, and she turned to me and said, only half-jokingly, “I’m going to get deported.” I... (more »)
To Whom it May Pertain To
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To Whom it May Pertain to, With my right as a United States citizen, I have to decided to come to you with concerns and suggestions amongst my earnest of considerations. First off, I would like to express my freedom of speech on the recent... (more »)
A Trump America This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Forty years is a short span of time in the grand scheme of things, but it is long enough to make a land your home. It is long enough to make a living, to almost be persuaded into safety. My family has been in the United States for 40 years... (more »)
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President Trump This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In a victory that surprised many pollsters and pundits last month, Donald Trump has been declared the 45th president elect of the United States of America. He will be the leader of our country for the next four years. First, I want to... (more »)
The Electoral College, Explained This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Thousands of Americans across the country are demanding reform of the Electoral College after the results of last month’s election, claiming that it was “unfair” and “rigged.” To understand why these accusations... (more »)
Green Like Worthless Money
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If you really want to give yourself a headache, just think about American money. As I recently learned in economics class, the kind of currency we have here in the US is called “fiat money.”  The definition of this is... (more »)
Darn You Government
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Anyone not frozen like Captain America for over a century should know the United States government is drowning in trillions of dollars of debt. Nineteen trillion to be exact. Despite the millions of Americans clamoring for the government to fix... (more »)
America is Not Dying This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Following one of the most unprecedented elections in U.S history, Donald Trump’s subsequent win surprised political scientists and the general public alike. Many have taken to social media to express their fear and disgust. Some have... (more »)
A Modest Proposal: A Satirical Solution for...
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FOR PREVENTING THE ESCALATION AND LONG TERM PERPETUATION OF CHILD ABUSE   It is a melancholy object to abuse an innocent child. If we don’t bring an end to child abuse then this could be a problem to all the children... (more »)
Clown Purge 2016
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After many years of down murder mysteries, many people are now looking both ways after leaving their own homes. Many teenagers are scared to leave school  after these incidents. When the internet went crazy with reports of dangerous... (more »)
A Modest Proposal: A Satirical Solution for...
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FOR PREVENTING THE ESCALATION AND LONG TERM PERPETUATION OF MEDIA BIAS It is melancholy object to those who … America is becoming less and less trusting of the nation’s media because the clear bias being shown on television,... (more »)
A Modest Proposal: A Satirical Solution for...
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FOR PREVENTING THE ESCALATION AND LONG TERM PERPETUATION OF COLLEGE TUITION It is a melancholy object to the young people trying to get ahead in life by going to college and pursuing a healthy, wealthy career. Graduating from college is... (more »)
What We Have to Do
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Donald J. Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America. When I first admitted that, the words burned my tongue like if I was gargling a bottle of hydrochloric acid, but there is nothing I can do to change that. For almost a... (more »)
Trump for President
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People believe that Donald Trump is a good person that he is going to make America great again. He believes that America isn’t at it full peak because if certain people or group of people.”They’re bringing drugs, they’re... (more »)
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