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You can blame Justice Barrett’s confirmation on Establishment Democrats.

Tonight, Amy Coney Barrett has just been sworn in as the Associate Justice in the United States Supreme Court. Her nomination process took exactly 30 days and is one of the only Justices to be confirmed without bipartisan support.

Shortly after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death on Friday, September 18, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that they would be replacing her seat on the Court, less than two months before the Presidential Election. …

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TW: I talk about police violence.

It came out of nowhere. An unarmed black person was killed.

Ahmaud Arbery was out for a run in Brunswick, Georgia. Two white men followed, shot, and killed him. These men were not police officers, not that it matters. For months, the men were not charged. Then, on May 5, the tape surfaces online. Two days later, after public backlash, the two men were charged.

Then, before I could fully understand and internalize that murder, another black man is killed by police violence.

Sean Reed was driving recklessly along the I-65 Interstate through Indianapolis…

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The American people have shown their discontentment with the President through protests, petitions, and even the midterm elections. Now, even his party is dissatisfied with his performance. Earlier this year, Justin Amash became the first, and only, House Republican to call for impeachment trials against the President. The representative from Michigan has a history of being a thorn in the President’s side. He has publicly criticized Trump’s bullying attitude and questioned the integrity of his fellow party members. Now, Amash sides with House Democrats and Progressives on going forward with impeachment proceedings.

Rep. Amash has made himself an enemy of…

Republicans have pushed out a narrative—based in a fear of change—that political correctness is a symptom of censorship.

Free speech is a right afforded to each citizen in the United States. However, there’s a majority that feels their rights are being infringed upon.

According to an NPR poll, 52 percent of Americans are against the country becoming more politically correct. Nearly half of all Americans say they feel socially obligated to hold their tongue or change their speech to protect the ‘feelings’ of others.

Many believe political correctness infringes upon the right to free speech. However, I’d argue that inclusive language affirms the right to free speech, more than it infringes it.

Conservatives believe political correctness limits what…

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