Flynn memo provides another tease before Mueller report

Flynn memo provides another tease before Mueller report

President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, receives a slap on the wrist after lying to FBI investigators about his involvement with Russia and the 2016 election campaign.

Due to Flynn’s cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller, Flynn will receive no jail time due to the “substantial assistance” he has provided. Such information is now being used as evidence to solve three ongoing investigations, two of which are unknown to the public.

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Political climate breeds everything except unity

Political climate breeds everything except unity

In the world of politics, individuals are bombarded with extreme views of those going against their current ethics. As many know, news stations typically can be quite biased, and often left wing stations show us negative alt-right wing ideologies and vice versa. This pattern tends to make people believe that only hardcore views exist in politics, and can even cloud the judgement of what exactly we are being shown in the media. 

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PETA’s ‘anti-animal’ phrases push the limits of sensitivity

PETA’s ‘anti-animal’ phrases push the limits of sensitivity

The cat’s out of the bag . . . PETA has just come out with a list of “animal-friendly idioms” that people can use to avoid triggering the birds and the bees and giving students the wrong idea of what the relationship between humans and animals should be. 

And thank God they have because people have really been complaining about this one. 

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Help for depression is not far from home

Help for depression is not far from home

Depression is a mental illness so common that most everyone has a general idea of what it is and know at least a handful of people struggling with it. First instinct of society is to refer these people to the psychiatrist, doctor, or other mental health professionals to get help. Causes of depression according to mayoclinic.org include biological differences, brain chemistry, hormones, and inherited traits. First instinct of the doctors, psychiatrists, and health professionals is to prescribe medications to alter all those things for the better.  "Don't get discouraged," says Mayoclinic. "Most people with depression feel better with medication."

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Christian missionary killed by isolated tribe had it coming

Christian missionary killed by isolated tribe had it coming

America has an outrageously unfortunate background with spinning the truth of history to come out on top. 

In the eyes of U.S. history classes, the Pilgrims are generous, Christopher Columbus is a genius, Andrew Jackson is one of our greatest presidents and General Custer is a war hero. The much harsher reality is that America has dehumanized and slaughtered millions of native people over the years, and that even beyond our borders, the fear of that continues today.

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Sonoma County not a stranger to human trafficking

Sonoma County not a stranger to human trafficking

A girl is heading home from San Diego on a pleasant summer evening, enjoying the breeze from her open windows when an old, beat up car catches up to her. The driver is an older man with sunglasses on and a bandana tied around his neck. The girl speeds up, and so does he. Realizing a dead end is coming up, the girl quickly pulls in, but the man uses his car to block her from getting out.

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Migrant caravn reaches US border . . . now what?

Migrant caravn reaches US border . . . now what?

After months of heated conversation over the Central American caravan traveling North towards the United States border, the mass amount of Guatemalan, Honduran and Salvadoran citizens have finally neared the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, Mexico.

With what little time Mexico and the U.S. had to effectively handle this dilemma, the migrants who’ve been traveling since October are now occupying space in El Chaparral plaza, waiting for the U.S. to open their borders.

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Fake reviews rise while consumer trust begins to drop

Fake reviews rise while consumer trust begins to drop

With the holiday season nearing, Amazon is reminding everyone why it is one of the largest online retailers worldwide with new product reviews flooding in everyday. 

Many users look at reviews before they decide whether or not to purchase an item online since they themselves may have never used it before. So since customers rely so heavily on reviews while online shopping, they deserve the truth about the product instead of paid lies.

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CNN reporter banned from White House amid “assault”

CNN reporter banned from White House amid “assault”

CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, has been accused of physically assaulting a White House intern during a press conference last week, resulting in the removal of his press pass and banning access to him into the White House. 

After the supposed altercation aired on national television, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that the White House will “never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job.”

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